CUH charity cycle to take place in October

CUH charity cycle to take place in October

5 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A charity cycle to raise much needed funds for cancer services and essential medical equipment across all departments at Cork University Hospital (CUH) is to take place in October, CUH Charity has announced. Funds raised from the cycle will go towards initiatives such as refurbishing a new step-down […]

Illegal tobacco seized at Dunmanway Horse Fair

Illegal tobacco seized at Dunmanway Horse Fair

5 August 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Offices from Revenue’s Customs Service today, with assistance from An Garda Síochana, (05/08/15) seized 6kgs of ‘roll your own’ tobacco and 4,800 cigarettes with a retail value of over €5,000 in Co Cork. The ‘Richman’ and ‘MG’ cigarettes and ‘Amber Leaf’ and ‘Golden Virginia’ tobacco were discovered when […]

Business Confidence increases in Cork

Business Confidence increases in Cork

5 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber’s second quarterly economic trends survey of 2015 paints a positive picture for Cork-based businesses with high levels of business confidence and positive increases in employment amongst the main findings. Confidence figures are strengthened by reported and projected increases in turnover and net profit. Survey findings regarding […]

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

Cork Craft Month launched

Cork Craft Month launched

5 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Cork Craft Month” got underway at a launch event last night [Tuesday 4 August, 2015] at the James O’ Neill Building in Kinsale, Co. Cork. Now in its sixth year, Cork Craft Month has become a haven for celebrating creativity, and is one of the key events taking […]

Cork state run nursing homes face risk of closure – Murphy O’Mahony

Cork state run nursing homes face risk of closure – Murphy O’Mahony

5 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Government is failing older people by refusing to put in place a credible plan to ensure state run nursing homes adhere to HIQA accommodation standards, according to Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork South-West Cllr Margaret Murphy O’Mahony. Cllr Murphy O’Mahony pointed out that Minister for […]

‘Join the Army’ says Cork’s only senior Minister

‘Join the Army’ says Cork’s only senior Minister

4 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s only senior Minister (Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D.) today launched a new recruitment campaign for General Service Recruits for the Army. The campaign is seeking to recruit young men and women from all backgrounds and ethnic groups that possess a strong sense of duty, enjoy […]

A record year for Colaiste Stoifain Naofa

A record year for Colaiste Stoifain Naofa

4 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The wide variety of courses available to students at Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa (CSN) has resulted in a record number of student applications for the forthcoming 2015/2016 academic year. CSN, one of the biggest colleges for further education in Munster, has accepted more than 500 applications from school leavers […]

Cork people urged to make submissions to Local Government Review

Cork people urged to make submissions to Local Government Review

4 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ciarán Lynch, Labour TD for the Cork South Central constituency, is writing to people living in a number of communities which could potentially be affected by any decisions made by the Cork Local Government Committee about the boundary between city and county. As well as informing constituents about […]

Mayor of County Cork connects with the people of Cork via Facebook and Twitter

Mayor of County Cork connects with the people of Cork via Facebook and Twitter

4 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea today launched a brand new dedicated Facebook and Twitter page in order to keep the people of Cork connected with him in his role as Mayor. The initiative, which is the first in the Council’s 116 year […]

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