Cork TD wants to extend Daylight Saving Time

Cork TD wants to extend Daylight Saving Time

23 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, David Stanton, has said that further consideration should be given to Justice Committee recommendations to extend Daylight Saving Time by three weeks. “The clocks go back this weekend meaning, on the plus side an extra […]

East Cork Sinn Fein TD says Funding cuts to Family Resource Centres are a ‘reactive measure’

East Cork Sinn Fein TD says Funding cuts to Family Resource Centres are a ‘reactive measure’

23 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children, Sandra McLellan TD, queried Minister on Children, Dr James Reilly (Fine Gael), about his commitment to Family Resource Centres given government cuts in their funding. Deputy McLellan said: “Family resource centres have had their core funding cut by 17%. I have been informed […]

Garden Conference in Baltimore, West Cork this weekend

Garden Conference in Baltimore, West Cork this weekend

23 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The West Cork Garden Trail, in association with The Irish Garden/Garden.ie, is hosting the first ever Garden Trails of Ireland conference in Baltimore, Co Cork this coming Saturday. Mayor of County Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea (pictured above), in a welcome message to the conference delegates said, “Irish […]

Cork based EU Minister meets British counterpart

Cork based EU Minister meets British counterpart

23 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection Dara Murphy T.D., today met with his British counterpart, Minister for Europe, David Lidington MP. The two Ministers discussed the EU-UK relationship, in the context of the ongoing negotiations that the British are undertaking with the EU institutions in advance of […]

2015 Kinsale Gourmet Festival was a success

23 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The 39th Kinsale Gourmet Festival on 9-11 October 2015, hosted by Kinsale’s eleven Good Food Circle restaurants, saw fine food celebrated in appropriate style, with a bevy of visiting gourmets from home and abroad relishing the festive atmosphere. The historic town was packed, with the event fully sold […]

Green Business Booklet written by Cork firm

Green Business Booklet written by Cork firm

23 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie To celebrate over €6 million worth of cost savings identified for SMEs in the last three years, Green Business – based in Little Island – has launched a case study guide to help other businesses to ‘go green’. The new guide – ‘Greening Your Business…how much can you […]

Sinn Fein Deputy Leader visits Cork to endorse West Cork candidate

Sinn Fein Deputy Leader visits Cork to endorse West Cork candidate

23 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald TD has described Cllr Rachel McCarthy as a “fantastic” and “determined” general election candidate who would do a great job representing the people of Cork South West. She urged people living in the constituency to support Rachel’s campaign in any way […]

Cork TD wants money from Aer Lingus sale to go to Cork Airport

Cork TD wants money from Aer Lingus sale to go to Cork Airport

22 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath (based in Carrigaline, Co Cork) has called for the new ‘Connectivity Fund’ being established from the proceeds of the sale of Aer Lingus to ensure that Cork Airport is put in a strong competitive position. The Dáil this week approved the setting […]

Isaacs Restaurant wins award

Isaacs Restaurant wins award

22 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie When people think “Award Winning Restautant” they tend to think: Kinsale, or certain parts of Cork City, but no one ever thinks of Mac Curtain Street, but think again! Isaacs have won another award. ‘Georgina Campbell’s Ireland’ has just announced their top recommendations for the best places to […]

“The Darker side of HR” – discussed at UCC CIPD talk

“The Darker side of HR” – discussed at UCC CIPD talk

22 October 2015 By  Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The CIPD is the professional body for HR. The Southern Region of Ireland recently held a thought provoking talk in UCC. “Different!” “Fascinating!” “Food-for-thought!” “Provocative!” and “Quirky!” were words used to describe the event entitled “The Darker Side of HR”. MC Charlie Dolan interviewed Dr. Clíodhna MacKenzie on […]

Cork wine company expands

Cork wine company expands

22 October 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork wine company Curious Wines, run by brothers Mike Kane and Matt Kane and who opened their second wine warehouse in Kildare in 2014, are expanding again. After five years in the Kinsale Road Commercial Centre, the company recently completed a move just around the corner to larger, […]