New Garda Station to be built in Macroom

New Garda Station to be built in Macroom

21 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD Michael Creed has this morning welcomed confirmation that construction of the new Macroom Garda Station is to proceed as part of An Garda Síochána Building & Refurbishment Programme 2016 – 2021. Commenting on the inclusion of the new Garda Station building in the programme […]

Labour TD Ciaran Lynch welcomes Pivotal tech jobs in Cork

Labour TD Ciaran Lynch welcomes Pivotal tech jobs in Cork

21 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour TD in Cork South Central Ciaran Lynch has welcomed the announcement by US technology company Pivotal that it is expanding its operations in Ireland with an investment of €100 million over the next five years. It means 40 more jobs at its Cork facility at City Gate, […]

Cork Sinn Fein TD calls for end to ‘religious discrimination’ in schools

Cork Sinn Fein TD calls for end to ‘religious discrimination’ in schools

21 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking from the Dáil today Deputy Jonathan O’Brien, Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson called on the Minister for Education and Skills to move swiftly to bring forward legislation ensuring that children are not discriminated against in school admission on the basis of their religion. Deputy O’Brien said; “Today I […]

Ken Curtain TD?

Ken Curtain TD?

20 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Social Democrats today have confirmed that well known Cobh political expert Ken Curtin will be their candidate in Cork East for the forthcoming general election. Ken is a married father of two girls. He lives in Cobh and plays an active role in the local community through […]

€1.5 million ESB Networks upgrade to benefit south and southwest Cork – Buttimer

€1.5 million ESB Networks upgrade to benefit south and southwest Cork – Buttimer

20 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that communities across south and southwest Cork will benefit from a €1.5 million upgrade by ESB Networks. “This investment means that over 200 kilometres of medium voltage lines have been upgraded, at a cost of €1.5 million. […]

Who is Senator Paul Bradford?

Who is Senator Paul Bradford?

20 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie If you look at newspapers in Cork you will see mention mostly of the names of TDs, and occasionally you will see the names of Senators, but one name we have rarely seen reported about is “Senator Paul Bradford”. His residence used to be near Mallow, but then […]

Fianna Fail West Cork Cllr says ‘small print’ in budget is worrying

Fianna Fail West Cork Cllr says ‘small print’ in budget is worrying

20 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork South-West Councillor Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has questioned the detail of the proposals announced in the budget on childcare, warning that the Government has made a number of claims that the small print simply does not stand up. Margaret said, “I am […]

Belgooly Engineer Shortlisted For Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineer Of The Year Award

Belgooly Engineer Shortlisted For Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineer Of The Year Award

19 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Belgooly engineer Anthony Heery has been shortlisted for the ‘Chartered Engineer of the Year Award’, sponsored by Arup, as part of the national Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2015, it has been announced. Heery has been recognised for his project which focuses on developing better performance in Offshore Wind […]

Graduation ceremony for 23 courses at Cork Training Centre

Graduation ceremony for 23 courses at Cork Training Centre

19 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Training Centre (CTC) recently presented more than 450 certificates to learners graduating from across 23 training courses including Life Sciences, Beauty Therapy, I.T. Maintenance, Warehouse Operations, Security and Computer Literacy. Approximately 5000 people train, retrain or upskill each year at the Cork Training Centre either in its […]

Cork based Tyndall Institute announce new capsule

Cork based Tyndall Institute announce new capsule

19 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What is it? A sensor capsule developed in Ireland is set to radically improve the efficient production and quality of biopharmaceutical therapies, benefiting Ireland’s growing biopharmaceutical industry and breakthrough medicines of the future. Tell me more Tyndall National Institute, Cork, and the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and […]

Cork needs consistent Tourism marketing brand

Cork needs consistent Tourism marketing brand

16 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that a dedicated tourism brand needs to be developed to promote and sell Cork. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of a similar initiative for Dublin. “I’m now asking the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, […]