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, […]

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 […]