Cork Institute of Technology’s ‘Engineering Science and Technology Roadshow’ returns

Cork Institute of Technology’s ‘Engineering Science and Technology Roadshow’ returns

14 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Many students have the talent and aptitude to study engineering, science, technology, and computing” That’s what Michael Loftus, Head of Faculty of Engineering & Science at Cork Institute of Technology told TheCork.ie. Mr Loftus, a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Irish Computer Society, who worked in industry […]

Business award for Barter’s Travel on Pana

Business award for Barter’s Travel on Pana

14 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There aren’t many non corporately owned businesses left on Cork’s main though fare – Patrick’s Street (or St Patrick’s Street – local usage varies) One of the businesses which still has a surname above the door is Barter Travel. This week the J. Barter Travel group won the […]

Cork Chamber welcomes Budget 2016

Cork Chamber welcomes Budget 2016

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber today welcomes the release of this pro-business budget and in particular the reduction of the marginal rate of income below the threshold of 50% and efforts to bridge the gap between PAYE workers and self-employed over time. While these initiatives are to be highly commended, for […]

Cork County Council named as ‘Lead Authority’ for Waste Enforcement in Southern Region

Cork County Council named as ‘Lead Authority’ for Waste Enforcement in Southern Region

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Following a competitive bid Cork County Council has been appointed as the ‘Lead Authority’ for Waste Enforcement in the Southern Region. The Southern Region extends from Counties Kerry and Clare on the west coast to County Wexford on the east coast, and includes the Counties of Cork, Limerick, […]

#WestCork would be better under a Fianna Fail budget – says candidate

#WestCork would be better under a Fianna Fail budget – says candidate

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork South-West Councillor Margaret Murphy-O’Mahony says the pre-budget proposals unveiled by her party will deliver growth and fairness for communities in west Cork. Margaret commented, “Fairness is at the heart of our pre-budget proposals. We want to take account of ability to […]

60 tech speakers to gather in Skibbereen West Cork for DigitalWeek.ie

60 tech speakers to gather in Skibbereen West Cork for DigitalWeek.ie

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 4 Days, 60 speakers, 2000 attendees… 1 inspirational location Ireland’s first ever National Digital Week will take place from November 3-8 in Skibbereen, West Cork, with over 2,000 entrepreneurs, digital marketers, technology enthusiasts and those embarking on a digital journey, expected to attend. ‘National Digital Week’ aims to […]

Cork based national Guide Dog charity launches car raffle

Cork based national Guide Dog charity launches car raffle

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind – which is headquartered on the Model Farm Road, Cork – yesterday launched its raffle for a brand new Ford Focus, which has been kindly donated by Ford Ireland. Members of the public who wish to support Irish Guide Dogs can buy […]

Cork MEP is against Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Cork MEP is against Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Speaking at a public meeting in Cork City last evening, Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada described The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership as “a serious threat to the rights of ordinary citizens and the future of democracy within the European Union”. She said that the TTIP legislation […]

Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

12 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Products from 14 Cork based SuperValu producers are among a total of 71 products supplied to SuperValu which have swept the board at this year’s Blas na hEireann National Irish Food Awards. SuperValu suppliers have a strong track record at Blas na hÉireann and this year the quality […]