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Archives / December 2015
3 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has questioned the Irish government’s commitment to Irish Culture and the Arts with the impending cuts laid out by the coalition to the sector. The Ireland South MEP said, “The Arts council is the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the... Read More
3 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking in the Dáil last vening, Sinn Féin TD for Cork North Central Jonathan O’Brien said that the government have a real opportunity to address homelessness in Ireland and are failing to do anything of substance. Deputy O’Brien said: “This Labour and Fine Gael Government, and the previous... Read More
2 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Professional services and consulting firm, Deloitte, and the Department of Accounting, Finance & Information Systems at University College Cork, have collaborated for an exciting partnership that saw them officially launch the Deloitte Innovation Zone@UCC on Tuesday 1st December. The Deloitte Innovation Zone@UCC will be used to facilitate an... Read More
1 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea who this week leads a delegation from Cork to Boston to help foster Business, Culture & Tourism links will receive a donation of $7,500 on behalf of the three secondary schools in Mallow. Davis College,... Read More
1 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland has launched details of its marketing plans to promote Ireland overseas in 2016 and beyond, at an event attended by Tourism Minister Paschal Donohoe and tourism industry leaders from around the country. The organisation aims to surpass this year’s record performance in overseas tourism and... Read More
1 December 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City Council are looking for proposal from creative/entrepreneurial/cultural individuals or groups to lease the Lord Mayors Pavilion, Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork as a cultural or creative space for a defined period. The individuals/groups proposals should seek to “animate” the pavillion and “engage” with the public and the park... Read More
1 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has launched its new website. The new site features a map on the homepage showing available destinations prominently. It replaces a site that has been in use since 2010, the design approach focused on creating a website that with clean modern design (i.e. plenty of whitespace) and... Read More
1 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber today welcomes GE Healthcare’s announcement of a $40 million investment in its manufacturing facility in Carrigtwohill, East Cork, which will see the site’s manufacturing capacity double and the creation of 140 new jobs in medical manufacturing. Reacting to the announcement this morning, Barrie O’Connell, President... Read More