Cork Airport launch new website at CorkAirport.com

Cork Airport launch new website at CorkAirport.com

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 […]

Cork Chamber of Commerce welcomes GE Healthcare Carrigtwohill jobs

Cork Chamber of Commerce welcomes GE Healthcare Carrigtwohill jobs

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 […]

Cork Charity says “Poor listening and communication are major factors in workplace distress”

Cork Charity says “Poor listening and communication are major factors in workplace distress”

1 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Survey reveals lack of listening at management level negatively impacts workers • 60% of workers say managers do not care, are not interested or do not understand when they are distressed at work • More than a third (36%) cite lack of support and understanding from managers as […]

140 jobs announced at GE Healthcare Carrigtwohill (a.k.a. Carrigtoohill), Cork

140 jobs announced at GE Healthcare Carrigtwohill (a.k.a. Carrigtoohill), Cork

1 December 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie GE Healthcare today announced a $40 million investment in its manufacturing facility in Carrigtwohill, Cork. Employment at the Cork facility, which currently stands at almost 500 people, is expected to increase by 140 people. The investment which is supported by IDA Ireland, will double the Carrigtwohill facility’s production […]

It’s a scandal that unbaptised children not allowed enroll in some Irish primary schools – says Cork TD

It’s a scandal that unbaptised children not allowed enroll in some Irish primary schools – says Cork TD

1 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking following comments from Labour TDs that the Labour Party would end the ‘baptism barrier’ to school entry if re-elected to the next government, Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson Deputy Jonathan O’Brien said it wasn’t good enough to put this legislation on the long finger and that his party […]

Will Cork City TDs must support ‘rent certainty’ and ‘homelessness prevention legislation’?

Will Cork City TDs must support ‘rent certainty’ and ‘homelessness prevention legislation’?

1 December 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election Candidate Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has called on Cork City TDs, and in particular the Government TDs, to support the Rent Certainty and Prevention of Homelessness Bill 2015 . Cllr Ó Laoghaire was involved in the drafting of this Bill, which seeks a firm move […]

Robot-building schoolkids to go head-to-head in Midleton

Robot-building schoolkids to go head-to-head in Midleton

1 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over 100 pupils from 20 Cork schools to face off in EMC VEX Robotics competition at St Colman’s in Midleton Friendly tournament held ahead of 2015/16 season finals in January 2016. Cork pupils will participate in a friendly EMC VEX Robotics tournament on 4 December, ahead of the EMC […]

Cork MEP Deirdre Clune urges air travellers to claim their entitlements

Cork MEP Deirdre Clune urges air travellers to claim their entitlements

1 December 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fewer than 5% of people are claiming their entitlements – says the Cork MEP As we approach Christmas, our airports will be operating at capacity. Delays and overbooking are common occurrences. Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune, a member of the Transport Committee of the European Parliament has called […]

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