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Archives / December 2015
21 December 2015 By Tom Collins Tom@TheCork.ie One of Ireland’s most innovative high-tech companies, based in Cork, is to create 60 new jobs over the next two years to support the expansion of its global customer base. Newsweaver’s workforce will grow from 80 to 140, with a concentration on high-value jobs in research and development,... Read More
21 December 2015, 11am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Alan Bennett, who put pen to paper on a two-year deal, told CorkCityFC.ie that he can’t wait for pre-season to start: “I’m very happy. I really enjoyed last year and I am really looking forward to next season. I’ve said loads of times how much the club... Read More
21 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has said that efforts by Joan Burton to portray the Labour Party as the social conscience of the coalition government and a brake on Fine Gael’s low-tax, cheap labour economy are a “pathetic attempt to distance Labour from five years of... Read More
21 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Samaritans have had their busiest year to date answering 67,105 calls in the last 12 months. Details of the increase in use of Samaritans service were revealed in the 2014-2015 Impact Report covering Samaritans’ work in Ireland, which was launched in Dublin, on Wednesday the 16th... Read More
20 December 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Something significant happened in Cork last Sunday. In the small village of Ballyhea – on the main Cork-Limerick Road – at 10.30am the 250th ‘Ballyhea Says No’ march took place. Organiser Diarmuid O’Flynn sent us a statement. Statement from ‘Ballyhea Says No’ organiser Diarmuid O’Flynn  Last Sunday we... Read More
18 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Following the publication this week of the Central Statistics Office (CSO) third Quarterly Household Survey, householders are being urged to remain on their guard in the run up to the Christmas period. The advice comes from PhoneWatch, Ireland’s leading provider of monitored home safety systems. In the 12... Read More
18 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie St. Therese’s Oncology Ward at The Mercy University Hospital, Cork has undergone a major upgrade thanks to a commitment from the Mercy Hospital Foundation to contribute €55,000 towards the purchase of clinical and patient equipment; an upgrade of the facilities; with a further €6,000 set aside for... Read More