Castletownbere (West Cork) RNLI recovers British adventurer’s transatlantic vessel abandoned in hurricane

Castletownbere (West Cork) RNLI recovers British adventurer’s transatlantic vessel abandoned in hurricane

6 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Castletownbere RNLI has recovered a British adventurer’s transatlantic boat which was abandoned in a hurricane some 400 miles west of Portugal. In what was their first call out of 2016, the volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to go the assistance of a boat yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 5 January) […]

Cork County Council makes library membership free, but sure it was only €2.50 per year anyhow!

Cork County Council makes library membership free, but sure it was only €2.50 per year anyhow!

6 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie How would you like to save €2.50? per year? meh, you could take it or leave it, my thoughts exactly. ‘Joining the Library’ isin’t exactly high on the list of most people, and it’s not through a lack of interest in reading; it’s just that there is so much […]

Sinn Fein would look after the elderly at home if elected – says Cork General Election Candidate

Sinn Fein would look after the elderly at home if elected – says Cork General Election Candidate

6 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election Candidate Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has said that Sinn Féin in Government would ensure adequate care for the elderly in their homes, as well as much improved working conditions for carers. Cllr Ó Laoghaire was speaking on Sinn Féin’s detailed Health policy, which commits […]

Cork Minister says 2016 will be year of ‘jobs growth’ if 2015 trajectory continues

Cork Minister says 2016 will be year of ‘jobs growth’ if 2015 trajectory continues

6 Janaury 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy, The Cork based Junior Minister with responsibility for the EU, says record Enterprise Ireland jobs growth in 2015 signals robust year ahead for Cork businesses. Dara Murphy TD, Minister for European Affairs, has praised management at Enterprise Ireland and their local staff in Cork and the […]

Cork Local Enterprise Office giving up to €2,500 to businesses to help with eCommerce

Cork Local Enterprise Office giving up to €2,500 to businesses to help with eCommerce

6 January 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Dara Murphy, Data Protection Minister, calls on Cork startups and SMEs to ‘Get Digital’ in 2016 and seize opportunities in the multi-billion euro digital marketplace. “Irish SMEs need to improve their digital presence to succeed in global markets. Start the New Year by contacting your Cork […]

Terry Prone is guest speaker at Network Cork’s first event of 2016

Terry Prone is guest speaker at Network Cork’s first event of 2016

6 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Network Cork kicks off this year with an event which features one of the heaviest hitters in media and communications in Ireland – broadcaster, columnist and communications expert Terry Prone. Network Cork is really packing a punch with the first of this year’s events which takes place in […]

Cork County Council defends its reaction to flood crisis

Cork County Council defends its reaction to flood crisis

5 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has issued a lengthy statement in relation to the recent flooding, indeed as it arrives the main Cork to Waterford road is still closed due to remaining water. The County Council is the primary response agency for flooding events in Co Cork and is supported […]

Bandon to Kilbrittain road in Co Cork is being ‘rebuilt ‘following Storm Frank

Bandon to Kilbrittain road in Co Cork is being ‘rebuilt ‘following Storm Frank

5 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The road between Bandon and Kilbrittain was one of the worst hit in West Cork by flood damage. Sections were worn away by the velocity of water. Since the weekend County Council crews have been out making temporay repairs. Local County Cllr Alan Coleman (Independent) visited the road […]

Cork hotels out in force at ‘Flavours’ tourism event in London

Cork hotels out in force at ‘Flavours’ tourism event in London

5 October 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie B2B workshop aims to grow our share of huge worldwide travel market Thirty-eight (38) Irish tourism enterprises, including The Maritime Hotel and Hayfield Manor Hotel travelled to London today, to take part in Flavours of Ireland 2016. Flavours is Tourism Ireland’s annual B2B tourism workshop, now in its […]