Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire opens Campaign Office in Cork City

Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire opens Campaign Office in Cork City

28 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election Candidate Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has opened a Campaign office for the Cork South Central Constituency. Cork County Cllr Donnchadh Ó’Laoghaire (SF ) The Office, at 135 Barrack St, was officially opened by Cork North Central TD Jonathan O’Brien. Cllr Ó Laoghaire will hold clinics […]

Cork MEP raises concerns around public procurement process

Cork MEP raises concerns around public procurement process

28 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has raised concerns around public procurement process & e-tenders following a number of issues being made apparent by community groups. Ní Riada said, “I recently met with a community group that applied for funding for the refurbishment /extension of their community hall. […]

Minister Dara Murphy launches new report on privacy and security implications of smart cities and how best to tackle them

Minister Dara Murphy launches new report on privacy and security implications of smart cities and how best to tackle them

28 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Many cities around the world are seeking to use new networked technologies to tackle urban issues and improve quality of life. In Ireland, both Dublin and Cork have adopted smart city strategies that seek to improve city services, foster economic development, and engage citizens, while Limerick and Galway […]

What is DigiCon? It’s Ireland’s Biggest Digital Conference for Irish SMEs and it will take place at Cork City Hall on 7 April 2016

What is DigiCon? It’s Ireland’s Biggest Digital Conference for Irish SMEs and it will take place at Cork City Hall on 7 April 2016

28 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland’s biggest digital conference for SMEs who want to learn how to grow their businesses online by unlocking the power of digital will take place at City Hall, Cork on April 7, 2016. The first DigiCon event, sponsored by Three, brings industry experts and leaders of the global […]

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney Attends Commissioning Ceremony of the 91st Cadet Class

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney Attends Commissioning Ceremony of the 91st Cadet Class

28 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Simon Coveney is Cork’s only Senior Minister. His portfolio includes National Defence, and in that capacity today the Cork South West TD attended the Commissioning Ceremony of the 91st Cadet Class at the Defence Forces Training Centre in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare. The Minister was welcomed to […]

An Post retaining Social Welfare Contract is good news for small towns in Cork

An Post retaining Social Welfare Contract is good news for small towns in Cork

28 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Te Department of Social Protection has renewed its contract with An Post for the delivery of over-the-counter cash services to Department of Social Protection customers. The current contract was signed in December 2013 for an initial two years with an option for extension for a further four years […]

RedFM announced as official media partner to Cork City Marathon 2016

RedFM announced as official media partner to Cork City Marathon 2016

28 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon has announced Cork’s Red FM as the official media partner for 2016 marathon. To coincide with the announcement Red FM have officially launched their new charity initiative #RUNWITHRED which will help to raise vital funds for their chosen charity partners. “Red FM […]

Organisation of 2016 Fastnet Film Festival for May underway

Organisation of 2016 Fastnet Film Festival for May underway

27 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Fastnet Film Festival, now in its 8th year is run by a small group of volunteers with the support of thousands of filmmakers and the entire community of Schull. It has grown in all areas each year since our inception in May 2009. Over 5 days at […]

POSITIVE NEWS: ‘Ghost estate’ in Macroom to be finished and lived in: thanks for Cork County Council and Clúid

POSITIVE NEWS: ‘Ghost estate’ in Macroom to be finished and lived in: thanks for Cork County Council and Clúid

27 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Clúid Housing, in partnership with Cork County Council, has purchased an apartment complex in ‘The Granary’, Sleaveen Road, Macroom and as a result 29 families, from Cork County Council’s housing waiting list, are moving into their new homes. The development is located close to Macroom town centre and […]