Cork Institute of Technology should NOT be upgraded to University status, due to a side effect – says Cork Cllr

Cork Institute of Technology should NOT be upgraded to University status, due to a side effect – says Cork Cllr

26 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Councillor Mick Barry this morning said that it would be a betrayal both of workers’ rights and the interests of young people for the Labour Party to vote for the Technological Universities Bill currently being rushed through the Dail before the General Election is called. […]

Civic Reception for Naval Service at Cork County Hall

Civic Reception for Naval Service at Cork County Hall

26 January 2016 9am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, held a Civic Reception for the Irish Naval Service in recognition of the tremendous humanitarian work undertaken by the LE Eithne, LE Niamh and LE Samuel Beckett on Monday at County Hall. The three Naval Service ships […]

Confirmation of Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme will be welcomed by residents and businesses

Confirmation of Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme will be welcomed by residents and businesses

25 January 2016 By Elaine Murhpy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Jim Daly, has said that the confirmation today (Monday) of the Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme will be welcomed by residents and businesses alike. “The River Ilen Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme has been confirmed today by Minister Brendan Howlin, on foot of […]

Local Minister for Data Protection welcomes ‘Hortonworks’ and ‘Fortuity’ tech jobs for Cork

Local Minister for Data Protection welcomes ‘Hortonworks’ and ‘Fortuity’ tech jobs for Cork

25 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy, Data Minister, welcomes further growth in Cork technology sector as global software brand Hortonworks, and indigenous cloud security firm, Fortuity, announce 60 new jobs over the coming 18 months. Dara Murphy, Minister for Data Protection, has welcomed the further growth in Cork’s booming technology sector today […]

50 jobs created by Tech firm ‘Hortonworks’ in Cork

50 jobs created by Tech firm ‘Hortonworks’ in Cork

25 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Software provider ‘Hortonworks’ has opened a ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Cork, and with plans to hire 50 people over the coming 18 months. Hortonworks is the Palo Alto-headquartered company driving adoption of Apache Hadoop, freely-downloadable software for storing, analysing and managing large amounts of data. Founded in 2012, […]

Anti Austerity Alliance say 2,000 marchers in Cork is proof that public do NOT like Irish Water charges

Anti Austerity Alliance say 2,000 marchers in Cork is proof that public do NOT like Irish Water charges

25 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Councillor Mick Barry this morning said he is confident that water charges will be a major issue on the doorsteps in the General Election after more than 2,000 people marched in driving rain in support of the abolition of the charge in Cork city on Saturday. […]

Irish Naval Service honoured for humanitarian work in Mediterrean

Irish Naval Service honoured for humanitarian work in Mediterrean

23 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, will hold a Civic Reception for the Irish Naval Service in recognition of the tremendous humanitarian work undertaken by the LE Eithne, LE Niamh and LE Samuel Beckett on Monday afternoon, January 25th 2015 at County Hall. The […]

Cautious welcome for new mortgage lender – from Carrigaline TD

Cautious welcome for new mortgage lender – from Carrigaline TD

21 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath (based in Carrigaline, Co Cork) has said he is cautiously welcoming the announcement that Pepper Asset Management is to begin offering new mortgages in the Irish market. Pepper already has a presence as they bought the loan book of sub-prime lender GE […]

1916 Lecture organised by Cork Church of Ireland

1916 Lecture organised by Cork Church of Ireland

21 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Professor Diarmuid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin, will deliver a lecture entitled “1916: New Perspectives; Old Rows” tomorrow evening, Friday, 22nd January, 2016 at 7.30 p.m. It is the first of  a series of events organised by the Church of Ireland Diocese of […]

Why have operations been cancelled at Cork University Hospital today?

Why have operations been cancelled at Cork University Hospital today?

21 January 2016, 9.25am By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Councillor Mick Barry this morning said “years of Government cutbacks” to the health service are ultimately responsible for this morning’s decision to cancel non-urgent elective procedures at Cork University Hospital (CUH). Cllr Barry slammed Junior Health Minister Kathleen Lynch for standing over health cuts […]

Thinking of studying Accounting or Finance at college? UCC are offering a taster

Thinking of studying Accounting or Finance at college? UCC are offering a taster

21 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie UCC is hosting Accounting and Finance Bootcamps for Transition Years and 6th year students~ Transition year students considering a career in accounting will be delighted to hear that University College Cork is running its hugely popular Accounting Bootcamps again this year on February 10th, 24th and 25th. Organised […]

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