Former Cork Lord Mayor Tomás MacCurtain to be commemorated

Former Cork Lord Mayor Tomás MacCurtain to be commemorated

19 March 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The annual Tomás MacCurtain commemoration will take place this Sunday (March 21st) 1pm at the Republican Plot in St. Finbarr’s cemetery. The main speaker for the commemoration will be Sinn Féin’s newly elected TD, Donnchadh O’Laoghaire. Ard Mhéara Chorcaí Cllr Chris O’Leary will lay a wreath at MacCurtain’s […]

Keep Cork litter free during St Patricks Festivals

Keep Cork litter free during St Patricks Festivals

17 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and the Ring of Cork Join Forces to Encourage Clean Towns, Villages and Countryside for St. Patrick’s Celebrations With thousands of tourists expected to visit Cork during the St. Patrick’s holiday period, it is vital that Cork’s towns, villages and countryside are clean as […]

Cork TD wants end to what he calls “Mass Evictions at Eden, Blackrock”

Cork TD wants end to what he calls “Mass Evictions at Eden, Blackrock”

16 March 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning slammed mass evictions being carried out by receiver Grant Thornton at the Eden estate in Blackrock, Cork. The newly-elected TD for Cork North Central said that greed and profiteering was driving people out of their homes and urged that people […]

Network Cork hosts networking event in Voxpro.

Network Cork hosts networking event in Voxpro.

16 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Network Cork catapults into spring with its first event of the new season. The event will be an exciting networking event hosted by multinational, Cork-owned company Voxpro. The event will kick off at 6pm on Wednesday 6th April in Voxpro HQ, in Mahon Crescent, Mahon. Voxpro is […]

Renewed hopes of direct Cork Airport to USA flights

Renewed hopes of direct Cork Airport to USA flights

15 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie daa Chief Executive Kevin Toland has welcomed the news arising from today’s meeting between An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and US President Barack Obama that there is “no political impediment” to the granting of a US foreign carrier permit to Norwegian International Airways to enable it to commence flights […]

Introduction of Milk Supply Measures at EU level could seriously impact Cork farmers

Introduction of Milk Supply Measures at EU level could seriously impact Cork farmers

15 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South-West Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said milk supply controls from Europe have the potential to seriously impact on farmers in west Cork. France has been pushing heavily for the European Commission to introduce such supply management measures to deal with current dairy price […]

Christian Brothers College Cork win Irish ‘European Charlemagne Youth Prize’

Christian Brothers College Cork win Irish ‘European Charlemagne Youth Prize’

15 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has congratulated students from the Christian Brothers College Cork who have emerged as this year’s Irish national winners of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize. The Charlemagne Youth Prize is organised jointly by the European Parliament and the International Charlemagne Prize Foundation in […]

Some Cork businesses want to move to a cashless society

Some Cork businesses want to move to a cashless society

15 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New figures published today have shown that Cork City has taken the lead in embracing cash-free payment options following the successful rollout of the Cork Cashes Out campaign. The three-month pilot initiative, launched last November to promote Cork as Ireland’s first cash-free city, saw the number of contactless […]

Supporting SME’s and the self-employed a key priority – Murphy O’Mahony

Supporting SME’s and the self-employed a key priority – Murphy O’Mahony

15 March 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The new Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South-West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said supporting the self-employed and small to medium sized businesses will be one of her top priorities in the months ahead. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony pointed out that Fianna Fáil has a detailed jobs plan which aims […]