Mallow based EPS Group retains its Deloitte Best Managed Company Status for 2016/2017

Mallow based EPS Group retains its Deloitte Best Managed Company Status for 2016/2017

7 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie EPS has been named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance for the second year running, was recognised at an awards gala dinner in Dublin on 4 March 2016. Members of the EPS […]

Cork student wins Doodle 4 Google 2016 competition

Cork student wins Doodle 4 Google 2016 competition

7 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 12 year old Cork student Mia Buckley from Summercove National School has been crowned the winner of this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition. Having faced tough competition from 74 other regional finalists, Mia’s doodle will go live to millions of users on Easter Monday, 28th March on the […]

Redhead art exhibition at Cork Airport

Redhead art exhibition at Cork Airport

7 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Crosshaven based Irish Redhead Convention are hosting an exhibition of Jörg Köster’s redhead portraits at Cork Airport from today ’til hte end of the month. The “King and Queen of the Redheads” will attend an opening reception on Thursday, 10 March at 5.30pm in the Airport. Jörg, […]

Cork MEP Deirdre Clune appointed as a negotiator for the European Parliament on aviation

Cork MEP Deirdre Clune appointed as a negotiator for the European Parliament on aviation

7 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has been appointed as a negotiator for the European Parliament in the upcoming discussions with the European Commission on a new EU wide Aviation strategy for Europe. Speaking after the appointment, Clune, a member of the EU Transport committee, described the position as […]

Irish Cancer Society needs Daffodil Day volunteers in Ballyvolane, Bishopstown, and Mahon

Irish Cancer Society needs Daffodil Day volunteers in Ballyvolane, Bishopstown, and Mahon

7 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today the Irish Cancer Society, with lead partner Dell, urgently appeals for volunteers in Cork city and the suburbs of Ballyvolane, Bishopstown and Mahon, on Saturday March 12th for their Daffodil Day 2016 collections. If you are based in those areas with some time to volunteer please call […]

‘Ballyhea says no’ group hold final anti-bondholder protest in North Co Cork village

‘Ballyhea says no’ group hold final anti-bondholder protest in North Co Cork village

7 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The ‘Ballyhea says no’ group have held their last march. Around 100 people gathered in the village of in Ballyhea, North Co Cork on Sunday to mark the last rally against the decision to have the Irish taxpayer bail out bondholders. The groups marches lasted only 10 minutes […]

Cancer remains leading cause of death and illness in Cork

Cancer remains leading cause of death and illness in Cork

7 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Facts & Figures from the report Irish Life, one of Ireland’s largest life insurance companies, has published its annual claims report which shows that cancer remained the leading cause of death and illness in Co Cork during 2015. Over €12.7 million was paid out in Life Insurance and […]

Éisteacht Teangan fógraithe ag Liadh Ní Riada don Bhruiséil

Éisteacht Teangan fógraithe ag Liadh Ní Riada don Bhruiséil

7 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie D’fhógair an Feisire Eorpach de chuid Shinn Féin, Liadh Ní Riada go ndéanfaidh sí óstáil ar Éisteacht Teanga, le béim i leith ar an nGaeilge, i bParlaimint na hEorpa Mí an Mheithimh seo. Agus í ag labhairt i gCorcaigh, áit ina raibh sí ag tabhairt aitheasc ag bricfeasta […]

9 Cork Festivals to receive €42,000 from Department of Tourism and Sport

9 Cork Festivals to receive €42,000 from Department of Tourism and Sport

6 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, has has announced that funding of over €1 million is to be allocated to 218 national and regional festivals and events by Fáilte Ireland, under its 2016 Festivals and Events Programme. This investment includes almost €325,000 for […]

Disability group questions the accessibility of new Clonakilty streetscape

6 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Clonakilty Access Group is calling a public meeting at 8pm this Monday evening 7th March at The Quality Hotel, to discuss current issues of access for people with mobility challenges around Clonakilty’s new town centre streetscapes. #Clonakilty is open! Drivethru Main Street! pic.twitter.com/khSMprJwQR — Clona Holiday Homes […]

Cork band ‘The Stargazers’ to perform at Ballymaloe Grainstore

Cork band ‘The Stargazers’ to perform at Ballymaloe Grainstore

6 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Entertainment news Join Stargazers for one of their most eagerly-anticipated gigs of the year at Ballymaloe Grainstore on Easter Sunday 27 March, where they will celebrate the release of their new single “Paper Moon”. The band launched more than three decades ago and while the line-up has […]

Local Enterprise Office Cork City to host “Speed Mentor Your Retail Business” event

Local Enterprise Office Cork City to host “Speed Mentor Your Retail Business” event

5 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork retailers are invited to “Speed Mentor Your Retail Business”, a unique event on Tuesday next, March 8th where they will have the opportunity to meet some of Ireland’s leading retailers and find out about their journey to success. This networking -and mentoring event for retailers, food, and […]