Fota House in sales blitz to boost American tourist numbers to Ireland

Fota House in sales blitz to boost American tourist numbers to Ireland

4 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland’s 2016 series of ‘Jump into Ireland’ sales blitzes across the United States kicked off this week – taking in the key cities of Chicago, Boston and New York. A delegation of 20 tourism companies from Ireland and the United States – including Fota House, Arboretum […]

Cork Foundation appoints Pádraic Vallely as CEO

Cork Foundation appoints Pádraic Vallely as CEO

4 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Pádraic Vallely has joined the not-for-profit philanthropic fund, Cork Foundation as the new CEO. With vast experience in fundraising, marketing and campaign management, Pádraic steps into his new role to drive the organisation’s funding and innovation strategies. Speaking about the new role, Chairperson of Cork Foundation Yvonne […]

VIDEO: Founders of ‘Reimagine Cork’ tourist project named as ‘Cork People of the Month’

VIDEO: Founders of ‘Reimagine Cork’ tourist project named as ‘Cork People of the Month’

3 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Eoghan Ryan and Alasdair Fitzpatrick, a business coach and a doctor by profession, are two young men with a passion for their city; Cork City. Both have been named as Cork People of the Month for February. ‘Reimagine Cork’, was founded two years ago by Eoghan Ryan […]

CityJet announced as Official Carrier of Kinsale 7s

CityJet announced as Official Carrier of Kinsale 7s

3 March 2016, 12 noon By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, has today been named Official Airline of the country’s largest and most successful rugby sevens event. CityJet is to partner the Kinsale 7s which takes place over the May Bank Holiday Weekend (30th April & 1st May) and is […]

Cork office of Dell hosts fundraiser night for Irish Cancer Society

Cork office of Dell hosts fundraiser night for Irish Cancer Society

3 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dell will host a charity casino night called ‘Ocean’s 16’ at Cork International Hotel on March 4th to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society. Dell is hosting the fundraiser as part of its longstanding partnership with the Society on Daffodil Day. The Hotel is located inside […]

Cork represented at 46th National Volunteers Conference of Foróige

Cork represented at 46th National Volunteers Conference of Foróige

3 March 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Some 24 volunteers representing Cork attended the 46th National Volunteers Conference of Foróige, Ireland’s leading youth organisation, which took place recently. They were amongst the more than 220 Foróige volunteers from all over the country who took part in the conference, themed ‘Young People in 2016 – Shaping […]

PICS: Cork Institute of Technology marks International Student Day

PICS: Cork Institute of Technology marks International Student Day

3 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is home to more than 1,100 international students from approx. 125 countries. It is a truly global institution! Yesterday International Student Day war marked on camput. It provides a unique opportunity for international students in CIT to showcase their various cultures and […]

Cork’s Technology Network announces winners of 2016 CEIA Schools Robot Competition

Cork’s Technology Network announces winners of 2016 CEIA Schools Robot Competition

3 March 2016: By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Overall Winner – Presentation Brothers College & Best Poster Presentation Prize – Ursuline Secondary School Teams of 2nd year students from schools across Munster built, programmed and battled their robots last night under the theme ‘robots and the internet of things’ in a bid to become the […]

Unserviced boilers are putting lives at risk in Council Houses – says Cllr

Unserviced boilers are putting lives at risk in Council Houses – says Cllr

3 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fail City Cork City Cllr Kenneth N. O’Flynn has  major concerns regarding boiler services in Cork City. In response to a question put forward to the Chief Executive of the City Council, it was confirmed that over 4,000 boilers were serviced in 2015 despite the fact […]