Irish Road Bowling Association recognised by Cork Mayor

Irish Road Bowling Association recognised by Cork Mayor

28 April 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, held a Civic Reception for the Irish Road Bowling Association (Bol Chumann na hÉireann) in recognition of their work over their 62 year history. The Association’s Executive was joined at the reception by the 29 bowlers of the […]

Cork City’s cashless payment project wins at ‘Contactless and Mobile Awards’ in London

Cork City’s cashless payment project wins at ‘Contactless and Mobile Awards’ in London

27 April 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor, Councillor Chris O’ Leary has this morning welcomed the winning by Cork of another major international award last night. The win came at the prestigious Contactless and Mobile Annual Awards in London, where other category winners came from Poland, Great Britain, Turkey and beyond. […]

Cork Chamber of Commerce AGM 2016

Cork Chamber of Commerce AGM 2016

27 April 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The 197th Annual General Meeting of the Cork Chamber of Commerce will be held on Monday 16 May in the Imperial Hotel, Cork City at 6pm. Agenda To consider and, if thought fit, to adopt the Report of the Board as laid before the meeting. To consider […]

Former Carrigaline Macra member Tim Lombard elected to Seanad

Former Carrigaline Macra member Tim Lombard elected to Seanad

26 April 2016, Tuesday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael’s Cork County Cllr Tim Lombard have both been elected to Seanad Éireann. Cllr Tim Lombard is a former member of Carrigaline Macra na Feirme, and winner of the much prized National Senior Debating Competition of that Organisation. Cllr Tim Lombard was nominated by Munster […]

Corkman appointed to national board of Irish Exporters Association

Corkman appointed to national board of Irish Exporters Association

26 April 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Corkman Bill O’Connell, Vice President of Global Logistics at EMC’s Ovens Centre of Excellence, has been appointed to the national board of the Irish Exporters Association (IEA). The IEA is the representative body for Irish exporters that helps to connect them to businesses and governments in Ireland and […]

Crisis Communications in the age of 24 hour media

Crisis Communications in the age of 24 hour media

26 April 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Last Thursday a crowd of more than thirty PR and communications professionals and students gathered in the Clarion Hotel, Cork City for a discussion on “Crisis Communications in the Age of 24 Hour Media”. The event was moderated by Emmett Coffey, MPRII and Course Director of CIT’s Masters […]

Four in a row for UCC’s Information Systems for Business Performance at GradIreland Awards

Four in a row for UCC’s Information Systems for Business Performance at GradIreland Awards

26 April 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The 2016 GradIreland Awards are set to take place this Thursday, April 28th at the Mansion House, and three time winner, UCC’s MSc Information Systems for Business Performance (ISBP) has been shortlisted in two categories, and is the running to be named “Postgraduate Course of the Year – […]

Canadian Ambassador presents €5,000 to Cork County Council for Air India Ahakista Memorial

Canadian Ambassador presents €5,000 to Cork County Council for Air India Ahakista Memorial

26 April 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea, warmly welcomed Canadian Ambassador, Mr. Kevin Vickers, to County Hall on Tuesday, April 26th. Ambassador Vickers made the special visit to present Cork County Council with €5,000, monies to contribute toward the upkeep of the Air India […]

New Cork TD vows to use his City Council exit gratuity to establish a “solidarity fund” for Community

New Cork TD vows to use his City Council exit gratuity to establish a “solidarity fund” for Community

26 April 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD for Cork North Central Mick Barry announced this morning that he will not take one penny from the 29,000 euro gratuity he is set to receive from Cork City Council and that he will instead use the money to establish a “solidarity fund” for […]

Emotive hearing into Ringaskiddy Incinerator continues in Carrigaline, Co Cork

Emotive hearing into Ringaskiddy Incinerator continues in Carrigaline, Co Cork

25 April 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie An Oral Hearing into Indaver Ireland’s proposal to develop a €160 million Resource Recovery Centre in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork, moves into its second week today at the Carrigaline Court Hotel. The Pro Incinerator position John Ahern, Managing Director, Indaver Ireland (which wants to build the incinerator) said, “we […]