Cork TD says ‘Well done to all Cork anti water charge protestors’

Cork TD says ‘Well done to all Cork anti water charge protestors’

28 April 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry today congratulated anti-water charges campaigners for forcing the suspension of water charges but criticised Fianna Fail for agreeing to suspension rather than abolition. He said: “It was the hundreds of thousands who marched, the three quarters of a million who boycotted and […]

‘Michael Collins House’ Museum opens in Clonakilty, West Cork

‘Michael Collins House’ Museum opens in Clonakilty, West Cork

28 April 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Saturday the 23rd of April, on a beautiful sunny Clonakilty day, the Mayor of the County of Cork John Paul O’Shea officially open the Michael Collins House Museum. The master of ceremonies for the day was Helen Collins the grand niece of Michael Collins, Helen was joined […]

Naval vessel L.É. Róisín to assist in the Humanitarian Crisis in the Mediterranean

Naval vessel L.É. Róisín to assist in the Humanitarian Crisis in the Mediterranean

28 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today, the Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Conveney, T.D., announced that L.É. Róisín will depart the Naval Base, Haulbowline on Sunday, 1st May 2016, to assist the Italian authorities in the search and rescue activities in the Mediterranean. Earlier this month the Government approved the despatch of an […]

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 Is Red as Cork’s RedFM Continues to be No1 Radio Station

Cork Is Red as Cork’s RedFM Continues to be No1 Radio Station

27 April 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie RedFM continues to be the number one radio station in Cork following the latest JNLR/Ipsos MRBI report into radio listening that was published today (27th April 2016). It covers the 12-month period from April 2015 to March 2016. The station with a 20.4% share, has the most listeners […]

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 David O’Sullivan david@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. The […]

Cork Chamber of Commerce AGM 2016

Cork Chamber of Commerce AGM 2016

27 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@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 and, […]

Former Carrigaline Macra member Tim Lombard elected to Seanad

Former Carrigaline Macra member Tim Lombard elected to Seanad

26 April 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@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 Agricultural […]

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 […]