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 O’Sullivan 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 David O’Sullivan david@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 Memorial […]

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 O’Sullivan 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 […]

Cork TD accuses Fine Gael of being “desperate” in relation to Irish Water

Cork TD accuses Fine Gael of being “desperate” in relation to Irish Water

25 April 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry today said that Fine Gael’s new proposal for a 2 year suspension of water charges represents a desperate attempt to cling to a water charges regime and is not sufficient to satisfy mass popular opinion which is for a complete abolition of […]

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 […]

The Cork-Cuba connection – new direct sailing to Port of Cork announced by Maersk

The Cork-Cuba connection – new direct sailing to Port of Cork announced by Maersk

25 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Many people associate Cuba with rhythmic music, such as the following (a classic from Xavier Cugat)…. ..but today come an announcement from the world of contemporary business that will have a solid benefit for Cork. Maersk Line has announced the first direct service from Ireland to Cuba following […]

Construction Industry Federation & Cork Foundation ‘Giving Back to Cork’

Construction Industry Federation & Cork Foundation ‘Giving Back to Cork’

25 April 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie There’s a new Mural of Cork in the Grattan Street Car Park. The Construction Industry Federation, in conjunction with the Cork Foundation and Re-Imagine Cork, are “delighted to be associated with several regeneration projects in Cork City Centre”. Members of the Construction Industry Federation, including O’Sheas Builders (Cork) […]