Over 3,500 local jobs created by Local Enterprise Offices in 2015 – Minister Mitchell O’Connor

Over 3,500 local jobs created by Local Enterprise Offices in 2015 – Minister Mitchell O’Connor

2 June 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Small businesses supported by the LEOs show jobs growth throughout the country, including the Local Enterprise Office, Cork City. A net total of 3,533 new full and part-time jobs were delivered in 2015 by the 6,500 small businesses from across the country that have been supported by the […]

Mount Mercy College, Model Farm Road, Cork receives Trócaire School Award for long-term support

Mount Mercy College, Model Farm Road, Cork receives Trócaire School Award for long-term support

2 June 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mountains of Mercy on Model Farm Road Mount Mercy College on the Model Farm Road recently received a Trócaire School Award in recognition of the outstanding support they have provided to the organisation’s work with communities in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Since 1995, the […]

Cork TD pays tribute to Vita Cortex Workers in call for redundancy reform

Cork TD pays tribute to Vita Cortex Workers in call for redundancy reform

2 June 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Speaking during a Dáil debate this evening on a Labour Party motion regarding the right of workers, Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire paid tribute to the Vita Cortex workers as he called for redundancy reform. Deputy Ó Laoghaire said; “In 2011 and 2012, Workers from Vita Cortex […]

County Cork is getting a new town, it’ll be called “Monard”

County Cork is getting a new town, it’ll be called “Monard”

1 June 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Mr. Tim Lucey has today welcomed the significant decision made by An Bord Pleanala on 31st May, 2016 to approve the Councils Planning Scheme for the Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) at Monard. Mr. Lucey said “This decision gives national recognition to the Council’s strategic approach to forward planning in […]

Carbon-neutral conference in Cork – Paperless with re-usable water bottles

Carbon-neutral conference in Cork – Paperless with re-usable water bottles

1 June 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland’s first major carbon-neutral conference, the International Energy Workshop, takes place this week in Cork. The event, which is hosted by the Environmental Research Institute and MaREI at UCC, brings together some of the brightest minds in energy and climate science to discuss the future energy needs of […]

Be the hostess with the mostess at The Mercy Hospital Foundation Annual Ladies Lunch in aid of The Mercy Cancer Appeal

Be the hostess with the mostess at The Mercy Hospital Foundation Annual Ladies Lunch in aid of The Mercy Cancer Appeal

1 June 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie When & Where: Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork – Saturday, 11th June The Mercy University Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce details of the 6th Annual Ladies Lunch, which takes place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork on Saturday, 11th June in aid of the Mercy Cancer Appeal. Following […]

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