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Archives / August 2016
7 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This year Conor Hourihane became the first West Cork man to captain an English professional soccer team to their first Cup Final victory at Wembley Stadium. Conor captained the Barnsley side to their very first League One Cup victory, making history for himself and his club. Barnsley... Read More
6 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The fourth annual Ballymaloe Garden Festival takes place on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September on the grounds of Ballymaloe House in Shanagarry, Co. Cork. It will be a weekend blooming with talks, walks, workshops, demonstrations, food and fun designed to satisfy rookie and veteran gardeners alike.... Read More
6 August 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork man Oisín Creagh aims to create a new record when he flies from Ireland to Africa this weekend on a craft that is powered by little-more than a lawnmower engine. Oisín will conclude his preparation for his upcoming expedition when he undertakes a day of safety and... Read More
5 August 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator, Jerry Buttimer has said that the announcement by Canadian firm Irving Oil that it has signed a Sales and Purchase Agreement with Phillips 66, for the purchase of the Whitegate oil refinery, is very welcome. “Irving Oil operates Canada’s largest refinery in Saint John,... Read More
4 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish innovative customer experience and tech support provider to invest $4 million in Athens, Georgia Centre of Excellence Voxpro, Ireland’s largest international provider of customer experience and technical support solutions today announced expansion plans with the creation of more than 500 jobs and an investment of $4... Read More
3 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Investigating the impact of escaped farmed salmon on wild Irish Atlantic salmon populations is one of five UCC projects which has been awarded €8.5m in Government funding today. A co-led project brings the UCC figure to €9.3m. The salmon project will exploit new techniques in population genomics... Read More