Youghal RNLI launch to reports angler taken ill

Youghal RNLI launch to reports angler taken ill

15 October 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Youghal RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew were tasked to launch today at 11.30am to reports of a angler taken ill on board a chartered fishing vessel. The casualty a male was reported as conscious but pale, the volunteer lifeboat crew proceeded to the location approximately a mile and […]

Cork gets ready to say ‘hola’ to Spanish students

Cork gets ready to say ‘hola’ to Spanish students

15 October 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Five specialist travel agents from Spain have been enjoying a fact-finding visit of Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. The group was made up of ELT (English Language Training) specialists – responsible for putting in place arrangements for Spanish students who wish […]

House building in Munster falls significantly short of demand for new homes

House building in Munster falls significantly short of demand for new homes

15 October 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Senior industry representatives from the Construction Industry Federation’s Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA) will meet with local builders in Limerick next week to discuss blockages to housing supply across the southern region. Recent statistics from the department of Housing, Planning and Local Government show that only 1713 […]

Cork Foundation joins forces with Oxfam Ireland to highlight refugee crisis

Cork Foundation joins forces with Oxfam Ireland to highlight refugee crisis

13 October 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Photo exhibition in Cork’s Triskel Christchurch showcases contributions from 23 Irish writers imagining life as a refugee The Cork Foundation has joined forces with Oxfam Ireland to host Make Them Visible, a photo exhibition at Cork’s Triskel Christchurch on Thursday, October 20th highlighting the plight of refugees […]

Cork County Council rents commercial kitchens to food businesses in Carrigaline

Cork County Council rents commercial kitchens to food businesses in Carrigaline

10 October 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Food startups, artisan producers and expanding food businesses in Cork will benefit from a new initiative, Cork Incubator Kitchens, established by Cork County Council. The fully-equipped bakery and catering kitchens, located in Carrigaline Industrial Estate, are designed to the highest standards and health and food safety regulations, […]

FD Centre celebrates 1st year in business in Ireland

FD Centre celebrates 1st year in business in Ireland

12 October 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The FD Centre celebrates its first year in business in Ireland. Headed up by chartered accountant and experienced financial advisor, David Hyland, the company provides owner-managed businesses with high calibre part-time Finance Directors who work in regional teams to support clients – a flexible cost-effective solution to a […]

€200k Enterprise Ireland Competitive Feasibility Fund announced for Cork

€200k Enterprise Ireland Competitive Feasibility Fund announced for Cork

12 October 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD officially announced the launch of a €200,000 Enterprise Ireland Competitive Feasibility Fund for entrepreneurs and early stage start-up companies in the Cork region today (Wednesday). The fund, which is a key measure of the Government’s Action Plan […]

Irish Government announces €2.8m in additional funding for the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner in 2017

Irish Government announces €2.8m in additional funding for the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner in 2017

12 October 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Junior Minister Murphy announces €2.8m in additional funding for the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner in 2017. Funding has increased more than fourfold to over €7.5 million since 2014 The Minister for European Affairs, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Dara Murphy T.D. has announced that the Government […]