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 David O’Sullivan david@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 worldwide. […]

Cork’s RedFM win three PPI Radio Awards

Cork’s RedFM win three PPI Radio Awards

13 October 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s Red FM are celebrating this week after completing the Treble at this year’s PPI Radio Awards including ‘Music Station of the Year’. The ceremony which is the highlight of the Radio calendar each year was held last Friday at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny. Comedian and […]

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

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 […]

O’Keeffe slams decision to cut funding to Sport and Recreational services

O’Keeffe slams decision to cut funding to Sport and Recreational services

12 October 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fail Spokesperson Sport, Kevin O’Keeffe TD have said that they deeply disappointed and angry at the Government’s decision to cut funding to sport and recreational services for 2017 by 17%. “This is an incredibly regressive decision from the Government. It is one of the few funding cuts […]

Government does not care about Macroom Bypass (N22) on main Cork-Kerry road says TD Aindrias Moynihan

Government does not care about Macroom Bypass (N22) on main Cork-Kerry road says TD Aindrias Moynihan

12 October 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Two budgets since announcement, and still no money or timeline Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that once again the much-needed N22 upgrade, and the bypass of Macroom, has been ignored by the Fine Gael Government. “Yet again, the people of North West […]