City Council Moves to Assure Online Customers

City Council Moves to Assure Online Customers

21 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Following on from reports of recent cyber attack on Meath County Council , Cork City Council has today moved to assure its customers in relation to the systems and processes which it has in place to guard against the potential for cyber crime in the conduct of on-line […]

SPORT: Cork Punter wins €13,200 From Racing Double

SPORT: Cork Punter wins €13,200 From Racing Double

21 December 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork punter won €13,200 from their racing double that clicked at Kempton on Tuesday. The bet had a total stake of €100 and was on two selections, Washington Blue in the 4.10 and Lord Cooper in the 4.40 at Kempton. The punter availed of the tasty SP’s of […]

Clonakilty Mayor organises ‘Christmas Homecoming Gathering’ in Town Centre

Clonakilty Mayor organises ‘Christmas Homecoming Gathering’ in Town Centre

21 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Mayor of Clonakilty and members of the Clonakilty Mayoral Council (Cork’s only grouping of Town Mayors) have organised an event to welcome home emigrants at a “Community Christmas Gathering” this Friday 23rd December at 7pm at O’ Donovan’s Hotel. The issue was decided at their recent monthly […]

Revenue Commissioners seize illegal drugs and unstamped tobacco on Cork’s Northside

Revenue Commissioners seize illegal drugs and unstamped tobacco on Cork’s Northside

20 December 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This morning in an intelligence led operation on the Northside of Cork City, Revenue officers carried out a series of searches under warrant of a number of private dwellings. Detector dog Harvey assisted in the searches, during which 10,000 unstamped cigarettes and 10 kilos of unstamped tobacco were […]

SPORT: €150,000 grant for Inniscarra Lake Angling Centre

SPORT: €150,000 grant for Inniscarra Lake Angling Centre

20 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie €150,000 in funding is to be given to support the development of an Angling centre at Innsicarra lake. Commenting on the allocation Minister Creed said; Agriculture Minister Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael) said: “This funding is provided through the 2016 REDZ (Rural Economic Development Zones) initiative part of […]

Cork Samaratians receive donation from a Cork Lodge

Cork Samaratians receive donation from a Cork Lodge

20 December 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Billy macGill, Frederic Pascale, and Stephen Murray on behalf of Lodge No3 Wolfe Tone, Cork presenting a cheque to Aileen Spitere of the Samaritans.Cork Samaritans is a 100% voluntary organisation, with no paid staff. The organisation is not Government Funded and relies solely on donations and fundraising initiatives. All […]

Social media giants need to protect teenagers – says Cork MEP

Social media giants need to protect teenagers – says Cork MEP

20 December 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Clune calls on social media companies to introduce minimum standards on their platforms to protect teenage users 25% of Irish 14-17 year old school children say they have sent nude pictures of themselves online * Fine Gael Ireland South MEP, Deirdre Clune, has welcomed moves by Facebook to […]

Michael Creed welcomes new classrooms for Scoil Mhuire Kanturk

Michael Creed welcomes new classrooms for Scoil Mhuire Kanturk

19 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, the Minister for Agriculture Food & Marine, Michael Creed has welcomed the provision of funding from the Department of Education & Skills to Scoil Mhuire Kanturk for the development of new classroom facilities Commenting on the allocation Minister Creed said; “I […]

SIVUH opens Education Centre in conjunction with UCC

SIVUH opens Education Centre in conjunction with UCC

19 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital today, 19th December, officially launched its new Education Centre at the Old Blackrock Road, Cork. The centre, which is linked with University College Cork, will cater to over 1,000 people each year, including medical and nursing students and hospital staff. The newly-renovated Education […]

Heal knee faster after surgery – Cork scientists develop ‘smart knee’ device

Heal knee faster after surgery – Cork scientists develop ‘smart knee’ device

19 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Recuperation from knee surgery, such as arthroscopy or knee replacement, can take some time, varying from three months to one year depending on the patient. A new ‘smart knee’ device could improve and accelerate recovery from knee surgery, thanks to scientists at Tyndall National Institute and German-Serbian software […]