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

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

20 December 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]

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 Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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; […]

SIVUH opens Education Centre in conjunction with UCC

SIVUH opens Education Centre in conjunction with UCC

19 December 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]

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 Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]

Bus Éireann’s late night services for Christmas 2016

Bus Éireann’s late night services for Christmas 2016

17 December 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ho Ho Ho! Heading out for Christmas parties, festivities or late night shopping, why not use Bus Éireann’s late night services at weekends in the run-up to Christmas from Cork city to Carrigaline, Ballincollig, Blarney, Midleton, Carrigtwohill, Innishannon and Bandon. The services will operate from Cork city […]

Cork based Musgrave Group begin exporting to China

Cork based Musgrave Group begin exporting to China

16 December 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Musgrave today announced that it is to begin exporting SuperValu own brand products to China. Initially Musgrave will supply up to 40 own brand ambient products including SuperValu breakfast cereals, coffee, jam, biscuits and healthy snacks amongst a range of other goods. Musgrave has agreed a partnership with […]

VIDEO: Cork businessman James O’Sullivan receives ‘Corkonian of the Year’ 2017 title

VIDEO: Cork businessman James O’Sullivan receives ‘Corkonian of the Year’ 2017 title

16 December 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie On December 18th, Cork honours one of its native sons and leading supporters of business and many different Cork organisations, with the award of, The Corkonian of the Year 2017. The award will be presented at a celebratory dinner in The Clarion Hotel. The organisers of the […]