‘Gearagh’ region of Co Cork has huge potential for enterprise development

‘Gearagh’ region of Co Cork has huge potential for enterprise development

16 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said that the potential of the Gearagh to drive the development of enterprise in the Lee Valley area cannot be overlooked by those tasked with putting together a management plan for the unique ecological site. The Ireland South MEP made the […]

MEDICIO Cork tele-mecidine service helps Coast Guard treat fisherman

MEDICIO Cork tele-mecidine service helps Coast Guard treat fisherman

16 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie In an eventful early morning, Coast Guard helicopters conducted off shore operations to evacuate fishermen from two different vessels. The Waterford based helicopter R117 was tasked to assist a fishermen who suffered an on-board injury and was transferred by the Coast Guard helicopter to University Hospital Waterford. In […]

30% of Cork people have dropped their smartphone down the toilet – according to insurance firm study

30% of Cork people have dropped their smartphone down the toilet – according to insurance firm study

16 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork is among the most careless of counties when it comes to looking after smartphones, a survey commissioned by Low.ie has revealed. Confirming its status as the ‘rebel’ county, some 28% of respondents from Cork admitted to going the extra mile to save their smartphone after dropping it […]

Any increase Cork City parking charges would be short-sighted says Retail Excellence

Any increase Cork City parking charges would be short-sighted says Retail Excellence

16 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Retail Excellence (a representative organisation for Irish retailers) today said that news some provincial towns and cities local authorities are moving to increase parking charges is short-sighted given the general difficult trading conditions Irish retailers are currently enduring. Lorraine Higgins Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Retail Excellence […]

BASKETBALL: UCC Demons forced to regroup after loss to Swords

BASKETBALL: UCC Demons forced to regroup after loss to Swords

15 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Singleton SuperValu Brunell are celebrating their second win of this year’s Women’s Super League this weekend after they overcame Courtyard Liffey Celtics 63-55 in Parochial Hall on Sunday. Despite being 15 points down at half time, Brunell dug deep to show a tenacity and determination in the second […]

Why has the Cork City Event Centre not progressed?

Why has the Cork City Event Centre not progressed?

15 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie “Were the people of Cork duped by a photo stunt for Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Simon Coveney TD?” asks Cllr. Kenneth O’Flynn. One year on and the Cork City Event Centre has not progressed Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn states “If BAM Heineken cannot get their act together perhaps it’s […]

Cork-based DePuy Synthes and Eli Lilly urge students to consider careers in biopharma and medtech

Cork-based DePuy Synthes and Eli Lilly urge students to consider careers in biopharma and medtech

12 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Over 85,000 currently employed in sectors Sectors collectively account for approx. 70% of Irish goods exports Biopharma sector to generate a further 8,400 jobs by 2020  Medtech has created nearly 3,000 jobs in recent years and set to expand further BioPharmaChem Ireland (BPCI) and the Irish Medtech Association, […]

Cork TD Mick Barry saying cutting bus routes would be “crazy capitalist economics”

Cork TD Mick Barry saying cutting bus routes would be “crazy capitalist economics”

11 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning described proposals to shut down Bus Eireann’s Expressway operation with the loss of more than 500 jobs and the closure of 10 bus depots as “crazy capitalist economics” and said that the proposal must be resisted. The […]

Cork Business Association Gala Dinner & Cork Business of the Year Awards 2017

Cork Business Association Gala Dinner & Cork Business of the Year Awards 2017

11 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie When: 21 January 2017 Where: Cork International Hotel Don’t put away your Christmas finery just yet! – the annual Cork Business Association Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony will take place on 21st January at the Cork International Hotel, marking the organisation’s 60th anniversary. The evening will have a […]

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