BASKETBALL: Thrills, upsets and excitement on Day 2 of the Hula Hoops National Cup semi-finals

BASKETBALL:  Thrills, upsets and excitement on Day 2 of the Hula Hoops National Cup semi-finals

7 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork produced yet another thrilling day of basketball action today as the Hula Hoops National Cup semi-finals continued in Neptune Stadium and Parochial Hall. Courtyard Liffey Celtics booked their spot in their first Hula Hoops Cup final at this level to tee up a showdown with reigning champions […]

VIDEO: Tickets on sale for Cork ‘Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance’ 2017

VIDEO: Tickets on sale for Cork ‘Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance’ 2017

7 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Where: City Hall, Cork When: Sunday 29th January 2017 3.00pm-6pm Who: Evelyn Grant and the Cork Pops Orchestra, Special Guest Keith Hanley Cost: Tickets €10 from Pro Musica, Oliver Plunkett St, Cork A January ‘Gathering’ of young and old, from communities all over Cork and beyond who love […]

Sinn Fein MEP urges all to attend conference on mental health and addiction in Cork next week

Sinn Fein MEP urges all to attend conference on mental health and addiction in Cork next week

6 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ni Riada is urging all interested groups and individuals to attend a conference on mental health and addiction in Cork next week. The ‘Dual Diagnosis – Mental Health and Addiction’ conference is being hosted by UCC Sinn Féin in the UCC Kane Building on […]

Cork TD highlights how many customers of the former ‘Setanta Insurance’ are still in limbo

Cork TD highlights how many customers of the former ‘Setanta Insurance’ are still in limbo

6 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 1,666 claimants caught up in the collapse of Setanta Insurance in April 2014 remain in limbo as a final decision on who pays the bill is awaited in the Courts. Figures released to the Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance, Michael McGrath (Cork South Central TD), through a parliamentary […]

Number of new companies being formed in Cork is up 1.4% (2016 v 2015)

Number of new companies being formed in Cork is up 1.4% (2016 v 2015)

6 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The number of new company start-ups natiowide surpassed 20,000 in 2016, the first time this has happened since 1998, according to new annual figures from leading business and credit risk analyst, Vision-net.ie. New companies and businesses There were 20,997 new companies registered in 2016, 8 percent more than […]

Aer Lingus Regional announce new route from Cork Airport to Cornwall for summer 2017

Aer Lingus Regional announce new route from Cork Airport to Cornwall for summer 2017

6 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Commencing 6 May for summer 2017, airline to fly twice weekly to Newquay Cornwall Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has today announced that the airline will operate a service from Cork Airport to Cornwall Airport Newquay beginning 6 May for summer 2017. Operating twice weekly on […]

Who is the ‘Cork Person of the Year 2016’?

Who is the ‘Cork Person of the Year 2016’?

6 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Excitement is building Leeside as the countdown begins towards the official announcement of ‘Cork Person of the Year 2016’. Twelve ‘Cork Person of the Month’ winners are in contention for the overall 2016 title, which will be announced at a Gala Awards Lunch in a fortnight on January 20th […]

Buttimer welcomes 2016 IDA figures

Buttimer welcomes 2016 IDA figures

5 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator and leader of Seanad Éireann, Jerry Buttimer, has warmly welcomed the annual results of IDA Ireland for 2016. The government agency announced the highest level of employment in its client companies in its 67 year history. Total employment at overseas companies now stands at 187,056 […]

SPORT: Cork’s Gurranabraher Credit Union sponsors Blue Demons Basketball Club

SPORT: Cork’s Gurranabraher Credit Union sponsors Blue Demons Basketball Club

5 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Basketball is an integral part of Cork’s sporting history, with most clubs centered on the Northside of the City Blue Demons Basketball Club have signed a new sponsorship deal with Gurranabraher Credit Union. “Gurranabraher Credit Union is delighted to be sponsoring the UCC Demons Super League team, as […]

Only 1% of Assessment of Needs completed for children with special needs in Cork South Lee Area – Murphy O’Mahony

Only 1% of Assessment of Needs completed for children with special needs in Cork South Lee Area – Murphy O’Mahony

4 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the Government is failing children with special needs in Cork. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony made her comments in light of information she received through a parliamentary question which shows that only 1% of needs assessments in the Cork […]