Tickets on sale for 2016 UCC ‘Surgeon Noonan Society Ball’ at Rochestown Park Hotel

Tickets on sale for 2016 UCC ‘Surgeon Noonan Society Ball’ at Rochestown Park Hotel

4 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The annual Surgeon Noonan Ball is set to take place on February 4th 2017. The Rochestown Park Hotel will play host to the society’s 40th anniversary, ‘A Night to Remember’ and UCC’s Surgeon Noonan Society wishes to invite all members of the local community and beyond to “dine and […]

€3,420,463 in ICT infrastructure grants for Cork primary and post-primary schools – Buttimer

€3,420,463 in ICT infrastructure grants for Cork primary and post-primary schools – Buttimer

4 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator, Jerry Buttimer, has confirmed that €3,420,463 is available to schools here in Cork to develop Information and communications technology. “My Fine Gael colleague, the Minister for Education Richard Bruton, has confirmed to me that he is investing €30m in ICT infrastructure grants for primary […]

Staycation – Cork Politician encourages Cork people to stay in Cork

Staycation – Cork Politician encourages Cork people to stay in Cork

4 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator, Jerry Buttimer, has said that 2016 was a record year for Irish tourism, benefitting communities and businesses in Cork. He also encouraged people to consider a staycation in 2017, as thoughts turn to summer holiday bookings. “2016 was a record year for Irish tourism, […]

Bord Gáis Energy seeks Cork Service Engineers to join growing team

Bord Gáis Energy seeks Cork Service Engineers to join growing team

3 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bord Gáis Energy is looking for expert Registered Gas Installers in the Cork area to join its team of Boiler Service Engineers. The company recently announced the re-launch of its residential energy services business. From November 2016, the Bord Gáis Energy boiler services business will be re-positioned as […]

Cork house prices up 9.5% in 2016 to €230K

Cork house prices up 9.5% in 2016 to €230K

3 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie House price inflation is set to accelerate in 2017 to 8% driven by the economic recovery and an ever tightening housing market according to the latest house price survey from MyHome.ie in association with Davy. However the report warns that the combined impact of the Help-to-Buy scheme and […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC appoint Liam Kearney as First Team Coach.

SOCCER: Cork City FC appoint Liam Kearney as First Team Coach.

3 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Conna native returns to the club after spending the last year coaching in the United States, having had three separate spells with the club as a player, and he told CorkCityFC.ie that he was looking forward to getting started: “I am delighted to get the opportunity and […]

Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed must speed up GLAS payments – says IFA

Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed must speed up GLAS payments – says IFA

3 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie IFA Rural Development Chairman, Joe Brady has described the pay-out of GLAS payments to farmers to date as sluggish, and called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to ensure that all 38,000 farmers are now paid the promised 85% payment without any further delay. Joe Brady said […]

Harris’ failure to tackle overcrowding putting lives at risk – Kelleher

Harris’ failure to tackle overcrowding putting lives at risk – Kelleher

3 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher (elected as a TD in Cork North Central) has said that Minister Harris has failed miserably in his commitment to address the chronic overcrowding in our country’s Emergency Departments. Deputy Kelleher was commenting following reports from the INMO that there were […]

Time for Cork FG TDs to deliver for Tillage Farmers – Murphy O’Mahony

Time for Cork FG TDs to deliver for Tillage Farmers – Murphy O’Mahony

3 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that Cork farming families are fed up of Government TDs talking the talk when it comes to tillage farmers rather than delivering a fair compensation package. “2016 was one of the worst weeks for tillage farmers in Ireland. Historically […]