Cork Action Group wants STOP to solar energy developments – until planning guidelines are agreed

Cork Action Group wants STOP to solar energy developments – until planning guidelines are agreed

  14 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Group wants stop to new developments until planning guidelines are agreed A community group in Kinsale, Co Cork which is spearheading a campaign for planning guidelines for large-scale solar development, today demanded that the Government formally respond to Cork County Council’s call for a moratorium on solar […]

Cork International Hotel on board with BUMBLEance, helping sick children across the Rebel County

Cork International Hotel on board with BUMBLEance, helping sick children across the Rebel County

14 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork International Hotel have announced that ‘BUMBLEance – The Children’s National Ambulance Service’ are their charity partner for 2017. BUMBLEance is an interactive ambulance service designed specifically for children. It provides a free service for critically and seriously ill kids throughout Ireland who need to/from their home […]

Cork native with arthritis takes on 100km Camino Challenge in aid of ‘Arthritis Ireland’ charity

Cork native with arthritis takes on 100km Camino Challenge in aid of ‘Arthritis Ireland’ charity

14 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie John O’Flynn, Arthritis Ireland’s Chairman and Cork native, has been living with arthritis for the last eighteen years and has recently completed his sixty-sixth consecutive monthly hospital visit for severe treatment to manage his arthritis. John has arthritis from his eyes down to toes, but despite his pain […]

Delay on motor insurance recommendations is inexcusable – says Cork TD Michael Moynihan

Delay on motor insurance recommendations is inexcusable – says Cork TD Michael Moynihan

14 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Premiums continuing to soar as Govt fails to take action Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan says the Government’s failure to take action to curb rising motor insurance costs cannot be excused any longer. Premiums are continuing to rise while the Government sits on its […]

University College Cork appoints new Head of Food Business – Professor Thia Hennessy

University College Cork appoints new Head of Food Business – Professor Thia Hennessy

13 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University College Cork has named Professor Thia Hennessy as the new Head of the University’s Department of Food Business and Development. The Department, which is part of the Cork University Business School (CUBS), undertakes teaching and research in the subjects of food business and marketing, international development and […]

100 jobs created as NGINX establishes EMEQ HQ at Phoenix House, Monahan Road, on edge of Cork City, Ireland

100 jobs created as NGINX establishes EMEQ HQ at Phoenix House, Monahan Road, on edge of Cork City, Ireland

13 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Many of the world’s leading technology firms are expanding their presence in Ireland because of the availability of highly skilled talent, the quality of life, and its strong relationships across Europe – and NGINX is no exception” Those were the words of Taoiseach Enda Kenny this morning. US web […]

Housing Minister Simon Coveney signs rules to improve quality of rental properties

Housing Minister Simon Coveney signs rules to improve quality of rental properties

13 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Carrigaline based TD, Simon Coveney, Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government has signed the Housing (Standards for Rented Houses) Regulations 2017  giving effect to an important commitment under the Governments’ rental strategy, published in December. The Strategy sets out a number of actions under standards […]

SIPTU members in ‘Kerry Group’ (Charleville Co Cork) escalate dispute with four more work stoppages

SIPTU members in ‘Kerry Group’ (Charleville Co Cork) escalate dispute with four more work stoppages

10 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SIPTU members at the Kerry Group plants in SIPTU members in Kerry Group escalate dispute with four more work stoppages, have scheduled four 24-hour work stoppages over the next two weeks (Tuesday 14th, Friday 17th, Tuesday 21st and Friday 24th February) in a dispute which results from the […]