Printer ink cartridge recycling scheme has raised more than €100,000 for Munster charities since 2011

Printer ink cartridge recycling scheme has raised more than €100,000 for Munster charities since 2011

5 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie What started as an effort to raise a few thousand euro; to say thank you to the staff of St. Therese’s Oncology Ward at the Mercy University Hospital for the wonderful care and attention given to Denis O’Donovan’s wife Angela after she was successfully treated there for a Non-Hodgkins […]

Over 25,000 premises in Cork will have high speed broadband by 2018

Over 25,000 premises in Cork will have high speed broadband by 2018

5 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork and Government spokesperson in the Seanad on Communications, Tim Lombard, said over 25,000 premises in Cork will have high speed broadband by 2018. Senator Lombard said: “Some 25,373 premises in Cork will have high speed broadband by next year, and at 30 mbps […]

M&P O’Sullivan showcase local produce at inaugural Food and Retail Tradeshow

M&P O’Sullivan showcase local produce at inaugural Food and Retail Tradeshow

5 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Over 30 of Ireland’s leading food and retail suppliers attended M&P O’Sullivan’s recent inaugural Foodservice and Retail Tradeshow in the Kingsley Hotel, which showcased over local producers from the Munster region. The event was an opportunity for local companies like Ballymaloe, Denise’s Gluten Free, O’Keeffe’s Bakery and Secret […]

Minister still won’t confirm new school patron in Ballincollig despite previous assurances – Aindrias Moynihan

Minister still won’t confirm new school patron in Ballincollig despite previous assurances – Aindrias Moynihan

5 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Parents concerned over SEN provision in new school Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that he is deeply concerned by comments made by Minister Richard Bruton, the Minister for Education, on the proposed new primary school for Ballincollig. Deputy Moynihan was speaking following a debate with […]

New Medical Ophthalmologist expected at Cork University Hospital to deal with chronic delays

New Medical Ophthalmologist expected at Cork University Hospital to deal with chronic delays

5 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East TD, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that he is hopeful that a new medical ophthalmologist will be appointed to Cork University Hospital to deal with the chronic delays in accessing ophthalmological services. Following receipt of a parliamentary reply from the HSE, I’ve been told that the CUH […]

50,000 to visit Cork for Choral Festival

50,000 to visit Cork for Choral Festival

5 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork International Choral Festival will bring a city to life with song Almost 5,000 world class singers and 50,000 visitors from across Ireland, Europe and beyond will descend on Cork over the May Bank Holiday weekend from 26-30 April for the 63rd annual Cork International Choral Festival. The Festival, […]