SOCCER: Will Ireland be in the 2018 World Cup?

SOCCER: Will Ireland be in the 2018 World Cup?

27 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Every town has its own soccer team, and it’s important to support them, but it’s also important to look at the world stage! We’re nearing the one-year mark until the 2018 World Cup, and that means that qualifying is well under way. Round one of qualifying will last […]

New framework for Town Centre renewal will benefit towns in Cork – says Senator Tim Lombard

New framework for Town Centre renewal will benefit towns in Cork – says Senator Tim Lombard

27 April 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim LombardCarrigaline based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said that the newly announced framework for Town Centre renewal will be of enormous benefit to towns and villages throughout Cork. The framework aims to address the need for greater collaboration and support for town centre […]

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: 4 Cork Organisations share in half-million-euro grant thanks to Intel Employees

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: 4 Cork Organisations share in half-million-euro grant thanks to Intel Employees

27 April 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Intel yesterday, Tuesday, April 25th, celebrated the success of its 2016 Matching Grant initiative, rewarding 124 community organisations and schools from across Ireland with €502,378. 4 organisations from the Cork area were part of the 2016 Matching Grant Scheme and thus will receive funding in the amount of […]

EUROPEAN UNION: Seminar in Cork on ‘Your rights as a European Citizen’

EUROPEAN UNION:  Seminar in Cork on ‘Your rights as a European Citizen’

27 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Environmental Pillar will hold a seminar with MEP Liadh Ni Riada tomorrow (Friday, 28 April 2017) to highlight Irish people’s rights to access information as EU citizens. The interactive seminar – Right to Know, Right to Act: Your rights as a European Citizen – will take place […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork Choral Festival – Programme 2017 – What’s on in Cork City this weekend

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork Choral Festival – Programme 2017 – What’s on in Cork City this weekend

27 April 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The weekend ahead boasts a rich variety of music and song in Cork as the Cork International Choral Festival reaches its peak and the city buzzes with a harmony of voices. There is something for everyone this weekend with both planned and impromptu events on every corner […]

M20 motorway must be built from Cork to Limerick direct, not via Tipperary – Aindrias Moynihan

M20 motorway must be built from Cork to Limerick direct, not via Tipperary – Aindrias Moynihan

27 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Call for public to let Government know their views on Capital Plan Review Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan (Fianna Fail) has said that those suggesting that the M20 motorway project between Cork and Limerick should be replaced by a spur linking Limerick to the Cork-Dublin motorway don’t […]

National Minimum Wage is being treated as a STANDARD RATE by many employers – warns Cork City Cllr

National Minimum Wage is being treated as a STANDARD RATE by many employers – warns Cork City Cllr

26 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Data shows that National Minimum Wage is being treated as a standard rate by many employers Cork Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has said that data released by the Central Statistics Office today (Wednesday) shows that what is meant to be a statutory National Minimum Wage is in […]

HUMAN RESOURCES: CareerWise Recruitment sponsor CIPD breakfast in Cork with Prof Paddy Gunnigle as key speaker

HUMAN RESOURCES: CareerWise Recruitment sponsor CIPD breakfast in Cork with Prof Paddy Gunnigle as key speaker

26 April 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth (Assoc CIPD) bryan@TheCork.ie The CIPD Southern Region Committee held another in their series of breakfast meetings this morning. It took place at 7:30am in the Maryborough House Hotel, and was sponsored by CareerWise Recruitment. The Guest Speaker was author and lecturer Prof Paddy Gunnigle. His address was entitled A critical evaluation […]

Minister Coveney re-affirms his commitment to tackling homelessness

Minister Coveney re-affirms his commitment to tackling homelessness

26 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., noted the publication of the March Homeless Figures this week National Figures March 2017 Homeless Adults 4,909 Homeless Families 1,256 Dependents 2,563 “The figures for March are a stark indicator of the challenges we face as […]