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 David O’Sullivan (Assoc CIPD) david@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 of […]

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 […]

EDUCATION: 40% of second level students not choosing science or technology as perceived ‘too difficult’

EDUCATION: 40% of second level students not choosing science or technology as perceived ‘too difficult’

26 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie BT Ireland today launched the 54th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE), calling on secondary school students across Ireland to begin their preparation for the 2018 event in January. To mark the launch of the 2018 exhibition, BT commissioned an independent survey of third-level students to identify […]

HEALTH: “Nationalise Publicly-Funded Hospitals Owned by Religious Orders” – says Cork Solidarity TD

HEALTH: “Nationalise Publicly-Funded Hospitals Owned by Religious Orders” – says Cork Solidarity TD

26 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Cental Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that the Dail’s Future of Healthcare committee must address the issue of the ownership of publicly-funded hospitals by religious institutions in the wake of the National Maternity Hospital controversy. Deputy Barry, Solidarity-PBP’s representative on the Future of Healthcare […]

WEST CORK: Fastnet Film Festival, discloses guest list for May 2017 at the Cinematrographers’ Party

WEST CORK: Fastnet Film Festival, discloses guest list for May 2017 at the Cinematrographers’ Party

26 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fastnet Film Festival, discloses guest list for May 2017 at the Cinematrographers’ Party The festival, which will take place in Schull, West Cork from Wednesday the 24th – to Sunday 28th May, was launched last night (25rd April) at the ‘Cinematographer’s Party’ at The Crane Lane Theatre, Cork. […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Grammy winning acapella group – ‘The Swingles’ – to perform at Cork International Choral Festival Gala Concert

ENTERTAINMENT: Grammy winning acapella group – ‘The Swingles’ –  to perform at Cork International Choral Festival Gala Concert

26 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of the mammoth programme of events taking place this week across Cork for the 2017 Cork International Choral Festival, there will be a very special performance by the multi Grammy® award winning acapella group, The Swingles at Cork City Hall this Thursday evening at 8pm. The […]

HORSE RACING: Cork Sports Clubs Go Racing at Cork Racecourse Mallow

HORSE RACING: Cork Sports Clubs Go Racing at Cork Racecourse Mallow

26 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Sports Clubs Go Racing at Cork Racecourse Mallow Hudson Taylor in Concert After Racing ‘Cork Sports Clubs Go Racing’ is a new fundraising initiative created by Cork Racecourse Mallow to allow local sports clubs to fundraise for their respective clubs at their race-meeting on Friday evening, May 5th. […]

BREXIT: Enterprise Ireland ‘Brexit Roadshow’ at Maryborough Hotel, Cork

BREXIT: Enterprise Ireland ‘Brexit Roadshow’ at Maryborough Hotel, Cork

26 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Enterprise Ireland have announced details of the first in a series of nationwide ‘Prepare for Brexit’ roadshows, which will take place at the Maryborough Hotel, Cork on Wednesday, 3 May from 8.00-10.30 am. Part of Enterprise Ireland’s #PrepareforBrexit campaign, the Cork roadshow will feature speakers from SMEs, large […]