JOBS: Cork based ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ clothing distributor/retailer to create 100 jobs in Ireland over next 12 months through opening of new stores

JOBS: Cork based ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ clothing distributor/retailer to create 100 jobs in Ireland over next 12 months through opening of new stores

31 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Regatta Great Outdoors, the outdoor clothing company, has announced the creation of 100 new jobs in Ireland with the opening of several new stores nationwide including key locations in Galway, Dublin and Waterford. This expansion sees Regatta Great Outdoors set to become a prominent household name across Ireland […]

HEALTH: Marymount Hospice seeks volunteer collectors for Sunflower Days

HEALTH: Marymount Hospice seeks volunteer collectors for Sunflower Days

31 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sunflower Days is a national campaign for hospices, with all monies raised locally staying local Marymount University Hospital and Hospice urgently needs volunteers to support its Sunflower Days – which are taking part throughout Cork city and county on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June. If you are […]

MARINE MATTERS: Agriculture Minister Creed’s Department gives €93,750 to Cork County Council towards repair of three piers – The Lusitania Pier, Ballydonegan Pier, and Brown’s Island Pier

MARINE MATTERS: Agriculture Minister Creed’s Department gives €93,750 to Cork County Council towards repair of three piers – The Lusitania Pier,  Ballydonegan Pier, and Brown’s Island Pier

31 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced details of an extended programme to assist 9 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 16 development and repair projects on harbours and slipways owned by them (see table below for details). This €1m package augments […]

WEST CORK: German short film, ‘Backstory’ directed by Joshua Laukeninks wins ‘Best of Festival’ title at 2017 Fastnet Film Festival

WEST CORK: German short film, ‘Backstory’ directed by Joshua Laukeninks wins ‘Best of Festival’ title at 2017 Fastnet Film Festival

31 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie German Short, ‘Backstory’ directed by Joshua Laukeninks, takes home Best of Festival at the 2017 Fastnet Film Festival Award Ceremony The festival, which took place from the 24th to the 28th of May saw huge crowds of filmmakers from all over the world descend on Schull, Co. Cork […]

POSITIVE RESULTS: Cork County Council begins campaign to tackle CHEWING GUM LITTER

POSITIVE RESULTS: Cork County Council begins campaign to tackle CHEWING GUM LITTER

31 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Campaign is changing people’s behaviour towards gum disposal The 2017 Gum Litter Taskforce (GLT) gum litter education campaign was launched in Fermoy Town last week by County Mayor Cllr Seamus McGrath. This annual campaign is a huge success to date in changing the public’s behaviour to gum disposal […]

HEALTH: “HSE have NO FIGURES for suicide deaths in hospitals” says Cork East Sinn Fein TD Pat Buckley

HEALTH: “HSE have NO FIGURES for suicide deaths in hospitals” says Cork East Sinn Fein TD Pat Buckley

31 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD and deputy Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley (Cork East) has called for data to be collected on suicide deaths in Irish hospitals in order to highlight the need for better mental health services in general hospital settings. He made his comments following a response from […]

SPORT: Irish Government needs to invest more in rowing – to sow the seeds for future national glory – says West Cork TD

SPORT: Irish Government needs to invest more in rowing – to sow the seeds for future national glory – says West Cork TD

31 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the Government must press home Ireland’s recent success in international rowing with a renewed, and enlarged, financial support package. “Last weekend’s success for members of Skibbereen Rowing Club at the European Championships is further evidence of the capacity […]

ASYLUM SEEKERS: Cork North Central TD Jonathan O’Brien welcomes right to work Court ruling

ASYLUM SEEKERS: Cork North Central TD Jonathan O’Brien welcomes right to work Court ruling

31 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking following yesterdays Supreme Court ruling that a ban on asylum seekers from working is unconstitutional, Sinn Féin TD and Justice spokesperson Jonathan said that the ruling was an important step forward for asylum seekers in Ireland. Deputy O’Brien said; “Sinn Fein have consistently called for an end […]

HEALTH: Mater Private Cork welcomes new Consultant Respiratory Physician

HEALTH: Mater Private Cork welcomes new Consultant Respiratory Physician

31 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mater Private Cork has announced the arrival of new Consultant Respiratory Physician, Dr Sarah Landers. A Kerry native, Dr Sarah Landers, graduated with an honours degree in medicine from University College Cork in 2004. She has completed dual specialist training in respiratory and internal medicine and was awarded CSCST […]

BUSINESS: Cork company Treemetrics signs €1.2m deal with ESA to create ‘Internet of Trees’

BUSINESS: Cork company Treemetrics signs €1.2m deal with ESA to create ‘Internet of Trees’

31 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork based Treemetrics, the Digital Analytics Platform for World Forestry’, has today announced a major €1.2 million contract agreement, with the European Space Agency, to roll out a pioneering Tree Growth analytics and monitoring system, which includes a unique measurement sensor that tracks the growth and health of […]

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