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Archives / May 2017
31 May 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
31 May 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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.... Read More
31 May 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
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... Read More
31 May 2017 By Tom Collins 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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
31 May 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West, Fine Gael Dáil Deputy, Jim Daly has welcomed the news that the MSD plant in Brinny has announced 210 new job vacancies which will become available over the next three years. The new jobs include technical, engineering, biochemistry, biology, quality and operations positions. This... Read More
29 May 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Demolition work is to begin today on the site of the former Munster Showgrounds paving  the way for Cork City Council to  develop  Marina Park. Marina Park in Blackrock, at approx 32 ha, will be approximately five times the size of Fitzgerald’s Park. It will run around the redeveloped... Read More