BUSINESS: 210 new jobs over next three years at MSD, Brinny, Innishannon, Co Cork

BUSINESS: 210 new jobs over next three years at MSD, Brinny, Innishannon, Co Cork

31 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@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 increase […]

CORK: Demolition work begins on former Munster Showgrounds to make way for new City Council ‘Marina Park’

CORK: Demolition work begins on former Munster Showgrounds to make way for new City Council ‘Marina Park’

29 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@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 Páirc […]

REDESIGN: New food court opens in Cork Airport – Rugby star Alan Quinlan attends

REDESIGN: New food court opens in Cork Airport – Rugby star Alan Quinlan attends

29 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Former international rugby star and Aramark ambassador, Alan Quinlan formally launched the new and improved food offerings at Cork Airport: Kinsale Cafe, Bar and Food Republic. Visitors has a chance to sample the new, delicious menus. Alan was joined by some of the local producers who are supplying […]

SPORT: Munster and Ireland Rugby player Donncha O’Callaghan is ‘Cork Person of the MONTH’

SPORT: Munster and Ireland Rugby player Donncha O’Callaghan is ‘Cork Person of the MONTH’

29 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The legendary Munster and Irish second row forward, Donncha O’Callaghan has been announced as May’s ‘Cork Person of the Month’. Donncha’s love of sport, and specifically rugby, started during his school days in Cork at Christian Brothers’ College and later at Highfield Rugby Club. Such was his talent […]

SPORT: National Lottery Company congratulate West Cork rowers Paul and Gary O’Donovan

SPORT: National Lottery Company congratulate West Cork rowers Paul and Gary O’Donovan

29 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The National Lottery today congratulated the Irish rowing team on its spectacular success at the European Rowing Championships in the Czech Republic at the weekend. National Lottery funding helped build the National Rowing Centre in Skibbereen, and to purchase boats and equipment. The investment has contributed to the […]

HOSPITALITY: ‘The Emporium Company’ invests €2.5m into Cork hospitality sector

HOSPITALITY: ‘The Emporium Company’ invests €2.5m into Cork hospitality sector

29 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork hospitality operator, The Emporium Company, has set the bar high for service, quality and value since its establishment in 2016. Led by dynamic duo, Ronan Murphy and Rory O’Doherty, both hailing from Cork, the company has gone from strength to strength since its founding last year. The […]

POLITICS: Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire Sinn Fein TD expresses serious concern regarding reports of weaknesses in Child Protection

POLITICS: Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire Sinn Fein TD expresses serious concern regarding reports of weaknesses in Child Protection

29 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has expressed serious concern regarding reports of weaknesses in the Child Protection services of the state; in particular, the lack of 24 hour Child Protections services available and that children were directed to Garda Stations as […]

HEALTH: Cork based Fianna Fail spokesman on Health Billy Kelleher welcomes news that Religious orders will NOT be involved in new Hospital

HEALTH: Cork based Fianna Fail spokesman on Health Billy Kelleher welcomes news that Religious orders will NOT be involved in new Hospital

29 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher has said the Sisters of Charity have taken the right decision to remove themselves from the operation of the St. Vincent’s Hospital Group, and the new National Maternity Hospital. “This decision, I believe, is in the best interests of both the […]