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Archives / May 2017
29 May 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
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... Read More
29 May 2017 By Tom Collins 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... Read More
29 May 2017, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie More than 400 SMEs from Cork, Kerry, Tipperary, Galway and Dublin gathered on Friday at the O’Callaghan warehouse on Custom House Quay, Cork for Facebook’s Boost Your Business event. The event, co-hosted by Facebook and Cork Chamber aimed to provide SMEs with greater insight into the potential of the... Read More
28 May 2017, 9pm By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie When Hustings take place then one candidate will often have home advantage, eventually. This evening Simon Coveney is in his own constituency of Cork South Central. This follows hustings in Dublin, Carlow and Ballinasloe over the past few evenings. Today’s event is underway at the Clayton... Read More
28 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Students of ‘Multimedia and Visual Communications’ at Cork Institute of Technology have held a exhibition of their final year work. Entitled “Sonder”, the exhibition contained an array of movement interpretations, such as immersive game technology to assist in physical rehabilitation and interactive audio/visual collaborations with local musicians. Photographer... Read More