CORK CITY BOUNDARY EXTENSION: County Council meet with key author of MacKinnon report

CORK CITY BOUNDARY EXTENSION: County Council meet with key author of MacKinnon report

21 July 2017, Friday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Chairman of the Cork Expert Advisory Group on Local Government Arrangements in Cork, Jim MacKinnon, met on Wednesday with the members and executive of Cork County Council at a special meeting to discuss the group’s report of April 2017. The report followed the earlier statutory report […]

WEST CORK: Scally’s SuperValu Clonakilty wins ‘Most Creative Retailer’ at Checkout ‘Best in Fresh’ Awards

WEST CORK: Scally’s SuperValu Clonakilty wins ‘Most Creative Retailer’ at Checkout ‘Best in Fresh’ Awards

21 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Scally’s SuperValu in Clonakilty has scooped the prestigious award for ‘Most Creative Retailer’ in Ireland at the annual Checkout ‘Best in Fresh’ awards. This award acknowledges Scally’s SuperValu in their ongoing commitment to delivering an unrivalled fresh offering at great value prices, while striving to support Irish suppliers. […]

SKILLNETS: 15% increase in number of Cork companies availing of TRAINING to improve competitiveness

SKILLNETS: 15% increase in number of Cork companies availing of TRAINING to improve competitiveness

20 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan, Assoc CIPD david@TheCork.ie Cork companies are taking up opportunities for training and up-skilling of staff to meet business needs. Figures from the Annual Report of Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting over 60 learning networks nationwide, reveal that the number of businesses accessing subsidised training in […]

POLITICS: Why is a Kerry TD – Michael Healy-Rae – calling for mroe funding in CORK Hospitals?

POLITICS: Why is a Kerry TD – Michael Healy-Rae – calling for mroe funding in CORK Hospitals?

20 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Kilgarvan TD Michael Healy-Rae this morning issued a statement calling for more investment in Cork University Hospital. Statement: With regard to the IHCA(Irish Hospitals Consultants Association) launch of their pre-budget submission. I wish to highlight in the strongest possible way, the absence of the non-invasive vascular laboratory […]

BALLINCOLLIG: Cork County Council to install traffic lights on narrow bridge next to Ballincollig Regional Park

BALLINCOLLIG: Cork County Council to install traffic lights on narrow bridge next to Ballincollig Regional Park

20 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that any of the proposed works to install traffic lights at Inniscara Bridge must not interfere with local access to Ballincollig’s Regional Park. Deputy Moynihan made the call after being informed by Cork County Council that Arup have been commissioned […]

CHILD CARE: €620,000 extra funding for Cork services

CHILD CARE: €620,000 extra funding for Cork services

20 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Childcare services in Cork are to receive just over €620,000 in extra funding, a financial boost that comes at a key moment in Ireland’s move to make affordable, quality childcare more accessible. Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, said: “I am delighted to announce that our local childcare services […]

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