WANT TO SAIL A SUPERYACHT: The Cork ‘National Maritime College of Ireland’ has a course for that

WANT TO SAIL A SUPERYACHT: The Cork ‘National Maritime College of Ireland’ has a course for that

27 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie In a move to broaden the base of its operations even further, and capitalise on the ever growing global Superyacht market, the Nationl Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) has made significant investments in developing its course programmes for this exciting sector. That investment paid dividends as the College’s […]

UCC ARTS STUDENT: to appear on Winning Streak gameshow – Aherla

UCC ARTS STUDENT: to appear on Winning Streak gameshow – Aherla

27 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This week’s episode of Winning Streak (Saturday 30th September) will feature 19 year old student and GAA fanatic Cormac O’Driscoll from Aherla, Co Cork. Cormac recently started college and is an Arts student in University College Cork (UCC), following some good results in his Leaving Certificate over the […]

ATM MACHINES CAN GET MALWARE: But Trend Micro has a solution for the banking sector

ATM MACHINES CAN GET MALWARE: But Trend Micro has a solution for the banking sector

27 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Trend Micro, with EMEA headquarters in Cork, and Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) have released a comprehensive report on the current state of ATM Malware. “Cashing in on ATM Malware” details both physical and network-based malware attacks on ATMs, as well as highlights where the malware is created. […]

EDUCATIONAL EXPANSION: University College Cork to invest 350m over next 5 years

EDUCATIONAL EXPANSION: University College Cork to invest 350m over next 5 years

26 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork (UCC) has unveiled its €350 million investment plan which will create more than 500 new construction jobs in Cork over the next five years. Announcing his strategic plan this morning (9am, Tues, Sept 26), UCC President, Professor Patrick O’Shea, outlined the development goals for UCC […]

TIDY TOWNS: Cork County Council congratulates 2017 winners

TIDY TOWNS: Cork County Council congratulates 2017 winners

26 September 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley and Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Tim Lucey, today conveyed their congratulations to all the participants and winners in this year’s National Tidy Towns competition with a record breaking 870 towns and villages competing. Commenting on the Cork successes, […]

ENGLISH MARKET: ‘Marvellous Meringue boutique’ opens stall

ENGLISH MARKET: ‘Marvellous Meringue boutique’ opens stall

26 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Willy Wonka of Meringues Stall’s has arrived at Cork’s English Market The Tipperary Kitchen’s Marvellous Meringue boutique has just opened in Cork’s English Market. This pop-up shop is the latest instalment to the English Markets start-up stall, situated just off the Grand Parade entrance and is Irelands first meringue […]

HOUSE INFLATION: up 5.3% in COUNTY Cork in last 3 months alone

HOUSE INFLATION: up 5.3% in COUNTY Cork in last 3 months alone

26 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The price of the average three-bed semi in Cork county has risen 5.3% to €150,000 in the last three months, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance. The REA Average House Price Survey concentrates on the actual sale price of Ireland’s typical stock home, […]

WEST CORK: Rower Paul O’Donovan 4/7 from 4/6 To Retain Lightweight Sculls Title

WEST CORK: Rower Paul O’Donovan 4/7 from 4/6 To Retain Lightweight Sculls Title

25 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The famous West Cork Rower Paul O’Donovan’s odds of winning the lightweight single sculls in the Florida World Rowing Championships have shortened further after his impressive eleven second win on Day One. The reigning world under-23 champion was serving as a replacement for his brother Gary, who unfortunately […]

HEALTH: Alzheimer Society host talk in Cork Arts Theatre

HEALTH: Alzheimer Society host talk in Cork Arts Theatre

25 September 2017, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) is hosting a celebratory AlzTalks event which will feature people living with dementia, carers and musicians at the Cork Arts Theatre, Carroll’s Quay, Shandon, Cork on Wednesday, September 27th 2017 6.30pm-9.00pm. The eclectic event – which features the legendary John Spillane […]

LITTLE ISLAND: Cork car dealer welcomes new Mercedes S-Class

LITTLE ISLAND: Cork car dealer welcomes new Mercedes S-Class

25 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Above: Mercedes-Benz main dealer Declan O’Hara and Dermot O’Hara of MSL Cork pictured at the launch of the new, S-Class, flagship model of the Mercedes-Benz range. Described by them as ‘the new face of luxury motoring in Ireland’, the new S-Class is said to be the technological forerunner […]