BRIGHT SPARKS! Cork graduates commence prestigious ESB three-year Development Programme – Mallow, Cloyne, Ballincollig, Coachford, Dunmanway, Charleville

BRIGHT SPARKS! Cork graduates commence prestigious ESB three-year Development Programme – Mallow, Cloyne, Ballincollig, Coachford, Dunmanway, Charleville

22 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan, Assoc CIPD david@TheCork.ie Six Cork graduates are commencing a prestigious three-year programme in ESB this week. They form part of a cohort of 70 graduates from Irish third level institutions, spanning fields of engineering, IT, HR, marketing, trading and finance. Pictured (attached, L to R) at their induction in […]

CORK GETS SHARE OF NATIONAL POT: €1m for ‘Local Improvement Schemes’

CORK GETS SHARE OF NATIONAL POT: €1m for ‘Local Improvement Schemes’

22 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €1m in funding has been secured for Local Improvement Schemes in Cork. The funding will allow for the repair and improvement of small roads and laneways leading to local people’s homes and businesses that are not under the normal maintenance of the Local Authorities. Locally based Minister for Foreign […]

FOOD BUSINESS: Dairygold opens ‘Nutritionals Campus’ in Mallow

FOOD BUSINESS: Dairygold opens ‘Nutritionals Campus’ in Mallow

22 September 2017, Friday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The official opening of Dairygold’s new ‘Nutritionals Campus’ took place in Mallow this morning. The food firm secured the attendance of a wide range of figures, including: EU Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development, Phil Hogan Tánaiste & Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Francis FitzGerald Cork […]

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Dragon of Shandon’ parade seeks volunteers

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Dragon of Shandon’ parade seeks volunteers

22 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The 11th Dragon of Shandon Samhain Parade will take place on 31st October 2017 in the streets of Cork City. Last year the group had their biggest parade to date with over 500 participants. 15,000 spectators lined the streets in Shandon dressed in Halloween themed creations “and an […]

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City FC v Limerick

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City FC v Limerick

22 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City return to league action tonight, as they travel to the Markets Field to face Limerick. Having had no fixture last weekend due to the EA Sports Cup Final, City’s last outing was a 4-1 win away to Longford Town in the FAI Cup, a result that […]

RURAL CRIME: Cork ‘Community Alert’ text message groups encouraged to apply for funding

RURAL CRIME: Cork ‘Community Alert’ text message groups encouraged to apply for funding

21 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Are you in a Community Alert group? Many now believe those are outdated, because a simple free WhatsApp group of self-organised neighbours works just as well. However, when dealing with areas of poor internet coverage, or people for people without smart phones then a text alert group is more […]

CARRIGALINE MAN: to appear on Winning Streak TV gameshow – first episode since Summer break

CARRIGALINE MAN: to appear on Winning Streak TV gameshow – first episode since Summer break

21 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Europe’s longest-running TV gameshow, Winning Streak returns to living rooms all over Ireland this Saturday evening (23rd September) at 8:15pm on RTÉ One. Show presenters Marty Whelan and Cork born Sinead Kennedy are back as Winning Streak celebrates its 29th series. Five players are ready to compete to win cash, […]

SAY HELLO TO TEXACO: Cork Libraries to host exhibitions of local Texaco Art Competition entries

SAY HELLO TO TEXACO: Cork Libraries to host exhibitions of local Texaco Art Competition entries

21 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Students from Cork city and county, with others from elsewhere in Munster, are to have their prizewinning entries from the Texaco Children’s Art Competition displayed in two exhibitions to be held simultaneously in Cork City Council libraries during the month of October. Consisting of up to 50 artworks […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK 22nd SEP 2017: University College Cork hosts plenty of events for Culture Night

THINGS TO DO IN CORK 22nd SEP 2017: University College Cork hosts plenty of events for Culture Night

21 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Meet slithering reptiles, enjoy a drama about digital dating or attend a slide and polka workshop as Gaeilge – these are just some of the events that UCC has organized for Culture Night (Friday, September 22) reflecting the creative and scholarly richness of the University.  All are welcome and the […]

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