English Market raised €1,700 over Christmas for Pieta House Charity

English Market raised €1,700 over Christmas for Pieta House Charity

27 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The English Market, Ireland’s oldest indoor food market, have handed over a cheque for €1,717 to suicide prevention charity Pieta House, their nominated Christmas charity. The money was raised over the Christmas period as all the market traders came together to collect as much as they could to […]

75,000 Cork homes & businesses suffering because of delays in rolling National Broadband Plan – McGrath

75,000 Cork homes & businesses suffering because of delays in rolling National Broadband Plan – McGrath

27 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fianna Fáil TD Michael McGrath has said the government needs to press ahead with the National Broadband Plan following confirmation that 75,000 homes and businesses in Cork are without high speed broadband – and in many cases any broadband at all – because of the […]

Do you live in Blackpool, Shandon, or Farranree? You’re invited to a Community Safety Forum in City Hall on Monday

Do you live in Blackpool, Shandon, or Farranree? You’re invited to a Community Safety Forum in City Hall on Monday

27 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Residents living in the Blackpool, Shandon and Farranree area are invited to attend a Community Safety Forum on Monday 29th January at Farranree Community Centre, Pophams Road, Farranree The Community Safety forum is aimed at making the area a safer and more pleasant environment and at enhancing local […]

FARMING: West Cork farmers under financial pressure need help – says TD

FARMING: West Cork farmers under financial pressure need help – says TD

27 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie West Cork Independent Michael Collins TD has called on Agriculture Minister, Michael Creed, to immediately put in place measures to ensure that farmers who are enduring the brunt of the fodder crisis are supported. ‘Farmers across West Cork and indeed many parts of the country are once again […]

IRISH RAIL: Cork-Dublin Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2017

IRISH RAIL: Cork-Dublin Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2017

26 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Strong Growth also recorded on Cork/Cobh & Cork/Midleton Commuter Services A total of 3.15million passenger journeys were recorded on the Dublin/Cork rail line in 2017, the highest figures ever figures recorded on the route. This represents a 6.5% increase on 2016. Strong growth was also recorded on the […]

KINSALE: Planning permission lodged for new Kinsale Library

KINSALE: Planning permission lodged for new Kinsale Library

26 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is “delighted with the announcement” that Cork County Council has today lodged planning permission for their proposed relocation and upgrade of the Kinsale library. Senator Lombard, who just recently opened his constituency office in Kinsale, said: “I welcome this major step forward for […]

TECH NEWS: Irish Internet of Things (IoT) technology company ‘Over-C’ opens Cork office

TECH NEWS: Irish Internet of Things (IoT) technology company ‘Over-C’ opens Cork office

26 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over-C, the Irish Internet of Things (IoT) technology company, today opened their new headquarters in Cork City, Ireland, and announced two new significant partnerships in Europe worth an estimated €20 million over three years. The new partnerships are with KPN, the largest Dutch telecoms company, and Facilicom Group, […]

International researchers can reach their APEX in Cork

International researchers can reach their APEX in Cork

26 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The SFI Research Centre APC Microbiome Ireland, based in University College Cork, has secured €1.416,000 in competitive funding from the European Union’s Marie Sklodowska-Curie programme, to bring 20 senior international researchers to Ireland, through a new post-doctoral fellowship programme, APEX. The new programme will further help cement Ireland’s […]