Public discussion on ‘Flooding in the Cork Region – Impacts and Solutions’ at Cork Institute of Technology

Public discussion on ‘Flooding in the Cork Region – Impacts and Solutions’ at Cork Institute of Technology

25 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The School of Building & Civil Engineering at Cork Institute of Technology will host the 28th Environ Conference from March 26th to March 28th next. This annual Conference, Environ2018, is being hosted in collaboration with the Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland (ESAI), the conference theme is “Arriving at […]

CORK TOURISM: Lee Road ‘Lifetime Lab’ rebrands to use its commonly known name of ‘Old Cork Waterworks’

24 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s leading school tour visitor attractions is rebranding, changing its name from Lifetime Lab to The Old Cork Waterworks Experience. It follows significant investment by Cork City Council and Fáilte Ireland at the site to develop a new Visitor Experience. The Experience, which is part of Ireland’s Ancient […]

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: BIS students’ talents published in 20th anniversary Anthology

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: BIS students’ talents published in 20th anniversary Anthology

23 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Each year the Business Information Systems (BIS) programme in UCC invites students to showcase their creative work, and to express those sides of themselves less visible in their academic studies, in its annual Anthology publication. A special 20th anniversary edition of the Anthology was officially launched at the […]

INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT: What’s happening in Cork City?

INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT: What’s happening in Cork City?

23 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie More than €700 million is currently being invested in Cork’s city centre by private and public sector organisations. The developments, which include a number of multi-functional sites encompassing retail, office, education, culture and tourism, are driving growth and confidence in Ireland’s second city. Matching this financial investment, traders, […]

Teenagers of Ireland put down their phones to participate in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon Youth Challenge Fun 5k

Teenagers of Ireland put down their phones to participate in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon Youth Challenge Fun 5k

23 March 2018, Friday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Teenagers across Ireland made a mad dash from school on Wednesday but with very good reason, as the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon Youth Challenge Fun 5k kicked off at Tramore Valley Park at 2pm under overcast skies. In spite of this event being cancelled last week […]

Europe unhappy with Ireland homelessness situation

Europe unhappy with Ireland homelessness situation

22 March 2018, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and Housing Agency chairman Conor Skehan should be asked to comment on what he described as “scorching criticism” directed at the Housing Agency chairman and Government Ministers by a new report […]

Cork wins at ‘Irish Restaurant Awards’

Cork wins at ‘Irish Restaurant Awards’

22 March 2018, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The second of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Radisson Blu, Little Island, Cork, last night where 91 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 500 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Wednesday evening […]

Ireland must reject EU digital tax proposals – McGrath

Ireland must reject EU digital tax proposals – McGrath

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has said Ireland must reject the European Commission’s digital taxation proposals published today. Deputy McGrath commented, “The proposals published by the European Commission today encroach directly into an area – corporate tax – that is a national competence under EU law. […]

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that businesses up and down North Cork are at risk of going under as a result of the crippling costs of business insurance. Deputy Moynihan was commenting ahead of a Fianna Fáil Dáil motion on the issue […]