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Archives / March 2018
14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces joint SFI-Rockley investment of €3.4m in Washington DC An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, announced today that Rockley Photonics plans to establish an Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork. The Centre will support Rockley’s growing global activities, in particular, their Silicon Photonics research... Read More
14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council, in conjunction with Transport Infrastructure Ireland, is seeking to place new public lighting, which takes inspiration from Cork’s former tramway, on the refurbished St Patrick’s Bridge. The three lighting columns and lanterns are needed to ensure sufficient lighting on the bridge for road traffic. As... Read More
13 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The award of €150,000 funding for heritage regeneration works in Youghal has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Funding is being made available to Cork County Council, under the Historic Towns Initiative 2018, financed by... Read More
13 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie While summer 2017 is a distant memory, Cork County Council’s Library Service is ‘basking in sunshine’ following the recent publication of the Summer Stars 2017 Report, the National summer reading programme for libraries. Out of 29 library authorities across the country, Cork County Library topped the charts in... Read More
14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The passage into law of the Technological Universities Bill will bring a new dynamic to educational life of Cork, the leader of Seanad Éireann has said. Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer said: “This Bill will see a new chapter for the third level sector in Cork. “This is... Read More
13 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil completes Cork East ticket The Fianna Fáil National Constituencies Committee has added Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan to the party ticket to contest the next General Election in Cork East along with sitting TD, Kevin O’Keeffe. A secondary school teacher with a passion for education, Padraig is an... Read More
13 March 2018, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tuesday is the best day for a meeting, late in the morning, but keep it less than 35 minutes. €1,123 is the cost of tardiness to meetings per employee per year and remote working is becoming the new norm in a mobile-first world according to new research... Read More
13 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Record trolley figures are absolutely deplorable – says Cork opposition TD Billy Kelleher Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher (A Cork North Central TD) has described the latest INMO figures, which reveal that there are 714 people on trolleys this morning, as “absolutely deplorable”. The figures are the... Read More