Bord Iascaigh Mhara Partner with Cork Education and Training Board on Accredited Skills Programme for Ireland’s Seafood Industry

Bord Iascaigh Mhara Partner with Cork Education and Training Board on Accredited Skills Programme for Ireland’s Seafood Industry

31 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, along with Cork Education and Training Board (CETB) have agreed on a memorandum of understanding. Their new partnership with CETB forms part of BIM’s innovative strategy to develop a comprehensive skills and training programme for Ireland’s €1.15 billion Seafood Industry. […]

Tourism Ireland continues promoting Cork to French, Spanish and Italians – encouraged to discover Cork, the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East

Tourism Ireland continues promoting Cork to French, Spanish and Italians – encouraged to discover Cork, the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East

30 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism industry leaders from Cork and the South of Ireland attended a Tourism Ireland event in the Montenotte Hotel in Cork this week, where they heard about new opportunities to grow visitor numbers from France, Spain and Italy. Monica MacLaverty, Tourism Ireland’s Manager Southern Europe, said: “France, Spain […]

Griffith College to host Cork Educate Together Secondary School at its Wellington Road campus for two years

Griffith College to host Cork Educate Together Secondary School at its Wellington Road campus for two years

30 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Educate Together and Griffith College Cork today reached an agreement to rent lecture rooms to Cork Educate Together Secondary School, at Griffith’s five-acre, third-level higher education college on Wellington Road. A permanent site for the school was recently purchased by the Department of Education and Skills in Douglas […]

CORK ECONOMY: New dole office to open in Macroom

CORK ECONOMY: New dole office to open in Macroom

29 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie It is unusual to think that a new dole office opening is a cause for celebration, but these days such offices provide more than Jobseekers Benefit and Jobseekers Allowance (as the dole is now technically called). Department of Social Protection ‘Intreo’ offices provide a host of information about […]

SOCCER: Will this World Cup produce the next Soccer Superstar?

SOCCER: Will this World Cup produce the next Soccer Superstar?

29 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie SOCCER: Will this World Cup produce the next Soccer Superstar? The World Cup is the ultimate stage for players to either cement their legacy as one of the world’s best, or prove that they are the future of the sport. While on the one hand, players of Ronaldo, […]

CORK FARMING: Extension to summer slurry-spreading deadline a welcome relief for derogation farmers

CORK FARMING: Extension to summer slurry-spreading deadline a welcome relief for derogation farmers

28 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, has said that extending the summer slurry-spreading deadline is good news for derogation farmers. Senator Lombard said: “The one month extension to summer slurry-spreading announced by Ministers Murphy and Creed is good news for Cork farmers. “The deadline by which derogation farmers must […]

Baltimore RNLI assists two vessels aground in West Cork

Baltimore RNLI assists two vessels aground in West Cork

27 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI was called out to assist a yacht which went aground on East Skeam Island off the coast of West Cork this afternoon (Sunday 27 May). The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their inshore lifeboat at 1.45pm following a request from the Irish Coast Guard to assist a […]

‘Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation

‘Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation

27 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation When: Sunday, 10th June 2018 Where: The Galtee Mountains The annual charity ‘Climb to Remember’ takes place on Sunday, June 10th and will see people from all over Munster rise to the challenge of […]

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