Extended WIFI4EU scheme

Extended WIFI4EU scheme

24 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed the extension of the EU funded free public Wi-Fi scheme. The European Parliament announced the WIFI4EU scheme last year, whereby it would fund public Wi-Fi hotspots across EU towns and villages. The scheme proposed funding high speed internet connection in public areas, […]

TONIGHTS SOCCER: Cork City team news v Maynooth University Town

TONIGHTS SOCCER: Cork City team news v Maynooth University Town

24 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City continue the defence of their FAI Cup title, as they welcome Maynooth University Town to Turner’s Cross today. City progressed from the last round thanks to a 5-1 win away to Home Farm, while their most recent fixture was a 1-1 draw with St. Pat’s at […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Worrying spike in gynaecological waiting lists at CUMH – says Cork TD

HEALTH POLITICS: Worrying spike in gynaecological waiting lists at CUMH – says Cork TD

23 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that he is concerned at the recent upsurge in the number of women waiting for gynaecological procedures at CUMH. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after the publication of the July 2018 waiting list data by the National Treatment […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Closure of referrals to Cork CAMHS is ‘shocking indictment of system’ – says Cork TD

HEALTH POLITICS: Closure of referrals to Cork CAMHS is ‘shocking indictment of system’ – says Cork TD

23 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley TD (Cork East) has blasted the recent closure of new CAMHS referrals in Cork as a “shocking indictment on the system and it’s neglect by government”. The closure means GP’s are being asked to send children and young people in distress […]

Take a virtual 360 degree tour of the RMS Titanic – thanks to a Waterford Software firm called ‘Immersive VR Education’

Take a virtual 360 degree tour of the RMS Titanic – thanks to a Waterford Software firm called ‘Immersive VR Education’

23 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Motion capture technology and extensively-detailed maps of the shipwreck are used to create an accurate Virtual Reality depiction of the Titanic “We wanted to create an accurate portrayal of events, so it is not only educational, but also emotional and very engaging” Irish virtual/ augmented reality (VR/AR) software […]

CORK DIPLOMACY: Chinese Nationals visit Cork County Hall

CORK DIPLOMACY: Chinese Nationals visit Cork County Hall

22 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Mayor Patrick Gerard Murphy today officially welcomed three bright young students from Jiangsu Province, China to Cork County Hall. The three high school students from Nanjing the capital city of Jiangsu province are this year’s recipients of the Shamrock Cup, an annual English language competition prize […]

Clayton Hotel upgrades Conference Centre

Clayton Hotel upgrades Conference Centre

22 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Clayton Hotel Cork City have re-opened their conference and events centre following a € 350,000 refurbishment. The hotel’s new conference and events centre host’s its first event this week with a new décor, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and upgraded WIFI. The hotel’s Executive Head Chef, Gerry Gillian has […]