OFFICIAL OPENING: Extension of Radiology Department, Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

OFFICIAL OPENING: Extension of Radiology Department, Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

22 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Speaking earlier this week at the event to mark the expansion of the Radiology service at the hospital, An Tánaiste Mr. Coveney said ‘’The additional Radiology capacity for patients who require various types of scans is very welcome and will be of great assistance to GP’s. This new […]

CORK AIRPORT: wins marketing award in China

CORK AIRPORT: wins marketing award in China

21 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Beating off its peers from Ireland, Denmark, UK and US, Cork Airport has won the World Routes 2018 Marketing Award in the ‘Under 4 Million Passengers’ category at the World Routes conference in Guangzhou, China. The airport’s winning submission was judged by a panel of global airline representatives, […]

All candidates should agree to take part in TV debate – Liadh Ní Riada

All candidates should agree to take part in TV debate – Liadh Ní Riada

20 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada has said that all candidates for the Presidency have a duty to inform citizens of their various platforms and should take part in a televised debate. Liadh Ní Riada said: “Úachtarán na hÉireann is an extremely important elected position and it is vitally […]

Cost of living increases cancelling out any uplift for households – says Cork TD

Cost of living increases cancelling out any uplift for households – says Cork TD

20 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Billy Kelleher (TD for Cork North Central) has said that Ireland’s competitiveness is under attack by rising energy costs. “With the latest CSO figures showing that rising energy costs are swallowing up last year’s tax cuts, it’s clear that working […]

€69,000 for rural recreation projects will boost tourism in West Cork

€69,000 for rural recreation projects will boost tourism in West Cork

19 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator, Tim Lombard has welcomed the allocation of €69,000 for rural recreation projects in West Cork under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme West Cork has been allocated € 69,000 for rural recreation projects, which is extremely welcome and will help to boost tourism here in […]

WEST CORK: Upgrade of Bandon water mains and sewers will improve local water supply, and protect environment

WEST CORK: Upgrade of Bandon water mains and sewers will improve local water supply, and protect environment

18 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is investing €14m in this project which will lead to big improvements in the quality and reliability of the town’s water supply by replacing old water mains which have a history of frequent bursts and a high rate of leakage. It will also increase the capacity […]

Cork Environmental campaigner Chris Ramsden passes away

Cork Environmental campaigner Chris Ramsden passes away

18 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork are saddened to hear of the passing of Chris Ramsden of Glenbrook. Chris was an essential part of CHASE from the beginning, and contributed hugely to fundraising for CHASE over many years. Dominick Donnelly of the Cork Greens said: “It is so sad […]

VIDEO: Archaeological digs enter final phase on former Victorian Prison on Spike Island

18 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie risoners at the 20th-century prison on Cork’s Spike Island were mostly from “blackspots of disadvantage,” according to finds as part of UCC-led archaeological excavations. A team led by Dr Barra O’Donnabhain of the Department of Archaeology in UCC documented graffiti associated with the modern prison, with parallels between […]

Biogas plants essential to the future circular economy, says UCC Professor

Biogas plants essential to the future circular economy, says UCC Professor

17 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A leading Irish environmental engineer has called for decarbonisation of Ireland’s gas system in order to achieve the circular economy objectives laid out in the government’s €21.8 billion National Development Plan. Speaking at the SEAI/ International Energy Agency Bioenergy Symposium on “Anaerobic Digestion in the Circular Economy” recently […]