N28 Ringaskiddy upgrade vital for Cork’s future – Ibec

N28 Ringaskiddy upgrade vital for Cork’s future – Ibec

30 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has said that the progression of key infrastructure projects is vital for Cork’s future and to enhance growth and job opportunities in the region. The group today met with senior management from Cork County Council to discuss a range of policy […]

Cork Airport wins national award for its charity fundraisers

Cork Airport wins national award for its charity fundraisers

30 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Airport’s Charity of the Year programme has won the Social Good – Corporate award at the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) prestigious National Project Awards 2018. The announcement was made at the black-tie Gala dinner at the offices of headline sponsor PwC on Spencer Dock, […]

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: 30 metre Ferris Wheel opens in City Centre

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: 30 metre Ferris Wheel opens in City Centre

30 November 2018, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The opening of GLOW today (Friday) kick starts the city’s seasonal celebrations, and with them a promotional drive by Cork City Council and the Cork Business Association to encourage people to come into the city centre and to shop locally in the lead-up to Christmas. Attended by […]

Irish SMEs must upskill and train its staff to keep pace with multinationals and other global competitors – Kelleher

Irish SMEs must upskill and train its staff to keep pace with multinationals and other global competitors – Kelleher

30 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Business Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher Cork North Central TD has said that Irish SMEs are falling behind their multinational counterparts in terms of upskilling and training their staff, and unless this is addressed, their competitiveness will be severely damaged. Deputy Kelleher was commenting as Skillsnet Ireland, the national agency […]

New savings for Bus Éireann customers in Co Cork – Extension of Green Zone to some boundary towns in west, north & east Cork

New savings for Bus Éireann customers in Co Cork – Extension of Green Zone to some boundary towns in west, north & east Cork

29 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bus Éireann customers commuting from towns such as Bandon, Fermoy and Mallow are set to benefit with new lower LeapCard fares and more flexible ticket types. The National Transport Authority (NTA) recently announced the introduction of a new Leap Green Zone for customers in Cork, and these fare […]

40 SOCIAL HOUSES: for Kinsale

28 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Clúid Housing in partnership with Cork County Council, broke ground on Tuesday a development of 40 social housing units in Cappagh, Ballinacubby, Kinsale. Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy, who launched the project, said “Cork County Council has had a long and rewarding working […]

University take over former Bank Building in Cork City

University take over former Bank Building in Cork City

27 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD officially opened the University College Cork Centre for Executive Education at 1 Lapp’s Quay in Cork today (Monday). The landmark building in the heart of the city will house Cork University Business School (CUBS) and Irish Management Institute […]

Leading Australian travel insurer establishes European headquarters in Cork as part of expansion strategy

Leading Australian travel insurer establishes European headquarters in Cork as part of expansion strategy

27 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Australian travel insurer, World Nomads Group (WNG), today announced the launch of its European operations and headquarters in Cork. The new Cork-based operation will directly manage the company’s European travel insurance business with the establishment of a Managing General Agency (MGA) in Ireland. WNG is part of the […]

Mental Health services in Cork City stretched to crisis point by inadequate staffing – Ó Laoghaire

Mental Health services in Cork City stretched to crisis point by inadequate staffing – Ó Laoghaire

27 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South-Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire today raised the issue of the staffing crisis faced by the HSE in attempting to recruit mental health professionals to vacant positions in Cork and Kerry. Deputy Ó Laoghaire was speaking during a Topical issue debate “Minister the situation […]

EAST CORK: Extension to Youghal Eco-Boardwalk

EAST CORK: Extension to Youghal Eco-Boardwalk

26 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The allocation of €500,000 for the extension of Youghal Eco-Boardwalk 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 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme 2018 operated by […]

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