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November 2018
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
25 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and Social Innovation Fund Ireland Call for Applications Social Innovation Ireland (SIFI), in partnership with Cork County Council and all 31 Local Authorities across Ireland officially launched the second year of the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund. The Fund is financed by the Department of... Read More