Should Ireland have a “Bike to School” discount scheme (similar to Bike to Work scheme)

Should Ireland have a “Bike to School” discount scheme (similar to Bike to Work scheme)

5 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Election candidate in Cork City South East Ward Peter Horgan has secured backing from the Labour Party national conference for the creation of a Bike to School incentive similar to the Bike to Work scheme operating since 2009. “This is an incentive that if followed through […]

Irish Hospital introduces valet parking – Mater Private Cork

Irish Hospital introduces valet parking – Mater Private Cork

4 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mater Private Hospital Cork has introduced a free Valet Parking service to make it easier for patients and visitors to access the hospital’s services while playing a key role in minimising the stress that’s often associated with a hospital visit. Free parking has always been available to patients […]

Travel Cork-Dublin for only €9.99 and in just 3 Hours with GoBé

Travel Cork-Dublin for only €9.99 and in just 3 Hours with GoBé

2 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie • GoBé operates up to 13 services every day between Cork – Dublin City – Dublin Airport • Luxury coaches with on-board toilets, sockets for charging electrical devices and free WiFi • Promotional fare of €9.99 single and €19.98 return (valid 5th – 30th November) For the month […]

Sun cream should be cheaper – says Senator

Sun cream should be cheaper – says Senator

2 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Senator Tim Lombard said that the Finance Bill should include a reduction on the VAT on sun cream Senator Lombard said: “Since I made my initial proposals in for VAT reduction on sun cream in June, I have been overwhelmed by positive responses I have received from people […]

WEST CORK HISTORY: 16th-century Chinese porcelain discovered in excavation on Sherkin Island

WEST CORK HISTORY: 16th-century Chinese porcelain discovered in excavation on Sherkin Island

1 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Today, Thursday, 1 November, will see the launch of the most recent volume of the Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, as well as the online publication of over a century of back issues of the journal. William O’Brien, Professor of Archaeology at University College Cork, well […]

EDITORIAL: What is a ‘RUXI’? – it would be a Irish Government endorsed Uber for rural areas

EDITORIAL: What is a ‘RUXI’? – it would be a Irish Government endorsed Uber for rural areas

1 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie You can please some of the people, sometimes Being a politician is a difficult job. You cannot please everyone, and no matter who you DO manage to please you will concurrently DISplease some other group. Almost every decision is part of a zero-sum system. Housing provides a perfect […]

Turas Nua targetting additional 850 employers from Cork

Turas Nua targetting additional 850 employers from Cork

1 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Currently working with 2,615 Cork based employers and have placed 4,029 people in jobs Turas Nua has announced they are increasing their efforts to work with more employers in Cork and are targeting an additional 850 businesses and organisations over the course of the coming year. This is […]

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