UCC named one of world’s ‘most sustainable’ universities

UCC named one of world’s ‘most sustainable’ universities

31 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork (UCC) has become the only university in Ireland to make the top 10 in a list of the ‘greenest’ universities in the world. According to the UI GreenMetric World University 2018 ranking, which measured more than 700 institutions across 81 countries on how they perform […]

HSE Service Plan points to challenging year for Disability Services – Murphy O’Mahony

HSE Service Plan points to challenging year for Disability Services – Murphy O’Mahony

30 December 21018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Disability spokesperson Margaret Murphy O’Mahony (A TD for Cork South West) says the 2019 HSE Service Plan is a very mixed bag for people with disabilities. “2018 saw an increase in Personal Assistance hours – 170,000 hours – relative to 2017 so it is disappointing that […]

Two Cork City companies achieve prestigious new All-Ireland quality mark

Two Cork City companies achieve prestigious new All-Ireland quality mark

28 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Two Cork City companies are among the first businesses in the country to achieve a new quality mark signifying that they meet the highest standards of service and trust. George’s Quay-based Career Training Internships, which develops standards in intern placement, and bridal and first communion specialists Cinderella’s Closet […]

BREXIT: challenges need fresh thinking from Irish Government

BREXIT: challenges need fresh thinking from Irish Government

27 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise & Innovation Billy Kelleher has said that the potential loss of access to the British landbridge arising out of a hard Brexit would place many businesses in jeopardy and that Ireland’s falling competitiveness is risking jobs. Deputy Kelleher has suggested that the […]

Fly direct from Cork Airport to Malta

Fly direct from Cork Airport to Malta

24 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie English speaking, EU member state, Euro currency, and now accessible from Cork Airport – It’s Malta! What better way to start 2019 then to know a break in magical Malta is just a few short months away? Next year you will be able to fly direct to Malta […]

SOCIAL CIRCLES: Voxpro founders Dan and Linda Kiely Lifetime Patrons of a Cork Civic Trust project

SOCIAL CIRCLES: Voxpro founders Dan and Linda Kiely Lifetime Patrons of a Cork Civic Trust project

24 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Civic Trust has announced the launch of its new Civic Life project with the confirmation that Cork business couple Dan and Linda Kiely are to become its Lifetime Patrons. Chairman Michael Mulcahy said “Following an extensive research process, Cork Civic Trust is delighted to launch Civic Life […]

Funding of €2,751,000 to Animal Welfare Organisations – announced by Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

Funding of €2,751,000 to Animal Welfare Organisations – announced by Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

23 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael), today announced record funding awards of €2,751,000 to 108 animal welfare organisations throughout the country involved in protecting animal welfare. The payments will be made with immediate effect. The Minister recalled the major improvements in […]

Cork Airport to welcome 149,000 passengers over the festive season

Cork Airport to welcome 149,000 passengers over the festive season

23 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 149,000 passengers are expected to travel through Cork Airport this Christmas and New Year, with Friday, December 21 beeing busiest day for arrivals. The numbers forecasted to arrive and depart at Ireland’s second largest and best-connected international airport over the Christmas and New Year period are up 3.5% […]

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