CORK EVENT CENTRE: IS still going ahead, but a PRECISE TIMELINE is not known

CORK EVENT CENTRE: IS still going ahead, but a PRECISE TIMELINE is not known

22 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Government’s decision to proceed with investment in the Cork City Event Centre is another major boost to the city, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Jerry Buttimer, Leader of Seanad Eireann and Cork Fine Gael Senator said: “I welcome the clarity and certainty that this announcement provides. […]

FARMING: Continuation of DAFM supports towards BVD eradication – Cork based Agri Minsiter

FARMING: Continuation of DAFM supports towards BVD eradication – Cork based Agri Minsiter

22 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today confirmed the continuation of the supports from his Department for the early removal of PI (persistently infected) calves under the national Bovine Viral Disease (BVD) Eradication Programme in 2019. Minister Creed expressed his satisfaction […]

Cork Institute of Technology’s Nutrition and Health Science programme achieves Association for Nutrition degree accreditation

Cork Institute of Technology’s Nutrition and Health Science programme achieves Association for Nutrition degree accreditation

22 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The BSc (Honours) in Nutrition & Health Science at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has been accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) which holds the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN), a register of competent, qualified, nutrition professionals who meet AfN standards for scientific, evidence-based nutrition. Students […]

Tender issued for N22 Macroom-Ballyvourney Bypass Scheme

Tender issued for N22 Macroom-Ballyvourney Bypass Scheme

21 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, and Agriculture Minister, Michael Creed TD has today (Friday) welcomed confirmation of the publication of tender documents for the construction contract for the N22 Macroom-Baile Bhuirne bypass scheme. The documents are to be published on eTenders the Government’s electronic tendering platform administered by the […]

Banks and Vultures can no longer be given a free rein – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

Banks and Vultures can no longer be given a free rein – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

21 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin has announced its intention to set up anti-eviction campaigning groups across the state in response to the increasing incidences of evictions from family homes. Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire said: “The events is Strokestown have struck a chord with people the […]

What happened to the promised Garda insurance fraud unit? – McGrath

What happened to the promised Garda insurance fraud unit? – McGrath

21 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Planned insurance fraud database has also fallen by the wayside Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath TD has said the establishment of a dedicated unit within An Garda Síochána to tackle insurance fraud seems as far away as ever despite being first suggested almost two years ago […]

New 4-star City Centre hotel – The Maldron – South Mall & Beasley Street

New 4-star City Centre hotel – The Maldron – South Mall & Beasley Street

20 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Maldron Hotel South Mall, Cork’s newest 4-star City Centre hotel has opened its doors in time for Christmas. The hotel, located in the heart of the city’s business, shopping and entertainment district is the first to be built in 14 years. Once the old Fire Offices and School […]

AIB Donate €11,050 to The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation

AIB Donate €11,050 to The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation

20 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Funds will support the care for children in County Cork AIB, proud sponsors of both Club and County, along with AXA, exclusive underwriters of AIB’s insurance presented The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation with a cheque for €11,050 at AIB Bankcentre. The donation will provide over 680 home […]

Argos unleashes €1500 giveaway in Cork Queens Old Castle stores to help Irish customers fool-proof Christmas

Argos unleashes €1500 giveaway in Cork Queens Old Castle stores to help Irish customers fool-proof Christmas

19 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Argos has launched a €1500 festive giveaway in a bid to help Cork City Centre shoppers fool-proof their Christmas with 50 prizes up for grabs in total. Inspired by the Argos Christmas campaign, which features a mischievous ‘fool’ who tries to ruin people’s Christmases by stealing their batteries […]