National radio station opens ‘Cork Studio’ in 3 year deal at trendy shared office building

National radio station opens ‘Cork Studio’ in 3 year deal at trendy shared office building

24 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Newstalk and Today FM (which share the same HQ, and corporate owner) have announced the launch of a new broadcast studio at ‘Republic of Work’ which is a shared trendy office building on the South Mall, Cork City Centre. The 3-year partnership with Republic of Work will see […]

Minister must publish report on insurance practices in aftermath of Storms – McGrath

Minister must publish report on insurance practices in aftermath of Storms – McGrath

24 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath TD has expressed serious concern over reports that insurance companies underpaid customers in the aftermath of storms Emma and Ophelia and has called on Minister of State Michael D’Arcy to publish the report immediately. Deputy McGrath commented, “According to a report […]

Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute

Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute

24 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s 2019 annual national conference, themed From Idea to Reality, will take place in Cork for the first time on 28 February, at Fota Island Resort. With headline sponsors EY and Microsoft, early bird tickets for Ireland’s largest annual conference for project […]

Self-employed in Cork encouraged to avail of Treatment Benefit scheme

Self-employed in Cork encouraged to avail of Treatment Benefit scheme

23 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South West Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that the number of self-employed people availing of dental treatment, optical exams, and medical appliances is on the increase across Cork. Senator Lombard encouraged self-employed people to continuing using the scheme, which is proving to be a major success. “In […]

NORTH CORK: €42k Community fund for Doneraile opens for applications

NORTH CORK: €42k Community fund for Doneraile opens for applications

22 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Castlepook Wind Farm Community Fund now open for applications Castlepook Wind Farm near Doneraile in Co. Cork is pleased to announce the fourth round of its community fund. The fund is valued at over €42,000 this year. Applications can be made on-line at http://www.windfarmcommunityfunds.ie/ until Friday 15th March […]

Rebel Chilli expands to 137 Aldi outlets nationwide

Rebel Chilli expands to 137 Aldi outlets nationwide

21 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Rebel Chilli has secured a listing with Aldi to supply them for 12 months with their Red Chilli Sauce. The award-winning product will be available in every outlet around Ireland from Monday 21st of January. The Cork company will be joined by four other Irish brands: Café Velo, […]

Flytipping and illegal dumping will not be tolerated in Cork North West – Moynihan

Flytipping and illegal dumping will not be tolerated in Cork North West – Moynihan

21 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Local Fianna Fáil TD, Michael Moynihan has expressed concern that despite a Government initiative to tackle illegal dumping, rubbish is being left in public spaces and on roadsides in isolated rural parts of the region. Deputy Moynihan said, “It seems to be the case that following the busy […]

An increase in Cork City centre population would be GOOD for many reasons

An increase in Cork City centre population would be GOOD for many reasons

20 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party has called on Cork City Council to take active steps to increase the population living in Cork city centre. The party has proposed measures such as rates deferrals and joint ventures with state agencies, rather than waiting for central government to provide funding. The government’s […]

GOAL: 100% of Irish trawlers to recover plastic waste from the oceans on every fishing trip

GOAL: 100% of Irish trawlers to recover plastic waste from the oceans on every fishing trip

19 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., recently announced Irelands Clean Oceans Initiative and called for the participation of the entire Irish trawl fishing fleet in the scheme by 31st December 2019. His ambition is to have all Irish trawlers at every pier and every […]