CORK CRIME: Residents of upmarket Douglas encouraged to call Gardai to stop breakins

CORK CRIME: Residents of upmarket Douglas encouraged to call Gardai to stop breakins

6 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative Peter Horgan has recently encouraged residents in the Maryborough Hill area of Douglas to be vigilant of activity late at night and to ensure that all windows and doors are locked as well as cars with valuables. “A number of residents around Maryborough Hill, […]

2019 PROGRAMME LAUNCHED: Everyman Theater Cork

2019 PROGRAMME LAUNCHED: Everyman Theater Cork

5 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New work from local and visiting companies, prestige touring productions, live music, comedy nights and world premieres, it’s difficult to know where to begin when looking at the exciting new brochure for Cork’s Everyman Theatre. Speaking at the Launch of the Spring/Summer Season 2019, Artistic Director Julie Kelleher, […]

CORK AIRPORT: New Police and Safety Vehicles

CORK AIRPORT: New Police and Safety Vehicles

5 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Continued investment by Cork Airport to assist in airport policing and safety Three new state-of-the-art vehicles have been added to the fleet at Cork Airport, as part of its continued investment in its policing and safety functions. The introduction of a hi-spec John Deere Gator Utility vehicle will […]

Cork-Dublin Train Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2018

Cork-Dublin Train Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2018

4 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Strong Growth recorded on Cork/Midleton Cork/Cobh remains stable A total of 3.46 million passenger journeys were recorded on the Dublin/Cork rail line in 2018, the highest ever figures recorded on the route. This represents a 10% increase on 2017. Strong growth was also recorded on the Cork/Midleton route […]

64% of IDA properties lie vacant amid uncertain Brexit landscape

64% of IDA properties lie vacant amid uncertain Brexit landscape

3 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie These unused properties must be widely promoted to attract new FDI Information recently obtained by Fianna Fáil’s Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise & Innovation, Billy Kelleher TD reveals that 98 of the 152 properties owned by the IDA nationwide arlyingng idle. The Cork North Central TD said, “The majority […]

Cork based Minister Creed announces €35.7m for Capital projects at Fishery Harbour Centres and Publicly owned Harbour Network

Cork based Minister Creed announces €35.7m for Capital projects at Fishery Harbour Centres and Publicly owned Harbour Network

3 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., this week announced details of a €35.7m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned harbour network. In announcing the initiative the Minister said “I am delighted to announce this €35.7m capital […]

FARMING: Cork farmer Alan Jagoe elected as new Chairman of Agri Aware

FARMING: Cork farmer Alan Jagoe elected as new Chairman of Agri Aware

2 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork farmer Alan Jagoe (from near Carrigaline/Tracton) has been elected as the new Chairman of Agri Aware. He is to replace Richard Moeran as Chairman of the independent farming and agri-food educational body. Deirdre O’Shea Executive Director of Agri Aware, congratulated Mr Jagoe on his appointment. Ms O’Shea […]

WEST CORK: Irish Water upgrading pipes in Clonakilty area

WEST CORK: Irish Water upgrading pipes in Clonakilty area

2 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Works get underway in the Bohonagh area, between Roscarbery and Clonakilty, to improve the reliability of the water supply. Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is replacing 1.5 kilometres of problematic water mains to tackle the high levels of water leakage in the Bohonagh area. […]

SPORT: George Hook visits India to promote Rugby Tours

SPORT: George Hook visits India to promote Rugby Tours

1 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland’s 2019 sales mission to India and the UAE kicked off yesterday. A delegation of Irish tourism companies – including Irish Rugby Tours (based in Carrigaline, Co Cork) – is participating in the targeted sales mission, to grow tourism from both markets. Over the coming days, Irish Rugby […]

€50 Million confirmed for Regional and Local Roads for Cork – Daly

€50 Million confirmed for Regional and Local Roads for Cork – Daly

1 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael T.D. and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that €50 million has been allocated to Cork County Council for regional and local road works across the county. Speaking on today’s announcement Minister Daly said, “Minister Ross […]

Aldi seeking to recruit 68 new staff in Cork

1 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Aldi to become first supermarket in Ireland to introduce €11.90 Living Wage rate Aldi is seeking to recruit 68 new employees across its stores in Cork. Opportunities are now available for Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager and Store Assistant positions at Aldi’s 23 Cork stores. Aldi Ireland also […]

HEALTH: Official Opening of the Westgate Foundation Daycare Extension

HEALTH: Official Opening of the Westgate Foundation Daycare Extension

1 February 219 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Michael Creed, TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine performed the official opening of the new extension to the Westgate Foundation Daycare facility this morning. The Daycare Extension is a quality improvement measure that has been designed to optimise the care and comfort offered to all clients. […]

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