Labour Party wants to restore Town Councils, and Carrigaline is on the list

Labour Party wants to restore Town Councils, and Carrigaline is on the list

28 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking in advance of the committee scrutiny of Labour’s Bill to restore Town Councils, leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin TD called on people in towns across Ireland to support the restoration of Town Councils as an issue in the upcoming local elections. Deputy Howlin said: “Town […]

Clllr. Ted Tynan calls for check on speeding cars on Old Youghal Road

Clllr. Ted Tynan calls for check on speeding cars on Old Youghal Road

28 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has called for stricter enforcement of speed limits on the Old Youghal Road, particularly the section of the road between St. Joseph’s Church and Mayfield Village which Cllr. Tynan described as “an accident waiting to happen”. The Mayfield based councillor said that since […]

Cork Airport introduces lanyard scheme for passengers with hidden disabilities

Cork Airport introduces lanyard scheme for passengers with hidden disabilities

27 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport is the first airport in the Republic of Ireland to roll-out the sunflower lanyard initiative supporting passengers with hidden disabilities. The discreet identification scheme, recognised in key global airports including Heathrow, provides those with hidden disabilities the opportunity to avail of additional support. The project is […]

The risks involved in social media usage

The risks involved in social media usage

27 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The widespread usage of social media is one of the most significant developments of the last decade, with data organisations like Statista indicating that by the end of 2017 there were 2.46 billion users worldwide. The social media platforms maintain their status by constantly improving the features they […]

Ireland has potential to become Global Cyber Security Hub

Ireland has potential to become Global Cyber Security Hub

26 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Four out of five EU citizens are concerned about their online privacy and security, according to a special Eurobarometer survey. Seventy-nine percent of respondents said they thought there’s an increasing risk of being a victim of cybercrime but 61 percent think they are able to protect themselves against […]

New Control Centre at Cork Airport

New Control Centre at Cork Airport

26 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual airport, today opened a new Airport Control Centre (ACC) and purpose-built office suite following a further significant investment in the airport by daa. The two new facilities were officially opened this morning by An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs […]

Budget 2019 increases will benefit thousands in Cork – O’Shea

Budget 2019 increases will benefit thousands in Cork – O’Shea

25 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The new increased rate of pensions and weekly social welfare increases introduced in Budget 2019 come into effect this week, North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea said. Budget 2019 included €362 million in additional social welfare expenditure, bringing the total social welfare spend to €20.5 billion […]