Community Services Programme funding of over €435,000 to benefit six Cork East organisations – Minister Stanton

Community Services Programme funding of over €435,000 to benefit six Cork East organisations – Minister Stanton

24 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that total funding of €435,262 will be allocated between six local community organisations under the 2019 Community Services Programme (CSP). The CSP is funded by the Department of Rural […]

Fianna Fáil confirms addition of candidates in European Elections

Fianna Fáil confirms addition of candidates in European Elections

22 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Fianna Fáil National Constituencies Committee has met and confirmed the addition of candidates in the upcoming European Elections. Billy Kelleher TD has been added to the ticket in Ireland South and Anne Rabbitte TD has been added in Midlands-North-West. Both Deputies will now contest the forthcoming European […]

Launch of Cork City Marathon 2019

Launch of Cork City Marathon 2019

22 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On your marks, get set, REGISTER! Both pro and budding runners, walkers and everyone in between were today encouraged to register their entry for the 2019 Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon, as the annual event was officially launched. Race organisers are encouraging individuals of all fitness levels and […]

SOCIAL PICS: Cork Institute of Technology holds Faculty of Business & Humanities Alumni Awards

SOCIAL PICS: Cork Institute of Technology holds Faculty of Business & Humanities Alumni Awards

21 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Social PicsPhotographer Darragh Kane was at the event. Attendees included Rugby’s Donncha O’Callaghan. Dr Noel Murray, Head of Dept Tourism and Hospitality, Dr Breda Kenny, Head of the Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence and Don Crowley, Head of Department of Organisation & Professional Development at the Cork Institute of […]

SOCCER: Preview of Cork City vs Midleton

SOCCER: Preview of Cork City vs Midleton

21 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City will seek to retain the Munster Senior Cup this Friday, as they face Midleton at Turner’s Cross. City have won the competition in each of the last two years, and they face the East Cork side in the decider, having defeated Fermoy in the quarter-finals and […]

CORK: Aldi Grange (Douglas) fundraise for Marymount

CORK: Aldi Grange (Douglas) fundraise for Marymount

21 March 2019 By Byran Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospital and Hospice one of the hundreds of organisations to benefit from Aldi’s Community Grants Programme Marymount University Hospital and Hospice is the latest organisation to benefit from Aldi’s Community Grants programme. Aldi’s Grange store staff have awarded Marymount University Hospital and Hospice a €500 grant […]

‘SmartVista’ Cardiac Monitoring Patch Signals a new Era in Digital Health

‘SmartVista’ Cardiac Monitoring Patch Signals a new Era in Digital Health

20 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than €4 million will be invested in a digital health project to bring a potentially lifesaving smart cardiac monitoring patch ‘SmartVista’ to life. As lead partner, Tyndall National Institute will work with international partners to develop the wearable biosensor technology for real-time wireless monitoring of remote patients. […]

Business still hopes for Cork Limerick Motorway

Business still hopes for Cork Limerick Motorway

19 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A welcome for the news that the planned upgrade of the Limerick – Cork route to motorway status is still included in Government plans has come from a leading mid-west businessman whose company, McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill, supplies construction equipment to the civil engineering sector. Michael McHale, […]

Insurance profits soar as customers pay the price – Kelleher

Insurance profits soar as customers pay the price – Kelleher

18 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Three major firms made combined profits of almost €200m last year Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise & Innovation Billy Kelleher says insurance customers will be extremely frustrated to learn that three of the country’s main insurance companies made a combined profit of almost €200m in 2018. The […]