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Archives / April 2020
29 April 2020, Wednesday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie On Monday Green Party Councillor for Cobh, Alan O’Connor, asked Cork County Council to consider what options the council might have to allow pedestrians to more easily maintain social distancing – particularly in built-up areas. “I’ve often had to step off the footpath, onto the road, in... Read More
29 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Arbutus Lodge’ in Montenotte – A Cork house with a complex history is for sale again  In Cork, the word ‘Arbutus’ is associated with gastronomic success. There is currently a business called Arbutus Bread, which is lead by Declan Ryan. He turned to bread making in 1999, and... Read More
29 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Communication Workers Union are holding the ninth annual National Postal Workers Day today. The Union’s focus is on the UK, but it represents Irish workers also. This annual acknowledgement of the role postal workers play in communities has never been better timed with CWU members going above... Read More
28 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie There’s no bank holiday from Covid-19 The bank holiday weekend isn’t a break from the hard work of dealing with Covid-19, front-line public sector workers in Cork have warned. Staff from the HSE, An Garda Siochana and Cork County Council joined together this week for a photo demonstrating... Read More
28 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Debenhams workers are to stage a second round of protests at stores tomorrow (Wednesday) calling for government action to save their jobs. The protests come a day before a liquidation hearing for Debenhams on Thursday. Protests will all adhere to social distancing guidelines and take place from 11... Read More
28 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Glandore, and one of their co-working space members Zarrida, share helpful tips on how to keep business moving forward in the midst of this covid 19 pandemic COVID-19 has been unforgiving. It ruthlessly exploited ineffective execution and it has been merciless towards any business overleveraged and lacking cash reserves.... Read More
28 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ‘Ballyhoura Country’ (the branding term for an area of North County Cork) is gearing up in spite of the challenging times facing the tourism industry and is preparing to virtually launch a new tourism website ‘VisitBallyhoura.com’ on Thursday 7th of May 2020 at 11am. The vision is to... Read More