Former Fine Gael TD appointed to Board of ‘Home and Community Care Ireland’

Former Fine Gael TD appointed to Board of ‘Home and Community Care Ireland’

30 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie HCCI is the national representative body for 80 companies that employ 10,000 carers, providing home care to 20,000 older and vulnerable people in Ireland. Jim Daly, former Minister for Mental Health and Older People has been appointed to the Board of Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) Commenting […]

WEST CORK: 2020 Businesswoman of the Year winners announced

WEST CORK: 2020 Businesswoman of the Year winners announced

30 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Network Ireland West Cork Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2020 ceremony took place in a very different style this year with a virtual meeting. Network Ireland is Ireland’s longest established and leading female focussed business network. It is the go-to national women in business organisation to promote, […]

NEW BOOK: ‘Newspapers and Journalism in Cork, 1910-1923’ by Alan McCarthy PhD

NEW BOOK: ‘Newspapers and Journalism in Cork, 1910-1923’ by Alan McCarthy PhD

30 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Hardback, 320 pages, ISBN 978-184682-848-5, RRP €45.00 Available 4 September 2020 https://www.fourcourtspress.ie/books/2020/newspapers-and-journalism-in-cork-city-and-county-1910-1923/ Newspapers played a key role in shaping and reflecting public opinion during the Irish Revolution, 1910–23. County Cork was home to Skibbereen’s Southern Star and Skibbereen Eagle, and Cork city institutions the Cork Examiner and Cork […]

Cork accounts for second most Rentokil callouts for seagulls and other pest birds so far this year

Cork accounts for second most Rentokil callouts for seagulls and other pest birds so far this year

29 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Rentokil advises public regarding seagulls and other pest birds following rise in callouts Rentokil, Ireland’s leading pest control provider, is issuing a warning to the public regarding the dangers presented by seagulls and other pest birds following a significant rise in callouts so far this year. The pest […]

Cork County beaches impacted by recent adverse weather

Cork County beaches impacted by recent adverse weather

28 August 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Recent storms and continuing heavy rainfall events mean precautionary water quality notices will remain in place for 15 beaches across Cork County until at least September 3rd. High levels of bacteria have been detected at Oysterhaven and Redbarn and following discussions with the HSE, “Do Not Swim Prohibition […]

County Cork suppliers in ‘Grow with Aldi Supplier Programme’ gearing up for Christmas

County Cork suppliers in  ‘Grow with Aldi Supplier Programme’ gearing up for Christmas

28 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Since the Grow with Aldi Supplier Development Programme launched in 2018, over €2.5 million has been invested by Aldi to bring innovative, exciting and tasty Irish products to the shelves of all 143 Aldi stores nationwide. From coffee to kombucha, and chilli sauce to candy floss, a wide […]

AXA scales up prize fund for local charities

AXA scales up prize fund for local charities

28 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Good news for charities in Cork asAXA scales up prize fund for local charities in response to “incredible demand”. Initiative will allow 4 heroes to each nominate a charity to receive €20,000 Following “incredible demand”, AXA is to dramatically increase the value of the fund which it will […]

CORK POLITICS: If Simon Coveney heads to Europe, then who would take his Cork South Central seat? Cllr Des Cahill?

CORK POLITICS: If Simon Coveney heads to Europe, then who would take his Cork South Central seat? Cllr Des Cahill?

27 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Political speculation Former Lord Mayor of Cork Des Cahill (FG) tipped to succeed Simon Coveney (FG) in Cork South Central As we reported earlier today Carrigaline native and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney T.D. is odds on to become the next EU Commissioner following the resignation of […]

Gaggin for Data: Three Mobile confirms uptake in 4G data usage

Gaggin for Data: Three Mobile confirms uptake in 4G data usage

27 August 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Data traffic in Gaggin, Cork increases fivefold following technology updates by Three Ireland Residents of Gaggin, West Cork (a rural area located South South West of Bandon) have seen their internet connectivity transformed following a significant technology update in the area from Three Ireland. With some residents from […]