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Archives / January 2021
25 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie €56.4m spent to bring 3,607 vacant homes back into social housing stock across the country The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has greatly welcomed the fact that the 2020 Voids Stimulus Programme has exceeded targets with 2,565 social homes refurbished and brought back... Read More
24 January 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys T.D., recently announced almost €3.2 million in funding for 173 projects across Ireland under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. A total of €250,636.20 is ringfenced for County Cork of which €138,000 has been awarded to Cork County Council for a... Read More
24 January 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Did you know that a massive 460,000 people are now receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment, each week? This is costing the state €138 million each week. The number of people receiving a PUP payment last week represented an increase of 61,715 (over 15%) from the week prior. There... Read More
24 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Business News: Beyond IoT at Munster Technological University Beyond IoT, the digital revolution virtual conference, will take place on Monday next, January 25th hosted by Munster Technological University’s Nimbus Centre. Now in its fourth year, Beyond IoT has always been about providing a platform for organisations to upskill,... Read More
23 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Hospital infection rates “out of control” – INMO demands strict new measures Upgraded safety standards are needed immediately to get COVID hospital infections under control, the INMO has said. Nearly 2,000 healthcare workers have caught the virus over two weeks in outbreaks directly traced to their workplaces. To... Read More
23 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork South-West TD Holly Cairns has called on the Government to put crucial supports in place for the coastal and island fishing communities that have been impacted by Brexit. Holly, who is the party’s spokesperson for the Marine, said: “We are all aware of the considerable concerns of... Read More
23 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork International Choral Festival is calling on Cork based companies and businesses around Ireland to connect with their staff and teams during Covid through the uplifting medium of music. The new ‘Choirworks’ programme devised for the 2021 Cork International Choral Festival offers workplace colleagues around the country and... Read More
22 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie  Job vacancies experienced 5% quarter-on-quarter increase in Q4 2020 Overall vacancies remain below pre-Covid levels, down 23% year-on-year Most resilient sectors include healthcare, pharmaceutical, food, and IT Tourism, travel, and hospitality remain the most vulnerable IrishJobs.ie GM Orla Moran: “When we look at our latest IrishJobs.ie Jobs Index,... Read More