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Archives / November 2022
28 November 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SIPTU members have today served notice of strike action at Zenith Energy Bantry Bay Terminals Limited, located on Whiddy Island, county Cork, to commence on Tuesday, 13th December, in a dispute concerning compulsory redundancies at the energy company. SIPTU Sector Organiser, Willie Noone, said: “A ballot for strike... Read More
28 November 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Irish online tuition provider, founded in County Cork, has scored a first by offering classes for students attending ‘European Schools’ and studying for the Baccalaureate The Tuition Centre, established in Bandon, but whose services can now be accessed across the globe, is the first Irish online supplementary... Read More
27 November 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s electricity grid operator EirGrid and its French counterpart Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) have signed key technical and financial agreements for the Celtic Interconnector. The interconnector will connect into substations at Knockraha, Cork in Ireland and La Martyre in France, which studies identified as the best locations... Read More
27 November 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie President Michael D. Higgins was among the 160 guests at an event held in Cork on Friday to launch the European Union’s Mission to protect and restore ocean and inland waters in the Atlantic and Arctic regions by 2030. The National Maritime College of Ireland was the venue... Read More
27 November 2022 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Cope Foundation (Bonnington, Montonotee) is kindly asking the people of Cork to support the organisation’s virtual Christmas campaign and celebrate inclusion. The charity is hosting a special event on Cork’s Harley Street on Saturday 3rd December which is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The... Read More
26 November 2022 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Glounthaune Village Community Centre December 3rd 11-5pm Following the success of its Craft fair in 2021, Glounthaune Community Association are hosting another Christmas Craft Fair to take place on Saturday 3rd December from 11am to 5pm at the Community Centre in Glounthaune Village. Craft fairs are becoming something... Read More
25 November 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Pat McDonnell Paints, Ireland’s largest independent paint retailer, are delighted to announce the opening of their 3rd Cork Store – 9th nationwide – earlier this week. Cora McDonnell opened the new store with family, friends and the wider paint community coming out to celebrate the opening of the... Read More