Travel Cork-Dublin for only €9.99 and in just 3 Hours with GoBé

Travel Cork-Dublin for only €9.99 and in just 3 Hours with GoBé

2 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie • GoBé operates up to 13 services every day between Cork – Dublin City – Dublin Airport • Luxury coaches with on-board toilets, sockets for charging electrical devices and free WiFi • Promotional fare of €9.99 single and €19.98 return (valid 5th – 30th November) For the month […]

Sun cream should be cheaper – says Senator

Sun cream should be cheaper – says Senator

2 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Senator Tim Lombard said that the Finance Bill should include a reduction on the VAT on sun cream Senator Lombard said: “Since I made my initial proposals in for VAT reduction on sun cream in June, I have been overwhelmed by positive responses I have received from people […]

MARINE PLASTIC: Cork receives award

MARINE PLASTIC: Cork receives award

1 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Current research estimates approximately 8 million tonnes of plastic enter our oceans each year, with the Ellen McArthur Foundation citing there is likely to be more plastic than fish in our seas by 2050. The issue of marine plastics is particularly pertinent to Ireland, as an island nation […]

EDITORIAL: What is a ‘RUXI’? – it would be a Irish Government endorsed Uber for rural areas

EDITORIAL: What is a ‘RUXI’? – it would be a Irish Government endorsed Uber for rural areas

1 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie You can please some of the people, sometimes Being a politician is a difficult job. You cannot please everyone, and no matter who you DO manage to please you will concurrently DISplease some other group. Almost every decision is part of a zero-sum system. Housing provides a perfect […]

Turas Nua targetting additional 850 employers from Cork

Turas Nua targetting additional 850 employers from Cork

1 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Currently working with 2,615 Cork based employers and have placed 4,029 people in jobs Turas Nua has announced they are increasing their efforts to work with more employers in Cork and are targeting an additional 850 businesses and organisations over the course of the coming year. This is […]

When will the M20 Cork-Limerick motorway actually be built?

When will the M20 Cork-Limerick motorway actually be built?

31 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central, Michael McGrath has said that he is “disappointed that no indicative timeline for the M20 Cork to Limerick motorway has been made public“. Deputy McGrath was commenting after securing an update from the Transport Infrastructure Ireland on the project. “This is […]

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

30 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 6 asthma triggers that will make you shiver this Hallowe’en With Halloween just around the corner, the Asthma Society is highlighting six asthma triggers that are very common at this time of the year. Sarah O’Connor, CEO of the Asthma Society, said: “Hallowe’en is a time to be spooked – […]

Weapons and drugs seized in Kanturk, Co Cork

Weapons and drugs seized in Kanturk, Co Cork

30 October 2018, 11am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardaí seized 13 weapons and 1 suspected cannabis plant (pending analysis) following a search at a house in Kanturk, Co. Cork on the 27th October 2018. Shortly before 3pm, Gardaí carried out a search at a house in the Castlemagner area of Kanturk, Co. Cork and seized […]

Which Online Casinos are Suitable for Beginners?

Which Online Casinos are Suitable for Beginners?

30 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Choosing an online casino is hard enough, but when you are new to the online gambling industry it can be a daunting process. While some online casinos do put in some effort to explain how things work, many of them simply present you with what is available with […]