CORK BUSINESS: Cork-based Fehily Timoney expands into Carlow

CORK BUSINESS: Cork-based Fehily Timoney expands into Carlow

11 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Expanding Cork-based Fehily Timoney takes over Carlow firm, AGEC and doubles its geotechnical team expertise Consulting engineering and environmental scientists, Fehily Timoney and Company, (FT), has taken over Applied Ground Engineering Consultant’s (AGEC) services in Carlow, an investment which significantly increases the size of its geotechnical team. FT […]

IRELAND FISHING NEWS: New Harbour Admin Building and doubling of quay space in Castletownbere

IRELAND FISHING NEWS: New Harbour Admin Building and doubling of quay space in Castletownbere

10 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister Creed opens new Harbour Administration Building and inspects €23.5m development project, doubling the quay space in Castletownbere “The value of landings into Castletownbere increased by 275% between 2010 and 2017.” The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., officially opened the new Harbour Administration […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Over 100,000 waiting on essential therapies – Murphy O’Mahony

HEALTH POLITICS: Over 100,000 waiting on essential therapies – Murphy O’Mahony

10 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Recent figures provided to Fianna Fáil Disability spokesperson, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony show that more than 100,000 are waiting for services in either speech and language therapy, occupational therapy or physiotherapy. “These latest figures show that 103,244 people were on waiting lists in February this year. The data does […]

Funding information workshop in Cork for angling clubs and communities groups on Thursday 9th May

Funding information workshop in Cork for angling clubs and communities groups on Thursday 9th May

9 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Inland Fisheries Ireland will host an information workshop for angling clubs and community groups interested in applying to its 2019 Funding Call. The funding has been made available for fisheries conservation projects and development projects nationwide through the National Strategy for Angling Development (NSAD). An information workshop will […]

CEO of Cork University Hospital Announces Decision to Retire

CEO of Cork University Hospital Announces Decision to Retire

8 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Health Service Executive confirms that Mr. Tony McNamara at Cork University Hospital Group has informed it of his intention to vacate his position as Chief Executive Officer to take on new roles in the private sector. Commenting on Mr. McNamara’s decision to retire- Gerry O’Dwyer, CEO of […]

How to reduce Water use in Hospitals?

How to reduce Water use in Hospitals?

8 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is helping Cork University Hospital to reduce its water use as part of its Green Campus initiative. Experts from the water utility took part in a water awareness day in the hospital recently where they met staff and discussed ways to save water both at work […]

GAA: BlackBee sponsors Cork Camogie in 3 year deal

GAA: BlackBee sponsors Cork Camogie in 3 year deal

7 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie BlackBee, the Cork based investment firm, has announced a three year partnership with the Cork Camogie teams. The partnership, which is the first of its kind for BlackBee, will see the company sponsor jerseys for the senior team, intermediate, junior as well as the minor and u16 teams. […]

Joint Committee on Public Petitions to consider a petition dealing with the weir at Fermoy on the River Blackwater

Joint Committee on Public Petitions to consider a petition dealing with the weir at Fermoy on the River Blackwater

7 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Joint Committee on Public Petitions will consider a Petition No. P00038/18 petition dealing with damage to the Fermoy weir in public session tomorrow, Wednesday, May 8 in Committee Room 1 at 2.30pm. Petitioner Mr Paul Kavanagh and Angler Mr Tommy Lawton will appear before the committee. This […]

Ireland’s largest free maritime celebration moves from Galway to Cork

Ireland’s largest free maritime celebration moves from Galway to Cork

7 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SeaFest, Ireland’s largest free family-friendly maritime celebration, unveils its exciting 2019 programme today for Cork, with over 100 events taking place from 7 – 9 June. An estimated 100,000 visitors are expected at the Port of Cork in Cork City for SeaFest 2019, with the line-up to include […]