Cork County Council is ready for winter, checkout WinterReady.ie for personal tips

Cork County Council is ready for winter, checkout WinterReady.ie for personal tips

16 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The “Be Winter Ready” campaign for Cork and Kerry, an inter-agency initiative involving An Garda Síochána, the Health Service Executive, Cork County Council, Cork City Council and Kerry County Council launched last week. “Be Winter Ready” is a co-ordinated campaign involving statutory services to raise public awareness about […]

‘Cork County Age Friendly House Design Competition’ wins award

‘Cork County Age Friendly House Design Competition’ wins award

15 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork County Age Friendly House Design Competition reigned victorious at the National Age Friendly Ireland Recognition and Achievements Awards, held at Croke Park Stadium in Dublin last night. Minister of State, Housing & Urban Development, Damien English presented the award to representatives from the Cork Age Friendly […]

TRAFFIC BOTTLENECK TO IMPROVE? Cork County Council tendering for Little Island transport design works

TRAFFIC BOTTLENECK TO IMPROVE? Cork County Council tendering for Little Island transport design works

15 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Local Fianna Fáil councillor, Pádraig O’Sullivan has confirmed that progress is soon to be made on addressing traffic and transport issues in Little Island. Cllr. O’Sullivan was commenting as Cork County Council advertised a call for tenders for design works under the Little Island Traffic and Transportation Study. […]

EAST CORK: Sports clubs receive over €1m in ‘Sports Capital Programme’ funding

EAST CORK: Sports clubs receive over €1m in ‘Sports Capital Programme’ funding

15 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that a total of €1,034,090 will be divided amongst 18 sports clubs and community groups across Cork East Constituency through today’s Sports Capital Programme funding announcements. The funding is […]

Apple making efforts to expand into education market

Apple making efforts to expand into education market

15 November 2019, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister McHugh tours Apple Cork campus and meets with volunteers involved in Apple Schools Project Minister also visits Terence MacSwiney Community College to observe the use of Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Create tools’     The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. today visited the recently […]

GOURMET EDUCATION: Kinsale’s first Kids Food Festival a resounding success #FailteIreland #TasteTheIsland #WestCork

GOURMET EDUCATION: Kinsale’s first Kids Food Festival a resounding success #FailteIreland #TasteTheIsland #WestCork

15 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Kinsale was awash with a new generation of foodies this past week as many of the town’s most celebrated restaurants opened up their kitchen doors and let local children in to cook! Part of the Taste the Island initiative and organised by The Kinsale Good Food Circle, the […]

Cork Institute of Technology featured at National Project Awards

Cork Institute of Technology featured at National Project Awards

15 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Winners of the 2019 National Project Awards include: Project Professional of the Year (sponsored by Aspira): Brian Cliffe — Cork Institute of Technology The expansion of Ireland’s state airports has been revealed as Ireland’s most influential project over the past 50 years at the Ireland Chapter of Project […]

CORK FARMING: New opportunities for beef farmers with significant increase of exports to China

CORK FARMING: New opportunities for beef farmers with significant increase of exports to China

15 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Beef farmers will have new opportunities to improve their price thanks to significant increases in exports to China, according to Cork Senator Tim Lombard from Fine Gael. Senator Lombard who is a member of the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee was speaking as news emerged from a Government trade mission […]

HEALTH EDUCATION: 2-year University Diplomas for Paramedics

HEALTH EDUCATION: 2-year University Diplomas for Paramedics

15 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The College of Medicine and Health, UCC have awarded the first ‘Diploma in Paramedical Science’ to newly qualified National Ambulance Service (NAS) Paramedics. This Diploma represents the culmination of 2 years study and training with the Ambulance Service and University College Cork. The 41 successful candidates will now […]