WEST CORK: Ludgate Business Hub is a success

WEST CORK: Ludgate Business Hub is a success

5 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Minister Jim Daly has said the investment of two million Euros by Enterprise Minister Heather Humphreys in Ludgate hub is another example of; ‘’this governments determination to bring jobs opportunity and enterprise to rural Ireland’’. The Minister said; ‘’The government has seen the fantastic work […]

CHRISTMAS IN CORK CITY: #Stats 40 Christmas trees and 60,000 Christmas lights to adorn Cork city this Christmas

4 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has installed over 40 Christmas trees this year, all peppered around the city centre and suburbs to celebrate its brightest Christmas yet! St Patrick’s Street has seen an increase of 5,000 lights – we now have 60,000 lights twinkling across the city. While ‘Glow – […]

CORK CLUBS: Carrigaline Toastmasters seeks new members

CORK CLUBS: Carrigaline Toastmasters seeks new members

3 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Where can you meet new friends, learn interesting and unusual information, develop your unrealised public speaking and leadership skills, and, most of all, enjoy yourself?! The Carrigaline Toastmasters Club, offers all this and more. Club PRO Rona Coghlan told TheCork.ie: “We are different to other clubs/organisations. We like […]

Minister Creed announces upgrade to Marine Data Buoy Network valued at €300,000

Minister Creed announces upgrade to Marine Data Buoy Network valued at €300,000

3 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Minister Creed T.D. has announced an investment of over €700,000 in the Marine Data Buoy Network. The additional funding will provide for both ongoing operations and a significant upgrading of the existing infrastructure. Speaking from the research vessel RV Celtic […]

Cork MEP to introduce legislation against super trawlers

Cork MEP to introduce legislation against super trawlers

2 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada is to bring forward legislation to the European Parliament aimed at halting the illegal activity of super trawlers. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the EU Fisheries Committee, said she wanted to see super trawlers banned outright from Irish waters but […]

N28 Ringaskiddy upgrade vital for Cork’s future – Ibec

N28 Ringaskiddy upgrade vital for Cork’s future – Ibec

30 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has said that the progression of key infrastructure projects is vital for Cork’s future and to enhance growth and job opportunities in the region. The group today met with senior management from Cork County Council to discuss a range of policy […]

Cork Airport wins national award for its charity fundraisers

Cork Airport wins national award for its charity fundraisers

30 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Airport’s Charity of the Year programme has won the Social Good – Corporate award at the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) prestigious National Project Awards 2018. The announcement was made at the black-tie Gala dinner at the offices of headline sponsor PwC on Spencer Dock, […]

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: 30 metre Ferris Wheel opens in City Centre

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: 30 metre Ferris Wheel opens in City Centre

30 November 2018, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The opening of GLOW today (Friday) kick starts the city’s seasonal celebrations, and with them a promotional drive by Cork City Council and the Cork Business Association to encourage people to come into the city centre and to shop locally in the lead-up to Christmas. Attended by […]