[Audio] Recruitment multinational adds 56 jobs in Cork

17th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 56 new jobs are being created in Cork City. Recruitment firm Oxford International is investing 16 million euro in its European Headquarters on Penrose Quay, bringing staff numbers up to 130. Oxford is a division of a multi-national called “On Assignment” which has offices in US, Canada, UK, […]

[Audio] Taoiseach agrees Medical card reviews are unacceptable

17th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Both the Taoiseach and Tansiate have acknowledged that a current review of discretionary medical cards by the HSE has been insensitive in some cases. Speaking in Killarney earlier yesterday, ahead of the IMPACT conference, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said for a person to receive three letters in the space […]

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Sky Garden’ opens at Fitzgeralds Park

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Sky Garden’ opens at Fitzgeralds Park

16th May 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The New and Improved Fitzgerald’s Park has opened A full programme of free entertainment will take place over the weekend. Public performance areas for theatrical and musical performances, the award winning Chelsea Garden, new planting, plazas and pathways as well as new play areas are amongst the many […]

[Audio] People power stops Irish Water says Election candidate

15th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A candidate for the “Anti Austerity Alliance” in Cork is calling on people on the Northside of the City to oppose the installation of water metres, just like people in a number of Togher estates have recently. Lil O’Donnell is running in Cork North central for seat on […]

Greyhound Racing Curraheen Park

15th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan, Reporting from Curraheen Park david@TheCork.ie This weeks’ racing kicks off on today with eight races on the card. We have the semi-finals of The Two Wheel Training A5 525 Stake where the winner will take home €600 and a trophy on the night of the final. Friday 16th sees […]

Dan Boyle concerned with GAA funding

14th May 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Green Party Cork City South East candidate Dan Boyle has stated that the government’s decision to announce a grant of €30 million for the development of Pairc Uí Chaoimh while the proposal remains in the planning process and there are contentious elements to what is being proposed, to […]

[Audio] Tech Summit takes place in Cork City Hall

14th May 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie More than 300 delegates from the IT industry have attended a conference in Cork City It was the second year of the European Technology Summit organised by IT @ Cork. The one day event heard speakers from the USA, Europe and Ireland. The Summit – now in its […]

[Audio] Ocean to City festival launched

14th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The programme for this years Ocean to City Maritime Festival has been launched. It’s the 10th anniversary. The five day event runs over the June Long weekend, from Wednesday 28th May to June 1st. Meitheal Mara: a training centre which produces currachs and replicas is behind the event. […]