Cork colleges offer accountancy places

Cork colleges offer accountancy places

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA) has announced that there are still places available for its part time course at Cork College of Commerce and Griffith College Cork which service students from throughout Cork and its environs. Cliodhna Kenny, Student Development Executive with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland says […]

Taoiseach opens CIT extension

Taoiseach opens CIT extension

An Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, TD today performed the Official Opening of The Rubicon Centre Extension on Cork Institute of Technology’s Bishopstown Campus. [Friday, October 22nd, at 2 pm] The opening of this extension brings the total incubation footprint at CIT to over 3,000m2, providing Enterprise Development Supports to 44 companies. The success of the Rubicon […]

Cork Chamber statement reflects FG approach says Buttimer

Cork Chamber statement reflects FG approach says Buttimer

Fine Gael Cork South Central Senator, Jerry Buttimer, today (Friday) welcomed a statement by Cork Chamber which reflects Fine Gael’s approach to the economic crisis. “It is heartening to see that Cork Chamber’s view of what’s best for the economy is in line with what we, in Fine Gael, have long been saying. “The Chamber’s […]

Cork City FC Marks Football Against Racism Week

Cork City FC Marks Football Against Racism Week

Cork City FC, in conjunction with NASC, will today welcome 11 mascots from Ireland and a number of other countries to Turner’s Cross to mark Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) Week. The 11 mascots will accompany the City players onto the pitch for tonight’s game against Salthill Devon. The children will wear t-shirts with […]

Insurance company says get ready for winter

Insurance company says get ready for winter

AA Ireland Home Insurance is reminding second home owners to double and triple check their properties are fully secured for the winter as they return home this bank holiday Monday. As the last bank holiday of 2010 draws to a close and temperatures begin to drop, AA Home insurance is advising holiday home owners to […]

Cork band “is the Next U2” says New York Times

Cork band “is the Next U2” says New York Times

Travel writer Matt Gross writes in today’s New York Times [Friday, October 22, 2010] that one night in Bantry, West Cork he popped into the Schooner pub and enjoyed the music of “The Calvinists”. “They’re the next U2!” shouted another listener and Gross agreed, indeed he said he felt like he was part of something. […]

Councillor calls for two hours Free Parking

Councillor calls for two hours Free Parking

Cork City Councillor Kenneth O’Flynn has placed a motion before Cork City Council calling for two hours of free parking to be introduced on North Main Street and Paul Street car parks every Saturday between 9am-11am. Cllr. O’Flynn said; “City Council must give business the lead with ideas like this which not only benefit the […]

Fianna Fail Cllr calls for business rates to be reduced

Fianna Fail Cllr calls for business rates to be reduced

Cllr. Kenneth O’Flynn has placed a motion before Cork City Council calling on the Council to introduced staggered rates new business wishing to set up in the City. Speaking on this O’Flynn said; “As part of my motion I called for the Council to introduce staggered rates whereby in the first year the person setting […]

Sinn Fein protest as Taoiseach visits Cork

Sinn Fein protest as Taoiseach visits Cork

Cork Sinn Féin will hold a picket today as Brian Cowan visits Cork University Hospital, to protest against the proposed €1 billion in health cutbacks and highlight the fact that there is an alternative to the consensus for cuts. Speaking this morning, the party’s general election candidate for Cork North Central, Jonathan O’Brien, said: “It is deeply […]

New York Council Speaker visits Cork

New York Council Speaker visits Cork

The Speaker of New York City Council, Christine C. Quinn, is paying Courtesy call to Cork City Hall Today, Friday next, October 22nd, at 11.40 am. Since her election as City Council Speaker, Ms.Quinn has taken on a wide range of issues in such areas as public safety, environmental protection, early childhood education, hunger and […]