Taoiseach opens CIT extension

Taoiseach opens CIT extension

An Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, TD will perform the Official Opening of The Rubicon Centre Extension on Cork Institute of Technology¹s Bishopstown Campus today (Friday) at 2 pm. The Opening of this extension will bring the total incubation footprint at CIT to over 3,000m2, providing Enterprise Development Supports to 44 companies currently based in the Rubicon. […]

New unit at CUH opens

New unit at CUH opens

CORK University Hospital’s new €85m Cardiac Renal Centre is officially opened today, Friday 22nd October 2010, by An Taoiseach, Mr Brian Cowen TD. The Cardiac Renal Centre will see services centralised at CUH ensuring patients have access, on one site, to the combined expertise and skills of staff who care for people with cardiac and […]

Be drink aware

Be drink aware

Students from Co. Cork are being encouraged to participate in DARE2BDRINKAWARE.ie, a film and multimedia competition that aims to promote responsible attitudes towards alcohol. Now in its fourth year, DARE2BDRINKAWARE.ie is a film and multimedia competition open to third-level students throughout Ireland, including students from University College Cork, Cork Institute of Technology, St. John’s College […]

Cork City v Salthill Devon Preview

Cork City will be looking to make it three wins out of three against Salthill Devon tomorrow night, as Tommy Dunne’s side play their final home fixture of the 2010 season. A 1-0 defeat to Finn Harps last Friday ended City’s faint hopes of making the promotion play-offs, but Dunne says it is still important […]

Community involvement campaign launched in Cork

Community involvement campaign launched in Cork

A national campaign to promote community involvement entitled ‘Better Together’ was launched today by The Wheel in partnership with EBS Building Society. The campaign which will run from today, October 13th, until the end of November, will focus on a new website: www.bettertogether.ie which will enable community and voluntary groups from all over Ireland to […]

Those behind the Banking crisis must be held to account says Senator Buttimer

Those behind the Banking crisis must be held to account says Senator Buttimer

Speaking in the Seanad, Fine Gael Cork Senator, Jerry Buttimer said that while it is important that we inspire international confidence in the bond markets it is critical that we give the Irish people confidence and hope by holding those responsible for the banking crisis to account. “All people see is at the moment is […]

Cork Airport needs to cater disabilities says Clune

Cork Airport needs to cater disabilities says Clune

ELDERLY people and those with special needs are not getting the service they require, or deserve, when they fly in or out of Cork Airport. “Airlines using Cork airport are refusing to use the airbridges available because they can’t achieve the required turnaround time. This is not acceptable. Cork airport is a new state of […]

Rockchapel water off

Rockchapel water off

The water supply in Rockchapel Village (North County Cork) and the terrace will be disrupted Friday, 22nd October, 2010 from 09.30am to 3.30pm due to essential repairs. Water will be restored as quickly as possible. Cork County Council regrets any inconvenience caused to the public.

FG reveals HSE spend on agency staff in Cork Hospitals last year

Fine Gael Mayo Deputy John O’Mahony today (Thursday) published new figures showing the HSE spent €5,693,471 on agency staff in Cork Hospitals last year. The Fine Gael Health Spokesperson & Deputy Leader, Dr James Reilly TD said the ‘incredibly high spend exposes false economies in health service budgeting’. Deputy John O’Mahony said: “These figures are […]

Passengers are more important than profit says Clune

Passengers are more important than profit says Clune

ELDERLY people and those with special needs are not getting the service they require, or deserve, when they fly in or out of Cork Airport. “Airlines using Cork airport are refusing to use the airbridges available because they can’t achieve the required turnaround time. This is not acceptable. Cork airport is a new state of […]