Sport Retired Greyhounds in Cork

Yesterday (Thursday 1st December) The Irish Greyhound Board and The Irish Kennel Club, announced details of their joint social and sporting event for retired racing Greyhounds. This event will introduce retired racing Greyhounds and their owners to the “Show Ring” and the services of The Irish Kennel Club. The launch will see the Irish Greyhound […]

Politics RIP Michael Donegan MCC

Cllr Tim Lombard, Mayor of the County of Cork leads the tribute to Member of Cork County Council Michael Donegan. The County Mayor stated that he had the privilege to serve with Michael on Cork County Council from 2003 to date. Michael was a man who was very passionate about North Cork. He was very […]

Glen Boxing Club to reopen

Fight Still on for the Glen Boxing Club Sinn Fein Cllr Thomas Gould welcomes the news that the Glen Boxing Club is to reopen its doors next Monday night 5th December at 7:00PM. The Club is inviting existing and new members to attend. An eventful meeting took place in the Glen Boxing Club last night […]

Clune issues press release

In one of the first press releases from Deirdre Clune since the Seanad Elections before the Summer the Fine Gael Senatorhas welcomed Minister’s Varadkar statement that tolls should not be imposed on the tunnel in Cork. Earlier in the year the National Roads Authority (NRA) indicated the intention to provide a toll system on the […]

Horan Wins 200th Cap

RUGBY… Marcus Horan will win his 200th cap when he runs out with Munster at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday (v Ospreys). The 34 year old made his senior debut in 1999 and won his 100th cap against Leinster in October 2005. He is only one of two forwards – Donncha O’Callaghan the other – […]

Cork Chamber welcomes investment at Irish Distillers

John Mullins, President, Cork Chamber today welcomed the announcement that Pernod Ricard will create 60 new jobs as part of their €100 million euro investment at the Irish Distillers plant in Midleton, Co Cork. Mr Mullins said, “This is a very significant investment by French drinks company Pernod Ricard and a great boost for the […]

Cork company receives healthy eating award

Cork company receives healthy eating award

Conoco Phillips in Cork was one of 63 Irish companies employing 40,000 employees to be applauded for their efforts to promote heart-healthy eating and reduce the risk of obesity for workers at the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Heart Healthy Eating Awards 2010. As the national charity fighting heart disease and stroke, the Irish Heart Foundation […]

CUH still lacks helipad

Doctors at Cork University Hospital had the chance to familiarise themselves with an Air Corps Augusta Westland earlier today when the first helicopter, of any kind in recent years, landed on them Hospital’s campus. CUH is the “principal trauma hospital” for the south of Ireland but it’s previous heli-pad was lost when the current Emergency […]

HSE changes at SIVUH and CUH

29th November 2011 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A significant restructuring of acute hospital and community services is underway in Cork city with the clear purpose of providing sustainable services of a higher quality for the people of Cork and the surrounding area. It is important to recognise at the outset that while services are being […]

Cork students graduate with AITI

Cork students graduate with AITI

Accounting Technicians Ireland, the leading professional body for accounting technicians in Ireland, has conferred certificates of membership to newly qualifying graduates from Cork including Lorraine Healy from Passage West and Dana Maria Sosiade from Blackrock. They recently completed her final year examinations and work experience requirements and graduated among an overall class of 284 new […]