Cork County Council has today (14th February 2011) awarded a total of €156,700 under the Arts Grant Scheme 2011. The grants have been given to 87 different groups and individual artists in County Cork. Welcoming the allocations, Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea (Ind) said “the commitment of Cork County Council to allocate grants to these […]

Team News v Waterford United

Cork City will be in competitive action for the first time in 2011, as they take on Waterford United at the RSC on Sunday in the Munster Senior Cup. City boss Tommy Dunne, already without long-term injury Stephen Mulcahy (groin) who is sidelined until April, must plan for the fixture without the services of Greg […]

Works to commence immediately

Re-alignment works on the N72 (Mallow – Fermoy Road via Castletownroche), known locally as Carrig has been approved at this week’s Area Roads Meeting of Cork County Council. With over €850,00 allocated for this project in 2011, works are to commence immediately. Welcoming the news, Indepedent Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea, who is chairman of […]

Fine Gael would save the Orthopedic

In Cork, the canvassers are out, and the political promises have started flowing… Former Lord Mayor Dara Murphy is running for Fine Gael in Cork North Central He says if Fine Gael are in power after the election then St Mary’s Orthopedic Hospital on the Northside of Cork City will stay open, and indeed will […]

Good News for Cork from the Irish Travel Agents Association

Two Cork agents won on the night, East Cork Travel won Best specialist tour operator and Lee Travel Won best Travel Agent of the Year, it was the 1st time this prize was awarded. Declan and his teams are very honored to be rewarded with the title. Lee travel have offices in Princes Street, Cork, […]

UCC announces two senior appointments

University College Cork (UCC) has announced the appointments of Mr Trevor Holmes to the post of Vice President for External Relations and Professor Anita Maguire to the post of Vice President for Research and Innovation. Mr Holmes joined IDA Ireland as the Head of Corporate Communications at the start of 2008. His responsibilities included international […]

16 new jobs in Mahon Dental Clinic

A new art dental clinic, which has opened in City Gate, Mahon, Cork hopes to create up to 16 high-end sustainable jobs over the coming years. Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic, which is the brainchild of, and owned by, two Cork dentists, Dr Seamus Sharkey and Dr Jennifer Kearney, is now open for business and offers […]

Telephone counselling service reports busiest year ever in 2010

Telephone based counselling and support service Connect reported its busiest year ever in 2010 receiving more than 10,000 calls, a 25% increase over 2009. The finding is contained in Connect’s first ever service report (Connect Service Report 2006-2010) which was launched today covering the first five years of the service from 2006 to 2010. Calls […]

Water off in Newtownshandrum

Cork County Council wishes to announce that due to waterbreaks on public watermains in the Newtownshsndrum area,  water has been turned off at 9.45am to facilitate repairs. The following locations will be without water for that period: Sections of Newtown village, Shandrum, Gortskagh, Coolnasmuttane, Glengarif, Ballynakilla East  & West, Newtown village, Kilmagoura, Maine North & South, Kilmore, […]

CorkBIC Launches The “Entrepreneur Experience”

CorkBIC Launches The “Entrepreneur Experience”

The “Entrepreneur Experience” is a unique event for Ireland’s emerging Entrepreneurs to gain exclusive access to some of Ireland’s most successful Entrepreneurs. Developed by Cork Business Innovation Centre and driven by CorkBIC board member Jim Breen, CEO PulseLearning, this event is an exceptional opportunity for emerging entrepreneurs with a new idea, an investor ready proposition […]

Bord Gais Energy Cork City Marathon

Continuing to build on its tradition of being the most open and accessible marathon in Ireland, the Bord Gáis Energy Cork City Marathon today unveiled the route for its inaugural half marathon. The new half-marathon route will allow more people than ever to participate in one of Ireland’s premier running events. The 13.1-mile route starts […]