KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

Cork people urged to make submissions to Local Government Review

Cork people urged to make submissions to Local Government Review

4 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ciarán Lynch, Labour TD for the Cork South Central constituency, is writing to people living in a number of communities which could potentially be affected by any decisions made by the Cork Local Government Committee about the boundary between city and county. As well as informing constituents about […]

Mayor of County Cork connects with the people of Cork via Facebook and Twitter

Mayor of County Cork connects with the people of Cork via Facebook and Twitter

4 August 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea today launched a brand new dedicated Facebook and Twitter page in order to keep the people of Cork connected with him in his role as Mayor. The initiative, which is the first in the Council’s 116 […]

Down Syndrome Ireland to benefit from this years Tour de Munster charity cycle

Down Syndrome Ireland to benefit from this years Tour de Munster charity cycle

30 July 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The countdown is on to 2015’s Tour de Munster, with the annual charity cycle kicking off in Waterford on Thursday 6th August, and finishing up in Cork on Sunday 9th August. Over 100 cyclists have signed up for the Tour and are getting geared up for this […]

Govt increases funding for childcare in Cork – says FG TD

30 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has said over €400,000 in capital funding for childcare services in Cork will improve quality and facilities. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of Capital Grant Funding for Early […]

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

28 July 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber Business School, BiznetCork Skillnet, has confirmed that nominations for the Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2015 will open on 10th August next. This is a fabulous opportunity for Cork businesses to showcase their innovative use of digital marketing and get recognition for their online engagement in […]

Cork Apprentices to represent Ireland at 43rd WorldSkills Competition in Brazil

Cork Apprentices to represent Ireland at 43rd WorldSkills Competition in Brazil

27 July 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork apprentices, John Murray, Owen Murphy and Dean McSweeney will represent Ireland in Plastering and Drywall Systems, Welding and Construction Metal Work at the 43rd WorldSkills Competition in São Paulo, Brazil from11 – 15 August 2015. John, Owen, Dean and their fellow team members were selected from […]

Cork: Construction falls, but mood still optimistic

Cork: Construction falls, but mood still optimistic

6 July 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Construction falls, but mood still optimistic Figures from the National Housing Construction Index for the first four months of 2015 show a sharp fall in activity in the residential construction sector in Cork when compared to 2014 but sentiment continues to remain positive. The latest edition of the […]

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

3 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork moves closer to London (in terms of ease of access) Cityjet will launch an 18-times weekly service between Cork and London City starting on October 1 2015. It will fly three-times daily on weekdays, once on Saturdays, and twice on Sundays. Chairman welcomes News Pat Byrne, Cityjet’s […]

AA recruiting mechanics in Cork

AA recruiting mechanics in Cork

1 July 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland’s major motoring organisation and insurance provider is hiring qualified mechanics to join its fleet of roadside Patrols. But the AA’s recruitment drive has hit a roadblock (pun intended) in Co. Cork, coming against a shortage of qualified mechanics to fill their two roles on offer. “I […]

Mayor of County Cork resigns, from Fianna Fail

Mayor of County Cork resigns, from Fianna Fail

25 June 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Much has been written about Sinn Fein’s internal problems in Co Cork in recent days (one Cllr expelled from the party, and another suspended for a year). Now, Fianna Fail in Cork is experiencing its own crisis in the ‘rebel county’. The Mayor of Cork County Councillor […]