Derval O’Rourke has a message for non-profits

Derval O’Rourke has a message for non-profits

17 June 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Olympic athlete Derval O’Rourke today called on Cork voluntary and non-profit organisations to apply for funding before the June 29th deadline. €125,000 is available from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund for projects that reflect new ideas to get people more active, more often. Above: Pic: Derval O’Rourke and […]

New Carrigtwohill National School will be run by Cork ETB

New Carrigtwohill National School will be run by Cork ETB

11 June 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Education and Training Board (previously known as the VEC) will be the patrons of a new primary school in Carrigtwohill, Co Cork. The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan T.D. made the announcement today. Opening in September it will be “multi-denominational Community National School”, […]

VIDEO: Well known Corkman reaches settlement before Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing

VIDEO: Well known Corkman reaches settlement before Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing

4 June 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Above: File photo of Mick Hannigan The former CEO of Cork Film Festival has said he is pleased his unfair dismissal case against his former employer was settled yesterday. Mick Hannigan, was director of the festival from 1986, and CEO from 2009. However, in March 2013 Mick […]

VIDEO: Preview of Cork City FC vs. Galway United

4 June 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City will be aiming to make it three consecutive away wins, as they travel to Eamonn Deacy Park to take on Galway United tomorrow. Watch Press Conference City, who are second in the Premier Division table, are unbeaten on the road this season, with five wins and […]

VIDEO: Free child seat roadshow in Cork

VIDEO: Free child seat roadshow in Cork

4 June 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Parents in Cork are being urged to have their child’s car seat checked as research from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) indicates that as many as 4 out of 5 child car seats are incorrectly fitted. The RSA ‘Check it Fits’ service will be visiting ten locations […]

Cork sees increase in start-up companies

Cork sees increase in start-up companies

4 June 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork has seen a 32% year-on-year rise in start-ups, Insolvencies dropped by 85% in May, compared to the same period last year. This sounds like good news, and it comes compliments of Vision-Net.ie, a Dublin based website which aggregates data from the Companies Registration Office and other […]

Trend Micro schools competition

Trend Micro schools competition

4 June 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Trend Micro, which has its EMEA headquarters in Cork, has announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition winners. It was a hat-trick for Loreto College Cavan as they were, once again, crowned Overall School Winner and awarded €3,000 for the “How to be safe on […]

Will Cork Airport be sold?

28 May 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Yesterday PaddyPower.com speculated – through a new listing of odds – that Cork Airport would be the next state assets to be sold. Bets are being accepted until “Tuesday 30th June 2015, 12:00”, so there’s plenty of time to lay down a few euro if you feel […]

Irish Rail lays on extra trains for Cork City Marathon

26 May 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail is delighted to announce details of the Extra Early Morning Commuter Trains, which have been laid on to operate from Cobh and Midleton to Kent Station, Cork for this year’s Cork City Marathon on Monday, 1st June 2015. One of the Extra Early […]

Munster Rugby “Rule 24” welcomed by Seán Kelly

20 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Former GAA President and MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has welcomed the announcement that Munster Rugby will open the gates of Musgrave Park in Cork to the GAA as the €70 million redevelopment Pairc Uí Chaoimh begins. “I am delighted that Musgrave Park has been made available […]