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Category / AREA: EAST CORK
17 December 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork’s 364 Hackney drivers are now able to join the Hailo network, as Hailo announces that it is extending its current service and is recruiting regional SPSV Hackney drivers to supplement its nationwide service. Hailo has recorded over 10 million passenger journeys across the country since beginning operations... Read More
16 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Speaking at the launch in County Hall of plans for 1916 commemorations by the local authority, Cllr Frank O’Flynn Chairman of the Cork County 1916 Centenary Programme stated that Cork will play a central role in the 1916 centenary celebrations and this is as it should be as... Read More
16 December 1015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Members of Cork County Council recently adopted Draft Trails for Tourism, a policy to maximise the economic benefit to the County which was drafted by members of the Tourism Strategic Policy Committee. Through the promotion of trails, the policy aims to support rural regeneration, economic development and tourism... Read More
16 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate Cllr Pat Buckley has commended his party’s plan for universal health care, launched today, by welcoming the prioritisation of mental health care within the policy Speaking following the launch, Cllr Buckley said; “Sinn Féin has today outline a comprehensively researched costed plan... Read More
  16 December 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 35 companies have been selected as finalists, from 16 different counties, across seven categories. In total, three Cork based companies have been nominated for awards across three different categories. In the Food and Drink category sponsored by Bord Bia, Eight Degrees Brewing, the award winning Irish craft... Read More
14 December 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie New 35 Room Extension to House 1,000 Students Minister Sean Sherlock TD performed the official ‘turning of the sod’ at St. Colman’s Community College in Midleton, marking the commencement of construction on the site of a new €10 million extension. The new two storey, 5,640 square metre extension... Read More
14 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish Medical Devices Association (IMDA), the Ibec group that represents the medical technology sector, announced Stryker Ireland as the Silver Award winners for Company of the Year at the Irish Medical Technology Industry Awards, jointly hosted with Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland, in the Clontarf Castle... Read More
14 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, along with Minister of State for Tourism, Michael Ring TD, have today announced over €1m in a further phase of funding for 13 capital projects in Ireland’s Ancient East. This funding under the ‘New Ideas in Ancient Spaces’... Read More
14 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea, will officially launch the “Cork County Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme” this afternoon in Cork County Hall. Cork County has over 300 events planned for the 2016 Centenary Programme, the largest number in the Country. State ceremonies, re-enactments... Read More
11 December 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Film In Cork (which replaced the Cork Screen Commission), a joint initiative of Cork City & County Councils, works to promote all aspects of production in the Cork region. As part of this creative initiative, Film in Cork will be running a training scheme called the “Production Club”... Read More