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24 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The threat of homelessness faced by low income families struggling with ever increasing rents and greatly increased living costs is even bigger than the current homelessness crisis. The Society of St Vincent de Paul has spent in excess of €6.2 million assisting people throughout Cork in the past year. “Most... Read More
24 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Meeting in Fitzgerald Vienna Woods Hotel on Sunday to kick-start initiative ‘Embrace FARM’, the voluntary bereavement group established to support families in the aftermath of fatal and non-fatal accidents, is to establish a network in Cork. The move follows one of the worst years on record for... Read More
20 November 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork’s only senior Minister; Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., this morning attended the Naval Service Reserve Commissioning Ceremony at the Naval Base, in Haulbowline, Co. Cork. Speaking at the Commissioning Ceremony, Minister Coveney offered his congratulations to the three newly commissioned officers of the Naval Service... Read More
20 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €228 million in new and upgraded water infrastructure for Cork City and County Fine Gael Cork North West TD, Áine Collins, has said that Cork is to benefit significantly from Irish Water investment, with €228 million in new and upgraded water and wastewater infrastructure for the City... Read More
20 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber has called on the people of Cork to support local businesses in the run up to Christmas. Speaking at the switch-on of the Christmas lights last evening in the City Centre, Conor Healy, Chief Executive of Cork Chamber said, “Cork’s Christmas lights cast a festive glow... Read More
20 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A small delegation of Irish tourism businesses, including Hayfield Manor, travelled to Moscow recently, to take part in sales mission – in a bid to grow Ireland’s share of the emerging Russian tourism market. The three-day sales mission – organised by GoodCause Travel and supported by Tourism... Read More
18 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The 31 Local Enterprise Offices have announced a new partnership with Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), the world’s largest support network for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Through Local Enterprise Office, Cork City, this will mean free access for Cork City client companies to Europe’s largest database with up... Read More
18 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Elves arrive in County Cork to get ready for Christmas Deliveries in Europe Santa Claus has announced the opening of a North Pole Outpost located in East Cork. Fit out work is underway, and licences are being arranged. On 29 November Santa’s helpers will open the doors... Read More
16 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie RTE’s Southern Editor Paschal Sheehy unveiled details of the 2015 edition of the annual Christmas Cracker Charity Cycle at a photo-call in the Friends of Marymount shop on Friday, Nov. 13th. The shop is located on Cork’s Oliver Plunkett St. – recently voted the best street in... Read More