120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

30 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 6 asthma triggers that will make you shiver this Hallowe’en With Halloween just around the corner, the Asthma Society is highlighting six asthma triggers that are very common at this time of the year. Sarah O’Connor, CEO of the Asthma Society, said: “Hallowe’en is a time to be spooked – […]

Irish Water seeks positive PR following EPA report which was critical of untreated sewerage in Cork (and elsewhere)

Irish Water seeks positive PR following EPA report which was critical of untreated sewerage in Cork (and elsewhere)

25 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The positive impact of Irish Water’s investment in wastewater treatment is being felt by communities across the country including Cork as new wastewater plants are built and more are being upgraded. Irish Water is on track to deliver on our approved investment plans which will result no areas […]

Carrigaline, Bandon and Ballyvourney businesses attending Food Expo in Paris this weekend

Carrigaline, Bandon and Ballyvourney businesses attending Food Expo in Paris this weekend

21 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bord Bia reveals “Plan to Grow” service Five Cork exporters are attending SIAL International Food Fair in Paris this weekend – the biggest business-to-business (B2B) trade event in the world this year. The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle T.D., along with […]

Licenced renewed for Community Radio Youghal

Licenced renewed for Community Radio Youghal

19 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (19.10.18) announced the signing of a community sound broadcasting contract with Community Radio Youghal, serving Youghal Town and environs. Speaking at the contract signing, Professor Pauric Travers, Chairperson of the BAI, said: “We are very pleased to sign today’s contract […]

€409,800 granted to East Cork under ‘Town and Village Renewal Scheme’

€409,800 granted to East Cork under ‘Town and Village Renewal Scheme’

7 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie €409,800 allocated to Cork East Constituency under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme – Minister David Stanton Over €400,000 has been allocated to four projects in Cork East constituency under the Government’s Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018, says Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State […]

CARRIGTWOHILL: Stryker celebrates 20 years in Ireland

CARRIGTWOHILL: Stryker celebrates 20 years in Ireland

3 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, is celebrating its 20th year in Ireland. Stryker’s Ireland presence now includes six manufacturing facilities in Belfast, Limerick and Cork, including a state-of-the-art additive manufacturing facility, –as well as a global Innovation & Research & Development Centre. Over 3,000 […]

INFLATION: Property Prices Rise by €10,000 in Cork – year on year

INFLATION: Property Prices Rise by €10,000 in Cork – year on year

29 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Property prices in Cork have risen by €10,000 in the last year, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report in association with Davy. The report for Q3 2018 shows that the median asking price for a property in the county now stands at €240,000. This is up €5,000 […]

VIDEO: Archaeological digs enter final phase on former Victorian Prison on Spike Island

18 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie risoners at the 20th-century prison on Cork’s Spike Island were mostly from “blackspots of disadvantage,” according to finds as part of UCC-led archaeological excavations. A team led by Dr Barra O’Donnabhain of the Department of Archaeology in UCC documented graffiti associated with the modern prison, with parallels between […]