EDUCATION: Schools out for summer, and four principals are retiring

EDUCATION: Schools out for summer, and four principals are retiring

29 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The school term has ended for Primary Schools. In the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, following cumulative service of over 160 years, four primary school principals are retiring: Sinead Solleveld (South Abbey National School, Youghal), Harriet Pritchard (Bandonbridge National School), Sharon Hosford (The Model […]

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

22 June 2019, Saturday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from Cork was highlighted Friday as ‘Dáil 100’ was launched regionally for the first time, on Leeside. The launch of the exhibition at Cork County Council Offices, is part of a programme of events designed to commemorate the […]

County Cork XL Stores Take Top Prizes at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

County Cork XL Stores Take Top Prizes at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

18 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 11 County Cork stores were honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards, which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to the Citywest Hotel in Saggart, Co. Dublin, for the ceremony run by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL […]

EDUCATION: Extension approved for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Youghal

EDUCATION: Extension approved for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Youghal

16 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The approval for a large extension project for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide in Youghal has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice David Stanton. The additional accommodation has been sanctioned by the Department of Education and Skills to cater […]

€200m R&D investment at Stryker Cork

€200m R&D investment at Stryker Cork

13 June 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Stryker today announced that it is to invest over €200m in Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) projects at three of its five Cork facilities as it continues its vigorous innovation journey to deliver next generation products and services across its Medical Surgical, Orthopaedics and Neurotechnology and Spine offerings. […]

Cork County Council announces funding for 63 Creative projects around County Cork

Cork County Council announces funding for 63 Creative projects around County Cork

3 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Creative Ireland Programme has been growing from strength to strength in Cork, as evidenced by the number of applications received under the 2019 Creative Ireland County Cork Grant Scheme. The total of 88 applications received was more than double those of last year. The 2019 allocations were […]

Enterprising Hotel advertises ‘pre-baby’ breaks #Packages #NewMarkets #Marketing

Enterprising Hotel advertises ‘pre-baby’ breaks #Packages #NewMarkets #Marketing

22 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Rock-a-hi-baby – prepare for the arrival of your little one with two gorgeous pre-baby breaks at Fota Island Resort A world away from the hustle and bustle, but just 8 miles from the city of Cork, there’s no better place to celebrate those precious weeks before the arrival of your little […]