521 part-time Government jobs to be created in Cork

521 part-time Government jobs to be created in Cork

21 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie 521 Jobs to be created in Cork? Yes but the roles are only on a fixed term basis of 10 weeks.  The pay will be €2,400. The Central Statistics Office is advising anyone interested in becoming a census enumerator to apply on 5th January, the first day the […]

A busy Christmas for Cork Samaratians

A busy Christmas for Cork Samaratians

21 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Samaritans have had their busiest year to date answering 67,105 calls in the last 12 months. Details of the increase in use of Samaritans service were revealed in the 2014-2015 Impact Report covering Samaritans’ work in Ireland, which was launched in Dublin, on Wednesday the 16th of […]

Cork County Council move close to opening Incubation Kitchens for startups

Cork County Council move close to opening Incubation Kitchens for startups

17 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has awarded the contract for new state of the art Incubation Kitchens to leading food safety consultant. Mary Daly of the Food Safety Company has been awarded the contract to manage Cork Counties newest food incubation facility in Carrigaline. The Mayor of the County of […]

VIDEO: Ireland’s largest farm is in East Cork and has installed Dairymaster ‘MooMonitor’ to control health and fertility of cows

17 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This week Tom and Simon Browne of Greenhills Farm in Co Cork who own and run Ireland’s largest farm installed Dairymaster’s multi award winning health and fertility monitoring system – MooMonitor+ on their 1000 cow dairy farm in Co Cork. The breeding season for 2016 has begun and […]

Cork’s 364 hackney drivers can now apply to join the Hailo network

Cork’s 364 hackney drivers can now apply to join the Hailo network

17 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan 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 […]

Cork County Council programme of events fro 1916-2016 commenerations

Cork County Council programme of events fro 1916-2016 commenerations

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 […]

Trails for Tourism – A Policy to maximise the economic benefit to the County

Trails for Tourism – A Policy to maximise the economic benefit to the County

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 […]

Mental Health care a priority in Sinn Féin’s new health plan -says East Cork Cllr Pat Buckley

Mental Health care a priority in Sinn Féin’s new health plan -says East Cork Cllr Pat Buckley

16 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@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 for […]

‘Ring of Cork’ tourism group holds AGM

‘Ring of Cork’ tourism group holds AGM

16 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Established in 2013 to promote the tourism opportunity in South and East Cork, the Ring of Cork held its AGM this week in Fota and reported the success of the organisation to date. Tourism figures have increased in the towns on the Ring of Cork, from Cobh, Midleton, […]

Three Cork Finalists Announced in the ‘SFA National Small Business Awards 2016’

Three Cork Finalists Announced in the ‘SFA National Small Business Awards 2016’

  16 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan 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 brewery […]

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