4G, 3G, and even older GSM coverage is still poor in parts of Co Cork

4G, 3G, and even older GSM coverage is still poor in parts of Co Cork

2 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications Michael Moynihan has said comments by the Communications Regulator last week on mobile phone coverage in Ireland defy the reality being experienced in town across the country. Deputy Moynihan said “it’s very worrying if ComReg are of the view that all is well […]

Ballymaloe to hold a ‘Good Living Day’

Ballymaloe to hold a ‘Good Living Day’

2 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Explorers of good health and living are invited to the first-ever Ballymaloe Good Living Day this Sunday (7 February 2016). Organisers say “Come be a part of this dynamic, day-long event devoted to wellness of mind, body, and spirit.” Talks by seven wide-ranging and thought-provoking speakers will be […]

Munster Launch of Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day takes place in Glanmire, Cork

Munster Launch of Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day takes place in Glanmire, Cork

2 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Munster Launch of The Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day took place on Saturday the 30thJanuary, 2016 at Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire, Co. Cork. In attendance was the Lord Mayor of Cork City, Cllr Chris O’ Leary and his wife Angela O’Leary together with the Mayor of County […]

Curraheen Park and Youghal Greyhound stadia helped raise more than €5m for Charities, Clubs and other good causes in 2015

Curraheen Park and Youghal Greyhound stadia helped raise more than €5m for Charities, Clubs and other good causes in 2015

1 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie There was excitement all-round as it was announced that €5 million was raised at Irish Greyhound Board stadia in 2015 for charitable organisations such as schools, clubs, healthcare charities & community projects. The money was raised through Fundraising / Benefit Nights hosted at the venues in conjunction with […]

When is the closing date for the Texaco Children’s Art Competition?

When is the closing date for the Texaco Children’s Art Competition?

1 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork teachers in primary and second level schools, whose pupils take part in the annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition, are reminded that the closing date for receipt of entries this year is Monday, 29th February next. Last year, 1,281 pupils from schools in Co. Cork submitted entries to […]

Next government must deliver world class education system – says Ibec Cork

Next government must deliver world class education system – says Ibec Cork

1 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie In advance of the upcoming general election, Ibec Cork, the group that represents business in the region, called on the next government to ramp up investment in education to ensure students develop the necessary skills to thrive when they enter the workforce. A skilled and versatile talent pool […]

Mayoral Reception from Cork Cork Mayor for Special Olympic Athletes

Mayoral Reception from Cork Cork Mayor for Special Olympic Athletes

29 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie In honour of the recent achievements of Cork Special Olympics Athletes, County Mayor Cllr John Paul O’Shea will host a Mayoral Reception on Monday, 1st February at 4.30pm in the Council Chambers. There are six recipients who will be awarded on the day: 1. Laura Ahern from Glanmire […]

Do you have problems parking near school to collect or drop-off your children? A Cork TD wants to fix that

Do you have problems parking near school to collect or drop-off your children? A Cork TD wants to fix that

27 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Áine Collins, Fine Gael TD for Cork North-West, has today (Wednesday) called on Cork County Council and it’s Councillors to carry out a safety report on all National Schools across Cork County. “It was brought to my attention by a concerned parent, whose children attend Banteer National School, […]

Network Cork holding recruitment night in Kingsley Hotel next week

Network Cork holding recruitment night in Kingsley Hotel next week

26 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Network Cork will hold an informative business panel evening on Wednesday 3rd February in The Kingsley Hotel. The event kicks off at 6pm and will showcase the financial supports, as well as investment and training opportunities, available to business owners and employees. The “one stop shop” information event […]

Why are the Government proposing to abolish USC? – asks East Cork candidate Paul Bradford

Why are the Government proposing to abolish USC? – asks East Cork candidate Paul Bradford

26 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie RENUA Ireland Cork East candidate Paul Bradford has warned that the Minister for Finance must move to dispel claims that the proposed scrapping of USC was a classic election stroke. Mr Bradford said: ”The Minister for Finance must move to dispel growing concern that the proposal to abolish […]

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