Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

25 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What has happened? Kearys was today unveiled as the exclusive agent in Munster to supply and support BMW’s range of electric vehicles, the award-winning BMW i models. Were any famous people involved? Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney T.D., an avid electric vehicle supporter […]

Youghal to get €12.5m Wastewater Treatment Plant

Youghal to get €12.5m Wastewater Treatment Plant

19 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and waste water services throughout Ireland, has signed a contract with EPS and Sorensen Civil Engineering Joint Venture for the construction of a new €12.5 million wastewater treatment plant in Youghal, Co. Cork, as part of […]

Cork Politicians drop toxic brandname “Irish Water” in favour of “Uisce Eireann”

Cork Politicians drop toxic brandname “Irish Water” in favour of “Uisce Eireann”

17 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The following email arrived in our inbox “Local Labour TD Michael McCarthy has welcomed news on progress to connect Belgooly to the mains supply in Riverstick.” Quite normal, but then it goes on to say “…In December 2014, Uisce Éireann commenced work on a 500m section of the […]

Cork Needs State-Backed Investment to Support Economic Growth and Deliver Housing

Cork Needs State-Backed Investment to Support Economic Growth and Deliver Housing

14 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has appealed to the Government to invest in Cork in order to secure its economic and social development for the future. Following publication this week of the report of the Dublin Housing Supply Task Force, set up […]

Who is Cork’s Carer of the Year?

Who is Cork’s Carer of the Year?

13 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie According to the last Census there are over 22,428 family carers in Cork. The Carers Association is asking people across the county to nominate their chosen carer and recognise their work providing essential care in the home to loved ones, who are often frail, have poor health or […]

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

10 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The €4.3m 27 acre Asian Sanctuary development at Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork was officially opened this afternoon by Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine & Defence Simon Coveney TD. The Asian Sanctuary is a 27 acre expansion that is home already to some of the world’s […]

Nurse named as Cork Person is the Month

Nurse named as Cork Person is the Month

7 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Visionary County Cork Nurse, Pat McMahon from Meelin, Newmarket, has been named July Cork Person of the Month to mark his inspirational life and work in India over the past eleven years, especially in his fight against malnutrition. Pat co-founded a free children’s hospital and community malnutrition centre […]

Business Confidence increases in Cork

Business Confidence increases in Cork

5 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber’s second quarterly economic trends survey of 2015 paints a positive picture for Cork-based businesses with high levels of business confidence and positive increases in employment amongst the main findings. Confidence figures are strengthened by reported and projected increases in turnover and net profit. Survey findings regarding […]

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

Cork people urged to make submissions to Local Government Review

Cork people urged to make submissions to Local Government Review

4 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ciarán Lynch, Labour TD for the Cork South Central constituency, is writing to people living in a number of communities which could potentially be affected by any decisions made by the Cork Local Government Committee about the boundary between city and county. As well as informing constituents about […]

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