Cork: Construction falls, but mood still optimistic

Cork: Construction falls, but mood still optimistic

6 July 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Construction falls, but mood still optimistic Figures from the National Housing Construction Index for the first four months of 2015 show a sharp fall in activity in the residential construction sector in Cork when compared to 2014 but sentiment continues to remain positive. The latest edition of the […]

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

3 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork moves closer to London (in terms of ease of access) Cityjet will launch an 18-times weekly service between Cork and London City starting on October 1 2015. It will fly three-times daily on weekdays, once on Saturdays, and twice on Sundays. Chairman welcomes News Pat Byrne, Cityjet’s […]

AA recruiting mechanics in Cork

AA recruiting mechanics in Cork

1 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland’s major motoring organisation and insurance provider is hiring qualified mechanics to join its fleet of roadside Patrols. But the AA’s recruitment drive has hit a roadblock (pun intended) in Co. Cork, coming against a shortage of qualified mechanics to fill their two roles on offer. “I suppose […]

Mayor of County Cork resigns, from Fianna Fail

Mayor of County Cork resigns, from Fianna Fail

25 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Much has been written about Sinn Fein’s internal problems in Co Cork in recent days (one Cllr expelled from the party, and another suspended for a year). Now, Fianna Fail in Cork is experiencing its own crisis in the ‘rebel county’. The Mayor of Cork County Councillor Alan […]

Think Visual CEO Naomi Fein to speak to UK trade delegation

Think Visual CEO Naomi Fein to speak to UK trade delegation

17 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Are you a Cork business looking to export your product or service to the UK? A trade delegation from the UK Midlands will visit Cork next week, and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) at Cork Chamber is offering SMEs the opportunity to make connections. Enterprise Europe Network helps […]

Derval O’Rourke has a message for non-profits

Derval O’Rourke has a message for non-profits

17 June 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Olympic athlete Derval O’Rourke today called on Cork voluntary and non-profit organisations to apply for funding before the June 29th deadline. €125,000 is available from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund for projects that reflect new ideas to get people more active, more often. Above: Pic: Derval O’Rourke and […]

New Carrigtwohill National School will be run by Cork ETB

New Carrigtwohill National School will be run by Cork ETB

11 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Cork Education and Training Board (previously known as the VEC) will be the patrons of a new primary school in Carrigtwohill, Co Cork. The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan T.D. made the announcement today. Opening in September it will be “multi-denominational Community National School”, and […]

VIDEO: Well known Corkman reaches settlement before Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing

VIDEO: Well known Corkman reaches settlement before Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Above: File photo of Mick Hannigan The former CEO of Cork Film Festival has said he is pleased his unfair dismissal case against his former employer was settled yesterday. Mick Hannigan, was director of the festival from 1986, and CEO from 2009. However, in March 2013 Mick Hannigan […]

VIDEO: Preview of Cork City FC vs. Galway United

4 June 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City will be aiming to make it three consecutive away wins, as they travel to Eamonn Deacy Park to take on Galway United tomorrow. Watch Press Conference City, who are second in the Premier Division table, are unbeaten on the road this season, with five wins and […]

VIDEO: Free child seat roadshow in Cork

VIDEO: Free child seat roadshow in Cork

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Parents in Cork are being urged to have their child’s car seat checked as research from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) indicates that as many as 4 out of 5 child car seats are incorrectly fitted. The RSA ‘Check it Fits’ service will be visiting ten locations across […]

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