Kelleher seeks clarity on calls for referendum on judicial payouts for compensation claims

Kelleher seeks clarity on calls for referendum on judicial payouts for compensation claims

11 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Personal Injuries Commission recommendations need to be fully implemented to lower the amount awarded for whiplash claims Fianna Fáil’s Business, Enterprise and Innovation Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher has said the Government must provide further clarity on its intentions to hold a referendum in an attempt to reduce the sums […]

CONFERENCE: ‘Creative County Cork’ in Ballyvourney this week

CONFERENCE: ‘Creative County Cork’ in Ballyvourney this week

5 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council, through the Creative Ireland Programme, will host a conference this week in Ballyvourney. When: Friday 09th and Saturday 10th November 2018 What: The Annual Creative Ireland County Cork Conference 2018 Where: Abbey Hotel and surrounds, Baile Bhuirne, Cork The Conference, which is titled ‘Contae Chorcaí […]

Turas Nua targetting additional 850 employers from Cork

Turas Nua targetting additional 850 employers from Cork

1 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Currently working with 2,615 Cork based employers and have placed 4,029 people in jobs Turas Nua has announced they are increasing their efforts to work with more employers in Cork and are targeting an additional 850 businesses and organisations over the course of the coming year. This is […]

When will the M20 Cork-Limerick motorway actually be built?

When will the M20 Cork-Limerick motorway actually be built?

31 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central, Michael McGrath has said that he is “disappointed that no indicative timeline for the M20 Cork to Limerick motorway has been made public“. Deputy McGrath was commenting after securing an update from the Transport Infrastructure Ireland on the project. “This is […]

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

30 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 6 asthma triggers that will make you shiver this Hallowe’en With Halloween just around the corner, the Asthma Society is highlighting six asthma triggers that are very common at this time of the year. Sarah O’Connor, CEO of the Asthma Society, said: “Hallowe’en is a time to be spooked – […]

Weapons and drugs seized in Kanturk, Co Cork

Weapons and drugs seized in Kanturk, Co Cork

30 October 2018, 11am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardaí seized 13 weapons and 1 suspected cannabis plant (pending analysis) following a search at a house in Kanturk, Co. Cork on the 27th October 2018. Shortly before 3pm, Gardaí carried out a search at a house in the Castlemagner area of Kanturk, Co. Cork and seized […]

Irish Water seeks positive PR following EPA report which was critical of untreated sewerage in Cork (and elsewhere)

Irish Water seeks positive PR following EPA report which was critical of untreated sewerage in Cork (and elsewhere)

25 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The positive impact of Irish Water’s investment in wastewater treatment is being felt by communities across the country including Cork as new wastewater plants are built and more are being upgraded. Irish Water is on track to deliver on our approved investment plans which will result no areas […]

Carrigaline, Bandon and Ballyvourney businesses attending Food Expo in Paris this weekend

Carrigaline, Bandon and Ballyvourney businesses attending Food Expo in Paris this weekend

21 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bord Bia reveals “Plan to Grow” service Five Cork exporters are attending SIAL International Food Fair in Paris this weekend – the biggest business-to-business (B2B) trade event in the world this year. The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle T.D., along with […]

Launch of the VistaMilk Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre at Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork

Launch of the VistaMilk Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre at Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork

14 October 2018, Sunday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Friday Mayor of Cork County, Patrick Gerard Murphy warmly welcomed the official launch of the VistaMilk Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre at Teagasc Moorepark, as one of the partners to VistaMilk. According to Tim Lucey, Chief Executive, Cork County Council, “As a strong advocate and […]

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