WARM WEATHER: reduces water reservoir stocks in Cork

WARM WEATHER: reduces water reservoir stocks in Cork

21 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has called for a ban on excess water usage while the water shortage continues. “There was great irony debating this issue in the Seanad while rain drizzled outside, however it is important that we address the issues being faced from this […]

NORTH CORK: Mallow College secures as ‘CPA’ – Certified Public Accountants in Ireland – status

NORTH CORK: Mallow College secures as ‘CPA’ – Certified Public Accountants in Ireland – status

22 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mallow College of Further Education has been announced as an Approved Educator for the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland). The College joins a panel of four face to face learning educators and 2 online line learning educators throughout Ireland, who have been selected to […]

CORK CITY BOUNDARY EXTENSION: County Council meet with key author of MacKinnon report

CORK CITY BOUNDARY EXTENSION: County Council meet with key author of MacKinnon report

21 July 2017, Friday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Chairman of the Cork Expert Advisory Group on Local Government Arrangements in Cork, Jim MacKinnon, met on Wednesday with the members and executive of Cork County Council at a special meeting to discuss the group’s report of April 2017. The report followed the earlier statutory report […]

SKILLNETS: 15% increase in number of Cork companies availing of TRAINING to improve competitiveness

SKILLNETS: 15% increase in number of Cork companies availing of TRAINING to improve competitiveness

20 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan, Assoc CIPD david@TheCork.ie Cork companies are taking up opportunities for training and up-skilling of staff to meet business needs. Figures from the Annual Report of Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting over 60 learning networks nationwide, reveal that the number of businesses accessing subsidised training in […]

NORTH CORK: Aldi’s Mitchelstown Distribution Centre staff award Cork based Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland €500 grant

NORTH CORK: Aldi’s Mitchelstown Distribution Centre staff award Cork based Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland €500 grant

20 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland benefits from Aldi’s 2017 Community Grants Programme Aldi is delighted to announce that Cork based Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland is the latest charity to benefit from Aldi’s 2017 Community Grants programme. Aldi’s Mitchelstown Distribution Centre staff have awarded Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland a €500 […]

FISH: ‘Catch, Photo, Release’ saves Fish – Inland Fisheries Ireland begins Cork based conservation campaign

FISH: ‘Catch, Photo, Release’ saves Fish – Inland Fisheries Ireland begins Cork based conservation campaign

13 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie ‘Catch, Photo, Release’ saves fish according to Inland Fisheries Ireland at the launch of a new campaign in Cork to highlight angling and the importance of conservation. The hashtag #CPRsavesfish has been placed on a couple of high profile bridges in Cork to engage the public around the pursuit of […]

SOLIDARITY v FINE GAEL: Cork North Central TD unhappy with comments from Cork South West TD over home help finances

SOLIDARITY v FINE GAEL: Cork North Central TD unhappy with comments from Cork South West TD over home help finances

13 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Central TD Mick Barry (Solidarity) this morning slammed comments from the newly-appointed Minister for State for Older People Jim Daly TD (Fine Gael) that a charge should be introduced for the HSE home help service. Minister Daly told the Sunday Business Post last weekend: “People should […]

POLITICS: Why is the Government delaying on M20 Cork to Limerick Motorway?

POLITICS: Why is the Government delaying on M20 Cork to Limerick Motorway?

12 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that the upcoming Development Plan must include full funding for the M20 Cork to Limerick motorway otherwise local communities in North Cork will feel that they have been ignored again by the Government. Deputy Moynihan was commenting in advance of […]

COUNTY CORK: It’s now ILLEGAL to advertise ‘car for sale’ at the side of the road, or erect unauthorised signs on public roads

COUNTY CORK: It’s now ILLEGAL to advertise ‘car for sale’ at the side of the road, or erect unauthorised signs on public roads

12 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council takes action in relation to advertising vehicles, trailers, signs, including vehicles for sale on public roads. Cork County Council has launched a new policy to deal with unauthorised advertising vehicles, trailers, signs, including vehicles offered for sale on public roads. Using powers contained in the […]

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