Trend Micro schools competition

Trend Micro schools competition

4 June 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Trend Micro, which has its EMEA headquarters in Cork, has announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition winners. It was a hat-trick for Loreto College Cavan as they were, once again, crowned Overall School Winner and awarded €3,000 for the “How to be safe on […]

Fast broadband arrives in Cork towns

Fast broadband arrives in Cork towns

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan If you live in Carrigaline or Ballincollig you can already get speeds of up to 1Gb/s from eircom broadband. An additional 300,000 homes and businesses spread across 1,070 communities in 26 counties will have access to ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology. The homes and […]

Will Cork Airport be sold?

Will Cork Airport be sold?

28 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan twitter.com/david_osullivan Yesterday PaddyPower.com speculated – through a new listing of odds – that Cork Airport would be the next state assets to be sold. Bets are being accepted until “Tuesday 30th June 2015, 12:00”, so there’s plenty of time to lay down a few euro if you feel so […]

Irish Rail lays on extra trains for Cork City Marathon

26 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail is delighted to announce details of the Extra Early Morning Commuter Trains, which have been laid on to operate from Cobh and Midleton to Kent Station, Cork for this year’s Cork City Marathon on Monday, 1st June 2015. One of the Extra Early Morning […]

Munster Rugby “Rule 24” welcomed by Seán Kelly

20 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Former GAA President and MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has welcomed the announcement that Munster Rugby will open the gates of Musgrave Park in Cork to the GAA as the €70 million redevelopment Pairc Uí Chaoimh begins. “I am delighted that Musgrave Park has been made available […]

New Waste Management Plan For Cork

18 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City and County Councils have been set a number of key targets in relation waste prevention activities under a newly launched plan. Among the policies and actions included in the Southern Region Waste Management Plan, one of three such plans being launched in Ireland, is a 1% […]

Castletownroche cleans up at awards

17 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The exceptional work of the community of Castletownroche in keeping their area litter free has resulted in them being awarded the top prize in the IFA’s Rural Spring Clean initiative. IFA Deputy President and Countryside Chairman, Tim O’Leary, said “During the month of April farm families and rural […]

Does Cork have one of Ireland’s Best Tourism Towns?

16 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland’s 2015 Competition Now Open with Coolagown, Kiskeam, Castletownroche, Ballincollig, Kinsale, Macroom, Cobh, Youghal, Clonakilty, Rathbarry, Eyeries, Rosscarbery, Bantry, Timoleague (Molaga), Ballydehob, Lislevane and Bere Island town eligible to enter. The Minister for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring and Fáilte Ireland are welcoming applications from eligible towns […]

Convictions in Mallow for interfering with gas meters

13 May 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The two accused, Mrs. Breda McCarthy and Mr. Boris Olsiak both of Orchard Heights, Charleville, Co. Cork were present at Mallow District Court on the 12th May. Mrs. Breda McCarthy pleaded guilty to the charge under the Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995, as amended. In convicting, Judge Sheridan […]

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