Irish Naval Service honoured for humanitarian work in Mediterrean

Irish Naval Service honoured for humanitarian work in Mediterrean

23 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, will hold a Civic Reception for the Irish Naval Service in recognition of the tremendous humanitarian work undertaken by the LE Eithne, LE Niamh and LE Samuel Beckett on Monday afternoon, January 25th 2015 at County Hall. The […]

Cork SMEs encouraged to apply for Skillnets courses

Cork SMEs encouraged to apply for Skillnets courses

18 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@Theork.ie Skillnets – the national agency responsible for funding and supporting training networks – has announced details of a new training fund worth nearly half a million euro (€450,000), aimed at assisting private sector businesses to grow, by addressing their current and future skills needs. A group of businesses from the […]

Is Cork getting new Buses? Yes, Bus Éireann’s €50m upgrade will benefit Leeside

Is Cork getting new Buses? Yes, Bus Éireann’s €50m upgrade will benefit Leeside

18 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie How much has the company spent? Bus Éireann’s new €50 million ‘fleet of the future’ was officially launched on Friday, January 15th at King’s Inns, Dublin 7, by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr. Paschal Donohoe. Funding for 116 new vehicles was provided by the Department of […]

Cork Green Party candidates address Party election convention in Dublin

Cork Green Party candidates address Party election convention in Dublin

18 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the party’s election launch in Cork last Tuesday, Cork Green candidates addressed the Green Party election convention in Dublin on Saturday. Oliver Moran, candidate for Cork North Central, spoke about the need for political reform and local government reform in Cork: “We know that power in a […]

Aghada Community Centre hosts Macra Capers competition

Aghada Community Centre hosts Macra Capers competition

18 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Local Macra Notes Aghada Community Centre was the place to be in Cork on Saturday in Macra circles for a great night’s entertainment. Six well polished and laugh out loud performances were on show from various Macra clubs from around the country taking part in one of three […]

Where to safely dispose of lead acid batteries, oil, paint, paint stripper and other hazadous waste in Cork?

Where to safely dispose of lead acid batteries, oil, paint, paint stripper and other hazadous waste in Cork?

17 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Householders across Cork are being encouraged to avail of an upcoming opportunity to dispose of their hazardous wastes free of charge. The Southern Region Waste Management Office has teamed up with Local Authorities across the region, including Cork City Council and Cork County Council, to operate 8 bring […]

Cork tourist spots being added to Google Streetview

Cork tourist spots being added to Google Streetview

16 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland has borrowed Google technology to document some of the tourism beauty spots in Ireland’s Ancient East, which haven’t yet been captured by Google Street View, including parts of Cork such as The Jameson Experience; Cobh Heritage Centre; Titanic Experience; Camden Fort Meagher; and St Mary’s Collegiate […]

Fine Gael now running TWO candidates in Cork North Central – Dara Murphy AND Julie O’Leary

Fine Gael now running TWO candidates in Cork North Central – Dara Murphy AND Julie O’Leary

16 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Julie O’Leary to represent Fine Gael in Cork North Central in General Election Fine Gael has announced that Julie O’Leary will represent the party in the Cork North Central Constituency in the forthcoming General Election, along with Minister of State Dara Murphy TD. Julie O’Leary (25), who lives […]

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