Sinn Féin opposed to County and City Council Merger

Sinn Féin opposed to County and City Council Merger

24 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It appears that Cork City Council and Cork County Council will merge, and it will happen in the next 4 years. That means the local election of 2014 could have been the last where there were two authorities. Yesterday, there was a presentation for County Councillors in County […]

72% cuts to LEADER funding affecting Co Cork

72% cuts to LEADER funding affecting Co Cork

24 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It has emerged that Cork communities are being hit with savage cuts amounting to nearly 72% under the LEADER programme. Fianna Fail TD in Co Cork Michael Moynihan has described it as yet another attack on Cork communities at a time when they can least afford it. Every […]

Tourism Ireland to market Cork in Cardiff

Tourism Ireland to market Cork in Cardiff

24 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce, Deirdre Clune, has welcomed a decision by Tourism Ireland to co-fund a campaign to market Cork in Cardiff, in advance of the beginning of the new Cork- Cardiff air route in June, 2015. “Representatives from Tourism Ireland have […]

Audi Cork Service team in running at Twin Cup competition

Audi Cork Service team in running at Twin Cup competition

23 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Audi Cork, and two other Audi Service teams from across the country, will compete at the very first national final of the Audi Twin Cup later this week. The competition recognises excellence among Audi’s service advisers and technicians by testing their diagnostics and repair competence, and their ability […]

Ó Laoghaire welcomes Douglas pay parking changes

19 March 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has welcomed the decision to introduce 30 free minutes for on street parking in Douglas. “We have been pushing for quite some time to get some relief as regards pay parking for Douglas. Despite the support of the local Councillors on the Municipal District, […]

KBC Bank have a branch in Cork

18 March 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie We must admit here at TheCork.ie that we don’t know much about KBC Bank. Honestly, if you asked us to name banks we would have said. AIB Bank of Ireland Permament TSB and then stopped! But KBC Bank, in fairness, do have a branch in the City Centre, […]

Dublin getting lions share of new jobs

Dublin getting lions share of new jobs

19 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that the just-released Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI) quarterly bulletin provides information and analysis that should ring alarm bells in Cork. The trade union-based institute are claiming that 94% of last year’s newly-created 29,000 jobs were based in the […]

Munster Rugby helping with Internet safety

Munster Rugby helping with Internet safety

18 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Munster Rugby team are lining-out behind Trend Micro and tackling internet safety by supporting their 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition. The competition will award up to €7,000 in prizes to young movie-makers and artists who share their learnings with those going online for the […]

CIT Entrepreneur of Year

13 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The CIT Entrepreneur of Year will be announced, and €10,000 will be awarded in prizes, at an Award Ceremony at Cork Institute of Technology today, one of the final events during CIT’s Innovation Week. This year marks thirteen years of the highly successful Local Enterprise Offices Cork, CIT […]

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