Maritime jobs announced for Cork

12th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced the creation of more than 80 new jobs in the marine energy sector for Cork Harbour today. The US ocean energy company, Resolute Marine Limited, will create 80 new jobs over the next 5 years, […]

Aldi open new store at The Elysian

Aldi open new store at The Elysian

11th December 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aldi have opened a new store today in Ireland’s tallest building, the landmark Elysian in Cork’s city centre. With a shop floor spanning 996m² and free customer car parking (with a purchase), the new store will be Aldi’s 18th in Co. Cork. Aldi currently operates stores at Blackrock, Blackpool, Charleville, […]

Google streetview expands in Cork City

Google streetview expands in Cork City

8th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Many Cork people, do not like the exterior of Merchants Quay in Cork. It is a fine shopping centre, an indoor mall but is a “celebration of redbrick” outside. Until now you could only appreciate it’s exterior on Google Streetview, but now the interior is also available. Today, Google’s […]

[Audio] Street renamed after Clonakilty Blackpudding pioneer

5th December 2014, Friday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The man who is credited as putting Clonakilty on the map through the founding and promotion of the now world-famous Clonakilty Black Pudding, has been honoured posthumously. At 11.30am today a street nameplate was officially unveiled in Clon. Street in #Clonakilty West #Cork renamed after Blackpudding's Eddie […]

Cork groups prepare for Dublin water protest

3rd December 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With exactly one week to go before the December 10 anti water charges protest outside Dail Eireann, the We Won’t Pay campaign this morning claimed that the event has the potential not only to further undermine the charge but to shake an increasingly weak, discredited and unpopular Government. […]

[Video & Audio] Water Minister turns down meeting with original Cork protest group

7th November 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The key figure in one of Cork’s original Anti Water Charges groups has refused a meeting with the Minister responsible for Irish Water. Environment Minister Alan Kelly was in Cork yesterday inspecting the large Irish Water Call Centre which is based at Abtran, Bessboro, Mahon. The Minister was […]

[Audio] Jazz and Musical ‘Walk of Fame’ for Cork City Centre

28th October 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork City wants a Walk of Fame for musical names on MacCurtain Street. This years Guinness Cork Jazz Festival – over the long weekend – has been described as the “The most successful in a decade” The event, established in 1978, is now […]

Portugal has opened a Consulate in Cork

Portugal has opened a Consulate in Cork

26 September 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork businessman George Barter of Barter’s Travel agency on Patrick Street has been appointed as the Honorary Consul of Portugal with responsibility for Cork City and County. While most countries already have an Embassy in Dublin, many such as Portugal choose to cement their presence in Ireland by […]

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