Corkman done good: Unnamed past student of North Mon donates to his former school via USA based charity

Corkman done good: Unnamed past student of North Mon donates to his former school via USA based charity

20 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Tomorrow, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Joe Kavanagh, will launch a Bursary Scheme for the North Monastery Secondary School. The bursaries are supported by “a past pupil of the school” (name not yet public) through the Boston, Mass based Irish Education Foundation. The initiative will provide financial […]

Irish Water to commence site investigation works ahead of significant water supply upgrade projects in Cork City

Irish Water to commence site investigation works ahead of significant water supply upgrade projects in Cork City

18 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork City Council, will begin site investigation works next week ahead of three planned strategic water supply upgrade projects, which will commence in the coming months and are required to safeguard water supply to the City. The site investigation works are required […]

Cork ETB hosts online awards ceremony for students

Cork ETB hosts online awards ceremony for students

16 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 226 students honoured by Cork ETB at the first ‘Virtual’ Awards Ceremony for Achieving Excellence in the 2020 Leaving Certificate Examinations Taoiseach Micheál Martin, T.D., had glowing tributes for 226 Cork ETB students who were this evening honoured for displaying academic excellence in their Leaving Certificate and Leaving […]

New Irish citizens can continue to take oath of fidelity on paper until in-person mass ceremonies resume in Dec 2021

New Irish citizens can continue to take oath of fidelity on paper until in-person mass ceremonies resume in Dec 2021

12 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A new temporary system that is helping to significantly clear the citizenship backlog has been in place since 18 January 2021. The temporary system enables applicants to complete their naturalisation process by signing a statutory declaration of loyalty, and have a Commissioner for Oaths witness this. This signed […]

Cork radiation detection company wins contract with European Space Agency

Cork radiation detection company wins contract with European Space Agency

10 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Varadis Ltd, a Cork-based deep technology radiation detection company, has announced that it has won a €600,000 contract with the European Space Agency The company’s novel radiation detection sensors and sub-systems are well known to the global space exploration industry and have already been used by astronauts in […]

CORK BUSINESS: can sign up for 1st ever @Amazon Bootcamp Ireland virtual event

CORK BUSINESS: can sign up for 1st ever @Amazon Bootcamp Ireland virtual event

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Amazon, Enterprise Ireland and Enterprise Nation are calling on SMEs and entrepreneurs in Cork to sign up for the first-ever Amazon Bootcamp Ireland, an online event on Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 April providing free training and guidance to help businesses increase their online sales and reach new […]

Ex-Debenhams workers mark one year anniversary of strike action

Ex-Debenhams workers mark one year anniversary of strike action

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein TD for Cork North Central, Thomas Gould, has today sent solidarity to the ex-Debenham’s workers today one year on from the closure of Debenhams Ireland stores and the laying off of workers without a fair redundancy. Teachta Gould said: “Today is a stark reminder of the […]

HAVE YOUR SAY: Cork Business Attitudes survey – how has COVID affected your business?

HAVE YOUR SAY:  Cork Business Attitudes survey – how has COVID affected your business?

8 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork group of Social Democrats branches have launched a survey for business owners based in Cork City and County, calling on the business community to share their experiences of keeping their businesses afloat during the pandemic. The survey asks business owners in Cork what their experiences of […]

CARS 0 v PEDESTRIANS 1: as Cork City PERMANENTLY pedestrianises streets

CARS 0 v PEDESTRIANS 1: as Cork City PERMANENTLY pedestrianises streets

7 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The streets were temporarily pedestrianised last summer as part of the “Reimagining Cork City” programme, in order to facilitate social distancing and outdoor dining.  Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to this initiative and following a series of public consultations, it was agreed to permanently pedestrianise 17 of these […]

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