Business Confidence increases in Cork

Business Confidence increases in Cork

5 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber’s second quarterly economic trends survey of 2015 paints a positive picture for Cork-based businesses with high levels of business confidence and positive increases in employment amongst the main findings. Confidence figures are strengthened by reported and projected increases in turnover and net profit. Survey findings regarding […]

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

Cork Craft Month launched

Cork Craft Month launched

5 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Cork Craft Month” got underway at a launch event last night [Tuesday 4 August, 2015] at the James O’ Neill Building in Kinsale, Co. Cork. Now in its sixth year, Cork Craft Month has become a haven for celebrating creativity, and is one of the key events taking […]

‘Join the Army’ says Cork’s only senior Minister

‘Join the Army’ says Cork’s only senior Minister

4 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s only senior Minister (Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D.) today launched a new recruitment campaign for General Service Recruits for the Army. The campaign is seeking to recruit young men and women from all backgrounds and ethnic groups that possess a strong sense of duty, enjoy […]

A record year for Colaiste Stoifain Naofa

A record year for Colaiste Stoifain Naofa

4 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The wide variety of courses available to students at Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa (CSN) has resulted in a record number of student applications for the forthcoming 2015/2016 academic year. CSN, one of the biggest colleges for further education in Munster, has accepted more than 500 applications from school leavers […]

Cork people urged to make submissions to Local Government Review

Cork people urged to make submissions to Local Government Review

4 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ciarán Lynch, Labour TD for the Cork South Central constituency, is writing to people living in a number of communities which could potentially be affected by any decisions made by the Cork Local Government Committee about the boundary between city and county. As well as informing constituents about […]

Cork City Council tender for security services at City Hall

Cork City Council tender for security services at City Hall

31 July 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie One of the consequences of increasing protests at City Council meetings has been a need for private security. We note that the Cork City Council are now seeking tenders for “Security and Cleaning Services” A detailed description of the tender request says: Cork City Council invites tenders from […]

Brazil appoints new Honorary Consul in Cork

Brazil appoints new Honorary Consul in Cork

31 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The South American country of Brazil has appointed a new representative in Cork. Mr Brendan McAuliffe who has offices at Grattan Court, Washington Street West, Cork City is the new “Honorary Consul of Brazil” with responsibility for Cork. What is an Honorary Consul? The part-time role of “Honorary […]

LISTEN: RedFM becomes No 1 Radio Station in Cork

LISTEN: RedFM becomes No 1 Radio Station in Cork

30 July 2015 5.05pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork is on “Red Alert” this evening as RedFM has emerged as the number one radio station in Cork for all adults. The latest radio listenership JNLR/IPSOS/MRBI figures for January to June this year show the radio station has clinched the top spot Leeside for all adults. […]

Down Syndrome Ireland to benefit from this years Tour de Munster charity cycle

Down Syndrome Ireland to benefit from this years Tour de Munster charity cycle

30 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The countdown is on to 2015’s Tour de Munster, with the annual charity cycle kicking off in Waterford on Thursday 6th August, and finishing up in Cork on Sunday 9th August. Over 100 cyclists have signed up for the Tour and are getting geared up for this year’s […]