Govt increases funding for childcare in Cork – says FG TD

Govt increases funding for childcare in Cork – says FG TD

30 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has said over €400,000 in capital funding for childcare services in Cork will improve quality and facilities. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of Capital Grant Funding for Early […]

Cork company creates jobs in Dublin

Cork company creates jobs in Dublin

30 July 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork-based investments firm, BlackBee Investments is to create an additional 5 jobs in the next 12 months, having doubled in size since its establishment in 2014. The company, which celebrated the official opening of its Cork offices this week, has grown from 6 to 14 employees in one […]

Cork towns fair shortlisted for Failte Ireland award

Cork towns fair shortlisted for Failte Ireland award

30 July 2015 By Declan O’Leary declan@TheCork.ie The Cork towns of Clonakilty, Cobh and Youghal have been shortlisted for the Failte Ireland Tourism Towns Awards 2015. 15 towns are included in the shortlist which has been released by Fáilte Ireland. The competition, now in its fourth year, is designed to recognise Irish towns and villages […]

New Cork garden highlights importance of mental health

New Cork garden highlights importance of mental health

29th July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The members of Shine’s Basement Resource Centre in cooperation with Cork City Council are to launch an exciting new mental-health themed pop-up garden at a previously disused lot on Cork’s Kyle Street. The garden project aims to encourage people to make the time and space for their mental […]

VIDEO: Cork’s Capitol Cineplex to reopen – as part of €50m redevelopment

VIDEO: Cork’s Capitol Cineplex to reopen – as part of €50m redevelopment

28 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Listen to this article Good news today for Cork City business. The granting of planning permission by Cork City Council for the €50 million redevelopment around the old Capitol cineplex, the 0.63 acre city centre site with frontage to both St. Patrick’s Street and the Grand Parade and […]

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

28 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber Business School, BiznetCork Skillnet, has confirmed that nominations for the Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2015 will open on 10th August next. This is a fabulous opportunity for Cork businesses to showcase their innovative use of digital marketing and get recognition for their online engagement in an […]

Seven years is too long to wait says Burke

Seven years is too long to wait says Burke

22 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork North Central Senator for Fine Gael and the Party’s Seanad Spokesperson for Health, Colm Burke, has described as unacceptable the seven year wait endured by a family in Cork for housing adaptation on disability grounds. “Seven years ago today, Cork City Council wrote to the family of […]

Well known Cork pub ‘Souths’ renamed

Well known Cork pub ‘Souths’ renamed

22 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The bar formerly known as ‘Souths’ is gone, but fear not it’s just been renamed, and redesigned. The landmark drinking establishment of the Imperial Hotel on the South Mall has been rebranded ‘76 On The Mall’, and the interior has changed. Whats happening? Almost €1 million has been […]

“Too sick to work, but had to work”

“Too sick to work, but had to work”

21 July 2015 BY David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 69% of Irish workers surveyed went into work even when sick at some stage in the last year according to Atomik Research who surveyed 1000 workers nationwide in a study commissioned by gift card company One4all. The results, published in this morning’s IRISH INDEPENDENT, also showed 25% worked […]

Cork Anti Austerity Cllr calls on Sinn Fein and Right to Water coalition to clarify their positions

Cork Anti Austerity Cllr calls on Sinn Fein and Right to Water coalition to clarify their positions

17 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cork City councillor Mick Barry this morning called on both Sinn Fein and the Right to Water coalition to issue a call to the public for a mass nationwide boycott of the second round of Irish Water bills. Councillor Barry said: “If 57% non-payment of […]