The Concert Hall being transformed into a COVID19 vaccination centre #NewPriorities

The Concert Hall being transformed into a COVID19 vaccination centre #NewPriorities

12 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Taoiseach Micheál Martin today viewed ongoing work to transform part of Cork City Hall into a HSE Covid-19 vaccination centre for the public. The HSE will establish a number of vaccination centres for the general public across Cork in the coming weeks and months, including this centre […]

“As Mayor of the County of Cork, I would like to say I am deeply sorry…to all the mothers and babies who suffered and continue to suffer…””

“As Mayor of the County of Cork, I would like to say I am deeply sorry…to all the mothers and babies who suffered and continue to suffer…””

12 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Statement from Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley (Ind), in relation to Bessborough Mother and Baby Home, Bessboro, Blackrock/Mahon, Cork “As many will be aware, I am the child of a mother and baby home. I was born in Bessborough Mother and Baby Home. […]

Ibec voices support for staff health and wellbeing initiatives with Choral Festival partnership

Ibec voices support for staff health and wellbeing initiatives with Choral Festival partnership

10 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork International Choral Festival announces Ibec’s sponsorship of and participation in the inaugural Workplace Choir of the Year competition to help improve staff wellbeing through music Cork International Choral Festival is delighted to announce that Ibec, Ireland’s largest business representative group, has come on board as the […]

AIB Bank funds Ireland’s first Chair of Sustainable Business in @UCC #Cork @AIBIreland

AIB Bank funds Ireland’s first Chair of Sustainable Business in @UCC #Cork @AIBIreland

9 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie AIB pledges €1.25m to fund First Chair of Sustainable Business in Ireland at University College Cork Increased employer demand expected for graduates with knowledge of sustainable business practices Funding will also support a number of PhD scholarships over five years AIB’s sustainable green lending book has proved its […]

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY: Rents for Cork City now average €1,452 which is up 4.8% year on year (Q4 2020)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY: Rents for Cork City now average €1,452 which is up 4.8% year on year (Q4 2020)

8 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Rents in Munster rose 8.8% year-on-year, reflecting a sharp fall in availability – just 232 homes were available to rent on February 1, down by nearly half compared to a year ago. In Cork City, rents have risen by 4.8% in the last year and the average rent […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: @NanoNaglePlace celebrates #DouglassWeek

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: @NanoNaglePlace celebrates #DouglassWeek

8 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Nano Nagle Place launch series of events and workshops in partnership with the Cork Migrant Centre, with special guest Paul Oakley Stovall, star of Hamilton the Musical Douglass Week: Inspiration Series Kick Off 176 years ago a young African American abolitionist, Frederick Douglass, sailed from America to Ireland […]

Cold weather in Cork #WX

Cold weather in Cork #WX

7 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is taking precautionary measures in anticipation of a forecasted period of cold weather next week and is advising the public to make preparations. Owners of vacant premises are asked to shut off their water supplies as a precaution in case of frozen pipes. Property owners […]

Cork College of Commerce student is Ireland’s 1,000th female apprentice #AccountingTechnician

6 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Zoe Fitzgerald, a first-year Accounting Technicians Ireland apprentice, who works with Cork City Council and studies through Cork College of Commerce, wants more women to follow her path. Solas, the State’s further education and training agency, has named Zoe (23) from Ballyporeen, Co Tipperary, as its 1,000th registered […]

CORK CITY CENTRE: New #IrishWater mains for Leitrim Street, Coburg Street, Devonshire Street, and Camden Quay

CORK CITY CENTRE: New #IrishWater mains for Leitrim Street, Coburg Street, Devonshire Street, and Camden Quay

6 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork City Council, will commence works next week to replace ageing water mains that will provide a more secure and reliable water supply for Cork City. The works will include the replacement of 740m of water mains on Leitrim Street, Pine Street […]

Irish Water give advice on what to do in freezing weather

Irish Water give advice on what to do in freezing weather

6 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water appeal to homes and businesses to take steps to prepare for freezing weather and to conserve water Irish Water and Local Authorities are asking homes and businesses to check for leaks and to conserve water where possible whilst adhering to public health advice on hand washing […]

Cork Business of the Year Awards deadline extended @CBA_Cork

Cork Business of the Year Awards deadline extended @CBA_Cork

6 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Business Association has announced a new date in April for their annual President’s Dinner and Cork Business of the Year Awards, which will be held virtually this year. President of the CBA Eoin O’Sullivan said that many Cork businesses are currently closed because of Covid-19 restrictions […]