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 […]

Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary of their struggle on Friday 9th April

Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary of their struggle on Friday 9th April

6 April 2021, Tuesday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary File photo of Debenhams Store shopfrontThis Friday 9th April will mark one year since the struggle of the Debenhams workers began for a just settlement to their redundancy. A statement from the Debenhams Shop Stewards and Activists today said there […]

Burying 350 metres or River Bride under culvert is not the best solution to #Blackpool floods – says #CorkCity opposition group

Burying 350 metres or River Bride under culvert is not the best solution to #Blackpool floods – says #CorkCity opposition group

5 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Opposition continues to OPW plan to culvert one of the few remaining open-air tributaries of the River Lee, near Cork City In May 2019 Ireland declared a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency. Save Our Bride Otters are urging the OPW to “take this to heart, and to start treating […]

LISTEN: Cork needs more new homes. Supply is not meeting demand

LISTEN: Cork needs more new homes. Supply is not meeting demand

3 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “A lack of stock coming to the market remains an issue” says Michael O’Donoghue of REA O’Donoghue & Clarke, Cork. The price of the average second-hand three-bed Semi-D in Cork city has increased by 1.6% to €325,000 in the last 12 months, according to a national survey by […]