GIG ECONOMY: Deliveroo seeks Cork students as delivery cyclists as winter begins

GIG ECONOMY: Deliveroo seeks Cork students as delivery cyclists as winter begins

19 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As thousands of students settle back into college life this week, Deliveroo have announced that on average, students in Cork make €10.12 per hour with their service. “The flexible work at competitive rates allows students to fit work around their hobbies and studies” said a company statement. “Students love […]

CORK CITY CENTRE: European Mobility Week is underway (16–22 September)

CORK CITY CENTRE: European Mobility Week is underway (16–22 September)

19 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie European Mobility Week (EMW) is a Europe-wide initiative, which Cork City Council embraces. The week “promotes a shift towards sustainable urban transport”. EMW takes place each year from the 16 – 22 September. Transport related emissions have a detrimental effect on health and the environment, and contribute to […]

‘HOW TO’ LEARNING GUIDES: created in Cork will be used globally – thanks to ‘Cork Learning Partners’ namely Cork City Council, Cork Education and Training Board, University College Cork & Cork Institute of Technology

‘HOW TO’ LEARNING GUIDES: created in Cork will be used globally – thanks to ‘Cork Learning Partners’ namely Cork City Council, Cork Education and Training Board, University College Cork & Cork Institute of Technology

19 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Learning Partners (Cork City Council, Cork Education and Training Board, University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology) yesterday (Monday 18th September) announced the launch of a series of How-To learning guides for other Learning Cities across the world. During their keynote address, at the opening day […]

PHOTOS: Mayor of San Francisco Ed Lee attends Cork Chamber and NGINX event in Kingsley Hotel, Cork, Ireland

PHOTOS: Mayor of San Francisco Ed Lee attends Cork Chamber and NGINX event in Kingsley Hotel, Cork, Ireland

19 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Mayor of San Francisco is here in Cork, and various groups have been hosting events to show off what Cork has to offer, and to cement friendly links with the well known liberal West Coast City. Last evening Cork Chamber (of Commerce) and NGINX held an event […]

UNESCO: International Conference on Learning Cities – hosted in Cork – Day 1 Report

UNESCO: International Conference on Learning Cities – hosted in Cork – Day 1 Report

18 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie More than 650 delegates from 92 countries across the world attended the opening day of the UNESCO’s third International Conference on Learning Cities, which opened today in Cork, Ireland. It is the first time that this global UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Conference has been hosted […]

BAN EVICTIONS: where they are based on economic grounds – suggests Cork Solidarity TD Mick Barry as housing crisis continues

BAN EVICTIONS: where they are based on economic grounds – suggests Cork Solidarity TD Mick Barry as housing crisis continues

18 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry said this morning that there needs to be a total ban on evictions on economic grounds. His comments came in the wake of weekend reports that the number of tenant-landlord disputes this year has already exceeded the total for the whole […]

POLITICS: Government need to provide more funding to health service – says Fianna Fail’s Cork based Health spokesman

POLITICS: Government need to provide more funding to health service – says Fianna Fail’s Cork based Health spokesman

18 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher TD (Cork North Central) said that the revelation in today’s news that the Department of Health does not have the resources needed to complete a number of key infrastructure projects is proof positive that this Government cares more about announcements than […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: County Mayor encourages people to make submissions on CITY boundary expansion into COUNTY

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: County Mayor encourages people to make submissions on CITY boundary expansion into COUNTY

15 September 2017, Friday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley, is encouraging the people, communities and businesses across Cork to have their say on the boundary alteration proposal put forward by Cork County Council under Section 29 of the Local Government Act 1991. “The people of Cork […]

ENGLISH MARKET: Excellent progress on interior facelift

14 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The English Market, Ireland’s oldest indoor food market, has undergone a significant transformation as almost 60% of the stalls have undergone renovations and refurbishments and with more intending to do so in the near future. The world renowned market is an iconic place in Cork and the Market […]