Free money (for worthy Cork causes)

24th April 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic fund exclusively focused on the Cork region, have announced the availability of their second tranche of funding for enterprises in the city and county. They are calling for applications from businesses and community enterprises in Cork who need funding to expand, develop or […]

[Audio] Former Lord Mayor Michael O’Connell invited to Royal Event

[Audio] Former Lord Mayor Michael O’Connell invited to Royal Event

7th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor of Cork is making preparations to fly to he UK to take part in the official visit of President Michael D. Higgins to Britain. Labour Cllr Michael O’Connell was Lord Mayor of Cork when Queen Elizabeth visited Ireland in 2011. Now, Cllr O’Connell will head in the […]

“Special Merit Award” for Cork Solicitors firm

2nd May 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The legal Team behind courageous Cork woman Louise O’Keeffe’s triumphant 30-year battle for justice will be named today as the recipient of a prestigious award at this year’s Irish Law Awards. The third Irish Law Awards, which takes place today, Friday 2nd May, at the Four Seasons Hotel, […]

[Audio] Event Centre: South Main St vs Albert Quay

17 December 2013 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan A bid by Heineken and BAM Construction to build an events centre on the former Beamish Brewery site has received a boost.Up to 200 businesses in Cork have joined a campaign called “Support the Brewery Quarter”The 150 million euro plan for South Main Street includes a 6-thousand capacity […]

[Audio] SHARE Crib opens

16th December 2013, Monday By Tom O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie The Countdown to Christmas is underway in Cork City The annual “SHARE Crib” is in place, and student collectors are on the streets looking for donations. Reporter was at Daunt’s Square last night 1215-SHARE-05-david-pkg.mp3

Producer of RTE Nationwide Programme is Cork Person of Month

Producer of RTE Nationwide Programme is Cork Person of Month

25 October 2013 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan His name is Eoin Ryan and he is the person behind the RTE Nationwide TV programme. Nationwide is produced from RTE Cork and Editor Eoin Ryan is responsible for its unique format and stories, which attracts over 300,000 viewers, three nights a week on RTE One TV. “It […]

Cork Person of the Month is Padraig Ahern

Cork Person of the Month is Padraig Ahern

10th July 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mr. Padraig Aherne’s voluntary work as a teacher of adults with severe disabilities earned him a Cork Person of the Month award, meaning also he has a 1/12 chance of collecting the overall Cork Person of the Year award for 2013 at the Ceremony in Jan 2014. When […]

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

12 March 2013 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork solicitor, Sinead McNamara has become the first female County Sheriff in Ireland. Ms. McNamara, originally from Cork City, but now living in Clonakilty, will be one of only four sheriffs in Ireland (two in Dublin and two in Cork), who combine the powers of Revenue Commissioners’ officials and county registrar. As Cork […]

Outsourcing company SouthWestern appoints new COO

26th September 2012 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish owned outsourcing company SouthWestern has announced the appointment of David Grindle as its new Chief Operating Officer. Grindle has 15 years experience in leading international financial service operations and his appointment underlines SouthWestern’s intention to target new business in financial services, the public sector and the finance […]

2012 Cork City Adult Education Exhibition

30th August 2012 By David O’Sulllivan david@TheCork.ie For over 30 years the Cork Adult Education Council (CAEC), supported by the City of Cork VEC and Cork City Council, has organised the annual Adult Education & Training Exhibition in City Hall. This year it takes place from Tuesday September 4 to Thursday September 6 and, as […]