Cork Govt senator congratulates Govt

29 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork North Central, Colm Burke has said that “the Government’s Spring Economic Statement shows a real vision to spread the recovery to all corners of Ireland, including Cork.” “The economic recovery is gaining momentum and the Government has a plan to spread its benefits […]

ETB reacts to Comptroller report

29 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The newly formed Cork Education & Training Board (Cork ETB) welcomes the publication of The Special Report by the Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG) into the Internal Control of County Cork Vocational Education Committee in 2011. A number of issues of concern were highlighted in this Report relating […]

Want to run in the Cork City Marathon? then get your skates on!

29 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tomorrow is the closing date for general marathon entries, Thursday 30th of April. There is still time to submit a late entry (with small penalty) through May 8th. The marathon is a major destination event, attracting participants from all over the world to Cork City. The 8,000 runners […]

Cork suffering from ‘Food poverty’ says Cllr

28 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cllr Mick Barry this morning said that the Government’s Spring Statement would paint a rosy picture of economic recovery but that facts presented to last night’s meeting of Cork City Council showed that recovery is not touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of ordinary […]

Douglas school seeks 50 year old artefacts

28 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 50 years ago, in a simple suburban house on the Douglas Road called “Sunview”, Christ King Girls Secondary was founded to answer the educational needs of the local community. To mark this significant anniversary the school have planned a number of events that will run throughout the next […]

Bus strike would damage Cork tourism

27 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the European Parliaments Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has appealed to bus unions to call off their planned strike action beginning on the May Bank holiday weekend. MEP Clune has said the planned strike will hurt our fragile tourist industry which is in […]

Cork Cllr wants Oireachtas pay freeze to remain

27 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cork City Cllr Mick Barry said this morning that wages for Ministers, TDs and Senators should be frozen after news broke that proposals are to be brought to Cabinet this week allowing for pay increases for politicians in next years Budget. Interviewed in this morning’s […]

Cork Minister promotes eCommerce

Cork Minister promotes eCommerce

24 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy TD, Minister of State for European Affairs and Data Protection, has called on small Irish businesses to gear up for e-commerce and embrace opportunities for innovation in the digital economy. Minister Murphy was speaking at the Smart Business Show in the RDS, which he opened today. […]