CIT gives transition year students taste of Engineering

CIT gives transition year students taste of Engineering

14th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan Transition year students from Cork, Limerick and Galway are heading to Cork Institute of Technology to take part in the ‘Engineering Your Future’ Transition Year Programme. 72 secondary school students – 12 girls and 60 boys – will attend the programme at CIT starting on Monday, 19th May. […]

Award for Cork PR firm

Award for Cork PR firm

12th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan H+A Marketing + PR continued its successful run of awards with a win at the 2014 All Ireland Marketing (AIM) Awards. The agency beat stiff competition to win the Best PR Campaign Award at the AIM Awards for the hugely successful ‘Orla Kiely for Kenco Millicano’ campaign for […]

Promotion for Cork based EMC boss

6th May 2014 By Elaine Murphy EMC, the US multinational that employs more than 3,000 people in Ireland, has announced that company executive, Bob Savage, will now lead EMC’s Centre of Excellence (COE) operations across Europe, Middle East and Africa. In his new role, Savage will oversee two key strategic COEs in Russia and […]

[Audio] New CEO for Cork Business Association

3rd May 2014 By Bryan Smyth The Cork Business Association has a new C-E-O. Lawrence Owens is taking over from Donal Healy; who recently retired having served seven years. Lawrence has a long association with CBA, and has been involved with the retail trade for over 35 years: working his way up in Roches […]

[Audio] Sinn Fein ‘conference boycott’ motion finally passes

30th April 2014 By Bryan Smyth Sinn Fein in Cork City say they have achieved a “symbolic victory” The party’s City Councillors are against what they call the conference and junket circuit where the local authority pays for elected Councillors to attend conferences across the Country, many of which are in Donegal. At every […]

[Audio] Should Cork Airport be renamed after Rory Gallagher?

29th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan A campaign to rename Cork Airport after the the famous guitarist Rory Gallagher is continuing to gain momentum. More than 10-thousand people have signed a petition. Gallagher passed away in 1995 at the young age of 47. He was one described by Jimi Hendrix as the “world’s greatest […]

[Video] Anti water metre protests spread in Cork

29th April 2014, Tuesday. 11am By Elaine Murphy Last week it was at Ashbrook, Lehenaghmore Hill, Togher, Cork, then it spread to two other estates there, now it’s spread towards the City. This morning at 10am protestors gathered at the entrance of ElmVale, Sarsfield Road, Cork (at the Wilton end of the Road). Reporter […]

[Audio] Protestors stop Water Metre installation

24th April 2014, Thursday By David O’Sullivan Protesters against the installation of Water Metres yesterday (Wednesday) stopped Irish Water Contractors from entering a housing estate in Cork. It’s was day 2 of a blockade of Ashbrook Heights, Lehanaghamore, Togher where many residents were supporting an anti-austerity group stopping the digging of footpaths. The white […]

Free money (for worthy Cork causes)

24th April 2014 By Bryan Smyth 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 […]