Do you live in Blackpool, Shandon, or Farranree? You’re invited to a Community Safety Forum in City Hall on Monday

Do you live in Blackpool, Shandon, or Farranree? You’re invited to a Community Safety Forum in City Hall on Monday

27 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Residents living in the Blackpool, Shandon and Farranree area are invited to attend a Community Safety Forum on Monday 29th January at Farranree Community Centre, Pophams Road, Farranree The Community Safety forum is aimed at making the area a safer and more pleasant environment and at enhancing local […]

IRISH RAIL: Cork-Dublin Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2017

IRISH RAIL: Cork-Dublin Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2017

26 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Strong Growth also recorded on Cork/Cobh & Cork/Midleton Commuter Services A total of 3.15million passenger journeys were recorded on the Dublin/Cork rail line in 2017, the highest figures ever figures recorded on the route. This represents a 6.5% increase on 2016. Strong growth was also recorded on the […]

TECH NEWS: Irish Internet of Things (IoT) technology company ‘Over-C’ opens Cork office

TECH NEWS: Irish Internet of Things (IoT) technology company ‘Over-C’ opens Cork office

26 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over-C, the Irish Internet of Things (IoT) technology company, today opened their new headquarters in Cork City, Ireland, and announced two new significant partnerships in Europe worth an estimated €20 million over three years. The new partnerships are with KPN, the largest Dutch telecoms company, and Facilicom Group, […]

International researchers can reach their APEX in Cork

International researchers can reach their APEX in Cork

26 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The SFI Research Centre APC Microbiome Ireland, based in University College Cork, has secured €1.416,000 in competitive funding from the European Union’s Marie Sklodowska-Curie programme, to bring 20 senior international researchers to Ireland, through a new post-doctoral fellowship programme, APEX. The new programme will further help cement Ireland’s […]

POLITICS: Significant improvements to pension outcomes for homemakers and carers in Cork City & County

POLITICS: Significant improvements to pension outcomes for homemakers and carers in Cork City & County

25 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie There will be significant improvements to pension outcomes for homemakers and carers in Cork City & County who were affected by rate band changes in 2012, a Fine Gael Cork North Central, Senator Colm Burke has said. The new Total Contributions Approach will calculate pensions based on all […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Burger Fest 2018 launched in Cork by Agri Minister

ENTERTAINMENT: Burger Fest 2018 launched in Cork by Agri Minister

24 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Burger Fest 2018, Ireland’s first National Burger Festival, will take place across the country from January 22nd – 28th. Launching the festival, Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, joined Holly Conroy from Ballymaloe Foods (Festival Sponsor) and Ernest Cantillon of Festival Crew at Sober […]

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Cork Sound Fair 2018’ needs your help

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Cork Sound Fair 2018’ needs your help

24 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Where: St Peter’s, North Main Street and Cork City Gaol, Sunday’s Well, Cork City When: Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th March 2018 Tickets available via fundit.ie: https://fundit.ie/project/cork-sound-fair-2018 Cork Sound Fair – a new, non-profit arts and music event is set to take place on March 23rd and 24th […]

CORK LAW: Holohan Law wins Mediation Award

CORK LAW: Holohan Law wins Mediation Award

22 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Holohan Law Solicitors, Cork & Dublin, has received the Award for Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year – Ireland, by Lawyers Worldwide Awards, Super Lawyers 2018. Bill Holohan, the Senior Partner and founder of the Firm, who is an Accredited Mediator accredited by the Centre for […]

CORK ROADWORKS UPDATE: N40, N8, and Midleton

CORK ROADWORKS UPDATE: N40, N8, and Midleton

21 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Duct Installation Works are continuing along the N40 Cork South Ring Road. Over the next couple of weeks, the Works will be concentrated on the area between Douglas East Overbridge and Bloomfield Interchange and we also intend to take advantage of upcoming tunnel maintenance closures to carry out […]