CHARITY: Dell EMC announces partnership with Barnardos

CHARITY: Dell EMC announces partnership with Barnardos

13 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dell EMC has entered into a three-year strategic partnership with Barnardos, the children’s charity. The partnership, which involves the provision of financial support as well as the sharing of employee expertise, skills and the volunteering of time, is designed to support the good work and continued vision of […]

POLITICS: Cork Workers’ Party Cllr says Fianna Fáil are ‘trying to leave the door open for water charges in future’

11 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Commenting on developments at the Oireachtas Water Committee, Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan said: ‘The last minute deal by Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to amend the recommendations of the Water Committee report is quite clearly an attempt to leave the door open for the reintroduction […]

One third of Garda stations do not have internet access – Jonathan O’Brien TD

One third of Garda stations do not have internet access – Jonathan O’Brien TD

11 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD and Justice spokesperson Jonathan O’Brien has said that it is incredible that in 2017, one third of Garda stations do not have internet access or access to the PULSE network. Deputy O’Brien said that it was telling of the Government’s commitment to rural Ireland that the […]

Fertility experts from Ireland and the US host a free egg donation seminar in Cork

Fertility experts from Ireland and the US host a free egg donation seminar in Cork

10 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 1,000 Irish couples undergo donor egg treatment annually Waterstone Clinic will host a free patient information seminar on egg donation with renowned American clinic, Shady Grove Fertility. The seminar is on Saturday, April 29th at 11am, at Cork Fertility in Lotamore House, one of Waterstone Clinic’s […]

Newly-named Solidarity party to hold first official meeting Cork City meeting tonight

Newly-named Solidarity party to hold first official meeting Cork City meeting tonight

10 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The official Cork launch meeting of the newly-named Solidarity will take place tonight in the Metropole Hotel (8pm) and will be addressed by one of the Dail deputies at the centre of the water charges controversy Paul Murphy TD. More than a dozen public meetings will be held […]

Lee Valley Golf Classic will take place on Friday 26 May 2017 in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research

Lee Valley Golf Classic will take place on Friday 26 May 2017 in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research

10 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Senior Footballers Mark Collins, Tomás Clancy and Ian Maguire, along with Senior Hurler Conor Lehane, joined Ruairi O’Connor, General Manager of the River Lee Hotel at the launch of the Lee Valley Golf Classic in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research. The Lee Valley Golf Classic will take […]

Cork City Council is delighted to announce a programme of entertainment for Cruinniú na Cásca

Cork City Council is delighted to announce a programme of entertainment for Cruinniú na Cásca

10 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On Easter Monday Cork City Council will host a number of events for Cruinniú na Cásca, the national culture day. The programme for the day in Cork allows people to discover and experience Cork City’s heritage buildings. This new country wide event is organised in partnership with Creative […]

Anam Cara’s ‘Lunch to Remember’ takes place in Clayton Hotel, Cork City

Anam Cara’s ‘Lunch to Remember’ takes place in Clayton Hotel, Cork City

7 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anam Cara is a national voluntary support organisation set up in 2008 by bereaved parents to support bereaved parents throughout Ireland Anam Cara Cork’s annual ‘Lunch to Remember’ took place in The Clayton Hotel in Cork today to raise vital funds to support bereaved parents in Cork and […]

SIPTU wants better investment in youth education – stakeholder meeting planned for Connolly Hall, Cork

SIPTU wants better investment in youth education – stakeholder meeting planned for Connolly Hall, Cork

7 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Early Years educators are invited to attend a meeting of the SIPTU ‘Big Start’ campaign for increased investment in the Early Years sector in Connolly Hall, Lapps Quay, Cork on Monday, 10th April, at 7.00 p.m. The meeting will focus on the lack of State funding for the […]

Cork City businesses are suffering from a lack of customers due to the Bus Eireann strike – according to Retail Excellence Ireland

Cork City businesses are suffering from a lack of customers due to the Bus Eireann strike – according to Retail Excellence Ireland

7 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie A retailers lobby group ‘Retail Excellence’ (RE) is today calling for a swift resolution to the Bus Éireann impasse as retailers and retail workers are being drastically impacted since strike action began on the 24th of March. Lorraine Higgins, Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Retail Excellence […]