VIDEO: Do you remember RTÉ Radio Cork?

VIDEO: Do you remember RTÉ Radio Cork?

31 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Do you remember RTÉ Radio Cork? It was also known as Cork Local Radio and Cork 89FM. It closed in the year 2000, and while that seems recent it was a time before the internet was in common use, so there isin’t much information about the station online. […]

Lecture to remember Sir Hugh Lane

11 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The community organisation, Grange-Frankfield Partnership, has organised an additional fixture to its highly acclaimed biannual Vernon Mount Lecture Series, with a special lecture to honour the memory of Sir Hugh Lane, who was born in Ballybrack House on Donnybrook Hill, in November 1875. Lane was gifted with an […]

Cork Educators promote Whistleblowing

9 May 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The board of the Cork ETB (Cork Education and Training Board) has approved the introduction of the Making of Protected Disclosures policy for the organisation. This policy enables all employees of Cork ETB, contractors, suppliers, former employees and other stakeholders to report any serious and sensitive concerns and […]

Success for CIT

9 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Students from the Department of Tourism & Hospitality in Cork Institute of Technology showcased over 60 new business ideas at an event held in the Department. The Showcase was opened by the Department Head, Mr Adrian Gregan who said he was extremely impressed by the depth and range […]

€1.5m for Cork Institute of Technology

5 May 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Researchers from The Nimbus Centre at Cork Institute of Technology have been successful in winning funding for two prestigious ‘Horizon 2020’ Projects in the ‘ICT for Energy Efficient Buildings’ call 2015. They will receive approximately €1.5M from the EU funding program as part of the development of two […]

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 […]

Drink less alcohol says Cork Govt Senator

21 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “We need to fully implement existing alcohol legislation to protect our nation’s health” Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator and the Party’s Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke, has today urged the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar TD, to ensure full implementation of Section 9 of the Intoxicating […]

Cork finance sector encouraged to stay on top of new technology

13 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s financial sector has been urged to embrace “data analytics” to remain competitive. Th CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) “thought leadership conference” on big data will take place in the City on Saturday, 18 April. The conference, held by CIMA Ireland in partnership with CIT, and sponsored by […]

Carrigaline team win National Macra debating title

Carrigaline team win National Macra debating title

24 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Congratulations to Carrigaline Macra. Their National Debating Team who won the Macra na Feirme National Final held in the Radisson Blu Hotel, just outside Limerick on Saturday 21st March. The team consisted of Rona Coghlan, David O’Sullivan (TheCork.ie Editor), Eilís Ahern, and Trisha Delahunty. The competition is recognised […]