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25 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland must succeed – where Belgium and France have failed Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has said that we must learn from the experiences of our EU neighbours when it comes to integrating refugees and migrants into our towns and villages across Ireland. The Government has agreed that... Read More
24 November 2015, 12pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s largest public sector trade union – IMPACT – will host an information meeting tonight at the IMPACT trade union office, Fr. Matthew’s Quay, Cork at 7pm to provide information to school secretaries and caretakers paid from grant funding to schools. A recent arbitration finding has recommended... Read More
22 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy, in University College Cork elaine@TheCork.ie It has been confirmed that the Mardyke Arena, University College Cork will be presented with ISO 14001 (International Environmental Management Systems) & ISO 50001 (International Energy Management Systems) International Standards by Certification Europe and the 2015 All Ireland National Irish Safety Organisation Top Health... Read More
29 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A successful weekend was had at the Rally in the Lee Valley last weekend. Hosts, Muskerry Macra, organised a fantastic weekend of entertainment, competitions and the annual young farmers conference alongside sponsors Coopsuperstores.ie. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister Simon Coveney announced a top up payment for... Read More
25 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The organisers of the Cork Person of the Year have expressed their sadness on hearing of the death of actress Maureen O’Hara. The Irish-American hollywood legend attended the awards twice in recent years, as a Person of the Month winner and later as a Guest of Honour.... Read More
23 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald TD has described Cllr Rachel McCarthy as a “fantastic” and “determined” general election candidate who would do a great job representing the people of Cork South West. She urged people living in the constituency to support Rachel’s campaign in any way... Read More
22 October 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The CIPD is the professional body for HR. The Southern Region of Ireland recently held a thought-provoking talk in UCC. “Different!” “Fascinating!” “Food-for-thought!” “Provocative!” and “Quirky!” were words used to describe the event entitled “The Darker Side of HR”. MC Charlie Dolan interviewed Dr. Clíodhna MacKenzie on Wednesday... Read More
21 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking from the Dáil today Deputy Jonathan O’Brien, Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson called on the Minister for Education and Skills to move swiftly to bring forward legislation ensuring that children are not discriminated against in school admission on the basis of their religion. Deputy O’Brien said; “Today I... Read More