Cork Minister wants better rights for Migrant fishing workers

Cork Minister wants better rights for Migrant fishing workers

19 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s only senior Minister is Carrigaline based Simon Coveney TD. He serves as Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Minister Coveney has welcomed agreement reached at today’s Task Force meeting on a new system for migrant workers in the fishing industry. The Minister, who also chaired the […]

Cork City Cllr wants to tackle ‘rip off rents’ being charged by private landlords

Cork City Cllr wants to tackle ‘rip off rents’ being charged by private landlords

18 November 2015, 7am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry will launch a new initiative this morning aimed at highlighting what he describes as “rent scandals” in Cork. The initiative takes the form of a new facebook page titled Rent Rip Off Cork which will invite tenants to send in stories […]

Paschal Sheehy launches 2015 Christmas Cracker Charity cycle

Paschal Sheehy launches 2015 Christmas Cracker Charity cycle

16 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie RTE’s Southern Editor Paschal Sheehy unveiled details of the 2015 edition of the annual Christmas Cracker Charity Cycle at a photo-call in the Friends of Marymount shop on Friday, Nov. 13th. The shop is located on Cork’s Oliver Plunkett St. – recently voted the best street in Ireland […]

Cork TD says Mortgage to Rent scheme is failing

Cork TD says Mortgage to Rent scheme is failing

16 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As thousands await repossession, just 119 Mortgage to Rents approved As thousands of family homes are in the pipeline for repossession, a paltry 119 Mortgage-to-Rent transactions have been approved nationally so far, according to data released to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath. Deputy McGrath stated, “In […]

When will Console’s Christmas Celebration of Light take place?

When will Console’s Christmas Celebration of Light take place?

13 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Families and friends of people lost through suicide in Cork have the chance to come together to remember their loved ones at Console’s upcoming Christmas Celebration of Light. The evening of song, music, poetry and reflection takes place in the Sacred Heart Church on Western Road on Sunday, […]

Christmas lights on your house can help cancer

Christmas lights on your house can help cancer

12 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Mercy Hospital Foundation is encouraging families to light up their homes this Christmas, share the spectacle with their communities, and shine a light on cancer services at the Mercy. This December, join the Muldowney family from Cobh and the Carey family from Youghal, who last Christmas raised […]

“Euromedic Cork” rebrands to Affidea

“Euromedic Cork” rebrands to Affidea

12 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Rebrand is part of a €15M plus investment in the Irish healthcare sector Euromedic Cork today announced a rebrand to Affidea Cork and officially unveils its new look and feel. The rebrand is part of Affidea Ireland’s €15m investment in the Irish healthcare sector. Olympic Racewalker, Rob Heffernan […]

How to reduce business costs AND be kind to the environment – Free Clonakilty conference

How to reduce business costs AND be kind to the environment – Free Clonakilty conference

11 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork business owners are being encouraged to attend a free event to learn how they can make significant savings for their company through resource efficiencies. The morning seminar will take place on November 18th in the conference hall of the Seafood Development Centre in Clonakilty and business owners […]

Bon Secours Hospital Cork responds to Homeless Crisis

Bon Secours Hospital Cork responds to Homeless Crisis

4 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Bon Secours Hospital Cork today announced €50,000 funding for a shower block extension at St. Vincent’s Homeless Hostel, Anglesea St. Cork. This hostel, which is run by St. Vincent De Paul, accommodates Homeless men from all over Munster, and is one of the key frontline services at the […]

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