New pet store in Mahon Point Retail Park

New pet store in Mahon Point Retail Park

20 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie New shop is located next to B&Q Equipet, one of Ireland’s leading pet stores, opened the doors of their second Cork store in Mahon Point Retail Park on Friday. The pet, equestrian and outdoor clothing retailer, was established in 2006 and is 100 percent Irish-owned. The launch of […]

The missing Cork Event Centre

The missing Cork Event Centre

14 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Rep Peter Horgan has said that the lack of any mention of funding in yesterday’s Governmental Budget for the Cork Event Centre is worrying, especially as a recent FOI request revealed showed that there was “no documentation in the Department of Taoiseach on the issue” […]

Gardaí release man arrested over alleged €500,000 pension fraud

Gardaí release man arrested over alleged €500,000 pension fraud

10 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Gardaí arrested – and have since released – a man in relation to suspected pension fraud amounting to in excess of €500,000 over a 30 year period. A file is now being prepared for the DPP. As part of a joint investigation between An Garda Síochána and the […]

100 new jobs at Cork Tech Firm ‘Workvivo’

100 new jobs at Cork Tech Firm ‘Workvivo’

25 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Micheál Martin makes announcement during visit to global headquarters in Cork Irish tech company Workvivo – which is based in Exham House, next to the Fingerpost Roundabout, Douglas, Cork – has today announced plans to create 100 new jobs with support from Enterprise Ireland. Workvivo has experienced […]

JOBS: Would you like to be a train driver, and earn up to €60,000 per year? Here’s how to apply

JOBS: Would you like to be a train driver, and earn up to €60,000 per year? Here’s how to apply

21 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Iarnród Éireann has today opened its latest external recruitment programme for Train Drivers, and encouraged anyone interested in the role to apply, but not just anyone! You will need to have the following traits Excellent Communication Skills Calm in an Emergency Follow Rules and Procedures Conscientious Customer Focus […]

COVID19: Rapid, repeat testing needed to help aviation and tourism sectors

COVID19: Rapid, repeat testing needed to help aviation and tourism sectors

11 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Long term isolation will mean only one thing for Ireland: job losses – warns Cork based MEP “If Ireland continues to lock itself away from the rest of Europe due to Covid 19, tens of thousands of jobs in the Irish aviation and tourism sectors will be put […]

20 JOBS: City recruiting for firefighters

20 JOBS: City recruiting for firefighters

4 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Service launches recruitment drive as city marks 100th anniversary of Burning of Cork Cork City Council has launched a new recruitment drive for full time firefighters, asking new recruits to “Be the Difference” for the city they will serve. This is the first time that the fire service […]

Jameson Irish Whiskey recruiting ambitious engineers for 2-year Graduate Programme – at Midleton, Co Cork

Jameson Irish Whiskey recruiting ambitious engineers for 2-year Graduate Programme – at Midleton, Co Cork

3 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Distillers, makers of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys and one of Ireland’s leading suppliers of spirits and wines, is looking for engineering graduates to apply for the newly launched Jameson Engineering Graduate Programme. The programme, which is now open for applications, offers graduate engineers the […]

HOSPITAL OVERCROWDING: 50 people on trolleys in Micheál Martin’s Hometown

HOSPITAL OVERCROWDING: 50 people on trolleys in Micheál Martin’s Hometown

2 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 50 patients are on trolleys without beds in Cork University Hospital this morning, figures from the INMO show. Across the country, 221 patients are on trolleys – the highest figure since COVID restrictions were introduced in March. The union has warned that overcrowding and COVID-19 make for a […]

36% of Cork fears for job security & 50% fear wage reduction in coming 12 months

36% of Cork fears for job security & 50% fear wage reduction in coming 12 months

1 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over 7 out of every 20 people in Cork are worried about their job security, according to a new report from Irish recruitment company, FRS Recruitment. In total 36% of people in Cork are concerned about their employment prospects, a figure significantly below the national figure with 46% […]

#CORKJobs – Thermo Fisher Scientific hiring 36 for Ringaskiddy (Currabinny) site

#CORKJobs – Thermo Fisher Scientific hiring 36 for Ringaskiddy (Currabinny) site

25 August 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Thermo Fisher Scientific will be creating 36 new high-level science, engineering and operations positions in Cork, which are to be filled in the next 2-months. The new roles are due to continued growth and business generation at the Cork site, which is a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO). These […]

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