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 […]

Essential oils create essential jobs as doTERRA announces 100 positions at Blarney Business Park, Cork

Essential oils create essential jobs as doTERRA announces 100 positions at Blarney Business Park, Cork

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Construction of the facility began in October 2019 doTERRA (“the world leader in essential oils and wellness products”) is set to create up to 100 new jobs in the northern suburbs of Cork City over the next three years with the opening of the company’s first manufacturing facility […]

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: Young people cannot get jobs due to COVID-19 related economic slow down

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: Young people cannot get jobs due to COVID-19 related economic slow down

19 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s young people must not become the long term losers of the lockdown, a Cork Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Colm Burke (former Cllr, Lord Mayor, and Senator – an impressive CV) has called for targeted job activation measures for young people and wage support for employers […]

What’s happening with the COVID-19 unemployment payment? asks @padraigosul

What’s happening with the COVID-19 unemployment payment? asks @padraigosul

14 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth byyan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Padraig O’Sullivan is calling on the Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection to outline a timeline for the payment of arrears for the COVID-19 pandemic unemployment payment. Deputy O’Sullivan says he has been contacted by a number of people who […]

COVID19: inter-agency statement from an Gardai, Cork County Council, Cork City Council, and HSE

COVID19: inter-agency statement from an Gardai, Cork County Council, Cork City Council, and HSE

28 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie There’s no bank holiday from Covid-19 The bank holiday weekend isn’t a break from the hard work of dealing with Covid-19, front-line public sector workers in Cork have warned. Staff from the HSE, An Garda Siochana and Cork County Council joined together this week for a photo demonstrating […]

POLITICS: Workers to protest outside Debenhams

POLITICS: Workers to protest outside Debenhams

21 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Central TD Mick Barry and Ruth Coppinger of the Solidarity political party have both given their full backing to protest actions taking place today (Tuesday) by Debenhams workers. Workers at seven stores in Cork, Dublin, and Waterford will hold simultaneous protests at 11 am while workers […]