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 […]

JOB ALERT: Sales Manager – Glandore Serviced Offices, Cork

JOB ALERT: Sales Manager – Glandore Serviced Offices, Cork

7 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie In some good news, despite the current COVID19 crisis, a firm which provides shared office space in Cork is advertising for a Sales Manager. Job Advertisement About Glandore Glandore is Ireland’s longest serving and leading provider of serviced offices and coworking spaces and has a mission is to […]

#COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme not working for the low paid – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

#COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme not working for the low paid – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

3 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, has highlighted significant failings with the wage subsidy scheme, which has meant that low paid workers are being penalised under the government’s Wage Subsidy Scheme. Speaking today Deputy Ó Laoghaire said: “Sinn Féin argued for, and supported the […]

Horizon8 Expands Team at European Headquarters in Cork

Horizon8 Expands Team at European Headquarters in Cork

11 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork and Boston based firm Horizon8 has announced the expansion of its European Headquarters in Cork. Horizon8 has expanded its core team of experts with the recruitment of Shane O’ Neill, Principal Solutions Architect, and Ciaran Corkery, Principal Solutions Consultant. Horizon8 is the European and North American […]

Aldi recruiting 86 staff in Cork

Aldi recruiting 86 staff in Cork

28 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Aldi Ireland to recruit 550 new store-level staff in 2020 Aldi will become the first retailer to roll out the new Living Wage to its staff on 1st February 2020 Aldi Ireland today announced that it is seeking to recruit new employees for its stores in Cork. Opportunities […]

EAST CORK: Another secondary school is needed

EAST CORK: Another secondary school is needed

26 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Another secondary school is urgently needed in East Cork to address a shortage of school places in the region, according to Green Party general election candidate in the area, Cllr. Liam Quaide. At a meeting of the Midleton/Youghal Municipal Council earlier in the month Cllr. Quaide received support […]

Cork IT firm hired 103 new employees in 2019!

Cork IT firm hired 103 new employees in 2019!

4 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork firm Wisetek records a successful year, now has 450 employees Wisetek, a global leader in IT asset disposal (ITAD), re-use and manufacturing services, has recorded sizeable growth in Ireland and globally in 2019. The Cork-based company hired 103 new employees across its global operations and successfully secured […]

#HR – Skibbereen tech firm ‘spearline’ ups paid maternity and adoptive leave

#HR – Skibbereen tech firm ‘spearline’ ups paid maternity and adoptive leave

18 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Spearline introduces paid maternity and adoptive leave for 18 weeks and paid paternity leave adding to quality of life for team Spearline announced that it is introducing paid maternity and adoptive leave for 18 weeks and paid paternity leave, as of January 1, 2020. This is the latest […]

#CORKJOBS Youthreach Education Centre Knocknaheeny celebrates 30 years

#CORKJOBS Youthreach Education Centre Knocknaheeny celebrates 30 years

14 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Past and present students and staff of the Youthreach Education Centre in Knocknaheeny joined together this week to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the centre. The centre, which is under the auspices of Cork Education and Training Board, opened in September 1989. For the past thirty years the […]