Plans to upgrade Cork Institute of Technology to a University (Munster Technological University) continue despite COVID-19

Plans to upgrade Cork Institute of Technology to a University (Munster Technological University) continue despite COVID-19

2 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Institute of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee) are stepping up to the mark in terms of making all necessary supports available to Public Health and State agencies in the South West, and wider Munster Region, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Specific […]

GOOD NEWS: Famous gig venue ‘DeBarras’ goes online to entertain via Facebook live #COVID-19 #WestCork #Clonakilty

GOOD NEWS: Famous gig venue ‘DeBarras’ goes online to entertain via Facebook live #COVID-19 #WestCork #Clonakilty

2 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Famous venue in Clonakilty, West Cork has asked famous artists to perform online via its Facebook page Featuring John Spillane, Trad Sessions, Áine Tyrell, Eve Clague, and many more Live each night at https://www.facebook.com/DeBarrasClon/ Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, DeBarras live music venue in Clonakilty, West Cork, has […]

TEACHERS! Fyffes ‘Fit Squad’ children’s fitness programme is now online

TEACHERS! Fyffes ‘Fit Squad’ children’s fitness programme is now online

30 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Banana importers Fyffes has taken its highly-successful primary schools ‘Fit Squad’ children’s fitness programme online in a series of short videos that can be viewed at home by pupils and parents at www.fyffesfitsquad.ie Each video is hosted by Irish fitness expert Tom Dalton, whose role over the past two […]

BY-ORDER: Outdoor markets closed in County Cork

BY-ORDER: Outdoor markets closed in County Cork

25 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council wish to advise that, on foot of new measures announced by Government on Tuesday, 24th March with regard to COVID-19 restrictions, all markets across County Cork must be suspended with immediate effect and remain closed for the duration of the imposed restrictions Mayor of the […]

Cork TD asks Minister to consider compensating trainee nurses during Coronavirus emergency

Cork TD asks Minister to consider compensating trainee nurses during Coronavirus emergency

13 March 2002 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central, Padraig O’Sullivan has written to the Minister for Health to ask whether or not trainee nurses will be compensated for working in hospitals during the COVID-19 crisis. Deputy O’Sullivan said that trainee nurses from UCC were expected to work on 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 […]