‘Ruxi’ (Rural taxi) proposal a step closer

‘Ruxi’ (Rural taxi) proposal a step closer

20 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A taxi service that caters specifically for rural Ireland is a now a step closer, a Fine Gael Minister has said. Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly, has received confirmation from the National Transport Authority (NTA) CEO Anne Graham that she is willing to amend […]

Cork software company ‘Poppulo’ creates 125 jobs

Cork software company ‘Poppulo’ creates 125 jobs

19 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The employee communications software company Poppulo is to create 125 jobs in Ireland to support its international expansion. The jobs in the Cork-based company will be mainly high-tech engineering and R&D roles and there will also be sales and marketing positions. The expansion is supported by the Department […]

Government parties fail the people on housing – Ní Riada

Government parties fail the people on housing – Ní Riada

18 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have once again failed the Irish people on housing.. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after both parties joined forces to defeat Eoin O’Broin’s “Right to a Home” Bill. “I am disappointed but not […]

VIDEO: What connection did JOHNNY CASH have to Cork?

VIDEO: What connection did JOHNNY CASH have to Cork?

17 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There is a long history of American’s singing about Ye Olde Ireland (e.g. Bing Crosby) but did you know Johnny Cash not only sang about Ireland, he went so far as to actually write about the Emerald Isle which mentions Skibbereen and Cork! The song was called ‘Forty […]

Safe drinking water in Adrigole, Crookhaven and Mogeely as water supplies are removed from the EPA’s remedial action list

Safe drinking water in Adrigole, Crookhaven and Mogeely as water supplies are removed from the EPA’s remedial action list

16 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Almost 3,000 people in Cork received good news earlier this month following the removal of three water supplies by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from their Remedial Action List (RAL). The latest report from the EPA shows that Irish Water has removed eight water supply zones in Co. […]

‘Cork needs a light-rail system for public good, not for private profit’

‘Cork needs a light-rail system for public good, not for private profit’

15 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South candidate Adrienne Wallace calls for planned Cork light-rail system to be built and managed publicly Adrienne Wallace, the People Before Profit European election candidate for Ireland South has welcomed plans for a light-rail system for Cork and urged that the system be publicly built and managed. […]

Rural Ireland deserves a high quality broadband network, not a botch job – Liadh Ní Riada MEP

Rural Ireland deserves a high quality broadband network, not a botch job – Liadh Ní Riada MEP

15 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said “Rural Ireland deserves a high-quality broadband network, not a botch job.” Ms Ní Riada made the remarks as the Cabinet met in recent days to approve the National Broadband Plan. Speaking from Co Tipperary, the Ireland South MEP said; “The […]

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