VIDEO: World-class speakers will tell Irish female 2nd-level students about benefits of STEM career paths

VIDEO: World-class speakers will tell Irish female 2nd-level students about benefits of STEM career paths

26 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Upcoming STEM Event for Girls Attracts International Audience Including a Home School in Nairobi Over 10,000 young female second-level students from across Ireland and from as far afield as Nairobi and the US have registered for I Wish, a free virtual event with world-class speakers to promote and […]

German Airline Lufthansa gives vote of confidence to Cork Airport by announcing Cork-Frankfurt service for Summer 2021

German Airline Lufthansa gives vote of confidence to Cork Airport by announcing Cork-Frankfurt service for Summer 2021

25 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has welcomed the news that Lufthansa is to commence a twice-weekly Cork-Frankfurt service for Summer 2021, connecting the two cities for the first time in eighteen years. Lufthansa (operated by Lufthansa CityLine) will operate a Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft with 75 seats on board – 15 Business […]

“Cork is at risk of losing its airport for good” warns TD in Dail #COVID #Downturn

“Cork is at risk of losing its airport for good” warns TD in Dail #COVID #Downturn

25 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, today in the Dáil raised the ongoing lack of supports for the aviation sector and workers at Cork Airport, and called on the Government to urgently step up and support the Airport, before it’s too late. De[uty Ó […]

Person trapped in sea inlet off Dunworley beach, #WestCork – rescued by @CourtmacRNLI & Old Head/Seven Heads @IrishCoastguard Unit

Person trapped in sea inlet off Dunworley beach, #WestCork – rescued by @CourtmacRNLI & Old Head/Seven Heads @IrishCoastguard Unit

25 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Courtmacsherry All Weather Trent Class RNLI Lifeboat was called out this evening Thursday, just after 5 pm, to go to the immediate aid of a person who had got trapped in a sea inlet / sinkhole just off the slipway at Dunworley Beach near Butlerstown in West […]

“Ireland’s newest University” to host Innovation and Enterprise month in March @MTU_Cork @cullyandsully

“Ireland’s newest University” to host Innovation and Enterprise month in March @MTU_Cork @cullyandsully

25 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Organisations involved in the MTU Innovation Challenge are Pepsi, Clearstream, Cully and Sully, The Irish Naval Service, and The Crann Centre. Munster Technological University’s (MTU) Innovation and Enterprise month this March has evolved from CIT’s annual innovation week following the merger of CIT and IT Tralee which has […]

How to use TikTok to market your brand

How to use TikTok to market your brand

25 February 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Our society is rapidly growing thanks to the advent of technology. One of the most recent game-changers is the rise and integration of social media platforms. Arguably, the most prominent one today is the surprising dark horse, TikTok, which has garnered over 1 billion users worldwide in the […]

What to do grow your business using Twitter

What to do grow your business using Twitter

25 February 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Are you running a small business and looking for new ways to market your brand to a different audience? Have you ever thought about using social media, Twitter specifically, to do this, or does it just seem like a bit of a farfetched idea? It is a well-known […]

EU pushing mobile manufacturers to adopt a standardised phone charger

EU pushing mobile manufacturers to adopt a standardised phone charger

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie In the past, mobile telephones were only compatible with specific mobile telephone chargers. I can well remember when Nokia switched from the wide pole plug to the narrower one! An estimated 500 million mobile phones were in use on 2009 in all EU countries. The chargers used often […]

Streetscape improvements in Mitchelstown #NorthCork & Cobh #EastCork

Streetscape improvements in Mitchelstown #NorthCork & Cobh #EastCork

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council continues to progress a range of projects across the county, having recently awarded the contract for the development of a new 50-space car park in Mitchelstown and currently seeking tenders for the Cobh Municipal District Footpath Contract 2021. Triur Construction Ltd were awarded the contract, […]

West Cork Literary Festival: online chat with Douglas author Billy O’Callaghan

West Cork Literary Festival: online chat with Douglas author Billy O’Callaghan

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Billy O’Callaghan’s new novel Life Sentences is the sweeping and immersive story of one ordinary family in Ireland, and their extraordinary journey over three generations and more than a century of famine, war, violence and love. At sixteen Nancy leaves her small island for the mainland, the only member of her […]

Extra €10m in funding for mental health services

Extra €10m in funding for mental health services

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Dáil Health Spokesperson and Cork North Central Deputy, Colm Burke TD, has highlighted that an additional €10 million has been made available by Government for mental health services. Deputy Burke said: “In announcing the updated plan for managing our way through the pandemic, ‘The Path Ahead’, […]

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