PUBLIC PARK: €85,000 for Leap Village #WestCork

PUBLIC PARK: €85,000 for Leap Village #WestCork

12 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Michael Collins T.D is delighted to confirm that €85,000 in funding has been secured to develop an Amenity Park overlooking the estuary in Leap. The Independent T.D for Cork South West confirmed that the allocation will fund the development of the amenity park, together with a viewing platform, […]

NEW FIGURES: Cork Airport confirms 80% fall in passenger numbers for 2020 year

NEW FIGURES: Cork Airport confirms 80% fall in passenger numbers for 2020 year

11 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie It was “Ireland’s fastest-growing airport in 2019” but in 2020 Cork Airport recorded an 80% decrease in passenger numbers of over 2 million people in the full year, with just 530,000 people using the country’s second-largest airport last year. Traffic declined across all the geographical markets served by […]

Cork based @Wisetek is only Irish company recognised in Gartner Market Guide for IT Asset Disposition

Cork based @Wisetek is only Irish company recognised in Gartner Market Guide for IT Asset Disposition

11 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Wisetek (with Cork locations in Dublin Hill, and Brooklodge in Glanmire) has been recognised as a “representative vendor” in the “IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) industry” in Gartner’s recent Market Guide for IT Asset Disposition. With headquarters in Cork, Wisetek is the only Irish company recognised among the major […]

EU Commission “has more questions to answer on EU Vaccine Scheme” says Cork MEP

EU Commission “has more questions to answer on EU Vaccine Scheme” says Cork MEP

11 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Are some Member States more equal than others in EU vaccines programme? – MEP Kelleher Cork based Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher has said that the European Union Commission has a number of serious questions to answer in relation to its Vaccine Purchase Programme. Kelleher was commenting, as […]

FARMING: Cathal O’Sullivan from #WestCork wins ABP Farm Safety Award at @BTyste

FARMING: Cathal O’Sullivan from #WestCork wins ABP Farm Safety Award at @BTyste

11 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cathal O’Sullivan from Co Cork Announced as Winner of the ABP Farm Safety category at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2021 Cathal O’Sullivan from Cork was the overall winner of the ABP Farm Safety Award at the 2021 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) with his […]

Increase in people cycling in Cork #Evidence

Increase in people cycling in Cork #Evidence

11 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Cycling Campaign have data showing “massive growth” in the number of people cycling in the Cork metro region over the last year. The cycling group is working with Strava Metro, whose dataset provides the largest collection of active travel (walking and cycling) information in the world. The […]

How the Covid-19 Crisis Impacted Online Gaming Industries

How the Covid-19 Crisis Impacted Online Gaming Industries

11 January 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie The onset of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic brought the world economy to a grinding halt in 2020. The gaming industry took a surprisingly bad hit, with brick-and-mortar casinos remaining closed throughout the global lockdowns. From South Africa to Las Vegas, casinos closed their doors, and punters had to […]