CARRIGTWOHILL: Stryker celebrates 20 years in Ireland

CARRIGTWOHILL: Stryker celebrates 20 years in Ireland

3 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, is celebrating its 20th year in Ireland. Stryker’s Ireland presence now includes six manufacturing facilities in Belfast, Limerick and Cork, including a state-of-the-art additive manufacturing facility, –as well as a global Innovation & Research & Development Centre. Over 3,000 […]

Top 3 Irish Online Casinos

Top 3 Irish Online Casinos

3 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Online gambling in Ireland began only three years ago and this young and vibrant market is set to grow from strength to strength. To find out who the top three online casino operators are, keep reading below. The Origins of Online Gaming in Ireland As the popularity of online gambling […]

Cork County Council goes to Tender for new Fire Station in Kanturk

Cork County Council goes to Tender for new Fire Station in Kanturk

2 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has confirmed to North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’ Shea that they have published the tender seeking contractors to build the new Fire Station for the Town of Kanturk & surrounding areas. Cork County Council Fire Services Department proposes to provide a new […]

Lombard urges Minister to add Cork location to tyre collection

Lombard urges Minister to add Cork location to tyre collection

1 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie There needs to be a collection point for used agricultural tyres in County Cork, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork Senator Tim Lombard was speaking following the announcement of a national tyre collection by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment. Minister Naughten has made €700,000 […]

Additional staff to be hired to deal with pensions review – Aindrias Moynihan

Additional staff to be hired to deal with pensions review – Aindrias Moynihan

1 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Payments expected to commence in Q1, 2019 Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan has secured confirmation from Minister for Social Protection, Regina Doherty that additional staff will be deployed to deal with the review of pensions which is due to get underway shortly. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after questioning […]

A Directly Elected Mayor for Cork City? Government takes first steps by agreeing in principal to a plebiscite

A Directly Elected Mayor for Cork City? Government takes first steps by agreeing in principal to a plebiscite

1 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Government agrees to the holding of plebiscites on directly elected executive mayors for cities Mr John Paul Phelan TD, Minister of State for Local Government and Electoral Reform announced in the past 24 hours that the Government at its meeting of Thursday, 27 September, agreed in principle to […]

TODAYS SOCCER: Cork City away to Bohemians

TODAYS SOCCER: Cork City away to Bohemians

30 September 2018, Sunday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City make the trip to Dalymount Park on Sunday, as they face Bohemians in the FAI Cup semi-final. City, the cup winners in each of the last two seasons, booked their semi-final place with a 7-0 win away to Longford Town in the quarter finals, while […]

INFLATION: Property Prices Rise by €10,000 in Cork – year on year

INFLATION: Property Prices Rise by €10,000 in Cork – year on year

29 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Property prices in Cork have risen by €10,000 in the last year, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report in association with Davy. The report for Q3 2018 shows that the median asking price for a property in the county now stands at €240,000. This is up €5,000 […]

Moynihan secures confirmation of new roundabout at Ballymaquirke junction

Moynihan secures confirmation of new roundabout at Ballymaquirke junction

28 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD, Michael Moynihan is delighted that approval has been given to Cork County Council to carry out remedial works, including a new roundabout, in Ballymaquirke (south of Kanurk, or West of Mallow) at the junction of the R579 and N72 by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII). Deputy […]

Revenue seizes cigarettes and cash in Dublin, Cork and Clare

Revenue seizes cigarettes and cash in Dublin, Cork and Clare

28 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Today (28/09/18), as a result of routine operations, Revenue Officers seized 216,000 cigarettes at Dublin Port. The cigarettes were branded ‘Marlboro’, with a retail value of over €112,000, representing a loss to the Exchequer of approximately €97,000. The cigarettes were discovered when officers conducted an examination of freight […]