Funding secured for Spike Island tourist attraction

24th October 2013, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Mayor, Cllr Noel O’Connor (FG), today welcomed the announcement of €2.5m grant funding from Fáilte Ireland towards the development of Spike Island as a unique tourism attraction in Cork Harbour. Co-funding by Cork County Council of €1.5m will bring to €4m the total investment in […]

Do up your house – says West Cork TD

Do up your house – says West Cork TD

24th October 2013, Tuesday By TheCork.ie Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie Labour Party TD for Cork South West, Michael McCarthy has welcomed news from the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, that the home renovation scheme announced in Budget 2014 will begin this Friday, instead of next year as originally announced. The tax relief for home renovation and […]

[Audio] Tyndall and PCH sign MOU

23rd October 2013, Monday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie TheCork.ie spoke with Tyndall National Institute CEO, Dr. Kieran Drain back in August 2013 at a jobs announcement and he said the Tyndall was improving it’s profile Well, he was right. The Tyndall National Institute today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with PCH International […]

Public should have access to Vernon Mount House – McLellan

22nd October 2013 By TheCork.ie Politics Reporter news@thecork.ie Deputy Sandra McLellan has called on the Minister for Arts Heritage and Gaeltacht to ensure that Vernon Mount House on Cork’s Southside to be renovated and opened to the public. Speaking today during the course of questions to the Minister, the Cork East TD and Sinn Féin […]

Cork youth group runs Fantasy Stock Market Comp

Cork youth group runs Fantasy Stock Market Comp

22nd October 2013 By TheCork.ie news@thecork.ie Junior Chamber Cork (JCI Cork), in association with Redmayne Bentley Stockbrokers, have launched a Fantasy Stock Market Competition. The competition is free to enter and at the end of a six week period (4 November to 13 December), the participant with the most valuable virtual portfolio will win €500! […]

Bandon E Centre official opening

Bandon E Centre official opening

22nd October 2013, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Today at 5pm the new E Centre will be officially opened in Bandon, Co Cork. It’s located on 27 South Main Street. It’s been operational since earlier in the Summer. Bandon is the latest edition of the E Centre community; E Centres are already available, and in […]

Every Garda car should carry a Defibrillator

21st October 2013, Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan A Government TD has said that EVERY Garda car should be equipped with a defibrillator. Labour Junior Minister Kathleen Lynch was speaking this afternoon in Cork.. Defibrillators – which can deliver an electric shock to restart a heart – are currently in the headlines following the death […]

BIM launches water safety campaign in Cork

21st October 2013 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) have joined forces with Irish Water Safety (IWS) to launch a coastal safety awareness campaign which will run from 21 October to 3 November 2013. The campaign consists of a two-week local radio ad campaign that will air on nine local radio stations right […]

Indian Ambassador speaks in Cork City tonight

21st October, 2013 By TheCork.ie Reporter news@TheCork.ie The Irish India Business Association (IIBA) Cork Chapter welcomes Her Excellency, Smt. Radhika Lal Lokesh, to Cork today. The new Indian Ambassador to Ireland will be the chief guest at a networking event organised by the IIBA Cork Chapter in association with University College Cork (UCC) and the […]