UCC’s Tyndall Institute appointments new CEO

Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork, one of Europe’s leading ICT research institutes, has announced the appointment of Dr Kieran Drain as its Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Drain will join Tyndall in January 2013 from his role as Vice President and General Manager of the Lighting and Display Technology Division of Rambus Inc, Ohio. […]

Cork couple collects National Lottery prize

A very happy engaged couple are looking forward to *‘tying the knot next year’.* As he works in Cork, the lucky fiance purchased his winning Match 5 plus 1 Lucky Star ticket in the Super Valu store, Skehard Road, Blackrock Road, Cork on the day of the draw, last Friday 16 December 2012. The lucky […]

TD welcomes Clonakilty sewerage upgrade

Labour TD for Cork South-West Michael McCarthy has welcomed news that significant progress has been made in the Clonakilty Sewerage Scheme project following confirmation that funding has been approved that enables Cork County Council to accept the project tender. Deputy McCarthy said: “I have received confirmation from the Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan this […]

TD welcomes Clonakilty sewerage upgrade

Labour TD for Cork South-West Michael McCarthy has welcomed news that significant progress has been made in the Clonakilty Sewerage Scheme project following confirmation that funding has been approved that enables Cork County Council to accept the project tender. Deputy McCarthy said: “I have received confirmation from the Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan this […]

Govt breaks promises to Cork students – Moynihan

Fianna Fáil TD in County Cork Michael Moynihan has heavily criticised the Government for failing to keep its promises to students and their parents across Cork in relation to third level fees and student grants.**** ** ** The Dáil this week debated a Fianna Fáil motion calling on the Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn to […]

Over 23,000 Cork motorists now registered with eFlow

** The percentage of eFlow registered drivers in Cork is increasing. **** ** ** Latest figures from eFlow, Ireland’s leading toll solutions provider, show that over 23,000 or 10% of Cork’s motorists are registered with eFlow.**** ** ** As a registered tag account customer, Cork motorists benefit from automatic toll payment on all toll roads […]

Cork nurses wanted in Oz

Cork nurses wanted in Oz

15 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Experienced Irish mental health nurses and midwives are urgently required in Sydney and other areas of New South Wales as their health board launches a new recruitment drive for 70 Irish nurses. Galway-based recruitment agency ICE Group are co-ordinating the campaign in partnership with New South Wales Health […]

GoCar Cork is back!

GoCar, Ireland’s car sharing initiative has returned to its roots and today re-launched its Cork GoBases located on College View, Wandesford Quay, Anglesea Street and Lower Glanmire Road (opposite Kent station). GoCar also announced the opening of a new GoBase at CIT which will be open for business within a week. As demand increases GoCar […]

3 UCC students receive gold medals from President of Ireland Higgins

On Nov 9th, three University College Cork (UCC) students received gold medals from the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, having won various categories in the 2012 Undergraduate Awards – an academic awards programme that identifies top students across the island of Ireland for their innovative undergraduate research. The awards ceremony marked the culmination of […]