Clonakilty Town Councillor has solution to bank boards problem

INDEPENDENT PUBLIC INTEREST BOARD REQUIRED TO ADD VALIDITY TO THE ROLE A message from Clonakilty Town Cllr. Aidan Pendlebury (Labour) Following the continued examination of ‘Public Interest’ figures on bank boards and their impotence in the position, here is what I am proposing: § An independent Public Interest Board of Financial Institutions (PIFI). § PIFI […]

New Local Enterprise Offices will help Cork businesses ? Clune

Fine Gael Senator Deirdre Clune is welcoming the drafting of legislation to dissolve the City and County Enterprise Boards and replace them with Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs). This reform is part of the Action Plan for Jobs and aims to support enterprises at a local level. “It is my hope that businesses in Cork will […]

Festival funding will help Cork Gatherings says Cork FG TD

Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Tuesday) said that Fáilte Ireland funding for festivals will help make The Gathering 2013 a success. “Minister Ring has announced Fáilte Ireland is to provide €59,000 in funding for festivals across Cork. This funding will help to continue the success of these festivals and it […]

John Dunleavy Signs New Contract With Cork City FC

Cork City Football Club are delighted to announce that John Dunleavy has agreed a new deal with the club. ** ** The 21 year-old joined the club from Wolves last January, and enjoyed an excellent debut season with the club, making 22 league appearances in a season which was disrupted by an ankle injury he […]

[Audio] What is the Cork Screen Commission?

21st November 2012 By David O’Sullivan Last weeks 57th Corona Cork Film Festival is being hailed as a success. One of the parties involved in the programme was the Cork Screen Commission. The Cork Screen Commission is a one-stop shop for advice and help with Pre Production, Production and Post Production needs in Cork […]

Cork Racing Personalities Featured in Book and Audio Collection

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) launched a unique book and audio archive recounting ‘The Lives and Times of Irish Racing People’ at a reception in its offices on the Curragh on Monday 19th November, hosted by Brian Kavanagh, Chief Executive of HRI. Rosaleen Tonson-Rye and John Burns from Crookstown, Co. Cork were both featured in the […]

Main drainage scheme in Bandon needs to be resumed says Mayor

** Fianna Fáil Mayor of Bandon, Cllr Gillian Coughlan, has called for work on the Bandon Main Drainage Scheme to be resumed amid fears that Bandon is again under threat of flooding. Cllr Coughlan commented: “Poor weather forecasts over the coming days have left many homes and businesses in Bandon again under the threat of […]

Research awards presented at UCC

The inaugural 2012 University College Cork (UCC) Research Awards were presented on Monday 19 November, celebrating UCC researchers who have made exceptional and influential research contributions. Six individual researcher awards and one research team award were made at the ceremony, which was held in UCC’s Glucksman Gallery. The awards recognise those who push boundaries, enhance […]

Danny Furlong Signs for Cork City

Cork City Football Club are delighted to confirm that Danny Furlong has signed for the club. The 23 year-old joins the club from Wexford Youths, where he topped the First Division scoring charts with 13 goals in 24 appearances last season. The striker spoke to this evening shortly after putting pen to paper on […]