Cork Entrepreneurs have New York in the palm of their hand

Cork Entrepreneurs have New York in the palm of their hand

In Hand Guides (IHG), an Irish company based in Cork providing low cost embedded audio players, and Twin America who operate CitySights NY and Gray Line New York, today (Friday 29th October 2010) announced a partnership. Under the terms of the deal, which was secured with support from Enterprise Ireland’s New York Office, In Hand […]

Cork Support Group for Strokes to be launched

Cork Support Group for Strokes to be launched

A Stroke Support Group for adults living with the experience of stroke and their carers is being launched in Cork in the Clarion Hotel on November 3rd, 6.30pm -9.00pm. The evening, chaired by Anne Riordan of the Irish Heart Foundation, will be informative and of interest to patients, relatives, health care workers or any member […]

An open letter from Dan Boyle to Cork Flood victims

An open letter from Dan Boyle to Cork Flood victims

Dear Resident, The flooding experienced in parts of Cork last November was a disaster that every citizen hopes won’t revisit our city again. The Green Party as part of government will do everything possible to help those affected by the disaster and I welcome any suggestions you may have to ensure a repeat of this […]

UCC is the “EndoVe” of other Colleges

UCC is the “EndoVe” of other Colleges

The results of the first clinical trial of a new endoscopic device, developed by Cork Cancer Research Centre in UCC, will be revealed today, October 28, 2010 at a seminar in Dublin.  The device allows chemotherapeutic drugs to be delivered in a localised way for colorectal tumours, including currently inoperable ones. It is one of seven […]

CIT Conferrings

CIT Conferrings

More that 2,500 students will Graduate from Cork Institute of Technology, over a two-day period, Today (Thursday 28th) and Friday 29th. These are the most important days in the Institute’s Annual Calendar – on Thursday, October 28th, from 10am, students from the Departments of Accounting & Information Systems, Tourism & Hospitality, Management & Marketing, Social […]

Cork students still waiting for grants

Cork students still waiting for grants

Cork City Council has yet to make a single payment under the Higher Education Grant Scheme this year, with the majority of claimants waiting until December or even later for their first instalment. In response to a question from Sinn Fein Councillor Fiona Kerins, the City Manager also revealed that of 574 new applications received […]

Cork City needs traffic calming measures says Cllr

Cork City needs traffic calming measures says Cllr

Cork City manager Tim Lucey has conceded that it would take nearly 30 years to deal with all the traffic calming requests in the city at the current rate of progress. He was replying to a written question from Socialist Party councillor Mick Barry at last night’s meeting of Cork City Council. Cllr Barry had […]

Funding for Glen Preschool

Funding for Glen Preschool

Cllr. Kenneth O’Flynn has welcomed the announcement that €150,000 has been allocated to the Glen Preschool, Glen Avenue by Pobail. As a result of this funding, the Pre School will be able to construct a new playground and will also be able to put in place additional prefabs, as well as setting up activates for […]

Munster Rugby news

Munster Rugby news

The Munster squad will train in the afternoon (on the field for 1pm). The Munster versus Leinster A Interprovincial scheduled for Clonmel next Tuesday has been postponed. Munster coach Anthony Foley cited player availability as the reason for the postponement. As things stand Munster have ten contracted players on the injured list, two serving suspensions […]

Rosscarbery road accident

Rosscarbery road accident

Gardai in Clonakilty are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred about one mile outside Rosscarbery on the Skibbereen Road at approximately 8pm on the 26.10.10. An 18 year old male passenger in one of the vehicles, a car, was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and a […]