Cork City v Salthill Devon Preview

Cork City will be looking to make it three wins out of three against Salthill Devon tomorrow night, as Tommy Dunne’s side play their final home fixture of the 2010 season. A 1-0 defeat to Finn Harps last Friday ended City’s faint hopes of making the promotion play-offs, but Dunne says it is still important […]

Community involvement campaign launched in Cork

Community involvement campaign launched in Cork

A national campaign to promote community involvement entitled ‘Better Together’ was launched today by The Wheel in partnership with EBS Building Society. The campaign which will run from today, October 13th, until the end of November, will focus on a new website: www.bettertogether.ie which will enable community and voluntary groups from all over Ireland to […]

Those behind the Banking crisis must be held to account says Senator Buttimer

Those behind the Banking crisis must be held to account says Senator Buttimer

Speaking in the Seanad, Fine Gael Cork Senator, Jerry Buttimer said that while it is important that we inspire international confidence in the bond markets it is critical that we give the Irish people confidence and hope by holding those responsible for the banking crisis to account. “All people see is at the moment is […]

Cork Airport needs to cater disabilities says Clune

Cork Airport needs to cater disabilities says Clune

ELDERLY people and those with special needs are not getting the service they require, or deserve, when they fly in or out of Cork Airport. “Airlines using Cork airport are refusing to use the airbridges available because they can’t achieve the required turnaround time. This is not acceptable. Cork airport is a new state of […]

Rockchapel water off

Rockchapel water off

The water supply in Rockchapel Village (North County Cork) and the terrace will be disrupted Friday, 22nd October, 2010 from 09.30am to 3.30pm due to essential repairs. Water will be restored as quickly as possible. Cork County Council regrets any inconvenience caused to the public.

FG reveals HSE spend on agency staff in Cork Hospitals last year

Fine Gael Mayo Deputy John O’Mahony today (Thursday) published new figures showing the HSE spent €5,693,471 on agency staff in Cork Hospitals last year. The Fine Gael Health Spokesperson & Deputy Leader, Dr James Reilly TD said the ‘incredibly high spend exposes false economies in health service budgeting’. Deputy John O’Mahony said: “These figures are […]

Passengers are more important than profit says Clune

Passengers are more important than profit says Clune

ELDERLY people and those with special needs are not getting the service they require, or deserve, when they fly in or out of Cork Airport. “Airlines using Cork airport are refusing to use the airbridges available because they can’t achieve the required turnaround time. This is not acceptable. Cork airport is a new state of […]

Cork’s Batt O’Keeffe backs 600 jobs

Cork’s Batt O’Keeffe backs 600 jobs

Science body backs 600 research-industry links for ‘smart’ jobs – Minister O’Keeffe SFI marks decade of discovery, research and teamwork The Government’s science agency, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), backed more than 600 partnerships between research teams and firms last year in a move aimed at generating high-quality jobs, according to the Minister for Enterprise, Trade […]

We must review the semi state CEO salaries says McGrath

We must review the semi state CEO salaries says McGrath

Cork South Central Fianna Fáil T.D. Michael McGrath has been informed by the Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan T.D. that a group will be appointed shortly to review the remuneration packages of the chief executives of commercial state-sponsored bodies. Minister Lenihan was responding to a parliamentary question submitted by Deputy McGrath. Deputy McGrath had also […]

Most Cork builders are willing to work for free

Most Cork builders are willing to work for free

More than half (53 per cent) of the professional construction industry in Cork would work for free if it meant they could secure work in their profession. That’s one of the main findings of a survey by Hays, the world’s leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled people, who spoke to senior qualified individuals […]