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13th October 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The future of a Leap Post Office will be discussed again this evening. The scenic West Cork village – between Rosscarbery and Skibbereen – has been without a Post Office service since February following a contractual dispute between An Post and the contractor. An Post is willing... Read More
6th October 2014, Monday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This years Lord Mayor of Cork has performed the historic annual Throwing of the Dart ceremony. The tradition dates back to the year 1759 and beyond and involved the First Citizen traveling to the Roches Point Boundary of Cork Harbour to mark their symbolic position as... Read More
5th October 2014, Sunday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The chief executive of Glen Dimplex – Ireland’s largest private firm – Sean O’Driscoll has this week said that marginal rural areas need to look for indigenous solutions rather than constantly looking to Central Government for funding and investment. Speaking at the Global Cork Economic Forum... Read More
29th September 2014, Monday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Cork Farming accident comes at a time when authorities are striving to promote a greater awareness of Farm Safety. As last weeks Ploughing Championships The Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney launched “What’s Left Behind” video campaign, which features people talking about their own experiences. There have... Read More
29th September 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Black Pudding – a model for local sustainable jobs – Clune Deirdre Clune, Ireland South MEP, last week met with the owners of Clonakilty Black Pudding at the National Ploughing Championships and has praised the company as an example of how we can create local sustainable jobs... Read More
29th September 2014 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Chief Executive of the Cork Education & Training Board Mr. Ted Owens moved this morning to allay concerns in relation to funding for Cork schools, following a meeting last week of the newly elected Board meeting at which ETB finances were discussed. (the meeting was last Thursday,... Read More
18th September 2014, 2pm By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Asylum seekers at a second Cork reception centre have protested against the unfairness of the direct provision system. Up to 90 residents of the centre known as the former Ashbourne House Hotel in Glounthaune began this early morning highlighting the delays in processing applications. Residents say... Read More