University College Cork launches Masters in DIGITAL Business

University College Cork launches Masters in DIGITAL Business

8 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie UCC/Cork University Business School and the Irish Management Institute (IMI) have partnered to develop a new ‘Masters in DIGITAL Business’, which was officially launched by Dara Murphy TD, Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection yesterday. The word DIGITAL is capitalised here for a reason – is it […]

Marriage Equality Referendum promoters named as Cork People of the Month

Marriage Equality Referendum promoters named as Cork People of the Month

7 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Kieran Rose and Arthur Leahy, long time LGBT activists who played a prominent national and local role in this year’s Marriage Equality Referendum, have been chosen Cork Persons of the Month. Kieran Rose, a civil rights activist also played a pivotal role in securing decriminalization of homosexuality in […]

25 Tech jobs to be created in Cork City Centre

25 Tech jobs to be created in Cork City Centre

1 September 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie United Technologies Research Center announced today the expansion of its Cork facility at The Penrose Business Center, Penrose Wharf (near the Train station). Like many Tech giants their work is B2B so their presence is low key. The addition of the Centre of Excellence in Cyber-Physical Systems for […]

VIDEO: West Cork TD & Former Principal Jim Daly wants an Education Ombudsman, but Minister disagrees

VIDEO: West Cork TD & Former Principal Jim Daly wants an Education Ombudsman, but Minister disagrees

25 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Government TD has rubbished current procedures for keeping an eye on how money is spent in Ireland’s school system. Fine Gael TD Jim Daly of Cork South West said: “The lack of accountability, transparency, misuse of public funds – and in some cases blatant fraud that exists […]

Who will be elected in Cork South West – candidates prepare for general election

Who will be elected in Cork South West – candidates prepare for general election

25 August 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie TheCork.ie Opinion Piece When you see press releases from politicians that don’t relate to local issues you know there must be an election nearby. We refer to General Election 2015, or will it be Election 2016?! Cork South West is a three seater constituency. The incumbent TDs are: […]

We need to plan ahead for our ageing population – says Cork Senator

We need to plan ahead for our ageing population – says Cork Senator

21 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator and the Party’s Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke, has said that “we need to plan ahead for our ageing population” and that there is an urgent need to develop and grow professional home care services. The number of people aged over […]

‘Join the Army’ says Cork’s only senior Minister

‘Join the Army’ says Cork’s only senior Minister

4 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s only senior Minister (Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D.) today launched a new recruitment campaign for General Service Recruits for the Army. The campaign is seeking to recruit young men and women from all backgrounds and ethnic groups that possess a strong sense of duty, enjoy […]

Govt increases funding for childcare in Cork – says FG TD

Govt increases funding for childcare in Cork – says FG TD

30 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has said over €400,000 in capital funding for childcare services in Cork will improve quality and facilities. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of Capital Grant Funding for Early […]

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