MEP Kelly welcomes Haulbowline cleanup progress

12th May 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP, Sean Kelly, has welcomed An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission to Cork County Council to completely transform the toxic Haulbowline site into a public park. “This news will come as an enormous relief to the people of Cobh who have quite rightly feared […]

[Video] 350 new jobs in VoxPro Cork

2nd May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Good news for jobseekers in Cork. VoxPro in Mahon and Blackrock are recruiting. 350 positions in their call and contact centre. VoxPro handles phone calls and internet based customer support for organisations including Google and Nest. The Taoiseach visited the Cork headquartered company earlier to make the jobs […]

[Audio] Cork based Newspaper company sheds 50 jobs

[Audio] Cork based Newspaper company sheds 50 jobs

17th April 2014, 7am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More meetings will take place today about the shedding of 50 jobs in the company which publishes the Irish Examiner “Landmark Media” is also behind the Evening Echo and several regional newspapers It employs 560 people but says investment in new editorial production, advertising and finance systems […]

[Audio] NAMA should be subject to Freedom of Information – Cork County Councillors

14th April 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork County Councillors have formally agreed to call on the Government to “open up” the National Asset Management Agency by making it subject to the Freedom of Information Act. At today’s local authority meeting in COUNTY Hall a number of elected representatives said they were reaching “brick […]

[Audio] Let us not repeat the mistakes of the past – Former Lord Mayor

[Audio] Let us not repeat the mistakes of the past – Former Lord Mayor

11th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor is encouraging people to view, and make submissions on, the new Development Plan for Cork City. Fine Gael Cllr John Buttimer (pictured above) says recent controversial issues like the cycle lanes on Washington Street, Popes Quay, Parnell Place were in previous plans which received […]

[Audio] Integrated ticketing arrives in Cork

[Audio] Integrated ticketing arrives in Cork

10th April 2014, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The integrated ticket for public transport has arrived in Cork! Called the “Leap Card” it allows passengers to pay without using cash. The plastic card is already successful in Dublin where 400-thousand have been issued, it’s a national card so Dublin cards can be used in Cork […]

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