Clune welcomes IDA stats

Clune welcomes IDA stats

3rd January 2014 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie Senator Deirdre Clune has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by IDA Ireland that their client companies created over 13,000 jobs in 2013 – the highest job creation increase in over a decade. Senator Clune said: “Today’s announcement is yet another endorsement on this Government’s Action Plan for Jobs […]

MEP welcomes Cork Airport new route

19th December 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Sean Kelly MEP – has welcomed today’s announcement by Aer Lingus Regional, that the airline intends to expand its services at Cork Airport. The government’s scrapping of the travel tax was the key incentive for Aer Lingus Regional’s decision to grow passenger numbers from Cork airport beyond 300,000 in […]

Children are safer this Christmas thanks to improved toy safety

Children are safer this Christmas thanks to improved toy safety

14 December 2013, Saturday By TomO’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Over 400 toys were removed from EU due to safety concerns this yearChildren in Ireland will be safer this Christmas when playing with toys, thanks to strengthened measures to remove and prohibit dangerous toys from the EU,According to Sean Kelly MEP “Parents might be surprised to learn that […]

Ski slope to be built in Cork City (well… the Northern suburbs)

Ski slope to be built in Cork City (well… the Northern suburbs)

12th December 2013, 11pm Thursday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan It’s NOT an April fools joke… Cork City is to get it’s own ski slope! The Government have sanctioned a 21-thousand euro grant under the “Sports Nation Initiative” for an artificial ski slope at the “Glen Resource Centre” The Northside ski slope will be 30 metres […]

Cork Senator says “Buy Irish” this Christmas

12th December 2013, Thursday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator, Colm Burke, this evening said that as the Irish economy is showing signs of recovery, we can further boost this recovery by buying Irish and shopping locally during the important Christmas retail period. “After five years of hardship the Irish economy is now in […]

Creation of 38 new jobs at DePuy must be welcomed- Buttimer

11 December 2013 By TheCork.ie new@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork South Central Deputy and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed the announcement by medical devices firm DePuy of the creation of 38 new jobs as part of an expansion of its facility in Ringaskiddy, Co Cork. “I am delighted […]

Cork Airport urged to engage with Ryanair

Cork Airport urged to engage with Ryanair

14th November 2013, Thuesday By TheCork.ie Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie In the wake of Ryanair’s announcement of nine new routes from Dublin which will create 300 additional jobs, Politicians from all parties have urged the management in Cork Airport to engage with Michael O’ Leary to keep Cork Airport on their radar and to actively negotiate […]

Sean Kelly MEP looks into alleged child abduction from Cork

Sean Kelly MEP looks into alleged child abduction from Cork

11th November 2013 By TheCork.ie Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie Sean Kelly MEP (Fine Gael) is seeking EU assistance to investigate a case of alleged child abduction involving two children from Cork. A press release from Sean Kelly’s office today says “It is alleged that Elizabeth Zamba abducted Richard Quarry’s son Ethan, aged eight, and Patrick Beary’s […]

Gay Marriage Referendum welcomed by Cork TD

Gay Marriage Referendum welcomed by Cork TD

5th November 2013 By Tony Smyth news@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD and Chair of the Party’s LGBT Group, Jerry Buttimer, has this evening (Tuesday) said that the decision of Government to hold a referendum on marriage equality during the first half 2015 is a momentous step towards a truly inclusive, diverse and equal […]

FG Selects Fermoy Area County Council candidate

FG Selects Fermoy Area County Council candidate

5th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Charleville local Aileen Browne was selected by Fine Gael to contest next year’s Local Elections for the Fermoy area  last Sunday. Aileen Browne is a strong Community activist in the Charleville Area. She is Secretary to both the Tidy Towns and the Charleville Community Forum and has played a […]