[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 schools to benefit from Summer works scheme

2nd May 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 48 schools in Cork will benefit from refurbishment works over the summer being paid for by the Department of Education. It’s called the “Summer works scheme”. The schools which will benefit from Round 2 have been announced. The majority of work will be refurbishing toilets and roofs. The […]

[Audio] Sinn Fein ‘conference boycott’ motion finally passes

30th April 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein in Cork City say they have achieved a “symbolic victory” The party’s City Councillors are against what they call the conference and junket circuit where the local authority pays for elected Councillors to attend conferences across the Country, many of which are in Donegal. At every […]

[Audio] Should Cork Airport be renamed after Rory Gallagher?

29th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A campaign to rename Cork Airport after the the famous guitarist Rory Gallagher is continuing to gain momentum. More than 10-thousand people have signed a petition. Gallagher passed away in 1995 at the young age of 47. He was one described by Jimi Hendrix as the “world’s greatest […]

[Video] Sinn Fein in “strong position” for Elections – says Ferris in Cork

20th April 2014, Easter Sunday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin say their party is in a “strong position” for the Local and European elections. Sinn Féin spokesman for Agriculture and Fisheries Martin Ferris TD was in Cork City this afternoon delivering an main oration at the parties annual “Easter Rising commemoration” In a speech […]

[Audio] Cork Cllr suspends campaign for Easter “holy period”

[Audio] Cork Cllr suspends campaign for Easter “holy period”

20th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan & Elaine Murphy david@TheCork.ie & elaine@TheCork.ie Sometimes in News saying nothing is the way to make the headlines.         Fianna Fail Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn has suspended his local election campaign for the Easter Holidays. The Northside Cllr issued a press release where he said the decision […]

[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 […]