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 […]

DePuy creates 38 jobs

9th December 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 38 jobs are being created in Ringaskiddy. The Medical devices firm DePuy is expanding its Cork facility. The company specialises in orthopaedic, spinal and neuroscience devices such as replacement joints The jobs are being created as part of an 36 million dollar investment, in research and development focused […]

Deputy Leader of SF in Bandon today

Deputy Leader of SF in Bandon today

8th December 2013, Sunday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie The Sinn Fein party Vice President Mary Lou McDonald will attend the Sinn Fein Convention in Bandon to select the party candidate for the Bandon/Kinsale/Carragaline Area in the upcoming local elections.The event takes place in The Munster Arms Hotel on December 8th at 2pm where the local […]

O’Donovan welcomes Govt acceptance of FF Bill on decriminalising minor fishing infringements

2nd December 2013, Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan O’Donovan welcomes Govt acceptance of FF Bill on decriminalising minor fishing infringements Flanna Fáil Senator Denis O’Donovan, has welcomed the commitment by Minister Simon Coveney to accept the main elements of Fianna Fáil’s bill seeking to decriminalise minor fishing infringements. Last week, the Seanad debated the Fianna […]

Dr John Sheehan (FF) to run for Cork City Council

Dr John Sheehan (FF) to run for Cork City Council

29th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie A Blackpool G.P., Dr John Sheehan, has been selected as a Fianna Fail candidate for the Cork North Central Ward. Based in Blackpool for the past 10 years Dr Sheehan has seen at first hand the challenges that people face on a daily basis. These range from problems with […]

[Audio] EUR 1.2m needed to restore George Boole’s House

[Audio] EUR 1.2m needed to restore George Boole’s House

14th November 2013, Thursday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie €1.2 million is needed to restore the former House of George Boole in Cork City.Boole was the first professor of Mathematics at UCC, which in 1850s was known as “Queens College” Boole is famous for inventing “Boolean Algebra”, the form of mathematics which led to the development […]

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 […]

Protest outside Capwell could delay City and County Busses on Wesnesday

Protest outside Capwell could delay City and County Busses on Wesnesday

11th November 2013, Monday, 11pm By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie There could be disruption to early morning bus services in Cork City, and parts of the County on Wednesday. It’s because protestors, unhappy with the cutting back of services to the Glen on the Northside of the City, intend blockading the Capwell Bus Garage at 6.30am. […]

Road to be named after late Cllr Dave McCarthy

11th November 2012, Monday, 11pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The new Hollyhill road on the northside of the city – developed to boost the IT sector and local industries in Hollyhill – is to be named after the late Cllr Dave  McCarthy who represented the people of the northside since 1985. Speaking tonight in City […]