Motorway from Carrigaline to Cork City

Motorway from Carrigaline to Cork City

4 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Statement from the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Mary Linehan Foley on the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Motorway “On behalf of Cork County Council, together with Transport Infrastructure Ireland, I warmly welcome the decision made by the Supreme Court, on Monday March 1st, to reject further […]

Cork Airport to rebuild runways during downturn

Cork Airport to rebuild runways during downturn

4 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Airport is progressing at pace its critical long-term capital infrastructure programme this year given the decimating impact the COVID-19 global pandemic has had on the aviation industry. With passenger numbers currently down 99% it makes prudent business sense to fast-track major capital investment projects now, while the […]

Over 230 renters in Cork contacted Threshold about Landlord not returning deposits in 2020

Over 230 renters in Cork contacted Threshold about Landlord not returning deposits in 2020

4 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Deposit retention queries to Threshold increased by over 40% in 2020 National housing charity Threshold has called for the introduction of a rental deposit scheme, ten years on from the government’s initial commitment to establish such a scheme. The appeal comes as Threshold has revealed that queries from […]

Water off in Cork City

Water off in Cork City

4 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water and Cork City Council wish to advise customers that planned essential works will be carried out on Western Road this evening between 7pm, Thursday 04 March and midnight tonight. While these essential works are underway, customers on the Western Road, College Road, O’Donovan’s Road, Deerpark and […]

‘Senior Activity packs’ distributed on Southside of Cork City

‘Senior Activity packs’ distributed on Southside of Cork City

4 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Senior Activity packs, an initiative of Playful Paradigm and Age Friendly Cork, were distributed Southside last week bringing smiles in the Spring sunshine. Each community area response team across the city received an allocation but Ballyphehane Togher CDP with the support of Cork Kerry Community Healthcare purchased additional […]

Cork pharma firm BioMarin is focused on cures for rare diseases

Cork pharma firm BioMarin is focused on cures for rare diseases

2 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Global biopharmaceutical company BioMarin lights up for Rare Disease Day BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. last week illuminated its sites in Shanbally, Cork and Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin to signify the Company’s commitment to supporting rare disease patients. Across the globe, buildings were lit up in support of Rare Disease Day […]

COVID19 vaccinations begin on Munster Technological University campus

COVID19 vaccinations begin on Munster Technological University campus

27 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The first vaccinations at the Covid-19 vaccination centre at the Bishopstown campus of Munster Technological University (MTU) will take place today. GPs will vaccinate patients from certain GP practices aged 85 or over, by appointment only. The HSE is very grateful to MTU for its support to the […]

German Airline Lufthansa gives vote of confidence to Cork Airport by announcing Cork-Frankfurt service for Summer 2021

German Airline Lufthansa gives vote of confidence to Cork Airport by announcing Cork-Frankfurt service for Summer 2021

25 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has welcomed the news that Lufthansa is to commence a twice-weekly Cork-Frankfurt service for Summer 2021, connecting the two cities for the first time in eighteen years. Lufthansa (operated by Lufthansa CityLine) will operate a Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft with 75 seats on board – 15 Business […]

“Cork is at risk of losing its airport for good” warns TD in Dail #COVID #Downturn

“Cork is at risk of losing its airport for good” warns TD in Dail #COVID #Downturn

25 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, today in the Dáil raised the ongoing lack of supports for the aviation sector and workers at Cork Airport, and called on the Government to urgently step up and support the Airport, before it’s too late. De[uty Ó […]

“Ireland’s newest University” to host Innovation and Enterprise month in March @MTU_Cork @cullyandsully

“Ireland’s newest University” to host Innovation and Enterprise month in March @MTU_Cork @cullyandsully

25 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Organisations involved in the MTU Innovation Challenge are Pepsi, Clearstream, Cully and Sully, The Irish Naval Service, and The Crann Centre. Munster Technological University’s (MTU) Innovation and Enterprise month this March has evolved from CIT’s annual innovation week following the merger of CIT and IT Tralee which has […]

West Cork Literary Festival: online chat with Douglas author Billy O’Callaghan

West Cork Literary Festival: online chat with Douglas author Billy O’Callaghan

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Billy O’Callaghan’s new novel Life Sentences is the sweeping and immersive story of one ordinary family in Ireland, and their extraordinary journey over three generations and more than a century of famine, war, violence and love. At sixteen Nancy leaves her small island for the mainland, the only member of her […]

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