PROPERTY: County Cork homes sell six weeks FASTER in last quarter

PROPERTY: County Cork homes sell six weeks FASTER in last quarter

29 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The time taken to sell the average house in County Cork has fallen by six weeks in the past quarter, a national property survey has found. The REA (Real Estate Alliance) Average House Price Survey found that the average time taken to sell across the county fell over […]

How to attend Toastmasters for free

How to attend Toastmasters for free

28 September 2020 By Rona Coghlan Carrigaline Toastmasters Free guest entry to our Toastmasters Club on Zoom Come along and enjoy an evening with a difference. Club meetings are lively, sociable events. Come ready to enjoy a mixture of the serious and the seriously entertaining. Impromptu and prepared speeches combine to create an unrivalled experience. […]

SOCCER: Cork City team news ahead of Finn Harps match

SOCCER: Cork City team news ahead of Finn Harps match

26 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City are back on the road this weekend, making the long trip to Ballybofey to take on Finn Harps on Sunday afternoon. City, currently sitting bottom of the Premier Division, head into the game knowing that a win would see them leapfrog Harps, who sit in 9th […]

100 new jobs at Cork Tech Firm ‘Workvivo’

100 new jobs at Cork Tech Firm ‘Workvivo’

25 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Micheál Martin makes announcement during visit to global headquarters in Cork Irish tech company Workvivo – which is based in Exham House, next to the Fingerpost Roundabout, Douglas, Cork – has today announced plans to create 100 new jobs with support from Enterprise Ireland. Workvivo has experienced […]

BUSINESS NEWS: ‘Port of Cork Company’ appoints new Eoin McGettigan as new Chief Executive

BUSINESS NEWS: ‘Port of Cork Company’ appoints new Eoin McGettigan as new Chief Executive

25 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Port of Cork Company is making the announcement that has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive of the company. Eoin replaces Brendan Keating who retired recently after 18 years of service as CEO. Newly Appointed Chief Executive of the Port of Cork Company Eoin McGettigan. […]

What went wrong at KBC Bank?

What went wrong at KBC Bank?

24 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “KBC’s unconscionable conduct highlights a need for accountability in banking” – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, TD for Cork South-Central, today reacting to news that KBC Bank has been handed down a €18.3 million fine by the Central Bank, for grave breaches which damaged over 3,700 […]

Government must provide answers on Cork Airport – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

Government must provide answers on Cork Airport – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

24 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “Ryanair are threatening to pull out. So are Aer Lingus…” Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, TD for Cork South-Central, used his Dail time yesterday to raise ongoing issues at Cork Airport, with the Minister for Transport. Deputy Ó Laoghaire said: “There are countless local people relying on Cork Airport for […]

JAMES BOND’s CORK CONNECTION? ‘Irish International Trading Corporation’ is a real 100-year old business

JAMES BOND’s CORK CONNECTION? ‘Irish International Trading Corporation’ is a real 100-year old business

23 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The world of fiction contains many company names. If you like James Bond films then you may be familiar with ‘Universal Exports’ it acts as a front for the offices of the Secret Service. The suave 007 is often seen visiting his boss in the non-descript offices of […]

North Cathedral and Carrigaline Community School to benefit from ENERGY SAVING deep retrofits

North Cathedral and Carrigaline Community School to benefit from ENERGY SAVING deep retrofits

23 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has welcomed funding for deep retrofit of public housing and buildings in the city and county. Up to 200 local authority and housing association homes in Cork (out of 630 nationally) are to receive funding for deep retrofits of energy-saving technologies. €28 million […]

Have you seen a ladybird recently? Research wants spottings from Glanmire, Ballincollig, Cork City

Have you seen a ladybird recently? Research wants spottings from Glanmire, Ballincollig, Cork City

23 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Irish Ladybird Research Project calls on the public to help log records Fota Wildlife Park along with the Irish Research Council co-fund the Irish Ladybird Research Project and the project scholar, Gill Weyman, is based at Fota Wildlife Park and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: Carrigaline Toastmasters seeks new members

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: Carrigaline Toastmasters seeks new members

21 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie As the winter approaches attention turns to clubs and activities. Have you considered improving your speaking range? Carrigaline Toastmasters Club met on Zoom this evening. They had two prepared speeches: Liliya gave a speech opening with this question;” if you had money in an account that was going […]

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