New Aldi opens in Douglas

New Aldi opens in Douglas

24 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Aldi opens new store on former Douglas cinema site (between Petrol Station and McDonalds) Aldi’s nationwide expansion continued this morning with the opening of a new flagship store in Douglas, County Cork creating 27 permanent jobs, with 23 staff members recruited from the local area. The store was […]

CARRIGALINE JOBS: SimoTech is an Irish process automation firm

CARRIGALINE JOBS: SimoTech is an Irish process automation firm

22 June 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie SimoTech expands as it supports biosciences industry growth SimoTech, the largest Irish-owned process automation services and manufacturing IT systems company for the pharma/biotech sector, has today announced the creation of 70 new jobs over the next two years. These jobs will be based in Ireland, including Carrigaline, Co […]

Spike Island celebrates 5 years since its opening as a Tourist Attraction

Spike Island celebrates 5 years since its opening as a Tourist Attraction

22 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Spike Island Cork is celebrating five years since its reopening in June 2016. The Cork County Council site saw over 6.5 million Euro of investment, funded by Cork County Council and Failte Ireland, to interpret its rich history. The island was the site of a 7th century monastery, […]

FISHING: Funding available in 2021 for angling projects and events in Cork

FISHING: Funding available in 2021 for angling projects and events in Cork

17 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched its Sponsorship Programme for 2021. The programme, which is one of the main funding mechanisms of Inland Fisheries Ireland, awarded funding to 87 angling events and initiatives across the country during 2019, resulting in an investment of €30,000 to support novice anglers and […]

Carrigaline News

Carrigaline News

16 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Hair-raising Success A fundraising Hair Chop organised in aid of ‘Aoife’s Clown Doctors’ charity has proved to be highly successful with over €6,000 raised to date. Aoife’s Clown Doctors spread happiness through the wards and corridors of Ireland’s children’s hospitals. The clown doctor visits reduce the stress and […]

Launch of €156,000 Community Enhancement Programme for Cork County

Launch of €156,000 Community Enhancement Programme for Cork County

15 June 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting applications from community & voluntary groups for funding under the Community Enhancement Programme for 2021. The scheme provides a flexible and targeted approach to funding communities most in need and supports a range of investment in all areas of the community to either […]

Do you swim in the sea? The Council wants to know where, so that it can test the water quality for you

Do you swim in the sea? The Council wants to know where, so that it can test the water quality for you

15 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Public Participation: Identification of Bathing Waters Local authorities must identify official bathing areas in their area every year so that they can be monitored for safety, water quality and their level of use. To help with this process, Cork County Council are asking people who swim at beaches, […]

LISTEN: Cork Airport workers income must be protected during 10 week runway closure – says TD

LISTEN: Cork Airport workers income must be protected during 10 week runway closure – says TD

13 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Department of Transport must support workers during Cork Airport closure – says Local TD Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has urged the Department of Transport to increase funding allocated to the Regional Airports Fund with the purpose of keeping aviation workers on the books for the duration […]

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