The Roads to Nowhere: Southern Region being isolated from economic development

The Roads to Nowhere: Southern Region being isolated from economic development

23 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Dunkettle Interchange, the M20, M22, N28 upgrade and the Northern Ring Road are considered critical in supporting sustainable economic development to the south of the country. Most of these are now under threat or facing interminable delays. Industry reaction This represents a failure on behalf of the […]

Cork winners at this years Comhaltas All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil, in Droheda

Cork winners at this years Comhaltas All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil, in Droheda

19 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Competitions, concerts, céilithe, sessions and more at Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019 It was an exciting and successful week of competitions, concerts, céilithe, sessions and more at the 2019 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. Over 500,000 people thronged the streets of Drogheda over the past eight […]

Discover Cork’s Hidden Heritage This National Heritage Week

Discover Cork’s Hidden Heritage This National Heritage Week

17 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Office of Public Works to host range of events across Cork to celebrate Heritage Week 12 August 2019: The history of exotic gardens, archery demonstrations and the technology behind a 19th century gardens are some of the great events being hosted by the Office of Public Works (OPW) […]

Cork couple to star in new Aldi advertising campaign

Cork couple to star in new Aldi advertising campaign

17 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ruth Meade and Rob Armstrong from Riverstick, Co. Cork have been chosen to star in Aldi’s new ‘Swap and Save’ multi-media advertising campaign, which kicks off this week. Reminding shoppers about the saving that can be generated by swapping their weekly shop to Aldi, the campaign will feature […]

Almost 5,000 cardiac interventions undertaken at Mater Private Hospital Cork in 2018 – Annual Review

Almost 5,000 cardiac interventions undertaken at Mater Private Hospital Cork in 2018 – Annual Review

12 August 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mater Private 2018 Annual Review highlights some of the key services, initiatives and achievements across the Group’s facilities in Cork, Dublin, and Limerick in 2018. Key Highlights 7,531 patients attended Mater Private Emergency Departments in Dublin and Cork – increase of 27% in Cork and 6% in Dublin […]

New Road Tar Sprayers for County Council Fleet

New Road Tar Sprayers for County Council Fleet

7 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Christopher O’ Sullivan welcomed news of the recent addition of two, new, 32-tonne tar sprayers to Cork County Council’s Roads Maintenance Fleet. Chief Executive Tim Lucey noted that it demonstrates Cork County Councils continuing commitment to improving delivery of road services […]

Cork Airport wins digital award at Sockies 2019

Cork Airport wins digital award at Sockies 2019

3 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual airport, has scooped the award for Best Twitter In House at the 2019 Social Media Awards (Sockies) On winning the award, Head of Communications at Cork Airport, Kevin Cullinane said: “We are delighted to have won the award for Best […]

Cork Awards Scheme plugs gap created by lack of Irish Honours System

Cork Awards Scheme plugs gap created by lack of Irish Honours System

1 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie In the absence of a state honours system, Cork has been showing the way with one of the best honours schemes in Ireland – according to Manus O’Callaghan organiser of the Cork Person of the Year awards. Each month over the last 26 years, a person is selected […]

Port of Cork Announces Annual Results for 2018 and Annual Dividend to the Shareholder of €250,000

Port of Cork Announces Annual Results for 2018 and Annual Dividend to the Shareholder of €250,000

30 July 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Port of Cork Company Turnover in 2018 amounted to €35.4 million, an increase of €3.9 million from €31.5 million in 2017. The combined traffic of both the Ports of Cork and Bantry increased to 10.66 million tonnes in 2018 up from 10.3 million tonnes in 2017, an […]

Water pipes improved in Carrigaline

Water pipes improved in Carrigaline

29 July 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is replacing 200 meters of problematic water mains to tackle the high levels of water leakage on the Kilmoney Road Lower in Carrigaline and improve the reliability of water supply in the area. These works will commence on 29 […]

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