Lombard urges Minister to add Cork location to tyre collection

Lombard urges Minister to add Cork location to tyre collection

1 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie There needs to be a collection point for used agricultural tyres in County Cork, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork Senator Tim Lombard was speaking following the announcement of a national tyre collection by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment. Minister Naughten has made €700,000 […]

INFLATION: Property Prices Rise by €10,000 in Cork – year on year

INFLATION: Property Prices Rise by €10,000 in Cork – year on year

29 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Property prices in Cork have risen by €10,000 in the last year, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report in association with Davy. The report for Q3 2018 shows that the median asking price for a property in the county now stands at €240,000. This is up €5,000 […]

Port of Cork purchaess Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes for new Ringaskiddy Terminal

Port of Cork purchaess Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes for new Ringaskiddy Terminal

27 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Port of Cork today signed a contract with Liebherr Container Cranes to supply two post panamax size ship to shore (STS) container gantry cranes to the Port of Cork for the new Cork Container Terminal in Ringaskiddy. Following an open tender process Liebherr Container Cranes were awarded […]

CORK AIRPORT: wins marketing award in China

CORK AIRPORT: wins marketing award in China

21 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Beating off its peers from Ireland, Denmark, UK and US, Cork Airport has won the World Routes 2018 Marketing Award in the ‘Under 4 Million Passengers’ category at the World Routes conference in Guangzhou, China. The airport’s winning submission was judged by a panel of global airline representatives, […]

VIDEO: Archaeological digs enter final phase on former Victorian Prison on Spike Island

18 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie risoners at the 20th-century prison on Cork’s Spike Island were mostly from “blackspots of disadvantage,” according to finds as part of UCC-led archaeological excavations. A team led by Dr Barra O’Donnabhain of the Department of Archaeology in UCC documented graffiti associated with the modern prison, with parallels between […]

AUDIO: Cork has a Presidential Candidate – Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ni Riada

AUDIO: Cork has a Presidential Candidate – Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ni Riada

16 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Liadh Ní Riada (51) is the Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South, and today SInn Fein confirmed speculation that she is the parties Presidential Candiadate. Personal Profile Raised in County Cork’s rural Múscraí Gaeltacht, she is a native Irish speaker and the youngest daughter of iconic composer and […]

Ryanair pilots will be trained in Cork at ‘Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA)’

Ryanair pilots will be trained in Cork at ‘Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA)’

14 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ryanair today announced a major new training partnership with Cork-based international flight school, Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA), to deliver a Ryanair/AFTA Mentored Pilot Programme. An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney, officially launched the partnership in Cork this morning, which will ensure Ryanair continues to attract highly trained professional pilots […]

Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland encourage foreign Journalists to promote Cork abroad

Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland encourage foreign Journalists to promote Cork abroad

14 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism agencies Fáilte Ireland, together with Tourism Ireland, are this week showcasing a select number of top attractions in counties Tipperary, Waterford and Cork to a group of overseas media who are in Ireland on a ‘Discover Munster’ press trip to see what the area has to offer […]

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