FREE PARKING: continues in Douglas

FREE PARKING: continues in Douglas

17 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City Council’s Douglas parking promotion, which began in September, remains in place this month. One hour free on-street parking is still available from Monday to Saturday in Douglas. Parking has always been free on Sundays in publically owned areas (Caution: East Village and the Woolen Mills are […]

Family Fortunes for Cork Clan Who Share €500,000 EuroMillions Prize – ticket purchased at Mahon Point

Family Fortunes for Cork Clan Who Share €500,000 EuroMillions Prize – ticket purchased at Mahon Point

16 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie There were joyous scenes in the National Lottery winners’ room today as a family from Co Cork made the trip to Dublin to claim a €500,000 EuroMillions Plus top prize which they won last Friday (11th October). The winning ticket was purchased by the father of the family […]

The best supermarket in Ireland… is in Cork

The best supermarket in Ireland… is in Cork

14 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Quish’s SuperValu in Ballincollig have received a Q Mark award, after they were announced as best supermarket in Ireland for Food Safety & Hygiene. Kate O’Driscoll, HR manager at Quish’s SuperValu in Ballincollig, Cork, with their Q Mark award after they were announced as best supermarket in Ireland […]

CARRIGALINE TRAFFIC: long awaited relief road moves a step closer

CARRIGALINE TRAFFIC: long awaited relief road moves a step closer

12 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has invited tenders for the prequalification of suitable contractors for the construction of the Carrigaline Western Relief Road. Suitable contractors will be shortlisted for invitation to tender for the main works contract before the end of the year, subject to funding confirmation. It is expected […]

#MahonPoint €500,000 EuroMillions Plus Sold in a Shopping Centre Eason’s

#MahonPoint €500,000 EuroMillions Plus Sold in a Shopping Centre Eason’s

12 October 2019 By Byran Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie National Lottery appeals to EuroMillions players in Mahon to check their tickets S EuroMillions players in Co. Cork are being urged to check their tickets today after one lucky player, who bought their ticket in Mahon won the €500,000 EuroMillions Plus top prize on last night’s draw (Friday […]

Cork Pharmacists demanding Reversal of Recession Era Cutbacks in Budget 2020

Cork Pharmacists demanding Reversal of Recession Era Cutbacks in Budget 2020

7 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) is calling for a reversal to the savage FEMPI fee cuts imposed on pharmacies since the recession and the expansion of the services pharmacies can provide in Cork and around the country. There are currently over 1,900 community pharmacies providing services to people […]

Janssen Sciences opens new manufacturing facility in Ringaskiddy, Co Cork, Ireland

Janssen Sciences opens new manufacturing facility in Ringaskiddy, Co Cork, Ireland

7 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, today officially opened its new manufacturing building in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork. The company has operated a biopharmaceutical supply chain facility on its 40-hectare site in Ringaskiddy since 2005. The expansion of the biomanufacturing site increases […]

Cork Transport Strategy requires Delivery Office to implement it – Ó Laoghaire

Cork Transport Strategy requires Delivery Office to implement it – Ó Laoghaire

7 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has asked the Minister for Transport to consider a Delivery Office for the Cork Transport Strategy in order for the plan to be implemented. Speaking to Transport Minister Shane Ross in the Dáil Teachta Ó Laoghaire said; “I have regularly raised with […]

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