EDUCATION: Cork ETB Student Showcase & 2017–2021 Strategy Launch

EDUCATION: Cork ETB Student Showcase & 2017–2021 Strategy Launch

18 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The past few weeks have brought an abundance of weather warnings and cold snaps, but in spite of such inclement conditions causing disruptions at every turn, the students of Cork Education and Training Board’s (CETB) numerous schools and facilities have remained hard at work in the lead up […]

Shine Centre for Autism announced as Cork Airport Charity of the Year 2018

Shine Centre for Autism announced as Cork Airport Charity of the Year 2018

16 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has named the Shine Centre for Autism as its Charity of the Year for 2018. Pictured at the announcement at Cork Airport were brothers from Carrigaline, along with Laura Crowley, Manager of Educational Support Services, Shine and Eamon O’Donovan, The Loop Retail Operations Manager, Cork Airport Also included […]

SPORT: Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme

SPORT: Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme

16 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie This week the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Declan Hurley, presented the Cork County Boxing Board with a cheque for €2,000 to assist with the Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme. In January 2017, a team of 20 boxers and officials from across Bristol and Western Counties Boxing […]

How to become a Lifeguard in Cork?

How to become a Lifeguard in Cork?

15 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applications open for Cork County Council’s Beach lifeguard service Are you interested in joining Cork County Council’s Beach Lifeguard Service? The Council are currently recruiting for enthusiastic and diligent applicants to patrol Cork’s 13 Beachguard stations. The position offers a superb opportunity to be part of a service […]

Permanent TSB must urgently clarify mortgage loan sale – McGrath

Permanent TSB must urgently clarify mortgage loan sale – McGrath

14 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath TD (based in Carrigaline, Co Cork) has called on Permanent TSB to clarify, as a matter of urgency, the nature of the loans being sold as part of Project Glas. Deputy McGrath commented, “Permanent TSB issued a statement yesterday confirming that […]

SOCCER: Cork City v Dundalk

SOCCER: Cork City v Dundalk

10 February 2018, Saturday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City and Dundalk meet in the President’s Cup for the third year in a row on Sunday, in the curtain-raiser to the 2018 SSE Airtricity League season. City have won the fixture in each of the last two years, with both of those games taking place […]

GOODWILL MISSION: Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley travels to Massachusetts to sign economic partnership agreement

GOODWILL MISSION: Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley travels to Massachusetts to sign economic partnership agreement

9 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley has signed an economic partnership agreement with Quincy City in Massachusetts. The aim of the agreement is to promote business, education and tourism links between both regions and to capitalise on the recently established transatlantic route operated by Norwegian […]

POLITICS: Cork TD ‘secures review’ of 220/220X Ballincollig bus route

POLITICS: Cork TD ‘secures review’ of 220/220X Ballincollig bus route

8 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that Bus Éireann has confirmed to him that a review of the 220/220X bus service that links Ballincollig to Cork City will take place in the short term with a view to increasing capacity and frequency. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after […]

NEWS: Raffeen Dump Closes

NEWS: Raffeen Dump Closes

5 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Raffeen Civic Amenity Site – previously known as ‘Raffeen Dump’, then ‘Raffeen Landfill’ – closes for maintenance today. The closure is expected to last 3 weeks. Raffeen is located 10 km south-east of Cork City, or 2km south-west of Monkstown. The landfilling of waste at former quarry took […]

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