Cork Airport promotes ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ and ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’

Cork Airport promotes ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ and ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’

25 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Over 15 representatives working at Cork Airport, including frontline staff and stakeholders such as car hire companies, were today confirmed as tourism ‘Champions’ for providing excellence in their service to overseas visitors having completing a Fáilte Ireland bespoke Champions Programme specifically tailored for Cork Airport to enable staff […]

Early Years Intervention motion – from a Cork branch – passed at Labour conference

Early Years Intervention motion – from a Cork branch – passed at Labour conference

24 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Blackrock/Mahon Labour Party branch were successful in a motion to the Labour Party conference in Wexford last weekend on the provision of ringfenced funding for Early Years Intervention. “Thousands of families live with the lack of assessment and intervention for their children far beyond legislation allows because […]

Cork Chamber of Commerce says M20 Motorway between Cork and Limerick would 1) enhance economic linkages, 2) improve safety, 3) reduce congestion

Cork Chamber of Commerce says M20 Motorway between Cork and Limerick would 1) enhance economic linkages, 2) improve safety, 3) reduce congestion

20 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Red C survey: Overwhelming support for motorway, which will stimulate economic development along Atlantic corridor Businesses in the Munster region have given their overwhelming support to the proposed M20 motorway, with 98% stating it will enhance economic linkages between Cork and Limerick. Initial findings from a Red C […]

CRIME: Cork community groups can apply for funding to install CCTV systems

CRIME: Cork community groups can apply for funding to install CCTV systems

19 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard welcomes the announcement of a grant-aid scheme to assist with establishing community-based CCTV systems. “This funding scheme can be hugely beneficial to communities here in Cork; CCTV systems can act as a deterrent to anti-social behaviour as well as enhancing existing […]

HEALTH: Mater Private Cork appoints Dr Barry Hennigan to Cardiology Team

18 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mater Private Cork have announced the appointment of a new Consultant Cardiologist, Dr Barry Hennigan, from Monday 24th April. Originally from Dublin, Dr Barry Hennigan attended UCD on a Faculty of Medicine Scholarship subsequently graduating in 2005. He subsequently trained in general medicine in Dublin before entering higher […]

€10,000 prize fund up for grabs for entrants in the Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards

€10,000 prize fund up for grabs for entrants in the Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards

15 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is advising Tidy Towns Committees in Cork that the closing date for submission of entries for the 2017 Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards is May 25th. This award recognises communities that have made a strong commitment to water conservation and water protection. The national water […]

SPORT: Quish’s SuperValu Ballincollig sponsor Rowing Ireland’s ‘Irish Rowing Championship’

SPORT: Quish’s SuperValu Ballincollig sponsor Rowing Ireland’s ‘Irish Rowing Championship’

13 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Family run business takes the helm for Irish rowing sponsorship The triumphs of the Irish rowing team have rightfully received immense interest and excitement after the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Quish’s SuperValu has pledged to continue that growth in support, with a two-year sponsorship of Rowing Ireland’s Irish […]

GE Healthcare invests in – Ringaskiddy Cork based – Zenith Technologies ‘to deliver together next-generation of biopharma automation’

GE Healthcare invests in – Ringaskiddy Cork based – Zenith Technologies ‘to deliver together next-generation of biopharma automation’

11 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Zenith Technologies and GE Healthcare Life Sciences announce today that GE has completed a strategic minority investment in Irish-owned Zenith Technologies, a leading technology company delivering manufacturing software systems and solutions for the life sciences industry. This enhancement of the existing partnership brings Zenith’s automation expertise to GE […]

British Supermarket ‘Iceland’ to open 3 stores in Cork – at Douglas, Fermoy & Ballincollig

British Supermarket ‘Iceland’ to open 3 stores in Cork – at Douglas, Fermoy & Ballincollig

10 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Iceland announces €12 million investment in 9 new stores in Ireland – 3 of which will be in Cork   2017 is set to be the biggest year yet for Iceland Ireland, with nine stores announced for Tallaght, Galway, Cork (Douglas, Fermoy, Ballincollig), Letterkenny, Limerick, Shannon, and Gorey […]

Amount of raw sewerage flowing into Cork Harbour reduced by 50% thanks to Shanbally wastewater treatment plant

Amount of raw sewerage flowing into Cork Harbour reduced by 50% thanks to Shanbally wastewater treatment plant

10 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Minister Simon Coveney visits new wastewater treatment plant at Shanbally to mark commencement of operations and 50% reduction in raw sewage flowing into harbour Irish Water today marked a key milestone in the €117 million Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project with the official announcement that the Shanbally […]

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