VIDEO: Glanmire Businessman is ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur for 2015’

VIDEO: Glanmire Businessman is ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur for 2015’

6 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur for 2015 / Best Start Up National Winner: Investment Prize: €50,000 (in addition to €20,000 for winning local LEO competition) Winner: James Foody, co-founder of Ayda, supported by Local Enterprise Office South Cork 24-year-old James Foody from Cork has been named as Ireland’s Best […]

Showjumping: Cork’s Billy Twomey takes superb third in Paris Masters Grand Prix

Showjumping: Cork’s Billy Twomey takes superb third in Paris Masters Grand Prix

6 December 2015, 6.23pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Billy Twomey (oroginally from Monkstown, Co Cork) produced two outstanding rounds with 18 year-old Tinka’s Serenade to finish third in the five-star Longines Paris Masters Grand Prix this afternoon (Sunday). The Corkman was one of 16 from a starting field of 45 to go clear in the […]

Cork County Council comments on this weekends #StormDesmond damage

Cork County Council comments on this weekends #StormDesmond damage

6 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie In the immediate aftermath of the impact of Storm Desmond both the Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Tim Lucey and the Mayor of the County, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea have expressed their recognition of the deep frustration and anger of many communities of Cork County at the […]

Minister Coveney congratulates Irish Defence Forces on People Of The Year Award

Minister Coveney congratulates Irish Defence Forces on People Of The Year Award

6 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney T.D. (Cork South Central) has today extended his congratulations to the Naval Service who on behalf of Óglaigh na hÉireann, were awarded a People of the Year Award last night. Commenting on the award the Minister said ‘I along with many other […]

Togher Athletics Club 5k Christmas road race launched at Ryan’s SuperValu Togher

Togher Athletics Club 5k Christmas road race launched at Ryan’s SuperValu Togher

6 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On the 28th December 2015 the third Togher Athletics Club 5k Christmas road race in association with Cork Mental Health Foundation will take place. This is an AAI registered and chip timed event. Prizes and refreshments are generously sponsored by Ryan’s SuperValu in Togher. On Saturday 5th December, […]

Cork MEP says ‘70% of EU road deaths are occurring on rural roads’

Cork MEP says ‘70% of EU road deaths are occurring on rural roads’

6 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 26,000 Europeans are killed on our roads annually – this is a much bigger challenge to Europe than terrorism – says the MEP Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Transport committee Deirdre Clune has called on car manufacturers in Europe to design and make safer cars […]

Local Property Tax rates to be maintained until 2019 – Buttimer

Local Property Tax rates to be maintained until 2019 – Buttimer

5 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed the news that the revaluation date for Local Property Tax (LPT) rates has been postponed until 2019. “The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, has published the Local Property Bill 2015 which postpones the date for revaluation of […]

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin meets Cork business people at RDS Fair

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin meets Cork business people at RDS Fair

4 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin (Cork South Central) met with Cork businesses at the National Crafts and Design Fair at the RDS in Dublin yesterday. Above: Olive Murphy Designs, Co Cork Above: Sara Roberts Ceramics, The Rennies, Nohoval, Co Cork Above: Siobhain Steele Ceramics, Kildinan (West of Rathcormac), […]

“Sinn Féin’s dodgy maths strike again” says Fine Gael Cork MEP Deirdre Clune

“Sinn Féin’s dodgy maths strike again”  says Fine Gael Cork MEP Deirdre Clune

3 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie It is rare to see a Fine Gael elected representative use the word “dodgy”, and ever rarer for Deirdre Clune, but it has happened. Fine Gael MEP for Ireland South Deirdre Clune (who is from Cork) has this evening accused Sinn Féin of using “misleading figures” about arts […]