Cork TD wants money from Aer Lingus sale to go to Cork Airport

Cork TD wants money from Aer Lingus sale to go to Cork Airport

22 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath (based in Carrigaline, Co Cork) has called for the new ‘Connectivity Fund’ being established from the proceeds of the sale of Aer Lingus to ensure that Cork Airport is put in a strong competitive position. The Dáil this week approved the setting […]

Labour TD Ciaran Lynch welcomes Pivotal tech jobs in Cork

Labour TD Ciaran Lynch welcomes Pivotal tech jobs in Cork

21 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour TD in Cork South Central Ciaran Lynch has welcomed the announcement by US technology company Pivotal that it is expanding its operations in Ireland with an investment of €100 million over the next five years. It means 40 more jobs at its Cork facility at City Gate, […]

€1.5 million ESB Networks upgrade to benefit south and southwest Cork – Buttimer

€1.5 million ESB Networks upgrade to benefit south and southwest Cork – Buttimer

20 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that communities across south and southwest Cork will benefit from a €1.5 million upgrade by ESB Networks. “This investment means that over 200 kilometres of medium voltage lines have been upgraded, at a cost of €1.5 million. […]

Cork needs consistent Tourism marketing brand

Cork needs consistent Tourism marketing brand

16 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that a dedicated tourism brand needs to be developed to promote and sell Cork. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of a similar initiative for Dublin. “I’m now asking the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, […]

Mayor of County Cork (who is a Councillor) wants to become a TD

Mayor of County Cork (who is a Councillor) wants to become a TD

15 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie ‘Cork North West needs an Independent Voice in Dáil Eireann’ according to the Cork County Mayor, Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea, who has today (15th October 2015) announced he will seek the support of the people of Cork North West in the upcoming general election to be that […]

Cork County Council named as ‘Lead Authority’ for Waste Enforcement in Southern Region

Cork County Council named as ‘Lead Authority’ for Waste Enforcement in Southern Region

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Following a competitive bid Cork County Council has been appointed as the ‘Lead Authority’ for Waste Enforcement in the Southern Region. The Southern Region extends from Counties Kerry and Clare on the west coast to County Wexford on the east coast, and includes the Counties of Cork, Limerick, […]

Cork based national Guide Dog charity launches car raffle

Cork based national Guide Dog charity launches car raffle

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind – which is headquartered on the Model Farm Road, Cork – yesterday launched its raffle for a brand new Ford Focus, which has been kindly donated by Ford Ireland. Members of the public who wish to support Irish Guide Dogs can buy […]

Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

12 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Products from 14 Cork based SuperValu producers are among a total of 71 products supplied to SuperValu which have swept the board at this year’s Blas na hEireann National Irish Food Awards. SuperValu suppliers have a strong track record at Blas na hÉireann and this year the quality […]

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

11 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland will today begin showcasing Cork to a group of 40 influential US travel buyers who arrived in Ireland this weekend ahead of the third workshop in a series of six Fáilte Ireland Autumn Sales Workshops, designed to allow Irish tourism businesses to pitch to overseas operators […]