Macra na Feirme Annual Rally in Rochestown Park Hotel was a success

Macra na Feirme Annual Rally in Rochestown Park Hotel was a success

29 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A successful weekend was had at the Rally in the Lee Valley last weekend. Hosts, Muskerry Macra, organised a fantastic weekend of entertainment, competitions and the annual young farmers conference alongside sponsors Coopsuperstores.ie. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister Simon Coveney announced a top up payment for young […]

Cork County Council Bike Ride raises almost €3,000 for charity

Cork County Council Bike Ride raises almost €3,000 for charity

29 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cllr John Paul O’Shea, Mayor of the County of Cork, on a beautiful autumnal morning, ably led out this year’s participants in the Big Bike Ride 2015. The event, which aims to promote a healthy lifestyle for Cork County Council staff while also highlighting the Cork County Council […]

‘International Meeting Planners’ visit Cork to scope out locations

‘International Meeting Planners’ visit Cork to scope out locations

25 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Up to €230m in business was up for grabs at the Meet in Ireland 2015 – a five day programme bringing over 100 top international meeting planners face to face with Irish businesses to scope out future opportunities for corporate meetings and incentive travel. Meet in Ireland 2015 […]

Cork Person of Year organiser expresses condolences to Maureen O’Hara family

Cork Person of Year organiser expresses condolences to Maureen O’Hara family

25 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The organisers of the Cork Person of the Year have expressed their sadness on hearing of the death of actress Maureen O’Hara. The Irish-American hollywood legend attended the awards twice in recent years, as a Person of the Month winner and later as a Guest of Honour. Awards […]

Buttimer hosts public meeting on proposed M28 Cork-Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme

Buttimer hosts public meeting on proposed M28 Cork-Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme

24 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has organised a public meeting to discuss the Rochestown exit and Carr’s Hill Interchange on the proposed M28 Cork-Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme. The meeting will take place at 8pm on Friday on 30th October in Garryduff Sports Centre. “This is a […]

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 […]