CUH Emergency Department “exceptionally busy” in recent days

CUH Emergency Department “exceptionally busy” in recent days

9 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork University Hospital (CUH) has been exceptionally busy in recent days. Hospital management have requested that, where appropriate, the public contact their GP in the first instance and explore all other options available to them prior to attending the Emergency Department if their needs are not urgent. In […]

Presidents of CIT and IT Tralee Welcome Significant Funding for Munster Technological University

Presidents of CIT and IT Tralee Welcome Significant Funding for Munster Technological University

7 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In May this year it was announced that the consortium of Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT) are set to become a ‘Technological University’. MTU will be officially established on 1st January 2021y. Today saw the announcement of an allocation of €8.25m to […]

Some POSITIVE news from Cork Airport

Some POSITIVE news from Cork Airport

7 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has again been shortlisted as a finalist in the Airports Council International (Europe) – ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards. The Winners will be announced during the Best Airport Awards Ceremony, which will take place virtually, as part of the ACI EUROPE Annual Assembly & Congress virtual […]

How to #upscale your business in medtech, agritech, digital health?

6 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Creating a startup is one thing, but growing it – or ‘scaling it’ – is another A new programme called ‘Scale Cork’ is Ireland’s first Scaling Programme for SMEs supported by Cork County Council through its economic development fund and operated by the Rubicon Centre at CIT.It is […]

The winner of the national business award is from Cork @Network_Ireland @NetworkCork

The winner of the national business award is from Cork @Network_Ireland @NetworkCork

6 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Businesswoman of the Year Cork’s Linda O’Connell, the national online and media coordinator for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Ireland has won at the Network Ireland Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2020. Linda, who has over 15 years’ experience working in the non-profit sector as a […]

CORK CLUBS: What are the benefits of joining Toastmasters?

CORK CLUBS: What are the benefits of joining Toastmasters?

5 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Carrigaline is the largest town in County Cork. It has the benefit of having a long-established Toastmasters Club. As part of our series exploring what hobbies people are pursuing during COVID19 TheCork.ie spoke with Club PRO Rona Coghlan, who has been putting together profiles of members; asking why […]

Gold award for Carrigaline based ‘The Good Fish Company’ at Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards

Gold award for Carrigaline based ‘The Good Fish Company’ at Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards

4 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie At the 2020 Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards there was a GOLD award for Skellig Bay Marinated Hake with Garlic & Herb from The Good Fish Company. The product can be purchased from the companies own shops or from Aldi. The Good Fish Company was established in 1988 […]

18 Cork County Schools added to Creative Schools Programme

18 Cork County Schools added to Creative Schools Programme

4 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council welcomes news that 18 primary and secondary schools in Co County have been added to the national ‘Creative Schools Programme’. A new Primary Schools Creative Cluster for West Cork has also been announced. This Creative Cluster will be managed by the West Cork Education Centre […]

PROPERTY NEWS: Cork property prices RISE by €5,000 in Q3, in spite of COVID19 #RebelCounty

PROPERTY NEWS: Cork property prices RISE by €5,000 in Q3, in spite of COVID19 #RebelCounty

2 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Median asking price for a property in the county up to €250,000 Latest survey shows asking prices nationally rose by 5.2% in Q3 Property prices in Cork have gone up by €5,000 during the quarter, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report in association with Davy. The report […]

Irish company wins tender process for Council IT security

Irish company wins tender process for Council IT security

2 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Paradyn (with offices in Little Island, Cork and Sandyford, Dunlin 18) has implemented “an advanced cybersecurity and network solution” for Cork County Council in a €500,000 deal over the next three years. Having won a competitive tender process, Paradyn will provide security operation centre (SOC) as-a-service and network […]

Should Cork Airport be subsidised to ensure it survives in long-term?

Should Cork Airport be subsidised to ensure it survives in long-term?

1 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Action is needed on the Aviation Recovery Taskforce Report to ensure we have strong regional airports post-Covid. This is according to Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune who said it should be a consideration that certain routes at airports such as Cork are subsidised to ensure they survive in […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific launch €45,000 community grant for Currabinny, Shanbally, Ringaskiddy, Carrigaline, Crosshaven

Thermo Fisher Scientific launch €45,000 community grant for Currabinny, Shanbally, Ringaskiddy, Carrigaline, Crosshaven

30 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Thermo Fisher Scientific (based on the road to Currabinny, near Ringaskiddy, Co Cork) has launched a €45,000 community grant in celebration of its double anniversary. Assisting deserving causes, it will be divided between local community groups along with charitable causes close to the hearts of employees. The contract […]