TOASTMASTERS: Carrigaline hosts International Speech and Evaluation Contests

TOASTMASTERS: Carrigaline hosts International Speech and Evaluation Contests

6 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Area Final of the International Speech Contest and The Evaluation Contest took place in the newly refurbished Carrigaline Court Hotel, Carrigaline, Co Cork. Contestants from the host club (Carrigaline Toastmasters) along with members of Cork Toastmasters, Douglas Toastmasters and Republic Of Work Toastmasters competed for the opportunity […]

Tanaiste Simon Coveney officially opens new EDPAC International Manufacturing Site in Carrigaline

Tanaiste Simon Coveney officially opens new EDPAC International Manufacturing Site in Carrigaline

5 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Data Centre and Air Cooling Systems manufacturer, EDPAC International, has announced the creation of 50 new jobs as An Tanaiste Simon Coveney TD officially opened the company’s newly extended manufacturing plant in Carrigaline, Co Cork today (Friday). The Irish owned company has an impressive client list, with installations […]

Tánaiste Simon Coveney opens €4.8 million development of Tabor Group’s new centre ‘Tabor Fellowship House’ in Cork

Tánaiste Simon Coveney opens €4.8 million development of Tabor Group’s new centre ‘Tabor Fellowship House’ in Cork

5 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Simon Coveney, TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade in the presence Mayor of the County of Cork Councillor Patrick Gerard Murphy has today (April 5) marked the official opening of Tabor Group’s ‘Tabor Fellowship House’ at Spur Hill, Doughcloyne, Cork. This development was supported by […]

New political party “Aontú” to run 8 candidates in Cork in Local Elections

New political party “Aontú” to run 8 candidates in Cork in Local Elections

5 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aontú (Irish for “unity” or “consent”) is an all-Ireland political party that was formally launched in January 2019. Aontú will unveil its Local and European Election Candidates at its National Launch this Saturday 6th of April at 1pm at the Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre, Dublin 10. Aontu Chorcai […]

Transparency needed on tree felling – Ní Riada

Transparency needed on tree felling – Ní Riada

4 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork-based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has raised the issue of tree felling in the European Union. The Ireland South MEP was speaking following concerns brought to her by multiple constituents about a spate of tree felling in municipal parks, housing estates and other public areas […]

POLITICS: Cork University Hospital so overcrowded it declared a “black escalation level”

POLITICS: Cork University Hospital so overcrowded it declared a “black escalation level”

2 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the ‘Status Black’ escalation in Cork University Hospital is the “natural outworking of a legacy of failed policies by Fine Gael and Fianna Fail”. The Ireland South MEP said that while we should all be horrified by the escalation in […]

Carrigaline & District Lions Club Annual Cycle Classic

Carrigaline & District Lions Club Annual Cycle Classic

31 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Carrigaline & District Lions Club Annual Cycle Classic was launched today at Marymount Hospice by Simon Coveney Tánaiste. (who has participated in the cycle on a number of occasions in the past), as well as Event Co-ordinator, Mark Ginn and also Club president Eoin Stack were in attendance. […]

Labour Party wants to restore Town Councils, amd Carrigaline is on the list

Labour Party wants to restore Town Councils, amd Carrigaline is on the list

28 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking in advance of the committee scrutiny of Labour’s Bill to restore Town Councils, leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin TD called on people in towns across Ireland to support the restoration of Town Councils as an issue in the upcoming local elections. Deputy Howlin said: “Town […]

Ireland has potential to become Global Cyber Security Hub

Ireland has potential to become Global Cyber Security Hub

26 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Four out of five EU citizens are concerned about their online privacy and security, according to a special Eurobarometer survey. Seventy-nine percent of respondents said they thought there’s an increasing risk of being a victim of cybercrime but 61 percent think they are able to protect themselves against […]