Public discussion on ‘Flooding in the Cork Region – Impacts and Solutions’ at Cork Institute of Technology

Public discussion on ‘Flooding in the Cork Region – Impacts and Solutions’ at Cork Institute of Technology

25 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The School of Building & Civil Engineering at Cork Institute of Technology will host the 28th Environ Conference from March 26th to March 28th next. This annual Conference, Environ2018, is being hosted in collaboration with the Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland (ESAI), the conference theme is “Arriving at […]

Hospital car parking fees should be cheaper for long term patients – Lombard

Hospital car parking fees should be cheaper for long term patients – Lombard

17 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Hospital car parking charges should be lessened for long term patients, Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said. Minister for Health, Simon Harris has ordered a national review of hospital car parking charges. Cork based Senator Lombard said: “Fine Gael is tackling the issues that matter most and […]

SPORT: GAA supporters – do NOT use Electricity Poles for Bunting and Flags

SPORT: GAA supporters – do NOT use Electricity Poles for Bunting and Flags

14 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie ESB is this week asking that Nemo Rangers fans don’t put themsleves or others at risk of electrocution by attaching bunting or flags to electricity poles or equipment. ESB’s Public Safety Manager Arthur Byrne said: “Nemo Rangers are right to proudly celebrate this fantastic achievement of reaching the […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: contributes towards reading and education with ‘Summer Reading Scheme’ for children

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: contributes towards reading and education with ‘Summer Reading Scheme’ for children

13 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie While summer 2017 is a distant memory, Cork County Council’s Library Service is ‘basking in sunshine’ following the recent publication of the Summer Stars 2017 Report, the National summer reading programme for libraries. Out of 29 library authorities across the country, Cork County Library topped the charts in […]

NEW ‘UNIVERSITY’ FOR CORK? Munster Technical University would incorporate Cork Institute of Technology

NEW ‘UNIVERSITY’ FOR CORK? Munster Technical University would incorporate Cork Institute of Technology

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The passage into law of the Technological Universities Bill will bring a new dynamic to educational life of Cork, the leader of Seanad Éireann has said. Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer said: “This Bill will see a new chapter for the third level sector in Cork. “This is […]

BUSINESS SURVEY: Cork meetings are quicker and have less attendees

BUSINESS SURVEY: Cork meetings are quicker and have less attendees

13 March 2018, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tuesday is the best day for a meeting, late in the morning, but keep it less than 35 minutes. €1,123 is the cost of tardiness to meetings per employee per year and remote working is becoming the new norm in a mobile-first world according to new research […]

CORK FARMING: Seandun Macra – 60th Anniversary Dinner Dance – Tickets on sale

CORK FARMING: Seandun Macra – 60th Anniversary Dinner Dance – Tickets on sale

9 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Seandun (Cork) regiona of Macra na Feirme will mark its 60th year in existence with a celebratory dinner dance in Rochestown Park Hotel on Saturday April 14th. Past Seandun Macra members are invited to toast the occasion with current Macra members in recognition of the huge contribution […]