Cork Social Enterprises asked to apply to the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund

Cork Social Enterprises asked to apply to the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund

25 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and Social Innovation Fund Ireland Call for Applications Social Innovation Ireland (SIFI), in partnership with Cork County Council and all 31 Local Authorities across Ireland officially launched the second year of the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund. The Fund is financed by the Department of […]

Mater Private Cork CEO expects acute health services to be over-stretched again this winter

Mater Private Cork CEO expects acute health services to be over-stretched again this winter

22 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The trolley crisis that caused major disruption to patients waiting for treatment in Accident & Emergency Departments is likely to be repeated this winter, according to the CEO of Mater Private Hospital Cork, Donna Roche. Mater Private Cork regularly accepts patients who have been transferred from public hospitals […]

ELECTION POSTERS: Cork needs to follow good example of Galway City Council

ELECTION POSTERS: Cork needs to follow good example of Galway City Council

16 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork have called on the two local authorities in Cork to follow Galway City Council in exploring ways to limit election posters. On Monday, Galway City Council voted to develop a law that would prohibit election posters in the city, with the motion noting […]

CHEFS MEET IN CORK: ‘Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Programme’ at CIT

16 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Chefs from Cork this week gathered for a special mentoring workshop at the Institute of Technology, Cork to support the new Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Programme workshop, supported by Fáilte Ireland and other tourism industry bodies. The workshop was held by Fáilte Ireland to assist existing industry mentors […]

Cruise Passengers Boost Cork’s Economy by €12 Million as 2018 Cruise Season Draws to a Close

Cruise Passengers Boost Cork’s Economy by €12 Million as 2018 Cruise Season Draws to a Close

13 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie With one more cruise ship left to visit in December, the Port of Cork’s 2018 cruise season is drawing to a close. A total of 92 cruise ships will have visited in 2018, the most significant cruise season ever for the Port of Cork; and with over 157,000 […]

Landowners should trim dangerous trees before high winds of winter – says potential Labour Cork City Cllr

Landowners should trim dangerous trees before high winds of winter – says potential Labour Cork City Cllr

8 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Rep Peter Horgan has reiterated his call for Cork City Council and the Government to provide once off assistance to people With trees on private land that are in danger of coming down in extreme weather events. “We are getting more and more storms and […]