Cork Airport now uses “toxin-free organic cleaning solution” called Tersano Lotus Pro

29 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual Airport, has unveiled a new breakthrough cleaning technology that will prevent over 5,400 litres of chemicals from impacting on the environment per year. Cork Airport’s cleaning partner NOONAN has installed the toxin-free organic cleaning solution Tersano Lotus Pro at the […]

Cork call centre Abtran wins contract with Electric Ireland

22 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Electric Ireland has chosen Abtran, the leading Irish business process management company, as their continuing partner in the delivery of customer service solutions to its 1.2 million residential and business customers nationwide. An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, attended Abtran’s headquarters in Cork […]

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

22 June 2019, Saturday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from Cork was highlighted Friday as ‘Dáil 100’ was launched regionally for the first time, on Leeside. The launch of the exhibition at Cork County Council Offices, is part of a programme of events designed to commemorate the […]

IRELAND: Cork based Naval Service having trouble keeping members due to LOW PAY

IRELAND: Cork based Naval Service having trouble keeping members due to LOW PAY

20 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central Michael McGrath has said the government is ignoring the plight of our Defence Forces and failing to listen or address the serious issues facing them. Deputy McGrath was speaking after receiving a reply in the Dáil confirming that the number of […]

Cork could get an out-of-town Exhibition centre

Cork could get an out-of-town Exhibition centre

20 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Munster Agricultural Society has lodged a planning application for the development of a Multi-Purpose Sports, Exhibition and Education Facility at its 48 acre site at Curraheen, Cork. The purpose of the facility is to support the Cork Summer Show, (which was attended by circa 54,000 people in […]

What is it like to have dementia?

What is it like to have dementia?

19 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Family and carers get glimpse of ‘life with dementia’ in Cork Right at Home brings Virtual Dementia Tour to Cork to build understanding and empathy around dementia Right at Home, one of Ireland’s leading homecare providers, brought the Virtual Dementia Tour to Cork on Wednesday, 12th June 2019, […]

Carrigaline Mens Shed meets Dutch Royalty

Carrigaline Mens Shed meets Dutch Royalty

19 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Carrigaline Men’s Shed made national and international headlines last week as a result of the State Visit to Ireland of King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima from the Netherlands. Four members of the Men’s Shed were invited to meet the Royal Couple at Camden Fort Meagher on […]

County Cork XL Stores Take Top Prizes at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

County Cork XL Stores Take Top Prizes at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

18 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 11 County Cork stores were honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards, which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to the Citywest Hotel in Saggart, Co. Dublin, for the ceremony run by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL […]