CORK HR NEWS: Glanmire’s Vienna Woods Hotel wins Irish Hotels Federation Quality Employer Award

CORK HR NEWS: Glanmire’s Vienna Woods Hotel wins Irish Hotels Federation Quality Employer Award

6 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has announced the winners of its national Quality Employers Awards 2018, which acknowledge excellence in human resource management across Ireland’s hotel and guesthouse sector. The awards were presented by Brendan Griffin, TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport at the Federations’ 80th […]

Frontline workers the heroes of #StormEmma – Ó Laoghaire

Frontline workers the heroes of #StormEmma – Ó Laoghaire

5 March 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has said that the frontline staff, who kept emergency and essential services going during Storm Emma. He also said that we now need to gear up for the danger of flooding. “Severe Weather events can be dangerous, and […]

THE WATER IS OFF – in parts of Youghal & Allihies, Co Cork – aftermath of #StormEmma

THE WATER IS OFF – in parts of Youghal & Allihies, Co Cork – aftermath of #StormEmma

4 March 2018, 11am By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Due to issues associated with Storm Emma and an increased demand on water supplies, a number of areas of Cork are currently experiencing disruptions to their water supply. Irish Water is working with Cork County Council to fix leaks and carry out any other necessary repairs as […]

Freezing weather is over, but aftermath is low supplies of drinking water #StormEmma #BigFreeze2018

Freezing weather is over, but aftermath is low supplies of drinking water #StormEmma #BigFreeze2018

3 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is advising customers in Cork that due to the extremely cold weather conditions and exceptionally high water demand, some water treatment plants in the county are struggling to keep up with supply demands. The agency did not list areas, instead it said “All customers are being asked to conserve […]

#StormEmma – Irish Defence Forces & Civil Defence assist authorities in Cork and nationwide

#StormEmma – Irish Defence Forces & Civil Defence assist authorities in Cork and nationwide

2 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe T.D. provides an update on the activities of the Defence Forces and Civil Defence. In the past 48 hours, including overnight, the Defence Forces have deployed 290 Army personnel and 117 vehicles in a range of tasks to support the primary […]

Cork County Council Red Weather #StormEmma update 11am

Cork County Council Red Weather #StormEmma update 11am

2 March 2018, 11am By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A Status Red Snow Ice Weather warning remains in place across Munster with heavy snowfalls overnight continuing in places. Cork County Councils 24 hour emergency line on 021 480 0048 remains in operation. However due to severe weather conditions and resulting large volume of calls it may […]

RYANAIR ADD NEW ROUTE: Fly from Cork Airport, Ireland to Faro, Portugal

RYANAIR ADD NEW ROUTE: Fly from Cork Airport, Ireland to Faro, Portugal

26 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport welcomes the announcement from Ryanair today, on the addition of a new twice-weekly service to Faro, Portugal next winter. “Expanding routes from Cork Airport is always a priority, so we are delighted to see Ryanair giving customers an even wider selection of destinations to choose from […]

Access Officers need to be more… accessible!

Access Officers need to be more… accessible!

26 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Access Officers need to be more… accessible! A Cork Fine Gael Senator has said there needs to be clarity from Local Authorities in relation to the role and responsibilities of their Access Officers. Senator Colm Burke said: “The Access Officer should take up a more proactive role in […]