FARMING: Cork Senator Tim Lombard elected Vice-Chair of Agriculture Committee

FARMING: Cork Senator Tim Lombard elected Vice-Chair of Agriculture Committee

30 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard (from Minane Bridge, near Carrigaline, Co Cork) has been elected Vice Chair of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Senator Lombard, who also serves as the Seanad spokesperson on Agriculture, said: “I am delighted to have been elected Vice […]

‘stop the spread of COVID19’ – public appeal by Hospital Group

29 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie As the number of positive Covid-19 cases is increasing at a worrying rate in the Cork area, management at South / South West Hospital Group are appealing to members of the public to continue to follow the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines relating to social distancing and hand hygiene, to […]

How many new cases of COVID in Cork today?

How many new cases of COVID in Cork today?

29 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Summary: 40 new cases in Cork in the past 24 hours There have now been a total of 1,803 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.As of midnight Monday, 28 September, the HPSC has been notified of 363 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 35,740 confirmed […]

PLANNING PERMISSION: it just became easier to view County Cork applications

29 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie For the first time ever the public can easily view Cork County Council Planning Permission applications (new and old) online Until now the desktop system needed a specific browser and plugin which had mixed results The old system cost the Council marks on the Transparency International score sheet, […]

PROPERTY: County Cork homes sell six weeks FASTER in last quarter

PROPERTY: County Cork homes sell six weeks FASTER in last quarter

29 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The time taken to sell the average house in County Cork has fallen by six weeks in the past quarter, a national property survey has found. The REA (Real Estate Alliance) Average House Price Survey found that the average time taken to sell across the county fell over […]

Positive Ageing in County Cork

Positive Ageing in County Cork

28 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Positive Ageing in County Cork – Celebrating International Day of Older People and Embracing the Autumn with Confidence September 28th – October 2nd marks International Positive Ageing Week and this year the United Nations has decided that the theme of the International Day of Older People on October […]

How to attend Toastmasters for free

How to attend Toastmasters for free

28 September 2020 By Rona Coghlan Carrigaline Toastmasters Free guest entry to our Toastmasters Club on Zoom Come along and enjoy an evening with a difference. Club meetings are lively, sociable events. Come ready to enjoy a mixture of the serious and the seriously entertaining. Impromptu and prepared speeches combine to create an unrivalled experience. […]

SOCCER: Cork City team news ahead of Finn Harps match

SOCCER: Cork City team news ahead of Finn Harps match

26 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City are back on the road this weekend, making the long trip to Ballybofey to take on Finn Harps on Sunday afternoon. City, currently sitting bottom of the Premier Division, head into the game knowing that a win would see them leapfrog Harps, who sit in 9th […]

100 new jobs at Cork Tech Firm ‘Workvivo’

100 new jobs at Cork Tech Firm ‘Workvivo’

25 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Micheál Martin makes announcement during visit to global headquarters in Cork Irish tech company Workvivo – which is based in Exham House, next to the Fingerpost Roundabout, Douglas, Cork – has today announced plans to create 100 new jobs with support from Enterprise Ireland. Workvivo has experienced […]

BUSINESS NEWS: ‘Port of Cork Company’ appoints new Eoin McGettigan as new Chief Executive

BUSINESS NEWS: ‘Port of Cork Company’ appoints new Eoin McGettigan as new Chief Executive

25 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Port of Cork Company is making the announcement that has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive of the company. Eoin replaces Brendan Keating who retired recently after 18 years of service as CEO. Newly Appointed Chief Executive of the Port of Cork Company Eoin McGettigan. […]

What went wrong at KBC Bank?

What went wrong at KBC Bank?

24 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “KBC’s unconscionable conduct highlights a need for accountability in banking” – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, TD for Cork South-Central, today reacting to news that KBC Bank has been handed down a €18.3 million fine by the Central Bank, for grave breaches which damaged over 3,700 […]