Irish Water completes replacement of trunk mains in the Ballinhassig, Fivemilebridge and Ballea areas

Irish Water completes replacement of trunk mains in the Ballinhassig, Fivemilebridge and Ballea areas

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, has completed the replacement of over 7.7kms of problematic water mains to improve security of supply, reduce high levels of leakage and improve water quality in the Ballinhassig, Fivemilebridge, Ballygarvan and Ballea areas. The works were part of Irish […]

€136,000 for County Cork Arts organisations and Artists

€136,000 for County Cork Arts organisations and Artists

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 81 Artists and Arts Organisations are set to receive funding totalling €136,000 from Cork County Council Arts Grants Scheme 2021. Following a very difficult year for the Arts Sector, the Council hopes that the funding provided in this year’s Arts Grants Scheme will help to revitalise arts in […]

New Irish citizens can continue to take oath of fidelity on paper until in-person mass ceremonies resume in Dec 2021

New Irish citizens can continue to take oath of fidelity on paper until in-person mass ceremonies resume in Dec 2021

12 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A new temporary system that is helping to significantly clear the citizenship backlog has been in place since 18 January 2021. The temporary system enables applicants to complete their naturalisation process by signing a statutory declaration of loyalty, and have a Commissioner for Oaths witness this. This signed […]

5G coverage extended to Riverstick, Belgooly, Waterfall, Douglas, Ballinhassig

5G coverage extended to Riverstick, Belgooly, Waterfall, Douglas, Ballinhassig

11 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork sees further growth in eir’s 5G network 7th April 2021. eir, the principal provider of fixed-line and mobile telecommunications services in Ireland, today announced the further expansion of Ireland’s largest 5G network, which now reaches more than 57% of the Irish population and is now available in […]

SGS take over Novartis Lab at Ringaskiddy

SGS take over Novartis Lab at Ringaskiddy

9 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SGS International Services Laboratory officially begins operating in Ringaskiddy, after recent acquisition of ISL SGS International Services Laboratory is central to the SGS Global strategy for the Health & Nutrition sector and is now a significant component of the organisation’s global laboratories network. All of the 103 highly […]

CORK BUSINESS: can sign up for 1st ever @Amazon Bootcamp Ireland virtual event

CORK BUSINESS: can sign up for 1st ever @Amazon Bootcamp Ireland virtual event

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Amazon, Enterprise Ireland and Enterprise Nation are calling on SMEs and entrepreneurs in Cork to sign up for the first-ever Amazon Bootcamp Ireland, an online event on Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 April providing free training and guidance to help businesses increase their online sales and reach new […]

HAVE YOUR SAY: Cork Business Attitudes survey – how has COVID affected your business?

HAVE YOUR SAY:  Cork Business Attitudes survey – how has COVID affected your business?

8 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork group of Social Democrats branches have launched a survey for business owners based in Cork City and County, calling on the business community to share their experiences of keeping their businesses afloat during the pandemic. The survey asks business owners in Cork what their experiences of […]

Fire Safety Packs Delivered to Homes Across Cork County

Fire Safety Packs Delivered to Homes Across Cork County

6 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Home Fire Safety Information packs are currently being distributed throughout Cork County by Cork County Council’s Fire Service, with the assistance of the HSE Home Support Service, Meals on Wheels and An Garda Síochána. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, Cork County Council’s Fire Service has been unable to […]

Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary of their struggle on Friday 9th April

Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary of their struggle on Friday 9th April

6 April 2021, Tuesday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary File photo of Debenhams Store shopfrontThis Friday 9th April will mark one year since the struggle of the Debenhams workers began for a just settlement to their redundancy. A statement from the Debenhams Shop Stewards and Activists today said there […]