WEST CORK: Coast Guard Helicopter R117 rescues two people from overturned vessel 165 off Mizen Head

WEST CORK: Coast Guard Helicopter R117 rescues two people from overturned vessel 165 off Mizen Head

21 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Waterford based Coast Guard Helicopter R117 has located and recovered two casualties from an overturned recreational vessel approximately 165 miles West SouthWest of Mizen Head, Co Cork. The incident was co-ordinated by the Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Centre in Valentia. The alarm was raised by the activation […]

WARM WEATHER: reduces water reservoir stocks in Cork

WARM WEATHER: reduces water reservoir stocks in Cork

21 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has called for a ban on excess water usage while the water shortage continues. “There was great irony debating this issue in the Seanad while rain drizzled outside, however it is important that we address the issues being faced from this […]

CORK CITY BOUNDARY EXTENSION: County Council meet with key author of MacKinnon report

CORK CITY BOUNDARY EXTENSION: County Council meet with key author of MacKinnon report

21 July 2017, Friday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Chairman of the Cork Expert Advisory Group on Local Government Arrangements in Cork, Jim MacKinnon, met on Wednesday with the members and executive of Cork County Council at a special meeting to discuss the group’s report of April 2017. The report followed the earlier statutory report […]

WEST CORK: Scally’s SuperValu Clonakilty wins ‘Most Creative Retailer’ at Checkout ‘Best in Fresh’ Awards

WEST CORK: Scally’s SuperValu Clonakilty wins ‘Most Creative Retailer’ at Checkout ‘Best in Fresh’ Awards

21 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Scally’s SuperValu in Clonakilty has scooped the prestigious award for ‘Most Creative Retailer’ in Ireland at the annual Checkout ‘Best in Fresh’ awards. This award acknowledges Scally’s SuperValu in their ongoing commitment to delivering an unrivalled fresh offering at great value prices, while striving to support Irish suppliers. […]

SKILLNETS: 15% increase in number of Cork companies availing of TRAINING to improve competitiveness

SKILLNETS: 15% increase in number of Cork companies availing of TRAINING to improve competitiveness

20 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan, Assoc CIPD david@TheCork.ie Cork companies are taking up opportunities for training and up-skilling of staff to meet business needs. Figures from the Annual Report of Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting over 60 learning networks nationwide, reveal that the number of businesses accessing subsidised training in […]

WEST CORK: Heir Island Artist Launches Book to Coincide with Exhibitions in Liss Ard and the Doswell

WEST CORK: Heir Island Artist Launches Book to Coincide with Exhibitions in Liss Ard and the Doswell

20 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An internationally acclaimed Heir Island artist is set to bring his work back to the mainland for two special exhibitions at the Doswell Gallery, Rosscarbery and Liss Ard Estate, Skibbereen. Ian Humphreys who has been based on Heir Island since 2004 famously auctioned off much of his work […]

RURAL TRANSPORT: New public 7-day bus service between Kinsale and Clonakilty begins on Monday – Route 253

RURAL TRANSPORT: New public 7-day bus service between Kinsale and Clonakilty begins on Monday – Route 253

15 July 2017, Saturday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A new seven day return bus services, operating five times daily, will run between Kinsale and Clonakilty from Monday, July 17th next. Speaking at the launch, David O’Brien, CEO of Local Link Cork outlined how the service was initially proposed by local tourism interests in the area, […]

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