€1.5 million ESB Networks upgrade to benefit south and southwest Cork – Buttimer

€1.5 million ESB Networks upgrade to benefit south and southwest Cork – Buttimer

20 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that communities across south and southwest Cork will benefit from a €1.5 million upgrade by ESB Networks. “This investment means that over 200 kilometres of medium voltage lines have been upgraded, at a cost of €1.5 million. […]

Fianna Fail West Cork Cllr says ‘small print’ in budget is worrying

Fianna Fail West Cork Cllr says ‘small print’ in budget is worrying

20 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork South-West Councillor Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has questioned the detail of the proposals announced in the budget on childcare, warning that the Government has made a number of claims that the small print simply does not stand up. Margaret said, “I am […]

Belgooly Engineer Shortlisted For Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineer Of The Year Award

Belgooly Engineer Shortlisted For Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineer Of The Year Award

19 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Belgooly engineer Anthony Heery has been shortlisted for the ‘Chartered Engineer of the Year Award’, sponsored by Arup, as part of the national Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2015, it has been announced. Heery has been recognised for his project which focuses on developing better performance in Offshore Wind […]

Mayor of County Cork (who is a Councillor) wants to become a TD

Mayor of County Cork (who is a Councillor) wants to become a TD

15 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie ‘Cork North West needs an Independent Voice in Dáil Eireann’ according to the Cork County Mayor, Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea, who has today (15th October 2015) announced he will seek the support of the people of Cork North West in the upcoming general election to be that […]

#WestCork would be better under a Fianna Fail budget – says candidate

#WestCork would be better under a Fianna Fail budget – says candidate

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork South-West Councillor Margaret Murphy-O’Mahony says the pre-budget proposals unveiled by her party will deliver growth and fairness for communities in west Cork. Margaret commented, “Fairness is at the heart of our pre-budget proposals. We want to take account of ability to […]

60 tech speakers to gather in Skibbereen West Cork for DigitalWeek.ie

60 tech speakers to gather in Skibbereen West Cork for DigitalWeek.ie

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 4 Days, 60 speakers, 2000 attendees… 1 inspirational location Ireland’s first ever National Digital Week will take place from November 3-8 in Skibbereen, West Cork, with over 2,000 entrepreneurs, digital marketers, technology enthusiasts and those embarking on a digital journey, expected to attend. ‘National Digital Week’ aims to […]

Cork based national Guide Dog charity launches car raffle

Cork based national Guide Dog charity launches car raffle

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind – which is headquartered on the Model Farm Road, Cork – yesterday launched its raffle for a brand new Ford Focus, which has been kindly donated by Ford Ireland. Members of the public who wish to support Irish Guide Dogs can buy […]

Cork MEP is against Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Cork MEP is against Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Speaking at a public meeting in Cork City last evening, Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada described The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership as “a serious threat to the rights of ordinary citizens and the future of democracy within the European Union”. She said that the TTIP legislation […]