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27 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth david@TheCork.ioe Calling all 5th Class Teachers – Win a Free Boat Trip around Cork Harbour for your class The Port of Cork has launched their Primary Schools Initiative for 2016 and is encouraging all 5th class primary school teachers to get their class involved. This year’s theme ‘A... Read More
27 November 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of Cork County Council lead a delegation to the Jiangsu Province, China on November 16th last. Other members of the delegation included a representative from CIT, from the Cork Education and Training Board (CETB) and two... Read More
27 November 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Brendan Howlin TD and the Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine and Defence, Simon Coveney TD were today (Friday) in Cork to highlight the benefits of the Government’s capital investment programme, Building on Recovery, for the Cork and Kerry area. Ministers Jimmy... Read More
27 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed a group of visitors from Cork to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The group met with Irish MEPs and EU Agricultural Commissioner Phil Hogan before watching a live session of the European Parliament. Commenting on the visit, Deirdre Clune said... Read More
26 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has congratulated both Clonakilty and Cobh on making the shortlist in the Failte Ireland National Tourism Town awards and said that Cork has a bright future ahead when it comes to tourism. “Tourism is a... Read More
26 November 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Old plant failed to meet environmental standards for the treatment of wastewater causing poor water quality in the River Stick and significant odour issues for the local community Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland, in partnership with... Read More
25 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Christmas FM to Commence Broadcasting The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has granted a 30-day temporary sound broadcasting licence to Christmas FM, to run from 28th November to 26th December 2015. The licence allows the all-Christmas radio station to broadcast from 7am to 2am seven days a week during... Read More
25 November 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie At least 128,589 people across Cork will begin to receive the Christmas bonus payment for the second time since 2009. This includes 48,762 people on the State Pension, 19,284 Jobseekers, 14,380 Disability Allowance and 7,288 Carers allowance. Labour Deputy Michael McCarthy said: “It is another example of how... Read More
25 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anticipation is building ahead of the 2015 Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns awards with the top ten towns from across the country all firmly in the running for this year’s crown. Two overall winners, Best Large Town and Best Small Town, will be announced at a ceremony in the... Read More
24 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new economic analysis has shown that the South West has enjoyed a stronger rebound in employment than the national average. The Economic Briefing event, which was hosted by RTE Media Sales, Hopkins Communications and the Clarion Hotel, saw David Murphy, Business Editor at RTE News, chair an... Read More