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Category / AREA: WEST CORK
9 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This week the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’Shea will lead a business and tourism delegation on a three city programme of events which will include visits to Chicago, Detroit and New York. The visit follows on from last week’s visit to County... Read More
7 March 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork South-West Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says Fianna Fáil will ensure that rural Ireland is given the same employment and economic opportunities as urban areas, and that the imbalance that has been enforced by Fine Gael and Labour is halted. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony explained, “Rural Ireland... Read More
7 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 12 year old Cork student Mia Buckley from Summercove National School has been crowned the winner of this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition. Having faced tough competition from 74 other regional finalists, Mia’s doodle will go live to millions of users on Easter Monday, 28th March on the... Read More
7 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has been appointed as a negotiator for the European Parliament in the upcoming discussions with the European Commission on a new EU wide Aviation strategy for Europe. Speaking after the appointment, Clune, a member of the EU Transport committee, described the position... Read More
7 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Today the Irish Cancer Society, with lead partner Dell, urgently appeals for volunteers in Cork city and the suburbs of Ballyvolane, Bishopstown and Mahon, on Saturday March 12th for their Daffodil Day 2016 collections. If you are based in those areas with some time to volunteer please... Read More
7 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Facts & Figures from the report Irish Life, one of Ireland’s largest life insurance companies, has published its annual claims report which shows that cancer remained the leading cause of death and illness in Co Cork during 2015. Over €12.7 million was paid out in Life Insurance... Read More
6 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, has has announced that funding of over €1 million is to be allocated to 218 national and regional festivals and events by Fáilte Ireland, under its 2016 Festivals and Events Programme. This investment includes almost €325,000... Read More
6 March 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Clonakilty Access Group is calling a public meeting at 8pm this Monday evening 7th March at The Quality Hotel, to discuss current issues of access for people with mobility challenges around Clonakilty’s new town centre streetscapes. #Clonakilty is open! Drivethru Main Street! pic.twitter.com/khSMprJwQR — Clona Holiday Homes... Read More
4 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Pádraic Vallely has joined the not-for-profit philanthropic fund, Cork Foundation as the new CEO. With vast experience in fundraising, marketing and campaign management, Pádraic steps into his new role to drive the organisation’s funding and innovation strategies. Speaking about the new role, Chairperson of Cork Foundation Yvonne... Read More
3 March 2016: By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Overall Winner – Presentation Brothers College & Best Poster Presentation Prize – Ursuline Secondary School Teams of 2nd year students from schools across Munster built, programmed and battled their robots last night under the theme ‘robots and the internet of things’ in a bid to become the... Read More