ELECTION POSTERS: Cork needs to follow good example of Galway City Council

ELECTION POSTERS: Cork needs to follow good example of Galway City Council

16 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork have called on the two local authorities in Cork to follow Galway City Council in exploring ways to limit election posters. On Monday, Galway City Council voted to develop a law that would prohibit election posters in the city, with the motion noting […]

CONFERENCE: ‘Creative County Cork’ in Ballyvourney this week

CONFERENCE: ‘Creative County Cork’ in Ballyvourney this week

5 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council, through the Creative Ireland Programme, will host a conference this week in Ballyvourney. When: Friday 09th and Saturday 10th November 2018 What: The Annual Creative Ireland County Cork Conference 2018 Where: Abbey Hotel and surrounds, Baile Bhuirne, Cork The Conference, which is titled ‘Contae Chorcaí […]

Sun cream should be cheaper – says Senator

Sun cream should be cheaper – says Senator

2 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Senator Tim Lombard said that the Finance Bill should include a reduction on the VAT on sun cream Senator Lombard said: “Since I made my initial proposals in for VAT reduction on sun cream in June, I have been overwhelmed by positive responses I have received from people […]

EDITORIAL: What is a ‘RUXI’? – it would be a Irish Government endorsed Uber for rural areas

EDITORIAL: What is a ‘RUXI’? – it would be a Irish Government endorsed Uber for rural areas

1 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie You can please some of the people, sometimes Being a politician is a difficult job. You cannot please everyone, and no matter who you DO manage to please you will concurrently DISplease some other group. Almost every decision is part of a zero-sum system. Housing provides a perfect […]

Turas Nua targetting additional 850 employers from Cork

Turas Nua targetting additional 850 employers from Cork

1 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Currently working with 2,615 Cork based employers and have placed 4,029 people in jobs Turas Nua has announced they are increasing their efforts to work with more employers in Cork and are targeting an additional 850 businesses and organisations over the course of the coming year. This is […]

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

30 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 6 asthma triggers that will make you shiver this Hallowe’en With Halloween just around the corner, the Asthma Society is highlighting six asthma triggers that are very common at this time of the year. Sarah O’Connor, CEO of the Asthma Society, said: “Hallowe’en is a time to be spooked – […]

344,000 Indians read all about West Cork

344,000 Indians read all about West Cork

25 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Some 344,000 readers of Travel + Leisure magazine in India have been reading all about West Cork. The October edition of the hugely popular travel magazine includes an article profiling this part of Ireland and some of the many things to see and do here. Tourism Ireland in […]

Irish Water seeks positive PR following EPA report which was critical of untreated sewerage in Cork (and elsewhere)

Irish Water seeks positive PR following EPA report which was critical of untreated sewerage in Cork (and elsewhere)

25 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The positive impact of Irish Water’s investment in wastewater treatment is being felt by communities across the country including Cork as new wastewater plants are built and more are being upgraded. Irish Water is on track to deliver on our approved investment plans which will result no areas […]

New Era for Clonakilty Community Hospital

New Era for Clonakilty Community Hospital

23 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie West Cork Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly has confirmed that significant renovation works are being carried out at the hospital following the success of the opening of 14 Transitional Care Beds in Clonakilty last winter. Minister Daly paid tribute […]