A busy Christmas for Cork Samaratians

A busy Christmas for Cork Samaratians

21 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Samaritans have had their busiest year to date answering 67,105 calls in the last 12 months. Details of the increase in use of Samaritans service were revealed in the 2014-2015 Impact Report covering Samaritans’ work in Ireland, which was launched in Dublin, on Wednesday the 16th of […]

Cork traffic on Model Farm Road, Bishopstown and Western Suburbs is crazy!

Cork traffic on Model Farm Road, Bishopstown and Western Suburbs is crazy!

17 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election Candidate Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has called on the local authorities in Cork, to work with other key stakeholders, such as Bus Éireann, to take urgent action to help tackle the increasingly difficult levels in the Western Suburbs. In particular, he has called for […]

Cork County Council move close to opening Incubation Kitchens for startups

Cork County Council move close to opening Incubation Kitchens for startups

17 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has awarded the contract for new state of the art Incubation Kitchens to leading food safety consultant. Mary Daly of the Food Safety Company has been awarded the contract to manage Cork Counties newest food incubation facility in Carrigaline. The Mayor of the County of […]

Cork’s 364 hackney drivers can now apply to join the Hailo network

Cork’s 364 hackney drivers can now apply to join the Hailo network

17 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork’s 364 Hackney drivers are now able to join the Hailo network, as Hailo announces that it is extending its current service and is recruiting regional SPSV Hackney drivers to supplement its nationwide service. Hailo has recorded over 10 million passenger journeys across the country since beginning operations […]

Cork County Council programme of events fro 1916-2016 commenerations

Cork County Council programme of events fro 1916-2016 commenerations

16 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Speaking at the launch in County Hall of plans for 1916 commemorations by the local authority, Cllr Frank O’Flynn Chairman of the Cork County 1916 Centenary Programme stated that Cork will play a central role in the 1916 centenary celebrations and this is as it should be as […]

Trails for Tourism – A Policy to maximise the economic benefit to the County

Trails for Tourism – A Policy to maximise the economic benefit to the County

16 December 1015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Members of Cork County Council recently adopted Draft Trails for Tourism, a policy to maximise the economic benefit to the County which was drafted by members of the Tourism Strategic Policy Committee. Through the promotion of trails, the policy aims to support rural regeneration, economic development and tourism […]

Tickets on sale for annual Cork Simon Community Fundraiser Women’s Lunches

Tickets on sale for annual Cork Simon Community Fundraiser Women’s Lunches

16 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Nollaig na mBan or Women’s Christmas – the day when women traditionally get together for a knees-up after their hard-work during Christmas, is a thriving tradition in Cork, and for over a decade Cork Simon Community has hosted Women’s Christmas Lunches in Cork city and county, celebrating women […]

Cork Airport ‘Gears Up’ for Christmas

Cork Airport ‘Gears Up’ for Christmas

16 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Airport is preparing for one of the busiest times of year as it gets set to welcome over 100,000 passengers on 700 flights this festive season. The terminal has been given a seasonal makeover to ensure that those arriving at Cork Airport are greeted with a traditional festive […]

Coveney secures €131m in quotas for Irish Fishermen

Coveney secures €131m in quotas for Irish Fishermen

16 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Increase in whitefish value for third consecutive year The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. early this morning (Wednesday) announced that he has secured 36,886 tonnes of whitefish quotas for Irish fishermen at today’s EU Fisheries negotiations. This is a 10% increase on last […]

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