50 new jobs in MSD Brinny (near Kinsale) in Co Cork

50 new jobs in MSD Brinny (near Kinsale) in Co Cork

15 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie MSD (MERCK Sharpe & Dohme) has announced that their base in Brinny, Co Cork – which specialises in the fermentation and sterile filling of biotech products – is seeking 50 new hires in manufacturing, quality, technology, engineering, and environmental and safety. The plant was formerly operated by Schering […]

Skibbereen houses finally connected to public sewage scheme – Jim Daly TD

Skibbereen houses finally connected to public sewage scheme – Jim Daly TD

15 February 20016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South West Jim Daly has welcomed confirmation from Cork County Council that 14 houses located at Coronea, Skibbereen, Co Cork are to be finally offered connection to the public sewage collection system in Skibbereen. This move follows years of ongoing requests from the […]

160 children from Cork have had their wish granted with Make-A-Wish® Ireland

160 children from Cork have had their wish granted with Make-A-Wish® Ireland

15 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie To date, 160 children from Cork have had their wishes come through with Make-A-Wish® Ireland since the organisation started in Ireland in 1992. Each year, Make-A-Wish ensures that wishes are granted to children who are battling life threatening medical conditions such as cancer, brain tumours, cystic fibrosis, heart […]

Ibec Cork calls on election candidates to support investment in the region

Ibec Cork calls on election candidates to support investment in the region

15 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie With the general election campaign underway, Ibec Cork, the group that represents business in the region, today called for the next government to demonstrate much more ambition for investment and specifically for investment in the regions. Balanced regional development must be a key priority to ensure job creation […]

Cork is the 7th cheapest county in Ireland to get married in

Cork is the 7th cheapest county in Ireland to get married in

15 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie At an average of €23,410, Cork is the 7th cheapest county in Ireland to get married in. Social network website WeddingSocial.io has carried out a comprehensive study into wedding costs in Ireland. The cheapest county in Ireland to get married in is Offaly with weddings costing an average […]

Hoteliers in Cork outline wishlist for incoming TD’s

Hoteliers in Cork outline wishlist for incoming TD’s

14 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Hoteliers in Cork this week called on local candidates in the general election to commit to decisive action in support of continued recovery in Irish tourism. Darragh Brady, Chair of the Cork Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) said that, while tourism has made significant progress in […]

Two West Cork students reach finals of ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition – voting closes tonight

Two West Cork students reach finals of ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition – voting closes tonight

General Election Candidate in Cork South West Cllr Alan Coleman (Independent) has welcomed the news that two West Cork primary school students have reached a final of the ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition. The overall winner of the national competition will have their drawing or ‘Doodle’ appear on the Google.ie homepage on Easter Monday, March 28th. […]

Coast Guard Helicopter lands near Co Cork Primary School

Coast Guard Helicopter lands near Co Cork Primary School

12 February 2016, Friday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Deputy Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Kevin O’Keeffe was joined by a very special visitor at today’s Water Safety Awareness Flag Ceremony in Castlelyons, Fermoy, Co Cork. Castlelyons Primary School recently completed their Water Safety Awareness Course with Caroline Casey, Cork County Council’s Water and […]

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