LED lighting introduced on Cork Islands

LED lighting introduced on Cork Islands

3 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is changing the Lights on its islands Cork County Council has instructed its Public Lighting Maintenance Contractor, Airtricity, to upgrade the public lighting on the seven inhabited islands within the greater Cork area to Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), which are the most up to date technology in Public […]

Cork MEP says cuts to arts and heritage funding is ‘a threat to our culture’

Cork MEP says cuts to arts and heritage funding is ‘a threat to our culture’

3 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has questioned the Irish government’s commitment to Irish Culture and the Arts with the impending cuts laid out by the coalition to the sector. The Ireland South MEP said, “The Arts council is the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the […]

Cork Airport launch new website at CorkAirport.com

Cork Airport launch new website at CorkAirport.com

1 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has launched its new website. The new site features a map on the homepage showing available destinations prominently. It replaces a site that has been in use since 2010, the design approach focused on creating a website that with clean modern design (i.e. plenty of whitespace) and […]

Former colleagues reunite to create new law firm ‘Foley Turnbull Solicitors” Cork

Former colleagues reunite to create new law firm ‘Foley Turnbull Solicitors” Cork

1 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Solicitors Fiona Foley & Co., from today have joined forces with the long established Cork Law Firm, Barry Turnbull & Co., to create a new mid-sized practice with seventeen staff including six very experienced Solicitors. Fiona Foley, Managing Partner of the new firm Foley Turnbull Solicitors, began her […]

Cork County Mayor travels to Boston to promote Cork Business and Tourism

Cork County Mayor travels to Boston to promote Cork Business and Tourism

30 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of the County Council, Tim Lucey, travel to Boston, MA, USA today November 30th, accompanied by the Chair of the Tourism SPC, Cllr Alan Coleman and the Director of Economic Development and Tourism, Louis Duffy. The […]

Do ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers work? In Cork they do, apparently

Do ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers work? In Cork they do, apparently

30 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie I personally believe that so called paper ‘Junk Mail’ has a purpose. Unsolicited commercial communications are part and parcel of business. However, now that Irish residents have to pay for waste collection it can be galling to have to dispose of someone elses rubbish on your own dime! […]

Cork Macra na Feirme clubs entertain crowds

Cork Macra na Feirme clubs entertain crowds

30 November 2015, Monday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Seandun (Seandun is a region of Co Cork Macra) Macra na Feirme Capers Finals took place in Eire Og GAA Hall, Ovens, last night and everybody was treated with three very entertaining 20 minute variety shows from Carrigaline, Knockraha and Whitechurch. Whitechurch Macra had a very successful […]

Christmas lights switched on in Kinsale

Christmas lights switched on in Kinsale

30 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Lights on! Last night, Santa Claus arrived by Fire Engine and joined Tómas O’Brien, Chairman of the Kinsale Chamber of Tourism & Business as they turned on the Christmas lights to officially launch ‘Kinsale Christmas’. This was followed by a mini disco in Actons Hotel with DJ Denis […]

West Cork Government TD says “economic recovery continues”

West Cork Government TD says “economic recovery continues”

28 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “Fine Gael’s plan to keep the economic recovery going will bring significant benefits to Cork” according to Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington. “The increase in people returning to work means the Government has more revenue to invest in better services here in Cork. It also […]

Cork primary school teachers could win free Cork Harbour Trip

Cork primary school teachers could win free Cork Harbour Trip

27 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan 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 Day […]

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