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6th January 2014 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Cork Screen Commissioner, Niall Mahoney, has left the Commission as his contract has come to an end. An experienced Producer, he will be returning to the freelance market, plus running Musketeer Production Services Ltd. a company which specialises in assisting incoming and indigenous productions with all of... Read More
6th January 2014 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Phil Prendergast (Labour, previously co-opted to replace Alan Kelly) says EirGrid has failed to alert rural communities about their plans to erect 750 high rise pylons which would link Kildare to Cork via Wexford. Tomorrow is the deadline for public submissions to EiGrid in relation to... Read More
6 January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie Bantry General Hospital (BGH) will become a smoke-free campus from today, meaning smoking will not be permitted anywhere on the general hospital grounds. The introduction of this new policy, which is supported by the hospital’s Executive Management Board, will apply to all staff, patients, visitors and contractors... Read More
4th January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie bryan@TheCork.ie A biosciences startup based in Little Island, Cork has secured €750,000 in venture funding through a syndicate of investors. The company is called Metabolomic Diagnostics, and the funders include including SOSventures Ireland Fund, AIB Seed Capital Fund and Enterprise Ireland. Metabolomic Diagnostic can “revolutionise pre-natal care”... Read More
4th January 2014 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Public lighting outtages across the city willbe addressed early next week according to City Cllr Mick Finn (Ind). Following contact with Airtricity the Cllr said the problems are well known and that the technicians will be working on them immediately. “Large parts of Turners Cross and Ballyphehane have been... Read More
4th January 2014 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie 60 ambitious female entrepreneurs sought for new cycle of Going for Growth Going for Growth, an Irish programme which helps ambitious women entrepreneurs grow their business, is launching a call out for women entrepreneurs in Cork to apply for its 2014 programme. The business development initiative matches established women... Read More
4th December 2014 By Tony Smyth news@TheCork.ie There was a meeting at Cork Racecourse Mallow today, in spite of the bad forecast! Fermoy trainer David Fenton tasted success at his local track as Avondhu Lady scored under Bryan Cooper. The 6-4 favourite landed the McCarthy Insurance Group Mares’ Handicap Hurdle by four and a half... Read More
3rd Janaury 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Following the overnight flooding in the Cork Region, Cork Chamber urged all of those charged with the responsibility for protecting Cork from localised flooding, to restore the confidence of the business community by doubling their efforts to urgently address this ongoing issue. Cork Chamber has consistently outlined their concern... Read More
3rd January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie I’ve never won anything from Prize Bonds, but I know many people who have won € 75. Word just in from the company that this week’s Prize Bond “Star prize” of € 20,000.00 goes to lucky Prize Bond number RZ 135527 held in County Cork. The lucky... Read More
3rd January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie Senator Deirdre Clune has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by IDA Ireland that their client companies created over 13,000 jobs in 2013 – the highest job creation increase in over a decade. Senator Clune said: “Today’s announcement is yet another endorsement on this Government’s Action Plan for... Read More
1st January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Catholic Bishop of Cork and Ross will meet Pope Francis in the New Year, his first time meeting the new Pontiff who was installed in March. The meeting will be after the ordination of deacons in the Irish College in April. Bishop John Buckley says among... Read More