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Fianna Fáil TD in County Cork Michael Moynihan has heavily criticised the Government for failing to keep its promises to students and their parents across Cork in relation to third level fees and student grants.**** ** ** The Dáil this week debated a Fianna Fáil motion calling on the Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn to... Read More
** The percentage of eFlow registered drivers in Cork is increasing. **** ** ** Latest figures from eFlow, Ireland’s leading toll solutions provider, show that over 23,000 or 10% of Cork’s motorists are registered with eFlow.**** ** ** As a registered tag account customer, Cork motorists benefit from automatic toll payment on all toll roads... Read More
15 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Experienced Irish mental health nurses and midwives are urgently required in Sydney and other areas of New South Wales as their health board launches a new recruitment drive for 70 Irish nurses. Galway-based recruitment agency ICE Group are co-ordinating the campaign in partnership with New South Wales Health... Read More
GoCar, Ireland’s car sharing initiative has returned to its roots and today re-launched its Cork GoBases located on College View, Wandesford Quay, Anglesea Street and Lower Glanmire Road (opposite Kent station). GoCar also announced the opening of a new GoBase at CIT which will be open for business within a week. As demand increases GoCar... Read More
Clonakilty Trainer Ray Hurley will go up against Jockey Colman Sweeney from Kilworth in the Point-to-Point category of the 2012 Horse Racing Ireland Awards, which take place at Leopardstown Racecourse on December 10th. Trainer Michael Winters from Kanturk is nominated for the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award while Youghal native Davy Russell is a contender for... Read More
Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson, Jonathan O’Brien, TD (Cork North Central), speaking ahead of a PMB debate on the crisis relating to the online Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) system has said the Government should apologise to students for the hardship they have experienced as a result of the delays in processing thousands of grant applications.... Read More
14th November 2012 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Most recent college graduates are out looking for jobs, but not 22 year old UCC Business Information Systems Graduate, Brendan Finucane. The young man who is Fianna Fail’s unelected representative for Rochestown has founded his own company Vconnecta which has just launched their new political canvassing application... Read More
Clonakilty Town Mayor, Cllr. Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháín has welcomed the setting up of a new Free Flood Text Alert system which is now operational for the town, and he is encouraging everyone in the community to sign up. It has been set up by Cork County Council, and is a pilot system for the Clonakilty... Read More
The Central Statistics Office today released the latest publication in its series of Census 2011 results, showing that a total of 68,372 persons, accounting for 13.2% of the population in County Cork, had a disability in April 2011. This compares with 13% of the population for the State as a whole. Today’s publication, “Profile 8... Read More
Data findings from Cork Chamber’s biennial business air travel survey, released today, are highly revealing of the critical importance businesses place on a well-serviced International Airport to support and grow business activity. The results of the survey, undertaken in association with Cork Airport, are based on data provided by 325 business owners and senior managers... Read More