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John Mullins, President, Cork Chamber today welcomed the announcement that Pernod Ricard will create 60 new jobs as part of their €100 million euro investment at the Irish Distillers plant in Midleton, Co Cork. Mr Mullins said, “This is a very significant investment by French drinks company Pernod Ricard and a great boost for the... Read More
Conoco Phillips in Cork was one of 63 Irish companies employing 40,000 employees to be applauded for their efforts to promote heart-healthy eating and reduce the risk of obesity for workers at the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Heart Healthy Eating Awards 2010. As the national charity fighting heart disease and stroke, the Irish Heart Foundation... Read More
Doctors at Cork University Hospital had the chance to familiarise themselves with an Air Corps Augusta Westland earlier today when the first helicopter, of any kind in recent years, landed on them Hospital’s campus. CUH is the “principal trauma hospital” for the south of Ireland but it’s previous heli-pad was lost when the current Emergency... Read More
29th November 2011 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A significant restructuring of acute hospital and community services is underway in Cork city with the clear purpose of providing sustainable services of a higher quality for the people of Cork and the surrounding area. It is important to recognise at the outset that while services are... Read More
Accounting Technicians Ireland, the leading professional body for accounting technicians in Ireland, has conferred certificates of membership to newly qualifying graduates from Cork including Lorraine Healy from Passage West and Dana Maria Sosiade from Blackrock. They recently completed her final year examinations and work experience requirements and graduated among an overall class of 284 new... Read More
The Cork meeting which was scheduled to be held on Sunday 20th November but was cancelled due to water logging will now take place on Wednesday 23rd November. Original entries stand and fresh declarations to run must be made by 10am on Tuesday 22nd November. The time of the first race will be 12.50pm.
Outstanding achievers in business, medicine and science are to be honoured by UCC at the 2011 Alumni Achievement Awards Ceremony which takes place on Friday, November 25th at the University.  On the night, UCC will also honour a graduate with an Alumnus Award for Voluntary Service to the University. The distinguished UCC graduates who are... Read More
21 November 2011 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dr Patricia Kearney, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, UCC is one of a group of researchers from European Universities who will participate in a new research project investigating current treatment practices for people who suffer from a mildly underactive thyroid gland. The researchers met recently with medical... Read More
“The People of the greater North Cork area breathed a sigh of relief this week in hearing the news that no changes are to happen to the A and E services in the hospital until the replacement services are put in place” so said the spokesman of the Friends of Mallow Hospital Cllr. Noel O... Read More
TIPPERARY’S Denis Lynch was the only rider of the Irish trio competing in this afternoon’s World Cup class at Lyon in France to make it through to the jump-off, but a single fence down left him in sixth place overall, with Sweden’s Rolf-Göran Bengtsson claiming the 60,000 euro winner’s prize on the bay stallion Casall... Read More
Labour TD (and previous Senator) for Cork South-West Michael McCarthy has been assured by the Road Safety Authority that there are no plans to close the Skibbereen Driving Test Centre. “Following local reports that the Skibbereen Driving Test Centre is facing closure, I immediately contacted the RSA and sought assurances from them that there were... Read More