Cork Govt senator congratulates Govt

29 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork North Central, Colm Burke has said that “the Government’s Spring Economic Statement shows a real vision to spread the recovery to all corners of Ireland, including Cork.” “The economic recovery is gaining momentum and the Government has a plan to spread its benefits […]

ETB reacts to Comptroller report

29 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The newly formed Cork Education & Training Board (Cork ETB) welcomes the publication of The Special Report by the Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG) into the Internal Control of County Cork Vocational Education Committee in 2011. A number of issues of concern were highlighted in this Report relating […]

Cork suffering from ‘Food poverty’ says Cllr

28 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cllr Mick Barry this morning said that the Government’s Spring Statement would paint a rosy picture of economic recovery but that facts presented to last night’s meeting of Cork City Council showed that recovery is not touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of ordinary […]

Two Cork reps elected to Fianna Fáil Executive Committee

Two Cork reps elected to Fianna Fáil Executive Committee

28 April 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Two representatives from Cork have been elected at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis as the voice of party members on the party’s Ard Chomhairle (National Executive). Brig Ryan from Cork South-Central and Gearóid Murphy from Cork North-West will serve on the new ‘Committee of 15.’ (pictures attached) The […]

Douglas school seeks 50 year old artefacts

28 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 50 years ago, in a simple suburban house on the Douglas Road called “Sunview”, Christ King Girls Secondary was founded to answer the educational needs of the local community. To mark this significant anniversary the school have planned a number of events that will run throughout the next […]

Bus strike would damage Cork tourism

27 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the European Parliaments Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has appealed to bus unions to call off their planned strike action beginning on the May Bank holiday weekend. MEP Clune has said the planned strike will hurt our fragile tourist industry which is in […]

Cork firms ‘get energized’ about increasing efficiency

Cork firms ‘get energized’ about increasing efficiency

27 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork businesses have been finding out about the latest ways to cut their energy costs at a special energy efficiency briefing held by competitive energy provider Energia. The briefings held with the Cork Chamber of Commerce are designed to educate businesses about energy efficiency, allowing them to further […]

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