105 year old lady celebrates birthday in Cork

28 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospital and Hospice long-standing patient Lucy Carty is celebrating her 105th birthday today. President Michael D Higgins has already sent on his congratulations and a medal to mark her magnificent achievement. Family members and staff will cut a cake for her this afternoon.

Will Cork Airport be sold?

Will Cork Airport be sold?

28 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan twitter.com/david_osullivan Yesterday PaddyPower.com speculated – through a new listing of odds – that Cork Airport would be the next state assets to be sold. Bets are being accepted until “Tuesday 30th June 2015, 12:00”, so there’s plenty of time to lay down a few euro if you feel so […]

New (Community) Mayor of Clonakilty to take office next week

28 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A year on since Colette Twomey (of Clonakilty Blackpudding fame) became Ireland’s first ever directly-elected Mayor, she will conclude her term on Thursday 4th June and her successor will be installed. When the Government announced they were going to abolish all Town Councils in May 2014, the people […]

Aer lingus sale a terrible decision for the people of Ireland – Deputy Jonathan O’Brien

27 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Cork North Central TD Jonathan O’Brien has described the sale of the state’s remaining 25% share in Aer Lingus as “a terrible decision for the people of Ireland.” In light of the government’s obvious privatisation agenda, the Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson also raised concerns regarding the […]

eSentire to create 100 tech jobs in Cork

27 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD today announced that eSentire Inc., a leader in continuous advanced threat protection cybersecurity solutions and managed security services, based in Ontario, Canada plans to create close to 100 jobs over the next five years in a European HQ and […]

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to visit Ballincollig

27 May 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Details of the Ballincollig Business Awards were, today, announced by Chairman of the Ballincollig Business Association, Emer Cassidy and Áine Collins TD for Cork North West. Guest of honour will be An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, who will also be presenting the prestigious awards. This event will take […]

Irish Rail lays on extra trains for Cork City Marathon

26 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail is delighted to announce details of the Extra Early Morning Commuter Trains, which have been laid on to operate from Cobh and Midleton to Kent Station, Cork for this year’s Cork City Marathon on Monday, 1st June 2015. One of the Extra Early Morning […]

Cork becomes internet hub

Cork becomes internet hub

25 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie According to an announcement today (Monday) at the Cork Internet eXchange (CIX) and it@cork event at County Hall, Cork will become a global IP switching centre with fibre connectivity routing high speed Internet traffic to and from USA, UK, Europe and Asia. The Minister for Data Protection Dara […]

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