Cork Institute of Technology – Dr Brendan Murphy – to retire

Cork Institute of Technology – Dr Brendan Murphy – to retire

30 July 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) will begin the process of searching for a new President. The news comes just weeks after nearby University College Cork (UCC) confirmed the name of their new president. It is common for Presidents to change every 5-10 years in Irish institutes. Cork Institute […]

Motorsport: Cork 20 International Rally update

Motorsport: Cork 20 International Rally update

29 July 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Colman Hegarty, Clerk of the Course for the 2016 AceSigns Cork 20 International Rally, and his team are delighted to announce Sean Delaney Oils Glanmire have come on board as main service park sponsors for this year’s event. Sean Delaney Oils are the main agents for Petronas Lubricants […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC announce the signing of Dave Mulcahy.

SOCCER: Cork City FC announce the signing of Dave Mulcahy.

29 July 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Kilkenny native put pen to paper at Bishopstown this morning,. “I am delighted to sign; this is my third time joining and hopefully this time will be the successful one! I am here for one reason and that is to hopefully go on and win the league. […]

Cork Senator Tim Lombard says TII must re-engage with road builders to solve eTag frustration for motorists

Cork Senator Tim Lombard says TII must re-engage with road builders to solve eTag frustration for motorists

27 July 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator, Tim Lombard, has said that a lack of agreement over the use of eFlow tags on toll plazas operated by the Celtic Roads Group is leading to confusion and frustration for motorists. “eFlow has announced that from the end of August their eFlow tags […]

Dara Murphy welcomes national roll out of New Credit Union run micro-finance scheme to tackle high-interest loans

Dara Murphy welcomes national roll out of New Credit Union run micro-finance scheme to tackle high-interest loans

26 July 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy, Minister for Europe and Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central has today welcomed government plans to introduce a new Credit Union managed micro-finance scheme, with the purpose of providing small affordable loans of between €100 and €2,000 for those on social welfare, to tackle the […]

Cork Culture Night gets €18,000 in funding

Cork Culture Night gets €18,000 in funding

26 July 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy, Europe Minister Welcome’s €18,000 funding for Culture Night 2016 in Cork City and County. Dara Murphy, Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central and Europe Minister has welcomed government funding of €18,000 for Cork Culture Night 2016, with Cork City Council receiving €10,000 and €8,000 for […]

Cork boutiques to play starring role in 2016 Rose of Tralee Fashion Show

Cork boutiques to play starring role in 2016 Rose of Tralee Fashion Show

25 July 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Some top fashion boutiques in Cork will play their part in Ireland’s largest annual celebration of style at the 2016 Rose of Tralee Fashion Show in the Festival Dome on Sunday 21st August. This year’s fashion extravaganza, which was launched at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, Tralee, will […]

Tyndall National Institute Enhances Role in European Research Landscape

Tyndall National Institute Enhances Role in European Research Landscape

25 July 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Tyndall National Institute in Cork has announced the publication of its 2015 Annual Report, which reveals the ICT research institute’s rapidly growing role on the European research stage. As well as strong financial performance, highlights of the report include Tyndall’s crucial part in three Europe-wide research and enterprise […]

‘Boom for Tourism in Cork is supported by visitors from UK, US and EU states’ says Cork Minister

‘Boom for Tourism in Cork is supported by visitors from UK, US and EU states’ says Cork Minister

25 July 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy, Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central and Minister for European Affairs, says the latest Failte Ireland figures on tourism, show that tourists from mainland Europe were the biggest contributors to Ireland’s travel & tourism industry, spending €1.6 billion over the duration of their holidays, while […]

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