HR News: Cork recruitment firm – Fastnet – opens talent management division

HR News: Cork recruitment firm – Fastnet – opens talent management division

24 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fastnet – The Talent Group – has launched a new division to service the role of talent management within multinational and indigenous companies in Ireland. The establishment of the division is a response to the ever-increasing challenge for companies not just to attract, but to keep valued employees. […]

VIDEO: Glanmire Community College, Cork make direct contact with International Space Station via Amateur Radio

VIDEO: Glanmire Community College, Cork make direct contact with International Space Station via Amateur Radio

24 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie November Alfa One Sierra Sierra (NA1SS) – do you copy? Students from Cork ETB school, Glanmire Community College and Tallaght Community School will make history this year, as they have been announced as the first Irish schools who will make direct radio contact with the International Space Station […]

Ulster Bank to close branch in hometown of Fianna Fail’s Finance Spokesman

24 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie “I am disappointed by Ulster Bank’s decision to close their branch in Carrigaline where I currently live with my family.” Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson, Michael McGrath has said that he is deeply disappointed by the decision of Ulster Bank to close 22 bank branches later this year. “This […]

Antique ford cars displayed at Cork Chamber networking evening in CAB motors

Antique ford cars displayed at Cork Chamber networking evening in CAB motors

24 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ford continues to celebrate its 100 year milestone in Ireland. Recently vintage cars took part in the St Patricks Day parade. Central to Ford’s promotional plans for the year are it’s authorised dealerships in Cork – the location of the firms first factory. Last evening CAB motors – […]

Workers Party and Labour members in Cork SUPPORT Bus Eireann strike

Workers Party and Labour members in Cork SUPPORT Bus Eireann strike

24 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s only Workers Party policitian – Cork City Cllr. Ted Tynan – has called for “massive support” for striking Bus Éireann workers “The Workers Party has expressed its solidarity with Bus Eireann Workers who are now on strike following the decision of company management to proceed unilaterally to […]

Kinsale Age Friendly Town hold open morning

Kinsale Age Friendly Town hold open morning

24 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Kinsale Age Friendly group will holding a free open morning in the Temperance Hall, Kinsale, Co Cork this Saturday 25th March from 10am – 12.30pm. Everyone is welcome to come along and find out what Kinsale Age Friendly is doing for older people in the area. Local […]

UK Company, Wavepower Technologies, opens new office at The Entrepreneur Ship (MaREI) Cork

23 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced that Wavepower Technologies Ltd., the leading UK wave energy technology company, will establish research and development operations at The Entrepreneur Ship, which is based at the MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy in Ringaskiddy, […]

Fyffes seeks Cork graduates – jobs like these don’t grow on trees

23 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tropical fruit importer Fyffes is calling on Cork graduates interested pursuing a career in agriculture, horticulture, agribusiness, agri-technology, engineering or forestry to visit their stand at the forthcoming Agri Careers Fair being held at the RDS on March 30th. Currently, the company is seeking applicants for its 2017 […]

Cork Senator wants to see MOVEMENT on Ballinspittle School redevelopment – current progress is like a STATUE

23 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard (Fine Gael), has expressed great concern over the lack of progress regarding the redevelopment of Ballinspittle National School. “Ballinspittle National School has seen significant growth and development in recent years, as has the village and local area. Consequently the school has reached maximum […]