enet provides Cork schools with superfast broadband connectivity

23 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Broadband provier ‘enet’ has announced a new contract to supply superfast broadband network connectivity to numerous schools in County Cork through the 100Mbs for Schools project run by the national educational and research network HEAnet on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills. Over 40 post-primary schools […]

Government Department stops accepting paper forms – but many rural farming customers do not have broadband – says Cork MEP

22 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Liadh na Riada MEPSinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has urged the Department of Agriculture to continue to accept paper applications for CAP payments such as TAMS, SFP and BPS as well as online ones. The Ireland South MEP made the request after it emerged that such applications […]

Top Cork Restaurants announced at Irish Restaurant Awards in Stand Hotel Limerick

22 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The third of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Limerick Strand Hotel last night where 60 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 600 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Tuesday evening where the top […]

Cork City politician unhappy with US warship visit to Cobh

21 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Workers’ Party in Cork has condemned the presence of what it referred to as “armed machine-gunners onboard a US warship” docked at Cobh today. Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan said the presence of the destroyer is a “flagrant breach of Irish neutrality” and the “action-ready […]

Cork County Council St Patricks Day delegation visits New York to promote tourism

17 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Representatives of Cork County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland in New York yesterday (16 March). They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme for 2017, which is in full swing right now. Tourism […]

Cork East TD David Stanton visits Perth, Australia for St Patricks week

15 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork East TD David Stanton (Fine Gael), is in Australia this week, as part of a ‘Promote Ireland’ programme around St Patrick’s Day. Deputy Stanton is also Minister of State for Justice and his schedule included visiting the Council House in Perth, which is going green this week, […]

Cork Postmasters protest at Dublin GPO to resist Post Office closures

14 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Postmasters’ Union to mount a national campaign to ‘save post offices’ and plan Dáil rally for April Postmasters protested outside the GPO today saying that they will resist any Post Office closures driven by An Post, and are to mobilise a national campaign to support communities and […]

Vacant properties in Cork must be brought back into use – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

12 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has called upon the Government to explore the prospect of bringing some of the 198,000 vacant properties in the state back into use in order to alleviate some of the pressure that has resulted in both a housing and homeless crisis. The […]

‘Diaspora training’ available across County Cork

‘Diaspora training’ available across County Cork

10 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Foundation, which connects Cork people globally to help Cork people locally recently held a number of diaspora training sessions. As part of the partnership between Cork County Council and Cork Foundation, the aim is to get communities active and engaged with their diaspora. Further training sessions […]

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