Cork Action Group wants STOP to solar energy developments – until planning guidelines are agreed

Cork Action Group wants STOP to solar energy developments – until planning guidelines are agreed

  14 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Group wants stop to new developments until planning guidelines are agreed A community group in Kinsale, Co Cork which is spearheading a campaign for planning guidelines for large-scale solar development, today demanded that the Government formally respond to Cork County Council’s call for a moratorium on solar […]

Cork International Hotel on board with BUMBLEance, helping sick children across the Rebel County

Cork International Hotel on board with BUMBLEance, helping sick children across the Rebel County

14 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork International Hotel have announced that ‘BUMBLEance – The Children’s National Ambulance Service’ are their charity partner for 2017. BUMBLEance is an interactive ambulance service designed specifically for children. It provides a free service for critically and seriously ill kids throughout Ireland who need to/from their home […]

100 jobs created as NGINX establishes EMEQ HQ at Phoenix House, Monahan Road, on edge of Cork City, Ireland

100 jobs created as NGINX establishes EMEQ HQ at Phoenix House, Monahan Road, on edge of Cork City, Ireland

13 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Many of the world’s leading technology firms are expanding their presence in Ireland because of the availability of highly skilled talent, the quality of life, and its strong relationships across Europe – and NGINX is no exception” Those were the words of Taoiseach Enda Kenny this morning. US web […]

SIPTU members in ‘Kerry Group’ (Charleville Co Cork) escalate dispute with four more work stoppages

SIPTU members in ‘Kerry Group’ (Charleville Co Cork) escalate dispute with four more work stoppages

10 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SIPTU members at the Kerry Group plants in SIPTU members in Kerry Group escalate dispute with four more work stoppages, have scheduled four 24-hour work stoppages over the next two weeks (Tuesday 14th, Friday 17th, Tuesday 21st and Friday 24th February) in a dispute which results from the […]

Cork City Council offers funding to improve building facades on South Douglas Street and Blackpool

Cork City Council offers funding to improve building facades on South Douglas Street and Blackpool

10 Febraury 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is launching the 2017 Building Facade Improvement Grant Schemes for the South Douglas Street Area and Blackpool. The aim of the scheme is to improve the character and appearance of these historic areas of the city. Well kept and attractive buildings improve the appearance of […]

Cork College of Hairdressing 2017 Graduation

Cork College of Hairdressing 2017 Graduation

7 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The College attempts to secure employment for its successful students and boasts a 95% success rate in achieving this. The independently run hairdressing college is supervised by Denis Maguire, who is a fellow of the Association of British and International Hair Schools and Hairdressers. Denis received his Master […]

Cork MEP says Government must aggressively monitor super trawlers in Irish waters

Cork MEP says Government must aggressively monitor super trawlers in Irish waters

2 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the government must act on super trawlers. The Ireland South MEP called for the Navy and the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) to “aggressively monitor” the ships as yet another of the colossal vessels made its way into Irish waters this […]

The Lord Mayor’s Multi-Generational Family Business Awards, Cork City

The Lord Mayor’s Multi-Generational Family Business Awards, Cork City

30 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayors Multi Generational Family Business Awards will take place in the Council Chambers next Tuesday 31st January, 2017 at 6.30 p.m. in City Hall. The Winners are: TW Murray (Retail) Ideal Pet Shop (Retail) Crowley’s Opticians (Professional) Cronin’s Coaches (Trade) These awards recognise the long established […]

Mac Curtain Street rebranded by local businesses as Cork’s ‘Victorian Quarter’

Mac Curtain Street rebranded by local businesses as Cork’s ‘Victorian Quarter’

26 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Victorian Quarter, comprised of Mac Curtain street and the surrounding area, have launched their new brand. Cork’s Victorian Quarter is a unique historical destination offering an eclectic mix of speciality retail, hospitality and entertainment experiences. The Victorian Quarter is on the north side of the River Lee […]

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