Will Mayfield post office – Cork – close?

13 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tynan concern at transfer of Mayfield post office and proposed closure of up to 200 post offices Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has said local people should have been consulted about the proposed move of Mayfield post office from its current location to the Mayfield shopping centre. He […]

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 […]

Cork travel agent wins ‘Best Travel Counsellor’ Award

11 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork travel specialist Sarah McCarthy – from Glanmire – has been named as ‘Best Travel Counsellor 2017’. Fellow Cork Travel Counsellor, Ballincollig-based Mary Foyle also collected an award on the night. The black-tie awards ceremony for Travel Counsellors Ireland took place at Fota Island Resort, Cork on Friday, […]

Cork can be an ‘global international financial services’ centre – says Chamber of Commerce

Cork can be an ‘global international financial services’ centre – says Chamber of Commerce

10 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s global international financial services (IFS) solution highlighted in Boston and New York Ireland is recognised as a global international financial services hub, and Cork offers a high-quality solution within the overall national IFS 2020 strategy. This week, Cork’s strengths as an investment location for International Financial Services […]

‘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 […]

RTÉ DG Drimoleague native Dee Forbes to be special guest at 2017 Marymount Hospice Annual lunch

RTÉ DG Drimoleague native Dee Forbes to be special guest at 2017 Marymount Hospice Annual lunch

10 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie RTÉ Director General and Drimoleague native Dee Forbes is the special guest at this year’s Marymount Hospice Annual lunch which takes place in four weeks time – on Friday 7th April 2017 – “I have experienced first-hand the love, care and support that Marymount gives to families and […]

Cork TD – FF Leader Micheál Martin – meets 7 EU Prime Ministers and Euro Parliament Chief Brexit Negotiator in Brussels

9 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Stresses need for Special Economic Status for NI and continuation of CTA Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin has said that there is a strong consensus among the seven liberal Prime Ministers, and leaders of ALDE parties, that the negative effects of Brexit must be mitigated against. Deputy Martin […]

9 Cork Pharmacies competing in St Patrick’s Day themed shopfront window-dressing competition

9 Cork Pharmacies competing in St Patrick’s Day themed shopfront window-dressing competition

9 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Nine Cork city and county retail outlets are seeking the public’s vote to help them win the Go Green with Green Angel Skincare Challenge – a nationwide search to find Ireland’s most creative shop window. The competition challenges Green Angel stockists to produce the country’s best St Patrick’s […]