University College Cork appoints new Head of Food Business – Professor Thia Hennessy

University College Cork appoints new Head of Food Business – Professor Thia Hennessy

13 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University College Cork has named Professor Thia Hennessy as the new Head of the University’s Department of Food Business and Development. The Department, which is part of the Cork University Business School (CUBS), undertakes teaching and research in the subjects of food business and marketing, international development and […]

2,837 .ie domains registered in Cork in 2016

2,837 .ie domains registered in Cork in 2016

3 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork registrations up 3% on 2015, Munster registrations up 4% More than 220,000 .ie domains now registered in Ireland 2,837 .ie domains were registered in Cork in 2016, according to the latest dot ie Domain Profile Report, published by the IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the company responsible for […]

New UCC President Professor Patrick O’Shea begins work today

New UCC President Professor Patrick O’Shea begins work today

1 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Universities must have creative and innovative funding streams to support economic development in addition to state funding, according to the new President of University College Cork, Professor Patrick O’Shea. The Cork native and UCC physics graduate, who takes up his appointment as 15th President of his alma mater […]

Muskerry man wins college round of FRS Scholarship

19 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Christopher Kenny from a Dairy farm near Mourneabbey in North County Cork at twenty five years of age won his college round of the Farm Relief Services Memorial Scholarship which rewards students who show outstanding leadership ability. The National finals of the Farm Relief Services Memorial Scholarship took […]

Buttimer welcomes allocation of extra teachers

Buttimer welcomes allocation of extra teachers

18 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed today’s announcement of a 7.2% increase in allocating resources to support the introduction of the new model for children with special educational needs. “My Fine Gael colleague, the Minister for Education Richard Bruton, has confirmed to me that this increase […]

Cork-based DePuy Synthes and Eli Lilly urge students to consider careers in biopharma and medtech

Cork-based DePuy Synthes and Eli Lilly urge students to consider careers in biopharma and medtech

12 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Over 85,000 currently employed in sectors Sectors collectively account for approx. 70% of Irish goods exports Biopharma sector to generate a further 8,400 jobs by 2020  Medtech has created nearly 3,000 jobs in recent years and set to expand further BioPharmaChem Ireland (BPCI) and the Irish Medtech Association, […]

Cork Business Association Gala Dinner & Cork Business of the Year Awards 2017

Cork Business Association Gala Dinner & Cork Business of the Year Awards 2017

11 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie When: 21 January 2017 Where: Cork International Hotel Don’t put away your Christmas finery just yet! – the annual Cork Business Association Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony will take place on 21st January at the Cork International Hotel, marking the organisation’s 60th anniversary. The evening will have a […]

Tickets on sale for 2016 UCC ‘Surgeon Noonan Society Ball’ at Rochestown Park Hotel

Tickets on sale for 2016 UCC ‘Surgeon Noonan Society Ball’ at Rochestown Park Hotel

4 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The annual Surgeon Noonan Ball is set to take place on February 4th 2017. The Rochestown Park Hotel will play host to the society’s 40th anniversary, ‘A Night to Remember’ and UCC’s Surgeon Noonan Society wishes to invite all members of the local community and beyond to “dine and […]

Michael Creed welcomes new classrooms for Scoil Mhuire Kanturk

Michael Creed welcomes new classrooms for Scoil Mhuire Kanturk

19 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, the Minister for Agriculture Food & Marine, Michael Creed has welcomed the provision of funding from the Department of Education & Skills to Scoil Mhuire Kanturk for the development of new classroom facilities Commenting on the allocation Minister Creed said; “I […]

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