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 […]

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 […]

Irish Haemochromatosis Association to hold public information meeting in Cork

23 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An information meeting will take place in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas, Cork on Thursday March 30th 2017 at 7.30pm. This meeting provides an opportunity to meet an expert on the subject and to share information with other people. Speaker Dr Orla Crosbie, F.R.C.P.I., Consultant Gastroenterologist, Cork University […]

Cork needs more social housing, and the government are not moving fast enough – says Fianna Fail’s Michael Moynihan TD

22 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Just 173 social housing units begun construction since Jan 2015 Late in 2016 the Housing Minister Simon Coveney announced ambitious plans to build social housing across Ireland, including in Cork City and County Cork. However, today, Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has criticised Minister for Housing Simon […]

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 […]

Green Party demand “clear and credible explanation” from Indaver and An Bord Pleanála over latest Cork incinerator decision

22 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork today expressed concern at an offer by An Bord Pleanála to allow Indaver Ireland to correct health and environmental data presented in its application for an incinerator at Ringaskiddy. Evidence presented on the final day of the oral hearing showed that data in […]

Clonakilty ‘Irish Aid’ worker wades through snake infested swamps to support civilians fleeing South Sudan war

22 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Irish aid worker has revealed how petrified civilians are hiding in snake-infested swamps to avoid getting killed by militia in war-ravaged South Sudan. Nellie Kingston, who works with Concern Worldwide, has been responding to the crisis in the East African nation ever since famine was declared by […]

‘Chartered Accountants Ireland’ welcomes new Cork members

22 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Chartered Accountants Ireland is Ireland’s largest, oldest and fastest growing accountancy body with over 24,000 members across the island of Ireland and around the globe. Susan O’Sullivan chair Chartered Accountants Cork with Liam Lynch President Chartered Accountants Ireland and New Members pictured last evening as new members of […]

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