Antique ford cars displayed at Cork Chamber networking evening in CAB motors

Antique ford cars displayed at Cork Chamber networking evening in CAB motors

24 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ford continues to celebrate its 100 year milestone in Ireland. Recently vintage cars took part in the St Patricks Day parade. Central to Ford’s promotional plans for the year are it’s authorised dealerships in Cork – the location of the firms first factory. Last evening CAB motors – […]

Workers Party and Labour members in Cork SUPPORT Bus Eireann strike

Workers Party and Labour members in Cork SUPPORT Bus Eireann strike

24 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s only Workers Party policitian – Cork City Cllr. Ted Tynan – has called for “massive support” for striking Bus Éireann workers “The Workers Party has expressed its solidarity with Bus Eireann Workers who are now on strike following the decision of company management to proceed unilaterally to […]

Kinsale Age Friendly Town hold open morning

Kinsale Age Friendly Town hold open morning

24 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Kinsale Age Friendly group will holding a free open morning in the Temperance Hall, Kinsale, Co Cork this Saturday 25th March from 10am – 12.30pm. Everyone is welcome to come along and find out what Kinsale Age Friendly is doing for older people in the area. Local […]

UK Company, Wavepower Technologies, opens new office at The Entrepreneur Ship (MaREI) Cork

23 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced that Wavepower Technologies Ltd., the leading UK wave energy technology company, will establish research and development operations at The Entrepreneur Ship, which is based at the MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy in Ringaskiddy, […]

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 […]