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 […]

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 […]

Top Cork Restaurants announced at Irish Restaurant Awards in Stand Hotel Limerick

22 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The third of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Limerick Strand Hotel last night where 60 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 600 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Tuesday evening where the top […]

30,000 Passengers Expected This Weekend At Cork Airport As It Goes Green For St Patrick’s Day

17 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Airport joins a host of national and international sites for Global Greening Cork Airport sponsoring Cork St Patrick’s Day Parade And Festival Cork Airport is preparing for a busy bank holiday as St. Patrick’s Day approaches this weekend. Almost 30,000 passengers are expected to fly through Cork […]

Cork County Council St Patricks Day delegation visits New York to promote tourism

17 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Representatives of Cork County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland in New York yesterday (16 March). They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme for 2017, which is in full swing right now. Tourism […]

Ripoff St Patricks Day prices are damaging Irish tourism – warns Cork politician

16 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Don’t kill geese that lay golden eggs – Clunes plea to tourism providers in Cork Ireland South MEP pleads with tourism providers in Cork not to increase prices ahead of the tourist season which kicks off on St Patrick’s Day Ireland South MEP and member of the EU […]

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