Shock turned to anger in Little Island as An Post staff came to terms with the news that the company’s Cork Mail Centre is to close by next March, with the loss of 240 jobs.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
The number of people seeking help for cocaine addiction has trebled since 2016, new treatment centre figures show.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
The Government is expected to announce an update on the stalled Cork event centre after a special Cabinet gathering in the city on Wednesday.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
An asylum seeker with a heart condition who was unable to walk 200 metres without extreme breathlessness spent his last few weeks of life in extreme distress as he had to take repeated trips by bus from Cork to Dublin for medical treatment, his widow has claimed at his inquest.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
A severe shortage of driving testers is leading to long delays for applicants in the Cork and Kerry area.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Sat, 20 Aug, 2016
Children’s disability service Enable Ireland is seeking to raise €7m over the next four years after being granted planning permission for a state-of-the-art centre in Cork.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Struggling retailer Tesco is seeking to recoup tens of millions of euros, from the sale of 25 development sites it had amassed for new stores or expansion, in 16 counties around Ireland.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
EMC, one of the largest private employers in Cork, is to pull a specialised team from its Ovens Centre of Excellence amid concerns over connectivity to and from the city.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Close to 100 jobs are set to be created in Cork over the next five years, with leading international cyber-security firm, eSentire identifying the city as the location for its European headquarters.
Wed, 27 May, 2015
A man who claims he was unfairly dismissed from a Cork NCT centre said he suffered a nervous breakdown as a result of working there.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
One of the country’s most notorious mother and baby homes is set to get a new lease of life as a specialist suicide support and prevention centre.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
There were no long faces at Leahy’s Open Farm after a tiny new arrival provided a big gee up to the Cork centre.
Tue, 28 Oct, 2014
A Cork fertility clinic that successfully used a treatment designed to reduce the risk of couples passing on an inherited condition to their children has recorded a second pregnancy using this procedure.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2014
A Cork centre for people with severe disabilities has undergone an architectural review after inspectors criticised the layout which prevents residents from accessing the garden, and in some cases, the dining table.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2014
It’s been 20 years since the country first heard of the anti-D scandal. Initial alarm has now been joined by anger and grief, and the story isn’t finished yet, writes Caroline O’Doherty
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
YOU would struggle to find it on a map and it definitely takes a few circuits in the car but the Life Centre in Cork City is, for some early school-leavers, the ultimate destination.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2014
The National Ambulance Service (NAS) has pledged to restore publilc confidence in the system after a review found a 999 call taker did not follow protocol which resulted in an ambulance not being sent to help a dying toddler.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2013
Work is under way to turn a treatment model devised by an Irish suicide crisis charity into a franchise after a number of countries, including the US, expressed an interest in rolling it out themselves.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
Long delays in progressing family law cases in the southwest because of a lack of access to civil legal aid, were highlighted at the Circuit Civil Court in Killarney yesterday.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2013
Hundreds of autistic children are being denied the companionship of a life- transforming assistance dog due to a lack of funds.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2013
A leading Irish fertility clinic is to begin screening embryos for cystic fibrosis (CF) to help couples facing difficult family planning choices.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2013
The HSE claims the recent introduction of advanced radio and communication technology has greatly enhanced the quality of the East Cork ambulance service.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2013
Ten friends are on their bikes to create awareness of 500 deaths per year and to fund the charity Console, says Colette Sheridan
Thu, 09 May, 2013
Financial services company Cornmarket, which focuses on public sector employees, has decided to close its Cork call centre with 18 jobs to be transferred to its Dublin office.
Thu, 02 May, 2013
One of Cork’s hi-tech leaders hopes to triple its staff numbers and develop a European research and development centre over the next few years.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2013
A property firm controlled by the Cork developer, Michael O’Flynn, last year incurred losses of £99.69m (€122m).
Sat, 22 Dec, 2012
An opposition group says it is to appeal the decision to grant planning permission for the redevelopment of the Beamish and Crawford Site in Cork, to Europe.
Thu, 05 Jan, 2012
THE Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) has scrapped plans to build a €17 million transfusion centre at Cork University Hospital (CUH) in favour of a site at St Finbarr’s Hospital.
Sat, 26 Feb, 2011
One hundred new medical-servcies jobs are on the way to Cork.
Wed, 19 Jan, 2011
THE world’s fastest computers and longest-lasting mobile phone batteries could be operating within five years thanks to work about to get under way at one of the country’s leading research centres.
Wed, 22 Sep, 2010
A HI-TECH firm will create more than 100 jobs as part of a major expansion of its Cork office announced yesterday.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2006
YOUNG women at a crossroads in life are being invited to live and work with nuns for a week.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2006
ONLINE retail giant Amazon plans to create up to 450 jobs in Cork as part of a major expansion of its Irish operations.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2006
CAMPAIGNERS will be encouraged by the revelation that Health Minister Mary Harney is actively considering ways of streamlining the State’s response to Ireland’s growing crisis of rape and sexual assault.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2006
Tue, 20 Sep, 2005
THE number of donors suing the blood board for delays in telling them they had hepatitis C is set to rise following the Irish Blood Transfusion Service’s (IBTS) public apology yesterday.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2005
Minister for Trade and Commerce Michael Ahern today opened the new European Shared Services Centre of Altera European Trading in the Cork Airport Business Park.
Thu, 18 Nov, 2004
McAFEE Inc is to locate its European headquarters in Cork creating 152 highly skilled and well-paid jobs. The firm develops anti-virus software to protect computer systems.
Fri, 29 Oct, 2004