John Minihan: The Great Irish Debate

The Great Irish Debate On March 17, 1956, a young, adventurous Irish woman named Phyllis Minihan, my aunt, arrived in New York Harbour on the RMS Saxonia. The ship had sailed from Cobh, a few days earlier. Phyllis had trained as a Nurse and Midwife in the North Infirmary and had secured a nursing job…

Cork to receive up to €174,000 for heritage projects

Cork City and County is set to receive up to €175,000 in funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cork South Central TD, Simon Coveney said: “New funding of up to €79,000 has been granted to Cork County Council for heritage projects here under the…

New road traffic management system for Cork Airport

Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest international airport, is introducing a new road traffic management system to facilitate growing passenger numbers. The measures include investment in an upgrade of the forecourt, improved access to car parks, improved signage, a new two-way road system to the Red Express car park and enhanced public transport lanes, all designed…

Cork Airport wins national award for its charity fundraisers

Photo: Maxwell Photography Cork Airport’s Charity of the Year programme has won the Social Good – Corporate award at the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) prestigious National Project Awards 2018. The announcement was made at the black-tie gala dinner at the offices of headline sponsor PwC on Spencer Dock, Dublin. The Social Good – Corporate 2018 award,…