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A Cork based company is to manage distribution of eBooks for one of the leading publishing companies in the UK. ePubDirect has been appointed by The Random House Group as their partner for digital asset distribution.

ePubDirect, established four years ago and located in at the National Software Campus, Mahon, will now provide The Random House Group with digital distribution, eBook sales...

A new measure calculating overcrowding in the country’s acute hospitals, including Cork University Hospital and Mercy University Hospital, has been launched by a union representing local nurses and midwives.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is now running Ward Watch, which is counting the number of additional patients on beds, trolleys or chairs in inpatient wards above...

Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre will launch a short documentary film exploring the lives, culture and experiences of the Roma community living in Cork this weekend.  Roma – From Huedin to Here will be launched on Saturday, April 13th at 12pm in the Gate Cinema, North Main Street, Cork City.

Directed by Cork filmmaker Brian Cronin, the film explores the story of where...

More than four hundred Cork farmers have been waiting since September to receive payments under the Disadvantaged Area Scheme (DAS). That is according to Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan who called on the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to ensure all outstanding monies are paid.

Deputy Moynihan said it is a “disgrace” that out of 7,122...

The role of social media in major emergency management will be among the key topics discussed at the upcoming Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) conference to be held in Cork next month.

Cork City Fire Department will host this year’s event, entitled Serving and Protecting Communities- Shaping Future Fire Service Delivery, at the Silver Springs Moran Hotel on Wednesday, May...

Actor, writer and chef Peter Gowen, 55, is originally from Youghal. He lives in London with his wife, Anna and 14 year-old son, Jack.

“There’s no time to do anything in the morning. I’m up at 5.30am, I have 15 minutes to shower and then I’m out the door. Breakfast doesn’t happen. Basically I’ve two lives, because when I’m not acting, I’m a...

Feral pigeons, grey crows and magpies are just some of the unwanted guests invading ledges, roofs, canopies and gutters all over Cork.

The nests built by the migratory birds, which fly north to Ireland for the summer months, can attract pests such as insects, bird mites, dust mites, bed bugs, fleas, beetles and bluebottles that often stay in the home even after the birds have left....

World Social Media Day Cork returns on Sunday, June 30th and, staying true to form, the organisers have embraced their rebel spirit and planned something totally unique - Ireland’s first giant digital scavenger hunt.

The event will feature two different trails. The first will be an interactive trail that will lead teams to many of Cork’s most wonderful and wacky landmarks...

A renowned Israeli peace activist is to speak in Cork next weekend. Miko Peled, who is the author of the acclaimed The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, will give a talk on Saturday, April 13th at 3pm in the Metropole Hotel, at an event hosted by the Cork Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Mr Peled has spoken extensively in the US and UK about the need for a solution where...

A West Cork town has launched a scheme of biodegradable bags for dog owners. The Rural Animal Welfare Resources (RAWR) has placed six dispensers across Bantry Town with a supply bags for owners to pick up after their canine companion.

The funding for the dispensers was raised jointly by businesses across Bantry, along with Bantry Athletics Club, and by a development fund grant from Cork...

The king of darts is to play in Cobh next week as part of a fundraiser for the Children’s Ward at the Mercy Hospital. The current and 16 times world champion, Phil Taylor will be playing 15 pre-selected players from Cobh and four invited guests, while a leg against the legend will also be auctioned on the night. The event will take place next Friday, April 19th at the Commodore Hotel....

A new looped walkway, designed to make a West Cork woods more accessible to visitors has now opened to the public. The Cellmount Loop at Dromillihy Woods is part of a series of work ongoing at the site, which includes the upgrading of the picnic area, installation of recreational signage, and draining of the already existing pathways in the wood. The new walk is named after Cellmount House,...

Pictured at the launch of the Lord Mayor’s Cancer Charity GAA game, in aid of Cork ARC House, Media Selection V’s Bishopstown Selection, on Friday April 26th at 7:30pm at Bishopstown Gaa Club, Lord Mayor Cllr John Buttimer and Hilary Sullivan, Cork ARC Cancer Support House with Rebecca Millner, Media Selection and Màirìn Egan, Bishopstown Selection, at...

Four different artistic styles are to be shown as part of an upcoming exhibition, each piece connected by the artist's use of colour. A Symphony of Colour art exhibition at Cork School of Music is to open next Tuesday, April 16th, featuring the work of June Matthews, Maree O'Sullivan, Sue Jacob and Olive Coleman. While Matthews paints in oils, O’Sullivan is a silk painter, Jacob a...

An experienced bereavement professional will present an informative talk about the unique challenges families face after the death of a son or daughter. On Wednesday, May 1st at the Silver Springs Moran Hotel from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, qualified psychotherapist and counselling supervisor Brid Carroll will discuss the complex issues grieving parents go through when they have experienced the death...

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