Jerry Kennelly says graduates from Irish institutions ‘not job ready’ and has his say on Dublin-based tech giants

Serial entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly was the speaker as 50 entrepreneurs from the West Cork area attended the inaugural Ludgate First Tuesdays event, an exclusive networking event for entrepreneurs on the 4th of July at the Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen. It was the first in a series of events to be held at the Hub. Kennelly, who […]

Ireland’s Cultural Cities Outperform EU Rivals

Ireland’s cities are ranked better than most of their European rivals in the EU’s new “Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor”. Of 168 European cities covered, Irish cities are some of the very best in Europe, with Cork coming in top place for “cultural vibrancy” among Small and Medium cities (50 000 to 250 000). In […]

Work to upgrade Cork’s Dunkettle Interchange to begin in 2019

Images courtesy of TII AA Roadwatch listeners will be used to hearing about delays at Cork’s busy Dunkettle Interchange, an infamous bottleneck which is controlled by traffic lights and over capacity, carrying between 80,000 and 100,000 vehicles per day. These images show how it will look after its long-awaited upgrade, with construction expected to start in […]

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Work to upgrade Cork’s Dunkettle Interchange to begin in 2019

Images courtesy of TII AA Roadwatch listeners will be used to hearing about delays at Cork’s busy Dunkettle Interchange, an infamous bottleneck which is controlled by traffic lights and over capacity, carrying between 80,000 and 100,000 vehicles per day. These images show how it will look after its long-awaited upgrade, with construction expected to start in […]

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Kids Munster Football Tournament 10th Anniversary Raffle For Barnardos

When:             Sunday, 28th May 2017 Where:            Douglas Hall Football Club, Co.Cork What:              Each year the Kids for Kids Munster Football Tournament is held in communities in which Barnardos is working to help make a real impact. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of their fundraising efforts, with Kids for Kids raising an incredible €60,000 for Barnardos […]

Irish Cancer Society Welcomes Review Of Car Parking For Cancer Patients

 The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the news that the South/South West Hospital Group will review car parking policy for cancer patients across the six hospitals that offer cancer treatment.  This comes after the Chief Operating Officer at the South/South West Hospital Group, Mr. Ger O’Callaghan that the Group would “review what is going on […]

Yara Ripping Off Farmers With Fertiliser Price Hikes – Healy

IFA President Joe Healy has accused European fertiliser manufacturers of ripping off farrners by jacking up prices since the beginning of the season.   Speaking at a protest at the Yara depot in Ringaskiddy in Cork, Joe Healy said, “Yara, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers, has hit farmers with seven price increases since last June. […]

St Patrick’s Day 2016 – A Travel Guide

It’s that time of year again – time to don the green feather boas and the tricolour and embrace our national holiday – St Patrick’s Day. A number of colourful and fun-filled parades will descend on towns and villages across the county this Thursday 17th March to celebrate our patron saint. Here at AA Roadwatch, […]

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National 1916 Centenary Events

Although most of the 1916 centenary events are focused around Dublin City, there are a number of national events taking place too over the Easter weekend and throughout 2016 in an effort to commemorate the Rising. So whether you hail from Con Colbert’s home county of Limerick or you’re a Cork native like Thomas Kent, there will be […]

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We’re hiring for AA Patrols in the Cork, Westmeath and Carlow/Kilkenny areas.

Ireland’s major motoring organisation and insurance provider is hiring for flexible qualified mechanics to join its fleet of roadside AA Patrols in the Cork, Westmeath and Carlow/Kilkenny areas. As well as recruiting for an AA Patrol to join our team in Cork, we are also on the lookout for an AA Patrol Team Leader in […]

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