€8,000 Short Script Award goes to Alan Dunne, writer and director of ‘Earthly Bonds’, which will be produced by Eamonn Tutty

28 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Film In Cork is delighted to announce that after a long and rigorous selection process, a unanimous winner has been selected for the €8,000 Short Script Award 2017. The winning project is ‘Earthly Bonds’, written and to be directed by Alan Dunne, and to be produced by Eamonn […]

Funeral of former Falkland Islands Govenor held in Bantry

28 February 2017, Tuesday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The funeral took place today of Sir Cosmo Dugal Patrick Thomas Haskard, KCMG, MBE. Sir Cosmo Haskard died this day last week at his home at Tragariff on the shores of Bantry Bay. Born in Dublin in November 1916 he had marked his 100th Birthday just three months […]

Mercy Hospital Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary

Mercy Hospital Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary

28 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This week the Mercy Hospital Foundation celebrates its 10th birthday. There was a special event in The Mercy University Hospital yesterday, recognising and acknowledging the many people who have helped the charity support advancements in research, diagnosis, treatments and care of patients since its establishment in February 2007. From […]

Cork TD Mick Barry is against the idea of an “excessive use” water charge

28 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning said that an “excessive use” charge for water would be a “Trojan horse for water charges” and said that his Anti Austerity Alliance party would not sign up to the Oireachtas report on water if support for […]

Food Tourism on the Menu in North Cork

Food Tourism on the Menu in North Cork

26 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland and Taste Cork have joined forces to encourage over twenty food operators in North Cork to tell their story and help them stand out in the international food tourism landscape. The workshop event, which was held at Longueville House, Mallow, addressed the growing expectations of visitors […]

2017 BIM Young Fishmonger of the Year speaks at Union Hall cooking demonstation

24 February 2017, Friday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “A-fish-ionado Open Day” at The Fish Shop in Union Hall today which featured Conor Sheridan, owner/chef, the Glandore Bistro and Stephen Hurley, 2017 BIM Young Fishmonger of the Year. Stephen talked about what fish are in season, the importance of provenance and preparation and indicated some of […]

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