VIDEO: Official opening of ‘Leevale Athletics High Performance Centre, Farranlea Road, Cork’

VIDEO: Official opening of ‘Leevale Athletics High Performance Centre, Farranlea Road, Cork’

17 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Leevale Athletic Club mark 50th Anniversary by officialy opening new ‘Leevale High Performance Centre, Farranlea Road, Cork’ On the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the club, Leevale AC’s International heros cut the tape to Open Club’s High Performance centre, on Saturday July 15th, 2017. Seven of Leevale’s […]

PICTURES: Laya City Spectacular at Fitzgerald Park, Cork City

PICTURES: Laya City Spectacular at Fitzgerald Park, Cork City

17 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular Where: Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork Supported by: Cork City Council and Fáilte Ireland When: Saturday July 15 & Sunday July 16, 2017 Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular returned to Dublin’s Merrion Square and to Cork’s Fitzgerald Park over the weekend. The festival which is sponsored […]

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City FC v Bray Wanderers

16 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City FC will be looking to return to winning ways as they make a Sunday afternoon trip to the Carlisle Grounds to face Bray Wanderers. City suffered their first defeat of the season on Thursday as they were edged out 1-0 by AEK Larnaca at Turner’s Cross; […]

VIDEO: Cork’s RedFM Launch New Online Travel YouTube series

VIDEO: Cork’s RedFM Launch New Online Travel YouTube series

15 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork’s RedFM have partnered with award winning travel website OnTheQT.ie to launch a brand new tv series for online called Red Travel. Red Travel presented by Stephanie Lynch of OnTheQT.ie will be a weekly tv show for online that will feature a unique look at tourism destinations both in Ireland and Overseas. […]

RURAL TRANSPORT: New public 7-day bus service between Kinsale and Clonakilty begins on Monday – Route 253

RURAL TRANSPORT: New public 7-day bus service between Kinsale and Clonakilty begins on Monday – Route 253

15 July 2017, Saturday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A new seven day return bus services, operating five times daily, will run between Kinsale and Clonakilty from Monday, July 17th next. Speaking at the launch, David O’Brien, CEO of Local Link Cork outlined how the service was initially proposed by local tourism interests in the area, […]

HOMELESSNESS: Cork City Council NEEDS City Boundary expansion to tackle HOUSING CRISIS

HOMELESSNESS: Cork City Council NEEDS City Boundary expansion to tackle HOUSING CRISIS

14 July 2017, Friday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork City Council Deputy Chief Executive, Pat Ledwidge has expressed concerns that the local authority’s ability to meet housing demand could be hampered unless the city boundary is extended. Commenting on the housing challenges facing the City, Mr Ledwidge said: “Historically, a third of all of the […]

HOLIDAY INSURANCE: Free ‘EU Health Insurance Card’ can protect holiday-goers from costly healthcare bills

HOLIDAY INSURANCE: Free ‘EU Health Insurance Card’ can protect holiday-goers from costly healthcare bills

14 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie In advance of the peak holiday season, Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging all overseas travellers to avail of the free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), formerly the E111 form. “With the school holidays now in full swing, many families will be setting off on trips abroad. […]

SPORT & ENTERTAINMENT: €1.6m upgrade of Bishopstown Leisure Centre, Cork

SPORT & ENTERTAINMENT: €1.6m upgrade of Bishopstown Leisure Centre, Cork

13 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie LW Management, the management agency responsible for LeisureWorld Bishopstown, has announced details of a €1.6 million self-financed investment to modernise the Bishopstown facility over the coming months. Opened in 1997 LeisureWorld Bishopstown has grown and evolved over the past 20 years to be one of the leading health, […]

NORTH CORK: €369k EuroMillions ticket sold in Ballydaheen, Mallow, Co Cork

NORTH CORK: €369k EuroMillions ticket sold in Ballydaheen, Mallow, Co Cork

13 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie EuroMillions players in Cork are today being urged to check their tickets after last night’s EuroMillions draw produced another big Irish winner who scooped €369,210 on a Match 5 + Lucky Star. The latest big Irish EuroMilllions win follows Friday night’s €28.9 million EuroMillions jackpot win in Castlebar, […]