SPORT: Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme

SPORT: Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme

16 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie This week the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Declan Hurley, presented the Cork County Boxing Board with a cheque for €2,000 to assist with the Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme. In January 2017, a team of 20 boxers and officials from across Bristol and Western Counties Boxing […]

How to become a Lifeguard in Cork?

How to become a Lifeguard in Cork?

15 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applications open for Cork County Council’s Beach lifeguard service Are you interested in joining Cork County Council’s Beach Lifeguard Service? The Council are currently recruiting for enthusiastic and diligent applicants to patrol Cork’s 13 Beachguard stations. The position offers a superb opportunity to be part of a service […]

GOODWILL MISSION: Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley travels to Massachusetts to sign economic partnership agreement

GOODWILL MISSION: Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley travels to Massachusetts to sign economic partnership agreement

9 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley has signed an economic partnership agreement with Quincy City in Massachusetts. The aim of the agreement is to promote business, education and tourism links between both regions and to capitalise on the recently established transatlantic route operated by Norwegian […]

County Cork wins Best Community-Based Initiative at the 2018 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards

County Cork wins Best Community-Based Initiative at the 2018 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards

4 February 2018, Sunday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie County Cork wins Best Community-Based Initiative at the 2018 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards. In the 2018 All Ireland Community and Council Awards – held in Croke Park, Dublin, last evening – the County of Cork was awarded Best Community-Based Initiative with regard to ‘Centenary Commemorations in […]

FISHING: Cork City & Co Cork dominate in new Angling catches report for 2017

FISHING: Cork City & Co Cork dominate in new Angling catches report for 2017

4 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork city and county feature prominently in a new Angling catches report for 2017. In Cork city, The Lough and Cork Harbour are highlighted in the Irish Specimen Fish Committee Report 2017, which was published this week. The largest Carp recorded in Ireland last year was caught at […]

Local Authority mortgage scheme opens for Cork on 1st February

Local Authority mortgage scheme opens for Cork on 1st February

31 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Minister Simon Coveney has welcomed the ‘Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan’ mortgage scheme unveiled by his colleague Eoghan Murphy. For the first time Cork – and indeed all Irish – families will be be able to know their payments for the entire lifetime of a mortgage because […]

LITTLE ISLAND: Work continues on €200m data centre

LITTLE ISLAND: Work continues on €200m data centre

29 January 2018 By Mary Bermimghan mary@TheCork.ie Little Island will be the home of Cork’s next digital development. A €200m data centre campus will begin operations as soon as next year. The deal was secured between US firm T5 Data Centers and Cork-based JCD Group due to a reliable high-voltage power supply and a climate, […]

IRISH RAIL: Cork-Dublin Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2017

IRISH RAIL: Cork-Dublin Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2017

26 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Strong Growth also recorded on Cork/Cobh & Cork/Midleton Commuter Services A total of 3.15million passenger journeys were recorded on the Dublin/Cork rail line in 2017, the highest figures ever figures recorded on the route. This represents a 6.5% increase on 2016. Strong growth was also recorded on the […]

Did you know there are 18 Consulates in Cork?

Did you know there are 18 Consulates in Cork?

21 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A capital city such as Dublin has many foreign Embassies. A secondary city such as Cork has many Consulates. A Consulate can be headed by: a Career Consul (A civil servant from the sending country) an Honorary Consul (A resident of the receiving country, who is usually involved […]

TOURISM MAGAZINE: 34,000 Britons read all about Cork city and county

TOURISM MAGAZINE: 34,000 Britons read all about Cork city and county

17 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An article highlighting Cork features in the February edition of Wanderlust travel magazine, profiling this part of Ireland to some 34,000 readers – or potential British holidaymakers. Tourism Ireland in London, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited Phoebe Smith, the editor of Wanderlust, to visit Cork last year. […]

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