Top Cork Restaurants announced at Irish Restaurant Awards in Stand Hotel Limerick

22 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The third of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Limerick Strand Hotel last night where 60 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 600 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Tuesday evening where the top […]

Cork City politician unhappy with US warship visit to Cobh

21 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Workers’ Party in Cork has condemned the presence of what it referred to as “armed machine-gunners onboard a US warship” docked at Cobh today. Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan said the presence of the destroyer is a “flagrant breach of Irish neutrality” and the “action-ready […]

Cork County Council St Patricks Day delegation visits New York to promote tourism

17 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Representatives of Cork County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland in New York yesterday (16 March). They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme for 2017, which is in full swing right now. Tourism […]

Cork East TD David Stanton visits Perth, Australia for St Patricks week

15 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork East TD David Stanton (Fine Gael), is in Australia this week, as part of a ‘Promote Ireland’ programme around St Patrick’s Day. Deputy Stanton is also Minister of State for Justice and his schedule included visiting the Council House in Perth, which is going green this week, […]

Cork Postmasters protest at Dublin GPO to resist Post Office closures

14 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Postmasters’ Union to mount a national campaign to ‘save post offices’ and plan Dáil rally for April Postmasters protested outside the GPO today saying that they will resist any Post Office closures driven by An Post, and are to mobilise a national campaign to support communities and […]

Vacant properties in Cork must be brought back into use – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

12 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has called upon the Government to explore the prospect of bringing some of the 198,000 vacant properties in the state back into use in order to alleviate some of the pressure that has resulted in both a housing and homeless crisis. The […]

‘Diaspora training’ available across County Cork

‘Diaspora training’ available across County Cork

10 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Foundation, which connects Cork people globally to help Cork people locally recently held a number of diaspora training sessions. As part of the partnership between Cork County Council and Cork Foundation, the aim is to get communities active and engaged with their diaspora. Further training sessions […]

9 Cork Pharmacies competing in St Patrick’s Day themed shopfront window-dressing competition

9 Cork Pharmacies competing in St Patrick’s Day themed shopfront window-dressing competition

9 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Nine Cork city and county retail outlets are seeking the public’s vote to help them win the Go Green with Green Angel Skincare Challenge – a nationwide search to find Ireland’s most creative shop window. The competition challenges Green Angel stockists to produce the country’s best St Patrick’s […]

New Cork pharmacy technicians graduate from Irish Pharmacy Union course

New Cork pharmacy technicians graduate from Irish Pharmacy Union course

9 March 2017, Thursday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On Monday 6th March new pharmacy technicians enjoyed their graduation ceremony from a comprehensive two-year course, which is delivered and administered by the Irish Pharmacy Union. The course prepares pharmacy technicians to “assist pharmacists in ensuring the delivery of a high quality pharmacy service efficiently and safely […]