PHOTOS: Cork Civil Defence members receive awards

PHOTOS: Cork Civil Defence members receive awards

18 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Civil Defence Members with Chief Fire Officer Seamus Coughlan, Róisín McGuire Civil Defence College Principal, Cork County Mayor Cllr. Declan Hurley and John Maunsell Civil Defence Officer, Cork Civil Defence presentation of 1916 Medals, Long Service Medals and Certificates to Civil Defence volunteers from West, South […]

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

17 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Seandun Final of Senior Debating was held in Whitechurch Community Centre on Thursday December 12th. On the night Carrigaline proposed the motion ‘this house believes that security cameras are an invasion of privacy’ which was vehemently opposed by Knockraha. What followed was certainly a highly entertaining debate!! […]

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

17 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Heritage Castles of County Cork, the latest publication in the nationally recognised Heritage of County Cork Publication Series, supported by the Heritage Council – has just been completed and will hit the bookshops in the next few weeks with the launch of the publication taking place in the […]

CORK WILDLIFE: Official opening of the Bird Hide, Harper’s Island, East Cork

CORK WILDLIFE: Official opening of the Bird Hide, Harper’s Island, East Cork

16 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, T.D. yesterday congratulated the National Parks and Wildlife Service, Cork County Council, BirdWatch Ireland and Glounthaune Community Association for their work on opening the Bird Hide at Harper’s Island. The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will take […]

Road Safety Authority award for Cork Council worker

Road Safety Authority award for Cork Council worker

16 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Caroline Casey has been awarded the Road Safety Authority Leading Lights ‘Road Safety Officer’ award for 2017. The award was presented to Caroline by RSA Chairperson Liz O’Donnell at the RSA’s 10th annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards in Croke Park. Caroline Casey is the Cork County […]

New Star Wars Movie ‘The Last Jedi’ has a CORK CONNECTION! thanks to Cork County Council and Cork City Council

New Star Wars Movie ‘The Last Jedi’ has a CORK CONNECTION! thanks to Cork County Council and Cork City Council

15 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork cinema goers will be keeping their eyes peeled throughout Star Wars: The Last Jedi, for dramatic shots of The Rebel County’s Brow Head and Mizen Head, as the highly anticipated movie hits Irish cinema screens this Friday. Up to 350 of George Lucas’s Star Wars crew and […]

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton attends Dail na nOg Equality Discussion Day

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton attends Dail na nOg Equality Discussion Day

14 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The decision of Dail na nOg to prioritise equality in schools has been welcomed by Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton. The decision was taken by the national youth parliament at a full day session which was […]

EAST CORK TOURISM: The ‘Ring of Cork’ group held a ‘Getting On Board’ Tourism Seminar in the Radisson Blu Little Island

EAST CORK TOURISM: The ‘Ring of Cork’ group held a ‘Getting On Board’ Tourism Seminar in the Radisson Blu Little Island

14 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Kevin Cullinane, Head of Communications with Cork Airport was the Guest Speaker at the ‘Getting on Board’ Tourism Seminar at the Radisson Blu, Little Island yesterday. Cork Airport is the international gateway to the South of Ireland and is uniquely positioned at the start of Ireland’s Ancient East […]

EAST CORK: Cloyne Village benefits from Cork County Council’s Village Enhancement Fund

EAST CORK: Cloyne Village benefits from Cork County Council’s Village Enhancement Fund

14 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cloyne has recently undergone a number of public infrastructure improvements, culminating in the opening by Cllr. Susan McCarthy, Cathaoirleach of the East Cork Municipal District (MD) of Cork County Council, of the public car park on Water Street. The works were funded by the Council’s Village Enhancement Fund. […]

CORK CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXTENSION: Government accepts recommendations of the ‘Cork Implementation Oversight Group’

CORK CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXTENSION: Government accepts recommendations of the ‘Cork Implementation Oversight Group’

12 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, today (12 December) published a report of the Cork Implementation Oversight Group which outlines the proposed delineation of an extended boundary for Cork City. The Cork Implementation Oversight Group, which was established in July 2017 on foot of recommendations […]