400 Student Strong Davis College Model United Nations Gets Underway at Cork City Hall

400 Student Strong Davis College Model United Nations Gets Underway at Cork City Hall

17 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Students from 18 secondary schools across Ireland, alongside visiting students from Spain, gather in Cork City Hall this week as Ireland’s largest Model United Nations conference gets underway. Running from Tuesday, 16th January to Friday, 19th January, 400 students will assume the role of delegates representing countries and […]

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. […]

Cork County Council – Muncipal District Community Fund Grant Scheme

Cork County Council – Muncipal District Community Fund Grant Scheme

16 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is “committed to supporting local communities across County Cork” and the Local Authority has confirmed that financial assistance for community, and voluntary groups, along with local organisations will be available through the Community Fund Scheme 2018. This scheme is administered by the 8 Municipal District […]

Irish Water wants to STANDARDISE new pipe connection charges

Irish Water wants to STANDARDISE new pipe connection charges

14 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water (IW) has submitted proposals to the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) for a set of national connection charges and to standardise the scope of work involved in each connection. Today the CRU has opened a public consultation on those proposals. Currently, new connections to the […]

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces another Record Year for Irish Food & Drink Exports

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces another Record Year for Irish Food & Drink Exports

10 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael), today announced that the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports increased by 13% in 2017, to reach €12.6 billion for the first time. The figure increase to €13.5 billion when non-edible products such as […]

GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC! Donate instruments to others via Cork County Library

GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC! Donate instruments to others via Cork County Library

10 January 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Call for donations of musical instruments Cork County Library is currently looking at the possibility of making musical instruments available to borrow through its branch library network on a pilot basis, to allow members of the public to road test their musical skills before investing in a costly […]

POLITICS: Cork TD accuses Government of “fiddling the figures” on number of new houses built

POLITICS: Cork TD accuses Government of “fiddling the figures” on number of new houses built

9 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Solidarity TD for Cork North Central Mick Barry this morning questioned whether the Government are “fiddling the figures” on the number of new houses built in the country last year. The Government claim that 17,309 new houses were built in the country in the first 11 months of […]

ATTN CORK SCHOOLS: Texaco Children’s Art Competition 2018 seeking Cork entries

ATTN CORK SCHOOLS: Texaco Children’s Art Competition 2018 seeking Cork entries

9 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The search to find the young artists who will excel in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition has begun. Last year nine students from Co Cork won prizes in the event which is now in its 64th year and widely acknowledged as the longest running arts sponsorship in […]

JACK LYNCH TUNNEL: Traffic problems to be solved by end of 2022, when flyover will open

JACK LYNCH TUNNEL: Traffic problems to be solved by end of 2022, when flyover will open

7 January 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Construction of Dunkettle Flyover to begin this year, and be completed by end of 2022 Site Clearance Works are now underway at the Dunkettle Interchange Site. The below photograph shows the ongoing Works in the area north of the existing N25 – the large building in the background […]

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