SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cork Lord Mayor launches ‘Young Knocknaheeny Programme’ – early intervention

SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cork Lord Mayor launches ‘Young Knocknaheeny Programme’ – early intervention

1 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald has launched a groundbreaking early intervention document which seeks to consolidate supports to parents from pregnancy through to the early years in primary school. The Young Knocknaheeny Programme meet families during pregnancy, provides language programmes from 9 months and support childcare […]

HEALTH AND SAFETY CLOSES CORK LIBRARY: Kanturk Library closes until further notice – Newmarket opens fulltime as replacement

HEALTH AND SAFETY CLOSES CORK LIBRARY: Kanturk Library closes until further notice – Newmarket opens fulltime as replacement

29 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie “For reasons of public safety” Cork County Council’s Library Service have said that Kanturk Library will be closed from today until further notice. The County Library sincerely regrets the inconvenience to Kanturk Library users and to mitigate the impact, Newmarket Library will open on a full time basis […]

UNEMPLOYMENT: 1,348 young people in CORK unemployed for 6 months or more

UNEMPLOYMENT: 1,348 young people in CORK unemployed for 6 months or more

26 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 1,348 young people unemployed for 6 months or more Over 11,000 young people long-term unemployed nationally still far too high, says Youth Council The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – whose members work with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has highlighted concerns at the number of […]

BUSINESS: Cork TD welcomes €330,000 funding for ‘Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network’ (WREN)

BUSINESS: Cork TD welcomes €330,000 funding for ‘Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network’ (WREN)

26 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New funding has been announced for female entrepreneurs living in Cork and Limerick. The Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) project will see more than €330,000 in funding, provided by the Department of Justice and Equality and the European Social Fund, allocated to promote entrepreneurial skills amongst women in […]

CORKMAN DOING BUSINESS ABROAD: Irish-Mexican Chamber of Commerce Launched by Cork based Minister Michael Creed

CORKMAN DOING BUSINESS ABROAD: Irish-Mexican Chamber of Commerce Launched by Cork based Minister Michael Creed

23 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On the final leg of the Trade Mission to the Americas, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine – Cork based – Michael Creed T.D., launched the Irish-Mexican Chamber of Commerce at a reception hosted by the Ambassador of Ireland to Mexico. Ireland and Mexico already have strong […]

COMMUNITY: Carrigaline Cllr Seamus McGrath holds final event as ‘Mayor of the County of Cork’

COMMUNITY: Carrigaline Cllr Seamus McGrath holds final event as ‘Mayor of the County of Cork’

23 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayoral Reception – Recognition for Remarkable Achievers across County Cork The outgoing Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Séamus McGrath (Fianna Fail) hosted the final Mayoral Reception of his one-year term yesterday in the Foyer of County Hall, formally recognising a number of significant achievements from groups […]

ENVIRONMENT: Irish Water investing €1.3m in wastewater monitoring and sampling in Cork – creating cleaner rivers and coastal waters

ENVIRONMENT: Irish Water investing €1.3m in wastewater monitoring and sampling in Cork – creating cleaner rivers and coastal waters

23 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Water is to invest €1.3m million in flow monitoring and performance sampling equipment in wastewater treatment plants across County Cork as part of a nationwide project which will provide enhanced protection for our rivers and coastal waters. The project will also allow Irish Water to identify where […]

SPORT: 17th Annual ‘Tour de Munster’ cycle will fundraise for Down Syndrome Ireland

SPORT: 17th Annual ‘Tour de Munster’ cycle will fundraise for Down Syndrome Ireland

22 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The four day ‘Tour de Munster’ charity cycle, which was launched by cycling legend Sean Kelly and celebrity guest Aoibhín Garrihy in the beautiful grounds of Bunratty Castle takes place from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th August, and will see over 100 amateur cyclists cycle over 600km around […]