Woman charged in connection with fatal Mallow fire

Woman charged in connection with fatal Mallow fire

23 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardai have charged a woman, late 20’s, in connection with an investigation into a fatal fire which occurred at an apartment at Granary Court, Mallow, County Cork on the 13th March 2014 (i.e. two years ago), in which two men died. The woman is due to appear before […]

People of Cork have waited too long for promised flood protections

People of Cork have waited too long for promised flood protections

22 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin candidate for Cork North Central Cllr Thomas Gould have described as “unacceptable” the length of time that people in Cork have been waiting for promised flood protections. Councillor Gould said; “People in places like Blackpool, Glanmire, and businesses in the city centre have been listening to […]

Green Party candidate calls on voters to look beyond government options on polling day

Green Party candidate calls on voters to look beyond government options on polling day

22 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party candidate for Cork North Central, Oliver Moran, has called on voters to look beyond the options the government is presenting them when finding candidates to vote for on Friday. Speaking today, Mr Moran said: “This election was set up by the government as a choice […]

A busy month for Whitechurch Macra na Feirme Club

A busy month for Whitechurch Macra na Feirme Club

22 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Seandun Finals of the Macra National Talent Competition took place in Ringaskiddy Community Hall last fortnight. A great night’s entertainment with entries in solo singing, solo instrumental, comedy duos, novelty acts, set dancing and mastermind. Whitechurch Macra came away with the top prize in set dancing on […]

Cork County Council to host Cork-China trade delegation

Cork County Council to host Cork-China trade delegation

22 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council will host a high profile trade delegation visiting from Xuzhou, China next week. The delegation will include senior representatives of a number of large, influential companies based in the city of Xuzhou and the wider Jiangsu Province in China. The centrepiece of next week’s visit […]

Cork Foundation to support charity with a €120,000 donation to fund suicide awareness programme

Cork Foundation to support charity with a €120,000 donation to fund suicide awareness programme

19 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Three new jobs will be created and a suicide awareness initiative rolled out at Cork Life Centre, following a €120,000 donation from the unique philanthropic fund Cork Foundation. Two new counsellors and one teacher will join the two full-time staff and 70 volunteers at the Sunday’s Well voluntary […]

Youth Council calls for investment in Cork City and County young people

Youth Council calls for investment in Cork City and County young people

18 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has called on the next Government to invest in the growing youth population in County Cork City & County. NYCI is asking all parties and candidates to commit […]

Local Events in Cork County Urged to Apply For Community Tourism Diaspora Fund

Local Events in Cork County Urged to Apply For Community Tourism Diaspora Fund

16 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council today announced that applications for funding are now being sought under the Community Tourism Initiative for the Diaspora. The initiative, launched in 2014, builds on the community involvement legacy of The Gathering 2013 and is a joint partnership between Cork County Council, IPB Insurance and […]

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