TRAFFIC CALMING: Speed ramps installed on Assumption Road, Blackpool

TRAFFIC CALMING: Speed ramps installed on Assumption Road, Blackpool

18 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Fianna Fail Councillor Dr John Sheehan has welcomed the introduction of speed ramps on Assumption Road. “I believe these speed ramps will act as a deterrent to drivers thinking about speeding on the assumption road. Cars going at slower speeds will make it safer for other […]

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. […]

ARTS: Corcadorca Theatre Company receive 7 nominations in Irish Times Theatre Awards

ARTS: Corcadorca Theatre Company receive 7 nominations in Irish Times Theatre Awards

13 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s Corcadorca Theatre Company have received an unprecedented 7 nominations in the Irish Times prestigious Theatre Awards including Best Production, and Best New Play. Actors – and sisters – Catherine and Eileen Walsh, have each been nominated in the Best Actress Category for their Performances in Enda Walsh’s ‘The […]

THINGS TO SEE IN CORK: Cork Cine Club to screen 18 films in St Johns Central College

THINGS TO SEE IN CORK: Cork Cine Club to screen 18 films in St Johns Central College

12 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Films Shown on Thursday Nights in St. John’s Central College CORK CINE CLUB offers authentic and original armchair travel to ten countries around the world during its 18th season of bringing the best of independent international cinema to Cork audiences.  Films from the U.S., Senegal, Australia, France, Morocco, Russia, Zambia, […]

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 […]

TOURISM: Cork features in online edition of Marie Claire Magazine

TOURISM: Cork features in online edition of Marie Claire Magazine

10 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie An article highlighting Cork features in the online edition of Marie Claire magazine this week, profiling the city to the magazine’s many readers – or potential British holidaymakers. Tourism Ireland in London, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited journalist Trish Halpin to visit last October. The resulting article appears this […]

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 […]

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