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 […]

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 […]

CHARITY: SHARE Thanks the People of Cork for Their Continued Support

CHARITY: SHARE Thanks the People of Cork for Their Continued Support

3 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The generosity of the Cork public during SHARE’s Fast & Fundraising campaign ensures the organisation can continue its good work in 2018. Now in its 48th year, the annual S.H.A.R.E (Students Harness Aid for the Relief of the Elderly) Christmas Campaign, drew to a close this Christmas Eve […]

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation ‘Trolley Watch’ figures show 6% increase in 2017

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation ‘Trolley Watch’ figures show 6% increase in 2017

2 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie INMO annual Trolley and Ward Watch figures indicate any improvement to hospital overcrowding highly unlikely in 2018 unless, drastic and innovative steps taken immediately For the second year running, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) trolley and ward watch figures, heading into the final weekend of the […]

POLITICS: FF v FG – Record trolley figures reflect FG failure in Health says Cork based Fianna Fail Health spokesman

POLITICS: FF v FG – Record trolley figures reflect FG failure in Health says Cork based Fianna Fail Health spokesman

2 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 656 patients waiting on trolleys in hospital Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher says today’s record trolley figures are a damning indictment of this Government’s failure to effectively tackle the overcrowding problems in our health service. The latest stats from the Irish Nurses and Midwives reveal there […]

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

2 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme – leading to the overall Cork Person of the Year title – is marking its 25th Anniversary this month. Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a Civic Reception to mark the […]

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

31 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has created more than 22 new millionaires so far in Ireland in 2017, it was revealed this week. Cheques of one million euros or more were written by National Lottery chiefs to 22 winning ticketholders on EuroMillions, Lotto, and Daily Millions draws during the year. In […]

POLITICS: Splitting of the Justice Department ‘not a panacea’ – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

POLITICS: Splitting of the Justice Department ‘not a panacea’ – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

28 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Sinn Féin TD and Justice spokesperson Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has welcomed the announcement that the Department of Justice is to be divided into two new Departments, but said that greater detail as to the future delineation is required. Deputy Ó Laoghaire has also called for […]