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 […]

POLITICS: 142,472 delayed discharges are causing severe backlogs in our public hospitals – says Cork TD

POLITICS: 142,472 delayed discharges are causing severe backlogs in our public hospitals – says Cork TD

27 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Better resourcing of home help, home care packages and nursing homes could alleviate ED trolley crisis – says Cork TD Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher TD (Cork North Central) has said that the Government could make progress towards ending the trolley crisis in our emergency departments […]

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

24 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley (RC) and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton (COI) As the season of Christmas approaches, we pray that God will bless the people of Cork during the forthcoming Feast and during the year ahead. […]

CHRISTMAS EVE: Cork Tourist Attraction gives out free soup and apple juice

CHRISTMAS EVE: Cork Tourist Attraction gives out free soup and apple juice

24 December 2017, 8am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Nano Nagle Place to host charity event in aid of the Cork Simon Community On Christmas Eve, Sunday 24th December, the newly opened Nano Nagle Place on Douglas Street in Cork, will revive a centuries-old tradition by offering a warm mug of soup and mulled apple juice […]

PHOTOS: Cork celebrates Jewish History

PHOTOS: Cork celebrates Jewish History

22 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Evening Echo is a public artwork by New Zealand artist Maddie Leach. It is sited on old gasometer land gifted by Bord Gáis to Cork City Council in the late 1980s. This site was subsequently re-dedicated as Shalom Park in 1989. The park sits in the centre of […]

VERDE LED is first Irish lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation

VERDE LED is first Irish lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation

21 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork based manufacturer of commercial energy saving LED lighting solutions, VERDE LED has become the first, and only, Irish Lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation from the UK. The Carbon Trust Accredited Supplier scheme is the UK’s market-leading scheme for high quality energy efficient equipment and […]

Santa Claus visits St Annes Childrens Ward, Mercy Hospital

Santa Claus visits St Annes Childrens Ward, Mercy Hospital

20 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Santa and “little helpers” from the River Lee Hotel pay a special Christmas visit to St. Anne’s Children’s Ward at The Mercy Santa Claus paid a very special visit to St. Anne’s Children’s Ward at the Mercy University Hospital on Tuesday, December 19th; and together with some “little […]