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 […]

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

17 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Seandun Final of Senior Debating was held in Whitechurch Community Centre on Thursday December 12th. On the night Carrigaline proposed the motion ‘this house believes that security cameras are an invasion of privacy’ which was vehemently opposed by Knockraha. What followed was certainly a highly entertaining debate!! […]

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

17 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Heritage Castles of County Cork, the latest publication in the nationally recognised Heritage of County Cork Publication Series, supported by the Heritage Council – has just been completed and will hit the bookshops in the next few weeks with the launch of the publication taking place in the […]

Road Safety Authority award for Cork Council worker

Road Safety Authority award for Cork Council worker

16 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Caroline Casey has been awarded the Road Safety Authority Leading Lights ‘Road Safety Officer’ award for 2017. The award was presented to Caroline by RSA Chairperson Liz O’Donnell at the RSA’s 10th annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards in Croke Park. Caroline Casey is the Cork County […]

Cork Institute of Technology transform former Gentleman’s Club into ‘city centre hub for postgrad fine art students’

Cork Institute of Technology transform former Gentleman’s Club into ‘city centre hub for postgrad fine art students’

15 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The white building on 46 Grand Parade has a long history. It was formerly home to the Cork City Club and dates back to the early 1800s, and was extensively renovated in 1860. It was a Gentleman’s club in the old – elegant – meaning of the term. In 1952, […]

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton attends Dail na nOg Equality Discussion Day

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton attends Dail na nOg Equality Discussion Day

14 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The decision of Dail na nOg to prioritise equality in schools has been welcomed by Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton. The decision was taken by the national youth parliament at a full day session which was […]

Bishopstown Dr receives ‘Medal of Excellence’ from Irish Research Council

Bishopstown Dr receives ‘Medal of Excellence’ from Irish Research Council

11 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dr Dan O’Brien, a native of Bishopstown, County Cork, has been awarded the ‘Maurice J Bric Medal of Excellence’ from the Irish Research Council. Four researchers were awarded ‘Medals of Excellence’ and were presented as the Council marks 15 years of the Irish Research Council and its forebears, the Irish Research Council […]