Meet me Halfway right at the borderline… of West Cork

Meet me Halfway right at the borderline… of West Cork

13 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of the two Fine Gael TD’s in Cork South West Jim Daly has received confirmation from Cork County Council that a “long term sustainable solution” is to be put in place to enhance the appearance of the “Halfway” roundabout. The news comes about twelve months on since […]

Cork Heritage Open Day launched

Cork Heritage Open Day launched

12 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Experience Cork’s heritage and history through free events and open buildings on Cork’s Heritage Open Day From Rory Gallagher walking tours to the hidden treasures of the Masonic Lodge, the diversity of Cork’s unique heritage will be open for all to explore and celebrate on Cork Heritage Open […]

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

10 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The €4.3m 27 acre Asian Sanctuary development at Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork was officially opened this afternoon by Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine & Defence Simon Coveney TD. The Asian Sanctuary is a 27 acre expansion that is home already to some of the world’s […]

Nurse named as Cork Person is the Month

Nurse named as Cork Person is the Month

7 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Visionary County Cork Nurse, Pat McMahon from Meelin, Newmarket, has been named July Cork Person of the Month to mark his inspirational life and work in India over the past eleven years, especially in his fight against malnutrition. Pat co-founded a free children’s hospital and community malnutrition centre […]

CIT to promote SpringBoard late this month

CIT to promote SpringBoard late this month

7 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Close to three hundred job seekers can avail of places, on eighteen courses, at Cork Institute of Technology under the 2015 Springboard+ Initiative. A Springboard+ Showcase Event will be hosted by the HEA in the Metropole Hotel, Cork, on 20th August, from 1 to 7pm. At the Showcase, […]

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

Cork Craft Month launched

Cork Craft Month launched

5 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Cork Craft Month” got underway at a launch event last night [Tuesday 4 August, 2015] at the James O’ Neill Building in Kinsale, Co. Cork. Now in its sixth year, Cork Craft Month has become a haven for celebrating creativity, and is one of the key events taking […]

VIDEO: Cork’s Alcatraz (Spike Island) takes step closer to becoming major tourist attraction

31 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Construction work will start in August on a €5million development of Spike Island. Cork County Council has awarded the contract for the works to Cumnor Construction Ltd., and the project is due for completion in June 2016. Listen to this story Spike Island occupies a key location in […]

Cork towns fair shortlisted for Failte Ireland award

Cork towns fair shortlisted for Failte Ireland award

30 July 2015 By Declan O’Leary declan@TheCork.ie The Cork towns of Clonakilty, Cobh and Youghal have been shortlisted for the Failte Ireland Tourism Towns Awards 2015. 15 towns are included in the shortlist which has been released by Fáilte Ireland. The competition, now in its fourth year, is designed to recognise Irish towns and villages […]

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