CHARITY: Cork’s – ‘Myrtleville Swimmers’ – to swim English Channel in aid of CUH Children’s Unit

CHARITY: Cork’s – ‘Myrtleville Swimmers’ – to swim English Channel in aid of CUH Children’s Unit

23 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Six members from the Myrtleville Swimmers, known more locally as the ‘Myrtleville Selkies’ are preparing to swim over and back to France in the English Channel over a period of 40 hours. Their swim will hopefully start from the 30th June in Dover. The English Channel has become […]

ENVIRONMENT: Irish Water investing €1.3m in wastewater monitoring and sampling in Cork – creating cleaner rivers and coastal waters

ENVIRONMENT: Irish Water investing €1.3m in wastewater monitoring and sampling in Cork – creating cleaner rivers and coastal waters

23 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Water is to invest €1.3m million in flow monitoring and performance sampling equipment in wastewater treatment plants across County Cork as part of a nationwide project which will provide enhanced protection for our rivers and coastal waters. The project will also allow Irish Water to identify where […]

SPORT: Rosscarbery West Cork man Mike Keohane to represent Ireland at World Transplant Games in Malaga, Spain

SPORT: Rosscarbery West Cork man Mike Keohane to represent Ireland at World Transplant Games in Malaga, Spain

18 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Rosscarbery man Mike Keohane will represent Ireland at the upcoming World Transplant Games in Malaga, Spain at the end of the month. Mike has represented Ireland at previous Transplant Championships but is aiming to win his first World Medal in Malaga. Currently the Irish National Indoor Masters 3k […]

POLITICAL CHANGE: Group organises Cork March to ‘Repeal the Eighth Amendment’ this Saturday

POLITICAL CHANGE: Group organises Cork March to ‘Repeal the Eighth Amendment’ this Saturday

14 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new Cork branch of the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment was officially launched at a press conference in Cork today (14.06.2017). The Cork branch is the first regional branch of the Coalition to be established. Commenting on the launch, Kathy D’Arcy, member of the Cork Coalition, […]

RUNNING: Rob Heffernan and Alex Wright launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal

RUNNING: Rob Heffernan and Alex Wright launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal

13 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Stepping up to the mark: Rob Heffernan and Alex Wright launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal On the back of their team’s recent bronze medal win at the European Race Walking Cup in the Czech Republic, race-walkers Rob Heffernan and […]

CHILDCARE: Cork Senator Tim Lombard promotes new website AffordableChildcare.ie

CHILDCARE: Cork Senator Tim Lombard promotes new website AffordableChildcare.ie

12 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New website affordablechildcare.ie From September Cork families will benefit from more affordable childcare and Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging parents to take time to check out their rights. “Since first entering Government, Fine Gael has prioritised hard pressed working families; the people who bore the brunt […]

CHARITY: Sunflower Days fundraise for Marymount Hospice Cork

CHARITY: Sunflower Days fundraise for Marymount Hospice Cork

10 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marymount’s Sunflower Days are taking place all over the streets of Cork city and county towns on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June. Please support your local hospice by buying a pin or texting MARYMOUNT to 50300 to donate €4. Paula McGovern, Head of Communications with Marymount Hospice […]

CHARITY: KBC Bank staff fundraise for Alzheimer Society of Ireland with nationwide relay race which includes Cork

CHARITY: KBC Bank staff fundraise for Alzheimer Society of Ireland with nationwide relay race which includes Cork

9 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie KBC Bank Ireland has announced its new Charity Partner of the Year is The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) as staff get set to take part in a gruelling 600km relay race across Ireland. More than 60 KBC colleagues will join forces for The Alzheimer Society of Ireland […]