Baltimore RNLI assists two vessels aground in West Cork

Baltimore RNLI assists two vessels aground in West Cork

27 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI was called out to assist a yacht which went aground on East Skeam Island off the coast of West Cork this afternoon (Sunday 27 May). The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their inshore lifeboat at 1.45pm following a request from the Irish Coast Guard to assist a […]

‘Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation

‘Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation

27 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation When: Sunday, 10th June 2018 Where: The Galtee Mountains The annual charity ‘Climb to Remember’ takes place on Sunday, June 10th and will see people from all over Munster rise to the challenge of […]

International conference on building great cities to take place in Cork next month

International conference on building great cities to take place in Cork next month

27 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Hundreds of international delegates interested in the opportunities and challenges facing ‘cities on the rise’ will travel to Cork next month, June 27-30 for the annual congress of the international Academy of Urbanism. The controversial US ‘ godfather of gentrification’ , Richard Florida, who has been derided by […]

PHOTOS: Cork County Council launch ‘Ring Buoy’ Mascot to remind citizens to REBEL against Ring Buoy vandalism

PHOTOS: Cork County Council launch ‘Ring Buoy’ Mascot to remind citizens to REBEL against Ring Buoy vandalism

27 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Shannon Griffin and Erin Pettit-Mee of Ardfield NS, helping at the launch of ‘Rebel’ the ring buoy mascot in Rosscarbery for County Cork, reminding everyone to rebel against ring buoy vandalism. Picture: David Keane.

WEST CORK: Sherkin Islanders prepare for ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ exhibition

WEST CORK: Sherkin Islanders prepare for ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ exhibition

26 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sherkin Island artists, photographers, musicians and craftworkers are preparing for the islands’ annual community exhibition. Part of this year’s West Cork Islands Festival, the exhibition ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ (Summer Together) opens in the Community Hall on Sherkin Island at 2:30pm on Saturday 16th June and will run for […]

WEST CORK: TD says Rural Ireland “being left to wither and die” as Government “facilitates closure of post offices”

WEST CORK: TD says Rural Ireland “being left to wither and die” as Government “facilitates closure of post offices”

25 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony, has warned that vast swathes of West Cork may be without post offices if the An Post proposals come to pass. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony issued the warning as it became clear that the Government is unwilling to block […]

Cork Harbour Festival – 2-10th June 2018

Cork Harbour Festival – 2-10th June 2018

24 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Vibrant Harbour. A Maritime Haven. 9 Festival Days and over 70 Great Events. Cork Harbour Festival is the largest annual event in Cork Harbour offering a nine day celebration of Cork’s maritime culture, from 2nd  – 10th  June 2018.  Kicking off on the June Bank Holiday, with […]

SPORT: 2018 Irish Rowing Team Selection and International Regatta Season Launch

SPORT: 2018 Irish Rowing Team Selection and International Regatta Season Launch

23 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie   Rowing Ireland have announced the 2018 Senior Irish Rowing team who will represent Ireland at World Rowing Cup I and throughout the international regatta season ahead. Following a rigorous selection process carried out at national trials on Inniscarra Lake, concluding last weekend (May 17th – 19th) the […]

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