Cork’s Alternative Bread Company marks 20 years in English Market

Cork’s Alternative Bread Company marks 20 years in English Market

24 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This coming Saturday 25 November, the award-winning Alternative Bread Company celebrates its 20th anniversary in the heart of the historic English Market on Grand Parade, and will be marking the occasion with a fundraising day for the Cork Simon Community. ABC will be donating the day’s profits to […]

ALUMNI AWARDS: UCC to celebrate outstanding alumni 

ALUMNI AWARDS: UCC to celebrate outstanding alumni 

24 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The first visually-impaired athlete to complete seven marathons on seven continents in seven days, the founders of an initiative to engage girls in STEM, and the coach of Cork senior ladies’ football team during 10 All-Ireland wins are among those to be honoured at UCC today. UCC law […]

POLITICS: HSE consultants must accept that their priority should be public patients – says Cork Fianna Fail TD

POLITICS: HSE consultants must accept that their priority should be public patients – says Cork Fianna Fail TD

23 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher (Cork North Central) has said he is deeply disturbed but not surprised following this weeks RTÉ Investigates programme that looked at a number of practices by private consultants in Irish public hospitals. “This is an issue that is having a very negative […]

FARMING: New report is first step in sustainable future for Tillage Sector – Lombard

FARMING: New report is first step in sustainable future for Tillage Sector – Lombard

23 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A new report published by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, is the first step in sustainable future for Tillage Sector, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, was speaking after the launch of the report this morning (Wednesday) in […]

CORK CITY NEEDS MORE CCTV: says Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn

CORK CITY NEEDS MORE CCTV: says Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn

23 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn says the value of community based CCTV schemes cannot be ignored in the debate on the future of these programmes. The Data Protection Commissioner has confirmed that the office will look into concerns which have been raised about the scheme. The Community Based […]

Max Polyakov and Association Noosphere put the brakes on Vernadsky Challenge 2018

Max Polyakov and Association Noosphere put the brakes on Vernadsky Challenge 2018

22 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Max Polyakov and Noosphere have suspended plans for next year’s Vernadsky Challenge 2018, a popular annual competition for engineering startups held in Ukraine The Vernadsky Challenge is a popular annual competition for engineering startups held in Ukraine. Michael Ryabokon, co-founder of Association Noosphere, announced on his blog last […]

SPORT: Mardyke Arena (University College Cork) will host 2018 Basketball ‘FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries’

SPORT: Mardyke Arena (University College Cork) will host 2018 Basketball ‘FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries’

22 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Basketball Ireland today announced the venue for next summer’s FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries. The event will take place at the Mardyke Arena, University College Cork from June 26th to July 1st, 2018. “This is fantastic news for the Irish basketball community,” said Secretary General of […]

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