ENTERTAINMENT: €500,000 EuroMillions ticket sold in Ballinlough

ENTERTAINMENT: €500,000 EuroMillions ticket sold in Ballinlough

23 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie EuroMillions players on the Southside of Cork City are today being urged to check their tickets after last night’s EuroMillions draw produced a EuroMillions Plus top prize winner of €500,000. So far this year, Irish players have won an incredible 17 EuroMillions Plus top prizes of €500,000. At […]

SPORT: GAA Exhibition opens in Cork Museum, Fitzgerald Park

SPORT: GAA Exhibition opens in Cork Museum, Fitzgerald Park

23 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie To coincide with this year’s All-Ireland Hurling Championship and the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh, a new temporary exhibition will open tomorrow in the Cork Public Museum, Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork. The exhibition “Hair Hurling Balls: Earliest Artefacts of our National Game” was first exhibited at the National Museum of […]

SINN FEIN: Cork housing crisis is “due to FF/FG legacy of failure” says MEP Ní Riada

SINN FEIN: Cork housing crisis is “due to FF/FG legacy of failure” says MEP Ní Riada

22 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the government “continues to pile failure on upon failure” when it comes to the housing crisis. The Ireland South MEP was speaking in the wake of two reports this week which revealed that rent prices have leapt yet […]

NORTH CORK: Revenue officers seize 18 litres of suspected counterfeit vodka

NORTH CORK: Revenue officers seize 18 litres of suspected counterfeit vodka

22 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Yesterday, in an intelligence-led operation, Revenue officers in Cork carried out a search under warrant of private premises in “a town in North Cork” which the agency did not name specifically, and seized 18 litres of suspected counterfeit vodka. They were assisted in the operation by local Gardaí, […]

IRISH HOUSING CRISIS: Government policy is creating a “disaster” for renters and a “paradise” for landlords – says Cork TD

IRISH HOUSING CRISIS: Government policy is creating a “disaster” for renters and a “paradise” for landlords – says Cork TD

22 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that Government housing policy is creating a “disaster” for renters and a “paradise” for landlords. His comments came in the wake of the new daft.ie report which shows rents to have risen 12% year on year to June […]

EAST CORK: Topaz opens refurbished Lakeview Service Station, Whitegate, Midleton

EAST CORK: Topaz opens refurbished Lakeview Service Station, Whitegate, Midleton

22 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Topaz, Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, has officially opened its newly redeveloped state-of-the-art service station at Whitegate Road, Midleton, Co Cork. This is one of the closest service stations to Ireland’s only oil refinery at Whitegate. The opening of Topaz Lakeview welcomes 13 new jobs to the […]

COUNTY CORK: Plenty of things to do on Culture Night 2017 – Friday 22nd September

COUNTY CORK: Plenty of things to do on Culture Night 2017 – Friday 22nd September

22 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The count down has started for this year’s Culture Night, the annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts, which takes place on Friday, 22nd September. An opportunity to explore your local area as arts, cultural organisations, and venues of all shapes and sizes around […]

CORK LAW: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators to hold free forum on Compulsory Purchase Order

CORK LAW: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators to hold free forum on Compulsory Purchase Order

21 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, CIArb Ireland, will host a free ADR Forum in Cork on the subject of Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) arbitrations, on Thursday 21st September 2017, organised by the CIArb Young Members Group. The event is open to all interested members of the public. The […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork Comedy Festival 2017

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork Comedy Festival 2017

21 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie There will be plenty of laughs Leeside next month in the second Cork Comedy Fest, which takes place from 21st – 24th September. Following the success of last year’s inaugural festival, the second instalment is back with a bang with some 25 gigs scheduled in six venues across […]

FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Bessborough site should be donated to Cork City or to the State – says Cork City Cllr

FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Bessborough site should be donated to Cork City or to the State – says Cork City Cllr

20 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Cork City Councillor Chris O’Leary has said that Bessborough should be donated to the City of Cork or to the state. He stated that the considerable state funding received by Bessborough means that there is a social obligation for the Sisters of the Scared Hearts of […]

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