E.U. GIVES FREE-TRAVEL TO YOUNG PEOPLE: Irish students encouraged to avail of free interrail tickets

E.U. GIVES FREE-TRAVEL TO YOUNG PEOPLE: Irish students encouraged to avail of free interrail tickets

18 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Co Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada is encouraging Irish students to take advantage of free interrail tickets being offered by the EU. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the Culture and Education Committee, urged students to avail of the scheme which will allow […]

TRAFFIC CALMING: Speed ramps installed on Assumption Road, Blackpool

TRAFFIC CALMING: Speed ramps installed on Assumption Road, Blackpool

18 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Fianna Fail Councillor Dr John Sheehan has welcomed the introduction of speed ramps on Assumption Road. “I believe these speed ramps will act as a deterrent to drivers thinking about speeding on the assumption road. Cars going at slower speeds will make it safer for other […]

400 Student Strong Davis College Model United Nations Gets Underway at Cork City Hall

400 Student Strong Davis College Model United Nations Gets Underway at Cork City Hall

17 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Students from 18 secondary schools across Ireland, alongside visiting students from Spain, gather in Cork City Hall this week as Ireland’s largest Model United Nations conference gets underway. Running from Tuesday, 16th January to Friday, 19th January, 400 students will assume the role of delegates representing countries and […]

POLITICS: Cork MEP lays out fisheries position to EU Commissioner

POLITICS: Cork MEP lays out fisheries position to EU Commissioner

17 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada held a bilateral meeting with European Commissioner for Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, in the European Parliament this week. The Ireland South MEP met with Mr Vella to discuss the current state and future for Irish fisheries, Brexit and access to funding […]

TOURISM MAGAZINE: 34,000 Britons read all about Cork city and county

TOURISM MAGAZINE: 34,000 Britons read all about Cork city and county

17 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An article highlighting Cork features in the February edition of Wanderlust travel magazine, profiling this part of Ireland to some 34,000 readers – or potential British holidaymakers. Tourism Ireland in London, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited Phoebe Smith, the editor of Wanderlust, to visit Cork last year. […]

WEST CORK: Schools encouraged to participate in Positive Mental Health Initiative

WEST CORK: Schools encouraged to participate in Positive Mental Health Initiative

16 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister for Mental Health, Jim Daly, is calling on all schools in West Cork to take part in this year’s Mission Possible: School Achievement awards. Mission Possible: School Achievement awards, organised by St. Patricks Mental Health Services, is an initiative dedicated […]

FARMING POLITICS: West Cork TD accuses Dept of Agriculture of another level of impractical bureaucracy

FARMING POLITICS: West Cork TD accuses Dept of Agriculture of another level of impractical bureaucracy

16 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ‘Plans by officials at the Department of Agriculture to introduce rules dictating the direction that farmers can plough their fields are impractical and display a major lack of common sense’ – That is the view of West Cork Independent TD, Michael Collins. He is astonished at what he […]

Cork County Council – Muncipal District Community Fund Grant Scheme

Cork County Council – Muncipal District Community Fund Grant Scheme

16 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is “committed to supporting local communities across County Cork” and the Local Authority has confirmed that financial assistance for community, and voluntary groups, along with local organisations will be available through the Community Fund Scheme 2018. This scheme is administered by the 8 Municipal District […]

WEST CORK: 73 year old man dies after being struck by car while walking in Clonakilty

WEST CORK: 73 year old man dies after being struck by car while walking in Clonakilty

15 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Gardai in Clonakilty, West Cork are investigating a single vehicle fatal collision involving a car and a pedestrian that occurred on Fernhill Road at approximately 7.15pm this evening. A 73-year-old male pedestrian was fatally injured when he was struck by a car. He was pronounced dead at the […]

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