‘Michael Collins House’ Museum opens in Clonakilty, West Cork

‘Michael Collins House’ Museum opens in Clonakilty, West Cork

28 April 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Saturday the 23rd of April, on a beautiful sunny Clonakilty day, the Mayor of the County of Cork John Paul O’Shea officially open the Michael Collins House Museum. The master of ceremonies for the day was Helen Collins the grand niece of Michael Collins, Helen was joined […]

Irish Road Bowling Association recognised by Cork Mayor

Irish Road Bowling Association recognised by Cork Mayor

28 April 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, held a Civic Reception for the Irish Road Bowling Association (Bol Chumann na hÉireann) in recognition of their work over their 62 year history. The Association’s Executive was joined at the reception by the 29 bowlers of the […]

Canadian Ambassador presents €5,000 to Cork County Council for Air India Ahakista Memorial

Canadian Ambassador presents €5,000 to Cork County Council for Air India Ahakista Memorial

26 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea, warmly welcomed Canadian Ambassador, Mr. Kevin Vickers, to County Hall on Tuesday, April 26th. Ambassador Vickers made the special visit to present Cork County Council with €5,000, monies to contribute toward the upkeep of the Air India Memorial […]

Annual Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards – Record Number of Nominations Received

Annual Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards – Record Number of Nominations Received

18 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea, will host the Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards on May 11th 2016 in County Hall. Now in its fourth year, the awards are a public recognition of the amazing work that is undertaken by people throughout Cork, those […]

Mayor of County Cork launches Muintir na Tire ‘Pride in Our Community’ Competition

Mayor of County Cork launches Muintir na Tire ‘Pride in Our Community’ Competition

18 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Councillor John Paul O’Shea launched the Pride in our Community Competition at the County Hall this week. The Pride in Our Community Competition, now celebrating its 12th year, continues to encourage communities to showcase the best of their area by developing sustainable […]

Cork County Council continues to strengthen links with Diaspora in United States

Cork County Council continues to strengthen links with Diaspora in United States

9 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This week the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’Shea will lead a business and tourism delegation on a three city programme of events which will include visits to Chicago, Detroit and New York. The visit follows on from last week’s visit to County Hall […]

‘Ballyhea says no’ group hold final anti-bondholder protest in North Co Cork village

‘Ballyhea says no’ group hold final anti-bondholder protest in North Co Cork village

7 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The ‘Ballyhea says no’ group have held their last march. Around 100 people gathered in the village of in Ballyhea, North Co Cork on Sunday to mark the last rally against the decision to have the Irish taxpayer bail out bondholders. The groups marches lasted only 10 minutes […]

West Cork candidate Alan Coleman promises to open TWO constituency offices

West Cork candidate Alan Coleman promises to open TWO constituency offices

25 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie General election candidate, and former Mayor of Co Cork, Cllr Alan Coleman has committed to retaining two 5-day-a-week offices in Bandon and Skibbereen if elected to Dail Eireann this Friday. During the election campaign Coleman has operated the two offices at St Finbarr’s place, Bandon and Main Street, […]