BONFIRE NIGHT: What do see and do in Cork City? – Cork City Council running 5 events

BONFIRE NIGHT: What do see and do in Cork City? – Cork City Council running 5 events

22 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dowtcha Puppets have built some jaw-dropping bonfire sculptures with local youth groups as part of Cork City Council’s family friendly Bonfire Night celebrations tomorrow Friday, June 23. This is the 10th anniversary of the hugely successful event, Young people created sculptures with Dowtcha Puppets in parks at Mahon, […]

CORK CITY COUNCIL: Must press ahead with boundary extension – Four Lord Mayors issue a statement outlining why

CORK CITY COUNCIL: Must press ahead with boundary extension – Four Lord Mayors issue a statement outlining why

21 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council wants to expand it’s boundary, but doing so would come at the expense of Cork County Council. The most recent report – the Mackinnon Report – into the long running issue recommends an extension of the City. Since the initiation of the Cork Local Government […]

FARM SAFETY: Don’t let standards slip during warm weather – says Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

FARM SAFETY: Don’t let standards slip during warm weather – says Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

21 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister Creed urges farmers to prioritise farm safety The recently reappointed Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, has issued a fresh appeal to farmers and contractors alike to prioritise farm safety as the current warm weather sees a large amount of farm activity taking place throughout the […]

CORK NEEDS MOTORWAYS AND BROADBAND: otherwise the jobs and business battle with Dublin will be lost

CORK NEEDS MOTORWAYS AND BROADBAND: otherwise the jobs and business battle with Dublin will be lost

21 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ibec makes submission to the Mid-Term review of Government’s Capital Plan Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has called upon Government to increase investment in regional infrastructure, claiming that failure to adopt a more ambitious capital plan would accentuate the growing imbalance between the regions and the […]

PICTURES: Elton plays Live at the Marquee, Cork

PICTURES: Elton plays Live at the Marquee, Cork

21 June 2017, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Elton John brought his Wonderful Crazy Night tour to Live at the Marquee, Cork last night at 8pm. It was his 4th time playing Cork’s tented summertime venue, and his 23rd time performing in Ireland. Photographer Darragh Kane was at the sunny evening event and sent us […]

ANTI FOULING: Mayor of County Cork asks dog owners to keep public parks litter free

ANTI FOULING: Mayor of County Cork asks dog owners to keep public parks litter free

21 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie With school holidays, tourist season and outdoor activities in full swing during the fine weather, Cork County Council is reminding dog owners of the importance of removing any dog waste from public areas and parks. The Council has run a number of awareness campaigns in the past and […]

FREE FOOD: New healthy deli ‘Freshly Chopped’ offers promo of free salads next week in Spar, Eastgate Business Park, Little Island, Cork

FREE FOOD: New healthy deli ‘Freshly Chopped’ offers promo of free salads next week in Spar, Eastgate Business Park, Little Island, Cork

21 June 2017, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A healthy food deli called Freshly Chopped has today announced the opening of a counter in Little Island, Cork. Freshly Chopped Little Island will be followed by a second Cork outlet later in the year. As a promotion Freshly Chopped will serve free salads in its Little […]

ENTERTAINMENT: 3rd time Lotto winner cashes in his Supervalu Ballincollig winning ticket at Lotto HQ

ENTERTAINMENT: 3rd time Lotto winner cashes in his Supervalu Ballincollig winning ticket at Lotto HQ

20 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Munster bachelor, who works in Cork, is claiming to be Ireland’s luckiest man after he paid his third visit in 13 years to the coveted National Lottery Winners room today. The delighted player, who left the Dublin building with a cheque for almost €20,000, joked with National […]

EXPORT FARMING: Cork Senator Tim Lombard welcomes news that US Government approves Irish Beef

EXPORT FARMING: Cork Senator Tim Lombard welcomes news that US Government approves Irish Beef

20 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator and member of the joint Agriculture, Food and the Marine committee, Tim Lombard, has said that the US Government approval of the unique, high quality of Irish Beef is great news for beef farmers here in Cork. Tim Lombard told TheCork.ie “After a […]

RURAL FUNDING: €195,600 in CLÁR funding for communities in Cork

RURAL FUNDING: €195,600 in CLÁR funding for communities in Cork

20 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the allocation of €195,600 in CLÁR programme funding for 4 local projects. “I am delighted that €195,600 has been allocated to Cork. It is vitally important that we provide children in isolated rural areas with places to play safely […]

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