CARRIGALINE MAN: to appear on Winning Streak TV gameshow – first episode since Summer break

CARRIGALINE MAN: to appear on Winning Streak TV gameshow – first episode since Summer break

21 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Europe’s longest-running TV gameshow, Winning Streak returns to living rooms all over Ireland this Saturday evening (23rd September) at 8:15pm on RTÉ One. Show presenters Marty Whelan and Cork born Sinead Kennedy are back as Winning Streak celebrates its 29th series. Five players are ready to compete to win cash, […]

LITTLE ISLAND: Proposals to build bike share stations, and establish shuttle bus from train station to business parks – welcomed by Green Party

LITTLE ISLAND: Proposals to build bike share stations, and establish shuttle bus from train station to business parks – welcomed by Green Party

20 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has welcomed proposals from Cork Chamber to improve commuter services at Little Island. The proposals include bike share stations on the island and at the nearby train station, a shuttle bus service from Little Island Train Station, a city bus service, and dedicated […]

HEALTH: ‘Dublin ambulance was dispatched to Cork’ – Cork Labour Rep wants an explanation

HEALTH: ‘Dublin ambulance was dispatched to Cork’ – Cork Labour Rep wants an explanation

19 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Councillor for Swords Duncan Smith and Cork City Local Area Representative* Peter Horgan have both called for an investigation into media reports as to how a Swords based ambulance was dispatched to Cork City. “As part of the local Community First Responders group in Swords, I am […]

CULTURE NIGHT: €10,000 Government funding for events in Cork

CULTURE NIGHT: €10,000 Government funding for events in Cork

19 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County will come alive on Culture Night this Friday (22nd September) thanks to €10,000 in Government funding to support local events. Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, said: “I am delighted to announce that this funding will be made available to our Local Authority to help stage events […]

SPORTS CAPITAL FUNDING: Government need to commit to SOLID DEADLINES because clubs cannot wait forever

SPORTS CAPITAL FUNDING: Government need to commit to SOLID DEADLINES because clubs cannot wait forever

19 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Local Area Representative* for the Labour Party in Cork city, Peter Horgan, has called for the Government to implement decision deadlines on itself for future Sports Capital Funding “I have dealt with quite a large number of clubs, from a different range of sports, throughout Cork city, particularly […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: announces funding award for ‘Municipal Districts Creative Communities Scheme’ 2017

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: announces funding award for ‘Municipal Districts Creative Communities Scheme’ 2017

19 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Thirteen of the most creative and artistic communities in County Cork are set to receive substantial funding totalling nearly €82,000 with the announcement of awards under the Cork County Municipal Districts Creative Communities Scheme Announcing the awards made under the scheme Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. […]

MACRA NEWS: Seandun begins new season

MACRA NEWS: Seandun begins new season

18 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Macra season is in full swing in the Seandun Macra region with the final of three competitions being decided over the last week. In the final of Question Time held in the Huntsman Pub, Belgooly Carrigaline Macra came first closely followed by Kinsale Macra in second place. […]

CARRIGALINE TD SAYS: High level of successful appeals suggests a serious flaw in system

CARRIGALINE TD SAYS: High level of successful appeals suggests a serious flaw in system

16 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork South Central TD, Michael McGrath has said that the high percentage of successful appeals made in respect of Domiciliary Care Allowance applications suggest that many applicants are being unfairly stopped from getting their payment in the first place, and that the decision making process is flawed. The […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: Blackrock Village Festival – Saturday 16th September 2-6pm

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: Blackrock Village Festival – Saturday 16th September 2-6pm

16 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: inaugural Blackrock Village Festival. When: Saturday 16th September 2017, from 2-6pm. It is just a short three months since the Blackrock Harbour Renewal Project was completed and formally opened. Cork City Council has invested over €2.5 million in upgrading the harbour and the public realm in this […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: County Mayor encourages people to make submissions on CITY boundary expansion into COUNTY

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: County Mayor encourages people to make submissions on CITY boundary expansion into COUNTY

15 September 2017, Friday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley, is encouraging the people, communities and businesses across Cork to have their say on the boundary alteration proposal put forward by Cork County Council under Section 29 of the Local Government Act 1991. “The people of Cork […]

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