BUSINESS: Hospitality and drinks businesses employ 19,542 people in Cork

BUSINESS: Hospitality and drinks businesses employ 19,542 people in Cork

27 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Hospitality and drinks businesses, including pubs, hotels, off-licences, restaurants, wholesalers and producers, employ 19,542 people in Cork, generating €784 million in revenue for the local tourism economy. These businesses also purchase €21.8 million in agricultural outputs and pay out €434.7 million in wages each year. The figures are […]

COMMUNITY FUNDING: €65,000 in CLAR funding for Cork

COMMUNITY FUNDING: €65,000 in CLAR funding for Cork

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the funding allocated to Cork Emergency Response organisations under the latest round of the CLÁR programme. “I am delighted to see the allocation of over €65,000 in funding for local first response organisations here in Cork. It will enable […]

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

26 May 2017 David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   Five public hospitals in Cork are participating in the National Patient Experience Survey, a new nationwide survey asking patients for their views on hospital care. These hospitals include Mercy University Hospital, Bantry General Hospital, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Mallow General Hospital, and Cork University Hospital. With an estimated […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball 2017 – tickets available from Cork County Council

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball 2017 – tickets available from Cork County Council

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball 2017 When: 10 June at 7pm Where: Ground Floor, Cork County Hall, Carrigrohane Road, Cork This year’s Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball will raise funds for Down Syndrome Cork (Field of Dreams), Rebel Wheelers, Cork Association for Autism, Irish Guide Dogs, Down Syndrome Centre Cork, […]

ROWING: O’Donovan Brothers try to retain bid to retain their European their lightweight double sculls title in Czech Republic competition

ROWING: O’Donovan Brothers try to retain bid to retain their European their lightweight double sculls title in Czech Republic competition

25 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie O’Donovan Brothers 4/1 to Pull Like A Dog And Win France 5/4 to dethrone Ireland in Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls This weekend sees Gary and Paul O’Donovan bid to retain their European lightweight double sculls title in the Czech Republic. The Cork brothers are 4/1 to win gold […]

COMMUNITY: Cork Foundation to run Diaspora Training to promote global Cork connections – in conjunction with Cork County Council

COMMUNITY: Cork Foundation to run Diaspora Training to promote global Cork connections – in conjunction with Cork County Council

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Foundation will run a Diaspora Training Course at the end of June. The foundation wishes to invite all communities across Cork City and County to attend the event. The aim is to get communities active and engaged with their diaspora. The training will highlight opportunities in Community […]

FOOD BUSINESS: Triple win for Kinsale Bay Food Company at FreeFrom Food Awards 2017

FOOD BUSINESS: Triple win for Kinsale Bay Food Company at FreeFrom Food Awards 2017

24 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Kinsale Bay Food Company have celebrated their recent success at the ‘FreeFrom Food Awards’ 2017. The awards acknowledge quality Irish products in the ‘free from’ sector, be it gluten-free, dairy-free, wheat-free, or any of the 14 allergens. Kinsale Bay Food Company won three awards on the night, […]

WEST CORK: Opening Party takes place for the 9th Fastnet Film Festival in Schull

WEST CORK: Opening Party takes place for the 9th Fastnet Film Festival in Schull

24 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The 9th Fastnet Film Festival launched this evening at Grove House in Schull, West Cork. Speakers at the event were the Festival Chairperson Aidan Stanley and Maureen Hughes. Also in attendance to celebrate the festival’s opening party were Jim Sheridan and Joan Bergin. Over 400 guests soaked up the […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Three weeks until ‘Street Feast’ – 76 events in Cork including Cobh, Bishopstown, Skibbereen, Leap & City Centre

ENTERTAINMENT: Three weeks until ‘Street Feast’ – 76 events in Cork including Cobh, Bishopstown, Skibbereen, Leap & City Centre

24 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The organisers of ‘Street Feast’ have confirmed that over 1000 Street Feast parties around the country have been registered to date, including 76 taking place in Cork. The 8th Annual Street Feast Day will take place on Sunday, 11th June 2017 In Cork this year, Street Feast parties are taking place throughout the […]

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