TOURISM: Cork features in online edition of Marie Claire Magazine

TOURISM: Cork features in online edition of Marie Claire Magazine

10 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie An article highlighting Cork features in the online edition of Marie Claire magazine this week, profiling the city to the magazine’s many readers – or potential British holidaymakers. Tourism Ireland in London, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited journalist Trish Halpin to visit last October. The resulting article appears this […]

ATTN CORK SCHOOLS: Texaco Children’s Art Competition 2018 seeking Cork entries

ATTN CORK SCHOOLS: Texaco Children’s Art Competition 2018 seeking Cork entries

9 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The search to find the young artists who will excel in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition has begun. Last year nine students from Co Cork won prizes in the event which is now in its 64th year and widely acknowledged as the longest running arts sponsorship in […]

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI provides medical evacuation from Sherkin Island

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI provides medical evacuation from Sherkin Island

8 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI was launched yesterday (Sunday 7 January) to provide a medical evacuation from Sherkin Island The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their all-weather lifeboat following a request from the Irish Coast Guard at 3.50pm to provide medical assistance and evacuation to an elderly man on Sherkin Island off […]

Total of six contracts to the value of approx €11.5m over a five year period signed in County Hall

Total of six contracts to the value of approx €11.5m over a five year period signed in County Hall

5 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie SICAP (Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme) is a national programme funded by the Department of Rural & Community Development and overseen by POBAL. The programme is managed locally by the three Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) in North, South and West Cork, and delivered locally by seven Local […]

WEST CORK: Progress needed on opening of BANDON Hospital extension – says TD

WEST CORK: Progress needed on opening of BANDON Hospital extension – says TD

4 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called on HSE management and unions to resolve their differences over the proposed staffing levels for the new Bandon Hospital extension. The state of the art extension was completed in August 2017 with HIQA signing off on […]

New methods of financing car purchases are causing problems for disabled drivers – Cork TD wants Revenue to update rules

New methods of financing car purchases are causing problems for disabled drivers – Cork TD wants Revenue to update rules

3 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath TD (Cork South Central) has called on the Revenue Commissioners to engage with bodies representing those with disabilities on its decision to exclude vehicles acquired under a Personal Contract Plan (PCP) arrangement from qualifying for tax relief under the Disabled Drivers […]

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

2 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme – leading to the overall Cork Person of the Year title – is marking its 25th Anniversary this month. Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a Civic Reception to mark the […]

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

31 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has created more than 22 new millionaires so far in Ireland in 2017, it was revealed this week. Cheques of one million euros or more were written by National Lottery chiefs to 22 winning ticketholders on EuroMillions, Lotto, and Daily Millions draws during the year. In […]

WEST CORK: Baltimore Lifeboat tasked to MedEvac from Heir Island AND bodyboarders in trouble at Barleycove

WEST CORK: Baltimore Lifeboat tasked to MedEvac from Heir Island AND bodyboarders in trouble at Barleycove

29 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI called out to two separate incidents in one day Baltimore RNLI was launched twice in the space of a few hours yesterday firstly to provide a medical evacuation from Heir Island and later to assist bodyboarders in difficulties in Barleycove. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their […]

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

24 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley (RC) and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton (COI) As the season of Christmas approaches, we pray that God will bless the people of Cork during the forthcoming Feast and during the year ahead. […]