FISH: ‘Catch, Photo, Release’ saves Fish – Inland Fisheries Ireland begins Cork based conservation campaign

FISH: ‘Catch, Photo, Release’ saves Fish – Inland Fisheries Ireland begins Cork based conservation campaign

13 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie ‘Catch, Photo, Release’ saves fish according to Inland Fisheries Ireland at the launch of a new campaign in Cork to highlight angling and the importance of conservation. The hashtag #CPRsavesfish has been placed on a couple of high profile bridges in Cork to engage the public around the pursuit of […]

SOLIDARITY v FINE GAEL: Cork North Central TD unhappy with comments from Cork South West TD over home help finances

SOLIDARITY v FINE GAEL: Cork North Central TD unhappy with comments from Cork South West TD over home help finances

13 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Central TD Mick Barry (Solidarity) this morning slammed comments from the newly-appointed Minister for State for Older People Jim Daly TD (Fine Gael) that a charge should be introduced for the HSE home help service. Minister Daly told the Sunday Business Post last weekend: “People should […]

LAW: Tougher new Rules introduced for Personal Injury Claims – says Cork firm of Solicitors

LAW: Tougher new Rules introduced for Personal Injury Claims – says Cork firm of Solicitors

12 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tougher New Rules Introduced for Personal Injury Claims The government is aiming to drive more personal injury claims through the state’s Personal Injury Assessment Board, with the aim of reducing the cost of motor insurance, including here in Cork. All personal injury claims must go through the Injuries […]

COUNTY CORK: It’s now ILLEGAL to advertise ‘car for sale’ at the side of the road, or erect unauthorised signs on public roads

COUNTY CORK: It’s now ILLEGAL to advertise ‘car for sale’ at the side of the road, or erect unauthorised signs on public roads

12 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council takes action in relation to advertising vehicles, trailers, signs, including vehicles for sale on public roads. Cork County Council has launched a new policy to deal with unauthorised advertising vehicles, trailers, signs, including vehicles offered for sale on public roads. Using powers contained in the […]

TOURISM: ​’Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage’ hosting free guided walks of Clonakitly Town every Wednesday for summer

TOURISM: ​’Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage’ hosting free guided walks of Clonakitly Town every Wednesday for summer

12 July 2017, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ​Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage invite locals and visitors alike to join them on their free, guided historical walks ​of​ Clonakilty ​town centre area each Wednesday evening during July and August. Interested people should meet at 7pm at the Michael Collins statue, which is the starting point. No pre-booking […]

GRAHAM NORTON: hosts annual Quiz Night in Ahakista, West Cork, Ireland – next month on 4th August 2017

GRAHAM NORTON: hosts annual Quiz Night in Ahakista, West Cork, Ireland – next month on 4th August 2017

11 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Graham Norton and O’ Donovan Brothers go head to head There’s great excitement around Ahakista, West Cork in anticipation of this year’s annual Graham Norton Quiz Night which will be held on Friday the 4th of August. It was announced last week that Graham will be joined this year by […]

VIDEO: Cork’s Bantry House & Blarney Castle feature in Tourism Ireland YouTube video entitled “The Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”

VIDEO: Cork’s Bantry House & Blarney Castle feature in Tourism Ireland YouTube video entitled “The Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”

9 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland has created a new online film showcasing some of Ireland’s grand estates and glorious gardens, taking viewers on a tour of Ireland’s more ‘glamorous’ side. It features two Cork locations – Bantry House and Blarney Castle. Titled “The Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”, the video gives viewers a […]

COUNTY CORK: Rural communities face exodus unless health services improve – warns Fianna Fail TD

COUNTY CORK: Rural communities face exodus unless health services improve – warns Fianna Fail TD

6 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Older people and people with disabilities worst affected Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that unless health services in rural Ireland improve, we will see an exodus of people moving from rural villages to larger towns and cities to access services. Despite many announcements about increases […]

TOURISM: Cork continues to benefit from Government investment – says Senator Tim Lombard

TOURISM: Cork continues to benefit from Government investment – says Senator Tim Lombard

5 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Increases in tourists traveling to Ireland show that “Government initiatives are working” says Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard. During the period of March to May 2017 the total number of trips to Ireland increased to almost 2.5 million; an overall increase of 5%, or 113,500 compared to the […]