RUGBY: Craig Gilroy launches 2017 Heineken Kinsale 7s

RUGBY: Craig Gilroy launches 2017 Heineken Kinsale 7s

5 April 2017, 3pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Current Irish International and Ulster rugby player, Craig Gilroy will officially launch the Heineken Kinsale 7s 2017 at a reception at the White Lady, Kinsale this evening. He will be joined by Peter Elliot, President, Kinsale RFC, Tomás O’Brien, Tournament Director, sponsors and Kinsale RFC club members […]

Irish Water haven taken on responsibility for administration of Co Cork business water accounts since the end of March

Irish Water haven taken on responsibility for administration of Co Cork business water accounts since the end of March

3 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie 16,703 business customers in Co Cork to have one point of contact for all water queries Irish Water has  begun the process to take in charge the administration of 16,703 business customer accounts in Co Cork. The change will see responsibility for account administration for existing business customers in […]

It’s official – someone has created a “Blackpudding Sausage” – and it’s the famous Clonakilty Blackpudding Company themselves

It’s official – someone has created a “Blackpudding Sausage” – and it’s the famous Clonakilty Blackpudding Company themselves

3 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Clonakilty Blackpudding Company has unveiled a new product. It is the Clonakilty Blackpudding Sausage! It appeared on the shelves before the weekend in a select number of Tesco stores, and independent shops across Ireland. Using a recipe first created in their Clonakilty Town centre butcher shop – […]

Cork Minister Housing Coveney comments on house price increases

Cork Minister Housing Coveney comments on house price increases

3 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government Mr. Simon Coveney, TD, today commented on the latest reports published by Daft.ie and MyHome.ie. “The report shows that demand is strong, driven by economic growth and increasing numbers of households. We have created the environment to increase housing […]

WEST CORK: Dunmore House Hotel to hold wedding open day on Easter Monday

WEST CORK: Dunmore House Hotel to hold wedding open day on Easter Monday

3 April 2017 Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dunmore House Hotel, West Cork are to host an event in celebration of being named Irish National Wedding Venue of the Year at the inaugural Irish Wedding Awards 2017. The 4 star hotel, third-generation family business is currently owned and run by husband-and-wife team Richard and Carol Barrett Richard and […]

WEST CORK: Official opening of Schull Community College refurbishment

WEST CORK: Official opening of Schull Community College refurbishment

3 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie   Schull teachers and students of Coláiste Pobail Scoil Mhuire (Schull Community College) were excited to open the doors on their newly revamped college on Friday. Schull Community College, who offer a comprehensive programme of education, opened in 1983 catering for 180 pupils, and is the sole provider […]

FG and FF politicians in Cork must “step up to protect Cork’s Bus Éireann public transport” – says Unite trade union

FG and FF politicians in Cork must “step up to protect Cork’s Bus Éireann public transport” – says Unite trade union

2 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Trade union Unite, which represents craft workers in Bus Éireann, has called on Fine Gael and Fianna Fail TDs in Cork city and county, including Ministers Simon Coveney and Michael Creed and Ministers of State Dara Murphy and David Stanton, and Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin, to step […]

Cork Fisherman celebrated by Inland Fisheries Ireland

Cork Fisherman celebrated by Inland Fisheries Ireland

By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 27 March 2017 Collaboration between fishermen and scientists focuses on conservation Cork fisherman Oran Roche was celebrated recently at an Information Day hosted by Inland Fisheries Ireland in Athlone. Oran, from Clashmore, Co. Cork has been working with Inland Fisheries Ireland in the delivery of a Scientific Eel Fishery in the […]

Average house prices in COUNTY Cork rise 0.7% in last 3 months to €136,000

27 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The price of the average three-bed semi in Co Cork has risen 0.7% to €136,000 in the last three months, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance. Property prices in the county have risen by 7.9% in the past year, the survey has found. […]