SPORT: 24 Marathons, 24 Days charity challenge is coming to Cork

SPORT: 24 Marathons, 24 Days charity challenge is coming to Cork

4 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie An epic charity challenge kicked off in Donegal Town by legendary Ireland soccer goalkeeper, Packie Bonner on Thursday, 22nd June is coming to Cork on Tuesday, 11th July. Kerry man Shane Finn is running 24 marathons in 24 consecutive days to raise €100,000 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland […]

WEST CORK: Fishermen concerned by UK decision to leave ‘London Fisheries Convention’

WEST CORK: Fishermen concerned by UK decision to leave ‘London Fisheries Convention’

4 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the British Government’s decision to withdraw from the London Fisheries Convention is a stark reminder of the damage the Brexit decision could have on the Cork fishing industry. “… the UK Government trigged the two year process by […]

CORK COUNTY MAYOR: visits Transport Minister to ask for more investment in Cork infrastructure

CORK COUNTY MAYOR: visits Transport Minister to ask for more investment in Cork infrastructure

3 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley will lead a delegation from Cork County Council to meet with Minister Shane Ross and discuss requirements regarding investment in Cork Roads today. Top of the agenda will be the need for investment in transport infrastructure in Cork to […]

TOURISM: Lighthearted survey for Travel Agency finds that Graham Norton would be ideal travel companion for most

TOURISM: Lighthearted survey for Travel Agency finds that Graham Norton would be ideal travel companion for most

28 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie TV presenter, Graham Norton has emerged as the top Irish celebrity people would pick to holiday with, according to the latest national Red C survey conducted on behalf of leading independent travel specialists, Travel Counsellors. The funnyman – who spent much of his childhood in Bandon, West Cork […]

AUTOMATION: Bank of Ireland to cease ‘counter services’ in rural town of Dunmanway

AUTOMATION: Bank of Ireland to cease ‘counter services’ in rural town of Dunmanway

27 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that “rural Ireland is being hollowed out, and that the Government’s inability to see past the M50 risks destroying rural communities in West Cork”. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was commenting after it was announced that Bank of Ireland will cease […]

UNEMPLOYMENT: 1,348 young people in CORK unemployed for 6 months or more

UNEMPLOYMENT: 1,348 young people in CORK unemployed for 6 months or more

26 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 1,348 young people unemployed for 6 months or more Over 11,000 young people long-term unemployed nationally still far too high, says Youth Council The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – whose members work with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has highlighted concerns at the number of […]

BUSINESS: Cork TD welcomes €330,000 funding for ‘Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network’ (WREN)

BUSINESS: Cork TD welcomes €330,000 funding for ‘Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network’ (WREN)

26 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New funding has been announced for female entrepreneurs living in Cork and Limerick. The Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) project will see more than €330,000 in funding, provided by the Department of Justice and Equality and the European Social Fund, allocated to promote entrepreneurial skills amongst women in […]