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. […]

SAILING: Minister Simon Coveney launches “O’Leary Life & Pensions Sovereign’s Cup 2017” at Kinsale Yacht Club

SAILING: Minister Simon Coveney launches “O’Leary Life & Pensions Sovereign’s Cup 2017” at Kinsale Yacht Club

27 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The O’Leary Life & Pensions Sovereign’s Cup 2017 was launched at Kinsale Yacht Club today by Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government. The Event takes place at Kinsale Yacht Club from 21st-24th June, 2017, where over 100 boats are expected to enjoy four days […]

Kinsale Age Friendly Town hold open morning

Kinsale Age Friendly Town hold open morning

24 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Kinsale Age Friendly group will holding a free open morning in the Temperance Hall, Kinsale, Co Cork this Saturday 25th March from 10am – 12.30pm. Everyone is welcome to come along and find out what Kinsale Age Friendly is doing for older people in the area. Local […]

enet provides Cork schools with superfast broadband connectivity

23 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Broadband provier ‘enet’ has announced a new contract to supply superfast broadband network connectivity to numerous schools in County Cork through the 100Mbs for Schools project run by the national educational and research network HEAnet on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills. Over 40 post-primary schools […]

Government Department stops accepting paper forms – but many rural farming customers do not have broadband – says Cork MEP

22 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Liadh na Riada MEPSinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has urged the Department of Agriculture to continue to accept paper applications for CAP payments such as TAMS, SFP and BPS as well as online ones. The Ireland South MEP made the request after it emerged that such applications […]

Clonakilty ‘Irish Aid’ worker wades through snake infested swamps to support civilians fleeing South Sudan war

22 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Irish aid worker has revealed how petrified civilians are hiding in snake-infested swamps to avoid getting killed by militia in war-ravaged South Sudan. Nellie Kingston, who works with Concern Worldwide, has been responding to the crisis in the East African nation ever since famine was declared by […]

Top Cork Restaurants announced at Irish Restaurant Awards in Stand Hotel Limerick

22 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The third of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Limerick Strand Hotel last night where 60 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 600 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Tuesday evening where the top […]