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. […]

WEST CORK CRIME: Ballinspittle Garda Station to reopen

21 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ballinspittle Garda station is to reopen, a Fine Gael Minister has said. Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Cork South West TD Jim Daly, has said the community can now look forward to a safer future after working tirelessly for their Garda station to be restored. Above: […]

Youth Clubs in West Cork get vital Equipment Grant

Youth Clubs in West Cork get vital Equipment Grant

21 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that almost 40 youth groups in West Cork will receive grants ranging from €1,000 to €5,000 for equipment. Commenting on the announcement, Minister Daly said, ‘I am delighted to confirm that […]

WEST CORK: Francis Brennan visits Bandon for ‘Family Festival & Elf Parade’

WEST CORK: Francis Brennan visits Bandon for ‘Family Festival & Elf Parade’

20 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council was delighted to support the Bandon Family Festival where fun was had by all on an evening when Bandon traders and Voluntary groups came together to create a magical spirit of giving. Sentinel security sponsored a free train for children, stores laid on mulled wine […]

WEST CORK: County Mayor visits Schull to inspect works

WEST CORK: County Mayor visits Schull to inspect works

19 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Declan Hurley went walkabout today in Schull today to celebrate the official launch of the new pedestrian crossing in Main Street, and refurbishment of public toilets. The new pedestrian crossing in Schull has now been completed (CLAR funded under Safety […]

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

17 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Seandun Final of Senior Debating was held in Whitechurch Community Centre on Thursday December 12th. On the night Carrigaline proposed the motion ‘this house believes that security cameras are an invasion of privacy’ which was vehemently opposed by Knockraha. What followed was certainly a highly entertaining debate!! […]

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

17 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Heritage Castles of County Cork, the latest publication in the nationally recognised Heritage of County Cork Publication Series, supported by the Heritage Council – has just been completed and will hit the bookshops in the next few weeks with the launch of the publication taking place in the […]

Road Safety Authority award for Cork Council worker

Road Safety Authority award for Cork Council worker

16 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Caroline Casey has been awarded the Road Safety Authority Leading Lights ‘Road Safety Officer’ award for 2017. The award was presented to Caroline by RSA Chairperson Liz O’Donnell at the RSA’s 10th annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards in Croke Park. Caroline Casey is the Cork County […]