Cork Bishops’ Christmas Message

Cork’s two Bishops: The Most Reverend John Buckley (Roman Catholic) and the Right Reverend Paul Colton (Church of Ireland) have issued their joint Christmas message. Christmas 2011: Christmas, for many, is the highlight of the year. Each year, the sense of anticipation comes earlier and earlier. It can be a time to get together with […]

Customs seize cigarettes in Cork

As part of ongoing operations aimed at the prevention of the sale and distribution of unstamped tobacco products in the Cork area, Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service made a number of significant seizures at the weekend. On Saturday (10/12/11) a male and female were detected selling unstamped cigarettes in the Cork city area from their […]

Rock Bingo wants to meet charities

Statement by Dave Barber on behalf of the Rock Bingo team. We are glad to have received the clear and unambiguous ruling from the High Court that we are a lawful enterprise and now we must get on with the business of running Rock Bingo. We are looking forward to opening our doors again and […]

Rugby O’Mahony Out Of Munster’s Scarlets Game

PETER O’Mahony will miss Sunday’s return game with Scarlets after sustaining a hairline crack to his jaw in the round three game in Parc Y Scarlets last Saturday. O’Mahony didn’t return for the second half, replaced by Denis Leamy, and this afternoon an X-ray showed the damage he’s sustained that will keep him sidelined for […]

More graduates from UCC

Winter conferring ceremonies continued today (December 8th 2011) at UCC with over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate students graduating from the College of Business & Law and the College of Science, Engineering & Food Science (SEFS). The Conferring addresses were given by Professor Sebastian Green, Head, Department of Management & Marketing; Lt Gen Pat Nash and […]

Passage West must keep Garda Station says Council and JPC

Passage West must keep Garda Station says Council and JPC

The Passage West Town Council and Joint Policing Committee have written to the Minister for Justice, outlining their concerns. ” To the Minister for Justice The members of Passage West Town Council and Joint Policing Committee call on the Minister for Justice to retain the Garda station in Passage West after the review of stations […]

UCC Winter Conferrings 2011

UCC Winter Conferrings 2011

University College Cork Winter Conferrings will take place this week, 5th – 9th December. There will a large influx of people in that area of Cork City, as students and guests attend the ceremonies. Parking around campus, College Road and Donovan’s Road will be restricted and there may be traffic congestion in the vicinity of […]

Bus Eireann adds extra services for Christmas

Bus Eireann adds extra services for Christmas

Bus Éireann is to provide late night services on the weekends in the run-up to Christmas from Cork city to Carrigaline, Ballincollig and Midleton. The services will operate from Cork city centre on Friday, December 9th, Saturday, December 10th, Friday, December 16th and Saturday, December 17th. Buses on each service will depart from St. Patrick’s […]

Rehab says JobFit Skills Initiative is worthwhile

Rehab’s innovative JobFit programme which operated a centre in Blackpool, Cork between August 2010 and June 2011 has revealed today that 65 per cent of participants on the employment and training skills course in the city got a job or progressed on to further education or training. A total of 281 people who were unemployed […]

Cork Lord Mayor to visit China later this month

On Monday (December 5th) at 12.00 noon at his office in City Hall Cork, the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Terry Shannon will announce details of the upcoming visit to China of a business and tourism delegation from Cork. The purpose of the visit is to complete an agreement with Shenzhen Tourism Association regarding the […]