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Archives / May 2013
By Bryan T. Smyth The second Cork French Food & Wine Festival will returns to Cork again from the today til Saturday. The festival is the brainchild of Frenchwoman Isabelle Sheridan of the famous ‘On the Pig’s Back’ food emporiums. Unusually it’s not in the City, nor East Cork, nor West Cork. Instead it’s in... Read More
By Bryan T. Smyth A North Cork man who passed away after spending 10 months in Hospital following a crash in England has been laid to rest. Con or “Connie” Twomey from Meelin, County Cork had been holidaying in Devon last summer along with his wife Elber and 16 month old child Oisin when their... Read More
Educate Together is delighted to announce that the new Principal Teacher of Douglas / Rochestown Educate Together National School is Alan Sheehan. Born, raised and educated locally in Douglas, Alan was chosen following an extensive recruitment process and will take up the position on June 1st 2013. Alan is currently working in St. Columbas Boys... Read More
Irish-based American firms are losing out by lack of connectivity Fine Gael Cork North Central Deputy, Dara Murphy, has called for the establishment of a direct air route between Cork and the east coast of the United States, saying the current lack thereof is impeding Irish-based US firms in Cork. Deputy Murphy also made the... Read More
Cork natives Emer O’Donovan, Brig Ryan and Gillian Coughlan have been elected to positions on the National Executive of Fianna Fáil following last weekend’s party Ard Fheis at the RDS in Dublin. All three were elected to the Committee of 20 group, which sits on the governing council of the party. 23-year-old Emer O’Donovan from... Read More