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Archives / February 2014
26th February 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s St Patrick’s Festival will run over three days from March 15th to 17th culminating with the parade at 1pm on the Monday. 3-thousand people will take part, and up to 100-thousand visitors are expected. However… A Former Lord Mayor of Cork wants to see designated “alcohol-free zones”... Read More
25th February 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A centre commemorating the work of Cork-born “Nano Nagle” – who founded the Presentation Sisters is set to become a tourist attraction in Cork City. A “3-and-a-quarter” acre site in Douglas Street with buildings dating back 1770’s has always attracted international visitors, because it contains the tomb... Read More
25th February 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North Central TD, Jonathan O’Brien has “expressed his disappointment”, and concern at the news that the Gurranabraher & Knocknaheeny Training Centre is to close with effect from 28th February. Speaking today, Deputy O’Brien said that it was vitally important that training opportunities for the Northside Community are... Read More
25th February 2014 by Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A record 20,000 grave memorial records from 127 historic graveyards have been digitally submitted this week to Cork County Library by the Historic Graves project, funded by Cork LEADER organisations including South and East Cork Area Development (SECAD), West Cork Development Partnership, IRD Duhallow and Ballyhoura Development Ltd.... Read More