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Archives / July 2014
31st July 2014, 7pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie County Cork benefiting to the tune of 6-point-9 million euro from an Equestrian event in Milstreet, and 24-thousand bed nights have been filled in the region. The FEI European Championships for ponies is taking place in until Sunday. It’s taking place at the Green Glens arena and... Read More
31st July 2014, 7pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie People living in parts of Cork with “bad water” might enjoy cheaper rates per litre. Nationwide householders will start paying for water from October and pricing is currently being considered by the Energy Regulator. Cork County Council has written to Irish Water urging it to compensate people... Read More
31st July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaime@TheCork.ie In an intelligence-led operation, code-named “Church”, officers from Revenue’s Customs Service, backed up by An Garda Síochána, seized 41,000 cigarettes and 27kgs of tobacco with a retail value of €32,000 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €25,000 on the north side of Cork city last night The ‘MG’, ‘Golden... Read More
29th July 2014, 6am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland’s winning team in an an international competition for maritime skills are back in West Cork A homecoming celebration took place in the Square Bantry last night for “Team Ireland” They collected gold in Brittany, France at the “Atlantic Challenge” competition which finished on Sunday. Ireland beat... Read More
16 July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork politician has spoken publicly for the first time about how she was born in a mother and baby home, and then went on to visit the same institution 17 years later when she became pregnant. Yoghal based County Cllr Mary Linehan-Foley spoke about her own experiences... Read More
13th July 2014, Sunday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie East Cork has a new Tourist Attaction! The landmark Ballycotton lighthouse has opened to visitors. Built in the mid-1800s it’s situated on a small island about 10 minutes off Ballycotton and until now was only visited by the Commissioners of Irish Lights staff and their families.... Read More