Youghal on the box

Youghal on the box

27 February 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth Youghal, East Cork, and its unique heritage will feature in a dedicated episode of Nationwide to be shown on RTE 1 tonight at 7.00pm. A film crew, fronted by Anne Cassin was in the town recently to showcase all the positive developments which have taken place in […]

Royal Cork Yacht Club retains title

27 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy The Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven has retained the TYHA 5 Gold Anchor Marina award as well as an ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations) Clean Marina Award. RCYC became the first Yacht Club in Ireland to be awarded this prestigious title in 2011 and further […]

Cork Civic Trust to hand Vision Centre back to City Council

27 February 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth At the annual budget meeting for Cork City Council in late 2014 it was revealed that the cash-strapped local authority was not in a position to support the Cork Vision Centre on North Main Street to the extent that it had in previous years. The building – […]

Medical Engineering award for CIT student

Medical Engineering award for CIT student

26 Febraury 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Biomedical Engineering graduate, James Fogarty has the won the Vicon: Best Medical Engineering Undergraduate Project Competition at the Healthcare Technologies Student and Early Career Awards 2015 Finals which took place in London today (Wednesday 25th February). James was the only Irish student […]

Murphy welcomes EU funding for rural broadband in North Cork

26 February 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth Dara Murphy TD, Minister for European Affairs, has welcomed the announcement of €800 million in funding EU Structural Funds for Ireland, following the formal signing in Brussels of Ireland’s operational programmes under the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The funding will support the rollout of high-speed broadband […]

Gardai investigate Douglas assault

26 February 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth Gardaí in Douglas, Cork are investigating a serious assault which occurred on Sunday morning 22nd February, 2015 between the hours of 1.30a.m. and 1.50a.m. A man, 23 years, was assaulted in the laneway between the areas of Grange Road and Grange Heights in Douglas. The injured man […]

Vomiting bug strikes St Finbarr’s Hospital

26 February 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth Strict visitor restrictions have been introduced with immediate effect at the Rehabilitation Unit at St. Finbarr’s Hospital. The Unit is closed to admissions and the public are being asked to refrain from visiting the unit due to an outbreak of Norovirus at the unit. This is in […]

Clune meets with EU funding chief to discuss Cork application

Clune meets with EU funding chief to discuss Cork application

25 February 2015 BY Tom O’Sullivan Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has today met with Professor Péter Balázs, the man in charge of EU TEN-T funding for Ireland to discuss a funding application by the Port of Cork. Speaking after the meeting with Prof Balazs, a former Foreign Affairs minister in Hungary, Deirdre Clune […]

Arts group seeks Patrick’s Day volunteers

25 February 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth Never mind watching the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cork this year – you could be in it. Cork Community Art Link (CCAL) is inviting the people of Cork to join Cultural Mechanics, their entry for this year’s Cork St Patrick’s Day Parade. The charity organisation, who […]

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