Tourism Ireland to market Cork in Cardiff

Tourism Ireland to market Cork in Cardiff

24 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce, Deirdre Clune, has welcomed a decision by Tourism Ireland to co-fund a campaign to market Cork in Cardiff, in advance of the beginning of the new Cork- Cardiff air route in June, 2015. “Representatives from Tourism Ireland have […]

The biggest cause of death in Cork is cancer

24 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Life Assurance company Irish Life, today revealed its annual claims data which shows that cancer was the biggest cause of Life Insurance and Specified Illness Cover claims in Cork in 2014, with more than €9.3 million paid out. The data details the illnesses and conditions that led to […]

Carrigaline team win National Macra debating title

Carrigaline team win National Macra debating title

24 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Congratulations to Carrigaline Macra. Their National Debating Team who won the Macra na Feirme National Final held in the Radisson Blu Hotel, just outside Limerick on Saturday 21st March. The team consisted of Rona Coghlan, David O’Sullivan (TheCork.ie Editor), Eilís Ahern, and Trisha Delahunty. The competition is recognised […]

Driver dies in Blackpool collision

Driver dies in Blackpool collision

24 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Glen Avenue, Blackpool, Cork on Monday evening, 23rd March 2015 at around 7.50pm. A 51 year old man, driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, suffered fatal injuries when his car left the road and collided with […]

Audi Cork Service team in running at Twin Cup competition

Audi Cork Service team in running at Twin Cup competition

23 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Audi Cork, and two other Audi Service teams from across the country, will compete at the very first national final of the Audi Twin Cup later this week. The competition recognises excellence among Audi’s service advisers and technicians by testing their diagnostics and repair competence, and their ability […]

SPORT: Irish Independent sponsors Irish Greyhound Laurels at Curraheen Park

SPORT: Irish Independent sponsors Irish Greyhound Laurels at Curraheen Park

23 March 2015 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Irish Independent today announced its sponsorship of the Irish Greyhound Laurels in Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium. This is the second large sponsorship the Independent has made in Cork in recent times, in Rugby Musgrave Park has been renamed as Irish Independent Park. Speaking at the Launch, Arlene […]

Sinn Féin announce nominees for Cork Lord Mayor

20 March 2015 BY David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin has announced Cllr Chris O’Leary and Cllr Mick Nugent as the party’s nominees for the positions of Ard Mhéara Chathair Chorcaí and Leas Ard Mhéara Chathair Chorcaí respectively. The nominations were ratified by the party’s Cork City Officer Board last night. On accepting the nomination, Cllr […]

Former Mountjoy governor to speak in Cork this weekend

20 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A major national volunteering conference will take place this weekend (March 20-22) in Cork. The ‘Nurturing Young People’s Potential – the Volunteer’s Role’ has been organised by Foróige, Ireland’s leading youth organisation. Keynote speaker is former Mountjoy Prison governor and former Foróige member John Lonergan, who will speak […]

Ó Laoghaire welcomes Douglas pay parking changes

19 March 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has welcomed the decision to introduce 30 free minutes for on street parking in Douglas. “We have been pushing for quite some time to get some relief as regards pay parking for Douglas. Despite the support of the local Councillors on the Municipal District, […]