Public bike scheme begins in Cork

Public bike scheme begins in Cork

2 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie At a previous launch of the scheme last summer, the then Transport Junior Minister Alan Kelly attracted attention by not wearing a helmet Minister Simon Coveney today (March 2) joined Lord Mayor, Cllr Mary Shields, and senior management from the National Transport Authority and Coca-Cola to officially open […]

Cork Householders Urged To Say No To Junk Mail

2 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers are being made available to householders across Cork in a bid to reduce the amount of waste generated locally by unsolicited mail dropped through letterboxes. The Southern Waste Regional Office, supported by the Environment Section of Cork County Council, has developed the initiative as […]

26th French Film Festival Opens

26th French Film Festival Opens

1 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The 26th Cork French Film Festival has begun. Again this year Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, is Patron. The festival was be officially launched by Cork’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Mary Shields together with our guest of honour Mathieu Amalric. Mathieu Amalric is an internationally acclaimed director and […]

Fourth Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk

1 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Earlier today almost 1,100 walkers and runners raised over €50,000 (and counting) on the fourth Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk, to benefit Action Breast Cancer, a programme of the Irish Cancer Society. After a very wet start, divine intervention happened and the sun came out allowing the Sea of […]

Community involvement is at the heart of Cork St. Patrick’s Festival 2015

1 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork St. Patrick’s Festival 2015 this week launched their full programme of events, with Cork Community Artlink’s parade participants from Enable Ireland highlighting a festival full of community involvement and cultural diversity with music, food and street performances. Promising four days of free family fun, the Festival runs […]

Jonathan O’Brien TD will contest the next General Election for Sinn Féin in Cork North Central

Jonathan O’Brien TD will contest the next General Election for Sinn Féin in Cork North Central

1 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s sitting TD in Cork North Central Deputy Jonathan O’Brien will contest the next general election in the constituency. Deputy O’Brien, who topped the poll in 2011, was selected as the party’s candidate at a convention at the Maldron Hotel last week. Speaking after the convention, he […]

AIB announces Cork region winners of the Build a Bank Challenge

AIB announces Cork region winners of the Build a Bank Challenge

1 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Wednesday AIB today announced the winners of the Cork regional final of the AIB Build a Bank Challenge. Over 30 schools took part in the Cork Regional Final event which was held in the Silversprings Hotel. The winning schools are: · Ursuline Secondary School · Cistercian College […]

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