Wild Atlantic Porsche

23 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Almost 50 Porsches descended on Kinsale today (23 May) as Porsche Club Ireland, with the support of Fáilte Ireland, complete their 2,000km Wild Atlantic Way driving tour at the Old Head Wild Atlantic Way Signature Discover Point. The convoy of Porsches crossed the finish line at 5pm in […]

Cork theatricals honoured

Cork theatricals honoured

22 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Billa O’Connell and David McInerney have been presented with Cork Person of the Month awards to mark their careers in entertainment, which stretch back to the 1940’s. “They have been exemplary national ambassadors for Cork through comedy and song for nearly seventy years, and are held in very […]

Playground at Clashduv Park set for €20,000 upgrade

22 May 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has said that upgrading of Clashduv Park will be a great boost for local community. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following an announcement of €10,000 to upgrade the playground by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr James Reilly, TD. “The […]

Youghal included in ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’ initiative

22 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork East has welcomed confirmation that Youghal is included as a destination in the Ireland’s Ancient East initiative. The confirmation was made by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport in a response to a Parliamentary Question submitted by Deputy McLellan. She said; “I […]

Cork City Marathon tackles waste plastic

22 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Thousands of reusable plastic bottles are being distributed to participants in next week’s Cork City Marathon as part a campaign to encourage more people, particularly those engaged in outdoor pursuits and sports activities, to invest in a reusable bottle. Cork City Council, in conjunction with the Southern Waste […]

Cork Chamber announces Winners of Transition Year Business Project Awards 2015

21 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This year’s Transition Year Business Projects Awards were announced at a prize-giving ceremony in the Aula Maxima, University College Cork at 5pm today. The Transition Year Business Project Awards is an initiative of the College of Business and Law, UCC and Cork Chamber and are kindly sponsored by […]

Munster Rugby “Rule 24” welcomed by Seán Kelly

20 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Former GAA President and MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has welcomed the announcement that Munster Rugby will open the gates of Musgrave Park in Cork to the GAA as the €70 million redevelopment Pairc Uí Chaoimh begins. “I am delighted that Musgrave Park has been made available […]

Cork TD is new Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs

20 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork East TD Sandra McLellan has recently taken on the role as Children and Youth Affairs for her party. The Sinn Féin Dáil Deputy has replaced party colleague Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD, who will now concentrate on his responsibilities as Health spokesperson. Deputy Ó Caoláin has had the […]