VIDEO: Large Cork contingent expected at Dublin Horse Show

VIDEO: Large Cork contingent expected at Dublin Horse Show

29 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork v Dublin This year I was one of the many stewards directing arriving horse boxes at the Cork Summer Show, it was a sunny day in Curraheen Showgrounds, but the amount of equestrian activity there pales into insignificance compared to the Dublin Horse Show, which is just […]

New Cork garden highlights importance of mental health

New Cork garden highlights importance of mental health

29th July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The members of Shine’s Basement Resource Centre in cooperation with Cork City Council are to launch an exciting new mental-health themed pop-up garden at a previously disused lot on Cork’s Kyle Street. The garden project aims to encourage people to make the time and space for their mental […]

VIDEO: Cork’s Capitol Cineplex to reopen – as part of €50m redevelopment

VIDEO: Cork’s Capitol Cineplex to reopen – as part of €50m redevelopment

28 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Listen to this article Good news today for Cork City business. The granting of planning permission by Cork City Council for the €50 million redevelopment around the old Capitol cineplex, the 0.63 acre city centre site with frontage to both St. Patrick’s Street and the Grand Parade and […]

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

28 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber Business School, BiznetCork Skillnet, has confirmed that nominations for the Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2015 will open on 10th August next. This is a fabulous opportunity for Cork businesses to showcase their innovative use of digital marketing and get recognition for their online engagement in an […]

Cork Apprentices to represent Ireland at 43rd WorldSkills Competition in Brazil

Cork Apprentices to represent Ireland at 43rd WorldSkills Competition in Brazil

27 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork apprentices, John Murray, Owen Murphy and Dean McSweeney will represent Ireland in Plastering and Drywall Systems, Welding and Construction Metal Work at the 43rd WorldSkills Competition in São Paulo, Brazil from11 – 15 August 2015. John, Owen, Dean and their fellow team members were selected from the […]

Revenue seize cocaine worth €40,000 at Cork Airport

Revenue seize cocaine worth €40,000 at Cork Airport

25 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In an intelligence-led operation this morning (25/07/15), officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized approximately half a kilo of cocaine with a street value of approximately €40,000 at Cork Airport. The drugs were expertly concealed in the frame of suitcase. A 28 year old male who disembarked a flight […]

Graham Norton in Cork next week for famous quiz

Graham Norton in Cork next week for famous quiz

24 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Above: The Graham Norton Walkway in Bandon, Co Cork “Graham is not available for interview but will be available for photos”… The words that one sees most times Graham Norton is in Co Cork, why? the son of Bandon is famous, very famous, and in fairness to him […]

Seven years is too long to wait says Burke

Seven years is too long to wait says Burke

22 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork North Central Senator for Fine Gael and the Party’s Seanad Spokesperson for Health, Colm Burke, has described as unacceptable the seven year wait endured by a family in Cork for housing adaptation on disability grounds. “Seven years ago today, Cork City Council wrote to the family of […]