When will Belgooly water problems be fixed?

When will Belgooly water problems be fixed?

26 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish water have confirmed that the substantial watermain contract (3,694m), tender evaluation and clarifications are now complete and the contract for Belgooly will be signed with the successful tenderer this week. It is expected that the programme of works will be about 24 weeks, commencing in February and […]

Sailing: Cork Week at RCYC will donate €10,000 to any charity nominated by winner of new sailing event

Sailing: Cork Week at RCYC will donate €10,000 to any charity nominated by winner of new sailing event

26 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “It is with huge excitement that we announce the inaugural Beaufort Cup which is going to be part of Volvo Cork Week 2016. This event will attract teams from many countries and will add a unique and exciting element to the already fun packed Volvo Cork Week 2016.” […]

Tourism Strategy Targets Extra 525,000 Visitors to Cork by 2020

Tourism Strategy Targets Extra 525,000 Visitors to Cork by 2020

26 January 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie ‘Growing Tourism in Cork’ – A Collective Strategy, an ambitious new Tourism Strategy for Cork was launched this morning at Cork International Airport and intends to make Cork a ‘must see’ destination in Ireland for domestic and international visitors. The ambitious new targeted 5 year plan (2015-20) […]

The next Google logo could be designed by four Cork students

The next Google logo could be designed by four Cork students

26 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Four children from Cork are in with the chance of becoming this year’s overall ‘Doodle 4 Google champion’. This year, students were asked to design a Doodle on the theme ‘Ireland Is…’ with the winning Doodle appearing on the Google homepage on Easter Monday, 28th March 2016. The […]

€5 million funding boost for Health Innovation Hub in University College Cork

€5 million funding boost for Health Innovation Hub in University College Cork

26 January 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton today announced €5 million in funding over five years for a Health Innovation Hub in UCC. The Hub, which is based in UCC, provides a link between the health service and industry to develop new products […]

New five year tourism strategy for Cork aims to increase visitor numbers to 2.8 million

New five year tourism strategy for Cork aims to increase visitor numbers to 2.8 million

26 January 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A a new five year tourism strategy for Cork aims to increase visitor numbers to 2.8 million, with an increase in spend in the local economy of €865 million. A five year plan (2015-2020), called ‘Growing Tourism in Cork’, was launched today. Fine Gael TD for Cork […]

Investment of €17.87m for Community Hospitals in West Cork

Investment of €17.87m for Community Hospitals in West Cork

26 January 2016, Tuesday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington, has said that the announcement of €17.87m for Community Hospitals in West Cork will make a significant difference for elderly people in our communities. “7 Community Hospitals in West Cork – Castletownbere, Dunmanway, Bandon, Clonakilty, Skibbereen, Kinsale and […]

Clonakilty school principal going to help Syrian refugees

26 January 216 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie “Island to Island” campaign gathering pace Carmel Nic Airt, currently Príomhoide on leave from Gaelscoil Mhichíl Uí Choileáin, Clonakilty, is going to Leros Refugee Camp in Greece where scores of Syrian men, women and children cross land from rubber dingies they have crossed from Turkey daily. Carmel is […]

Cork County Mayoral Reception for High Achievers

Cork County Mayoral Reception for High Achievers

26 January 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Last night at County Hall the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea hosted a Mayoral Reception for some of Cork’s highest achievers. The evening was an acknowledgement of the outstanding dedication exhibited by Cork people in their individual and team pursuits. The Mayor […]

€200,000 euro for Dunmanway Hospital (Nursing Home) in West Cork

€200,000 euro for Dunmanway Hospital (Nursing Home) in West Cork

26 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €200,000 has been allocated to Dunmanway Hospital. The funding is being allocated by as part of an investment programme into public nursing home facilities. West Cork TD Michael McCarthy (Labour) stated: ““I am particularly pleased that Minister Kathleen Lynch (Labour) favourably entertained my request for funding for this […]