RNLI Cork participates in 1916 commemorations

RNLI Cork participates in 1916 commemorations

29 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork RNLI stations take part in Easter 1916 centenary commemoration – charity’s role in maritime life-saving work recognised RNLI representatives from Cork lifeboat stations took part in the Easter Sunday 1916 centenary commemoration which saw over seven hundred members of the Irish emergency services taking part in a […]

New Free Programme Set to Transform Cork Jobseekers Careers in 2016

New Free Programme Set to Transform Cork Jobseekers Careers in 2016

25 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Innovation Academy, UCD Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Commencing 31st March 2016 Barry O’Driscoll, Cork GAA and Nemo Rangers footballer with the help of Martin Corkery, Enterprise Ireland; Joan Walsh, President of Network Cork and Siobhan Finn, Cork Innovates, showed their support in launching an exciting […]

Philanthropy Ireland and Cork Foundation discuss benefits of corporate giving

Philanthropy Ireland and Cork Foundation discuss benefits of corporate giving

24 March 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Is corporate giving good for business? Research and feedback from companies engaged in giving to good causes suggests the answer to this question is a resounding yes! But why is it good? How can greater participation in corporate giving be encouraged? What are the challenges in developing a […]

Iberia Express and Spanish Tourist Board celebrate launch of new Cork-Madrid flight

Iberia Express and Spanish Tourist Board celebrate launch of new Cork-Madrid flight

24 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Iberia Express, in association with the Spanish Tourist Board, celebrated the imminent launch of its new Cork – Madrid route with a special event at the Imperial Hotel, Cork for local travel agents.  The route from Cork Airport is just one of 11 Spanish routes this summer […]

Bishop John Buckley to commemorate 1916 Rising

Bishop John Buckley to commemorate 1916 Rising

24 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie To mark the 1916 Rising, a special Mass for Peace and Reconciliation will be celebrated by Bishop John Buckley, Bishop of Cork & Ross, in Holy Trinity Church, Father Mathew Street, Cork, at 12:30pm on Sunday 3 April. Making the announcement Bishop Buckley said, “Holy Trinity Church […]

“Top of the Crops” – Cork stylist named ‘Irish Hairdresser of the Year’ 2016 at The Irish Hairdressing Championships

23 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork stylist, Aaron Healy from Wayne Lloyd Hair has been crowned ‘Irish Hairdresser of the Year’ following the coveted Irish Hairdressing Championships 2016, coined the Oscars of Irish Hairdressing. Hundreds of hairdressers from across Ireland battled it out, creating an array of different looks at the Awards held […]

Plight of west Cork’s variable rate mortgage holders will not be forgotten by FF – Murphy O’Mahony

Plight of west Cork’s variable rate mortgage holders will not be forgotten by FF – Murphy O’Mahony

21 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South-West Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said the party is not forgetting the plight of standard variable rate mortgage holders trapped on high interest rates and stuck in a vicious cycle because of negative equity and inaction from banks. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony said: “Many […]

12,000 balls roll down Patrick’s Hill, Cork as part of fundraiser for Cork City Centre Defibrillator Project

12,000 balls roll down Patrick’s Hill, Cork as part of fundraiser for Cork City Centre Defibrillator Project

17 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Numerous charities across Cork are set to benefit from a fun and creative fundraising initiative, hosted by the Cork Lions Club today. Ten thousand multi-coloured balls will race down Patrick’s Hill today at 2.00 pm, in order to raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork […]