Former Cork Lord Mayor Tomás MacCurtain to be commemorated

Former Cork Lord Mayor Tomás MacCurtain to be commemorated

19 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The annual Tomás MacCurtain commemoration will take place this Sunday (March 21st) 1pm at the Republican Plot in St. Finbarr’s cemetery. The main speaker for the commemoration will be Sinn Féin’s newly elected TD, Donnchadh O’Laoghaire. Ard Mhéara Chorcaí Cllr Chris O’Leary will lay a wreath at MacCurtain’s […]

Easter promotion at Wilton Shopping Centre

Easter promotion at Wilton Shopping Centre

17 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Eggs-citing Easter Fun Day at Wilton Shopping Centre Easter Saturday, 26th March Families visiting Wilton Shopping Centre, Cork this Easter are in for an eggs-tra special chocolate treat. The Easter Family Fun Day is guaranteed eggs-cellent good fun and admission is free to shoppers of the Shopping Centre […]

Keep Cork litter free during St Patricks Festivals

Keep Cork litter free during St Patricks Festivals

17 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and the Ring of Cork Join Forces to Encourage Clean Towns, Villages and Countryside for St. Patrick’s Celebrations With thousands of tourists expected to visit Cork during the St. Patrick’s holiday period, it is vital that Cork’s towns, villages and countryside are clean as well […]

Cork TD wants end to what he calls “Mass Evictions at Eden, Blackrock”

Cork TD wants end to what he calls “Mass Evictions at Eden, Blackrock”

16 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning slammed mass evictions being carried out by receiver Grant Thornton at the Eden estate in Blackrock, Cork. The newly-elected TD for Cork North Central said that greed and profiteering was driving people out of their homes and urged that people […]

Network Cork hosts networking event in Voxpro.

Network Cork hosts networking event in Voxpro.

16 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Network Cork catapults into spring with its first event of the new season. The event will be an exciting networking event hosted by multinational, Cork-owned company Voxpro. The event will kick off at 6pm on Wednesday 6th April in Voxpro HQ, in Mahon Crescent, Mahon. Voxpro is an […]

Renewed hopes of direct Cork Airport to USA flights

Renewed hopes of direct Cork Airport to USA flights

15 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie daa Chief Executive Kevin Toland has welcomed the news arising from today’s meeting between An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and US President Barack Obama that there is “no political impediment” to the granting of a US foreign carrier permit to Norwegian International Airways to enable it to commence flights […]

GAA legends launch Mercy Hospital Foundation Golf Classic

GAA legends launch Mercy Hospital Foundation Golf Classic

15 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie When and where: Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd April, 2016 – Fota Island Golf Club Swopping their hurlies for golf clubs, GAA legends Seán Og Ó hÁilpin and Tomás Mulcahy helped volunteer organisers Jack Lynch and Brian Dunphy launch this year’s Mercy Hospital Foundation Golf Classic, which is […]

Introduction of Milk Supply Measures at EU level could seriously impact Cork farmers

Introduction of Milk Supply Measures at EU level could seriously impact Cork farmers

15 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South-West Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said milk supply controls from Europe have the potential to seriously impact on farmers in west Cork. France has been pushing heavily for the European Commission to introduce such supply management measures to deal with current dairy price volatility. […]

Christian Brothers College Cork win Irish ‘European Charlemagne Youth Prize’

Christian Brothers College Cork win Irish ‘European Charlemagne Youth Prize’

15 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has congratulated students from the Christian Brothers College Cork who have emerged as this year’s Irish national winners of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize. The Charlemagne Youth Prize is organised jointly by the European Parliament and the International Charlemagne Prize Foundation in Aachen […]

Some Cork businesses want to move to a cashless society

Some Cork businesses want to move to a cashless society

15 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New figures published today have shown that Cork City has taken the lead in embracing cash-free payment options following the successful rollout of the Cork Cashes Out campaign. The three-month pilot initiative, launched last November to promote Cork as Ireland’s first cash-free city, saw the number of contactless […]