The Cork-Cuba connection – new direct sailing to Port of Cork announced by Maersk

The Cork-Cuba connection – new direct sailing to Port of Cork announced by Maersk

25 April 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Many people associate Cuba with rhythmic music, such as the following (a classic from Xavier Cugat)…. ..but today come an announcement from the world of contemporary business that will have a solid benefit for Cork. Maersk Line has announced the first direct service from Ireland to Cuba […]

Construction Industry Federation & Cork Foundation ‘Giving Back to Cork’

Construction Industry Federation & Cork Foundation ‘Giving Back to Cork’

25 April 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie There’s a new Mural of Cork in the Grattan Street Car Park. The Construction Industry Federation, in conjunction with the Cork Foundation and Re-Imagine Cork, are “delighted to be associated with several regeneration projects in Cork City Centre”. Members of the Construction Industry Federation, including O’Sheas Builders (Cork) […]

150 students participate in Munster Celebration for All-Ireland maths challenge

150 students participate in Munster Celebration for All-Ireland maths challenge

25 APril 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 150 primary and secondary school students from throughout Munster participated in the provincial celebration event for the free All-Ireland maths challenge, LearnStorm Ireland. Munster students converged on the campus of Cork Institute of Technology where they represented their respective counties’ involvement in the challenge. The 150 students who […]

RTE Radio Newsreader Michael Murphy promotes Mercy Hospital Foundation’s Bowel Cancer Awareness campaign.

RTE Radio Newsreader Michael Murphy promotes Mercy Hospital Foundation’s Bowel Cancer Awareness campaign.

25 Airil 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The smooth voiced RTÉ broadcaster, psychoanalyst and author, Michael Murphy joined Micheál Sheridan, CEO of the Mercy Hospital Foundation and Vivienne Curran, Cancer Nurse Specialist, Mercy University Hospital, to launch the Mercy Hospital Foundation’s Bowel Cancer Awareness campaign. Michael has lent his support to the campaign having […]

Checkpoint Gardai seize gun at Clogheenmilcon, Blarney, Co. Cork and arrest two people

Checkpoint Gardai seize gun at Clogheenmilcon, Blarney, Co. Cork and arrest two people

23 April 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Gardaí have seized a firearm and made two arrests during a checkpoint conducted as part of Operation Thor . At approximately 7.30pm yesterday eveninga car was stopped by units from Gurranabraher and Anglesea Street Stations during a checkpoint at Clogheenmilcon, Blarney, Co Cork. A shot gun and ammunition […]

SAILING: Summer Events Volvo Cork Week 2016

SAILING: Summer Events Volvo Cork Week 2016

23 April 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Volvo Cork Week 2016, takes place from July 10th to 15th, and primarily attracts sailors for the quality of its racing. Held on a biennial basis, Volvo Cork Week is a Grand Prix sailing event and is renowned, worldwide, for exciting and challenging racing. Bringing boats together […]

Camden Fort Meagher hosts ‘1916 Commemoration weekend’ 22nd to 24th April

Camden Fort Meagher hosts ‘1916 Commemoration weekend’ 22nd to 24th April

22 April 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie An array of events are planned for the weekend of 22nd – 24th April on the historic Camden Fort Meagher to commemorate 1916. The unique 1916 weekend which was launched recently by the Mayor of Cork County Cllr John Paul O‘Shea will feature daily concerts, seminars, re-enactments, […]

Is your Cork building linked to the 1916 Easter Rising?

Is your Cork building linked to the 1916 Easter Rising?

22 April 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The County of Cork has a wealth of historically important sites – places with associated events and people – that have collectively shaped the County’s heritage as a whole, particularly with regard to the defining years of the Irish Nation. Throughout our past, many of these sites, or […]

Applications invited for UCC’s IGNITE programme for 2017

Applications invited for UCC’s IGNITE programme for 2017

22 April 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Follow in the footsteps of IGNITE alumni AnaBio Technologies Ltd, PunditArena, KonnectAgain and others The IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme Information Evening yesterday offered anyone interested in starting a business the opportunity to find out more about options and supports available; to learn about the nine month […]