Cork charity asks people to ‘Host a Dinner Party in September’ to raise funds

Cork charity asks people to ‘Host a Dinner Party in September’ to raise funds

14 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Simon Community is encouraging people to throw a dinner party this September to raise funds in support of Cork Simon’s hefty food costs. During the month of September, The Great Cork Simon Supper will take place across Cork with friends, family, co-workers and class-mates coming together […]

Cork Airport reports increased traffic movements

Cork Airport reports increased traffic movements

13 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has reported strong growth in commercial aircraft movements once again in in July (+14.4%) which is the strongest growth of all three national airports. Niall MacCarthy Managing Director of Cork Airport strongly has welcomed the latest national statistics: “We are now working hard to ensure […]

Launch of County Cork Heritage Week 2016

Launch of County Cork Heritage Week 2016

12 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Seamus McGrath joined Cork County Council Heritage Officer Conor Nelligan to launch Heritage Week 2016 outside County Hall. Heritage Week, which is coordinated by the Heritage Council and forms part of the wider European Heritage Days Programme, takes place from […]

Annual classic & Old skool Toyota gathering in aid of Cork Samaritans

Annual classic & Old skool Toyota gathering in aid of Cork Samaritans

12 August 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Annual classic & Old skool Toyota gathering in aid of Cork Samaritans, takes place on this Saturday, the 13th of August in Corrin Events Centre near Fermoy from 10am to 5pm. It is a static show for all things Toyota, but will also feature attractions for the […]

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD expresses concern regarding capacity of Ambulance Service in Cork

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD expresses concern regarding capacity of Ambulance Service in Cork

10 August 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh O Laoghaire has expressed his concerns regarding the capacity of the National Ambulance Service to service the Cork region adequately, and he called for additional investment. Deputy O Laoghaire said; “I have become aware of incidents in recent weeks, which saw response times, for […]

Insurance industry excuses don’t add up – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

Insurance industry excuses don’t add up – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

11 August 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has said that the latest CSO figures showing a 38% increase in 12 months for car insurance show that the industry’s excuses “don’t add up”. Deputy Ó Laoghaire said: “These latest shocking figures reflect what I and my colleagues have been hearing […]