Cork Labour TD Sean Sherlock NOT happy with Government’s Budget 2016

Cork Labour  TD Sean Sherlock NOT happy with Government’s Budget 2016

12 October 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Labour TD and Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform, Seán Sherlock , has highlighted how thin the Government has spread the ‘fiscal space’ in the Budget announced yesterday. “The immediate aftermath of a Budget announcement tends to focus on top-line figures in the areas of Social Protection and […]

VIDEO: Skibbereen Olympic Rowers ‘The O’Donovan Brothers’ named as ‘Cork People of the Month’

VIDEO: Skibbereen Olympic Rowers ‘The O’Donovan Brothers’ named as ‘Cork People of the Month’

12 October 2016, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Everyone remembers the interview, full of quotable casual understatements. Now the brothers have another title to their names! Olympic silver medallists, Gary and Paul O’Donovan from West Cork, are ‘Cork Persons of the Month’ winners following their herculean efforts at the Rio Olympics in August. In addition […]

East Cork Early Music Festival, Midleton, October 13 to 16th 2016

East Cork Early Music Festival, Midleton, October 13 to 16th 2016

12 October 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie East Cork Early Music Festival 2016 will again bring the music of the Baroque Era to life in Cork City and County. An annual event since 2003, the four-day festival sees the world’s leading Baroque musicians performing in collaboration with Irish and Irish-based artists, offering everything from big […]

Pat Buckley TD calls for detailed and targeted plan for mental health investment

Pat Buckley TD calls for detailed and targeted plan for mental health investment

11 October 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Deputy Spokesperson on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Pat Buckley TD has called for the government to release a detailed and targeted plan to invest in delivering improvements to community based mental health services. He made his comments following the release of the Budget 2017, which […]

O’Hare’s Maxol MACE Wilton wins National Q Mark Award

O’Hare’s Maxol MACE Wilton wins National Q Mark Award

11 October 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie O’Hare’s Maxol MACE Wilton, Co, Cork, has been named as the Best Forecourt Delicatessen in Ireland for Hygiene and Food Safety at this year’s National Q Mark Awards. Hailed as “The Champions of Business Excellence”, the team from O’Hare’s Maxol MACE Wilton were beaming with pride as they […]

Cork Olympic Racewalker Rob Heffernan speaks about fitness in Douglas Court

Cork Olympic Racewalker Rob Heffernan speaks about fitness in Douglas Court

11 October 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Kick Start, Steps to Winter Wellness with Rob Heffernan at Douglas Court Shopping Centre Saturday, October 15th, 12-5pm Douglas Court Shopping Centre will host their ‘Kick Start, Steps to Winter Wellness’ event on Saturday, October 15th, from 12pm to 5pm, with Olympic Racewalker Rob Heffernan. The event is aimed […]

Deadline day approaching for your chance to win part of Cork’s €150K investment fund for young entrepreneurs

Deadline day approaching for your chance to win part of Cork’s €150K investment fund for young entrepreneurs

11 October 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Friday, October 14th is deadline day for submission of applications for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition, where Cork’s best and brightest young business people will have the opportunity to scoop their share of the €150,000 investment fund from the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs). This is the third […]

Cork gambler wins €11,403 betting on Lotto numbers with bookmaker

Cork gambler wins €11,403 betting on Lotto numbers with bookmaker

9 October 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie €3 Lotto Bet defies odds of 3,800/1 BoyleSports can report that a lucky county Cork punter hit the jackpot on Saturday night after their lotto bet clicked. The lucky punter who wishes to remain anonymous placed €3 on the numbers 9-18-27 and 35 to be drawn from seven […]