Cork tourism operator joins Tourism Ireland sales mission to Australia and New Zealand ~

Cork tourism operator joins Tourism Ireland sales mission to Australia and New Zealand ~

4 October 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland, together with thirteen (13) Irish tourism companies, including Sheenco Travel (Cork-based tour operator), is preparing to undertake a week-long sales mission to Australia and New Zealand next month – to grow tourism from both markets. The organisation held a briefing today (3 October) in Dublin, for […]

Completion of €12.3 million upgrade to Carrigtohill Wastewater Treatment Plant

Completion of €12.3 million upgrade to Carrigtohill Wastewater Treatment Plant

3 October 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water, today announced the completion of an extensive upgrade to Carrigtohill Wastewater Treatment Plant, providing for additional capacity to cater for a population equivalent of 30,000 while providing scope for future growth. The €12.3 million project is now treating waste from Carrigtohill as well as from other […]

Cork city bucks upward trend as median property prices fall 2% in Q3 2016

Cork city bucks upward trend as median property prices fall 2% in Q3 2016

3 October 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Following a dramatic surge in house prices during the summer, asking prices in Q3 paused for breath, rising by a modest amount according to the latest house price report from MyHome.ie The mix-adjusted price on newly listed properties nationally rose by 0.4% during the quarter while prices in […]

Kinsale Restauant ‘Fishy Fishy’ remains in Michelin Guide

Kinsale Restauant ‘Fishy Fishy’ remains in Michelin Guide

3 October 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Popular Kinsale restaurants Fishy Fishy and Bastion have retained their Bib Gourmand status in the new Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2017 just published. Michelin Bib Gourmand awards recognise those establishments that offer good food at affordable prices of EUR40 or less for a three-course meal. Bastion […]

Official opening of Carrigtohill Wastewater Treatment Plant

Official opening of Carrigtohill Wastewater Treatment Plant

3 October 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water, in partnership with Cork County Council, will over see the official opening of Carrigtohill Wastewater Treatment Plant, followed by a tour of the upgraded treatment plant this morning. Mr. David Stanton TD, Minister of State for Justice with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration will […]

CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory hosts ‘Space Week’ event

CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory hosts ‘Space Week’ event

02 October 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie For Ireland’s first national Space Week CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory is hosting a geektastic open evening of events for all ages to celebrate the Space Week theme Our Planet, Our Place, Our Time. Space Week is Ireland’s newest national STEM (Science, Technology, Engineers and Maths) week running in […]

Mercy University Hospital thanks fundraisers with its ‘Mercy Stars’ awards night

Mercy University Hospital thanks fundraisers with its ‘Mercy Stars’ awards night

1 October 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie September 30th saw those individuals, teams, and fundraising volunteers who go the extra mile for patients and colleagues at The Mercy University Hospital, officially recognised at The Mercy Stars awards night, which was held in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork. The Mercy Stars, organised by the Mercy Hospital Foundation […]