Cork TD Pat Buckley urges public to look after mental health over Christmas period

Cork TD Pat Buckley urges public to look after mental health over Christmas period

23 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Pat Buckley has urged the public to look after their mental health over the Christmas period. The East Cork TD, who is the party’s deputy All Ireland spokesperson for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, said the holiday season was a particularly tough time for those […]

Customs seize smuggled cigarettes from Cork City house

Customs seize smuggled cigarettes from Cork City house

​23 December 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Today Revenue officers seized 21,000 illicit cigarettes branded ‘Marlboro Gold’,and ‘Rothmans’, when they carried out a search under warrant of a house in south Cork city. The smuggled cigarettes have a retail value of over €11,500 representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €9,300. A Latvian […]

Tenders sought for Major Flood Relief Works in Clonakilty

Tenders sought for Major Flood Relief Works in Clonakilty

23 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A tender competition has been advertised on e-tenders.ie for a major flood relief scheme for the town of Clonakilty in Cork. The Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief is Seán Canney T.D. “Clonakilty is one of many towns in Cork that has […]

VIDEO: Founder of Children’s Autism Club named as December ‘Cork Person of the Month’

VIDEO: Founder of Children’s Autism Club named as December ‘Cork Person of the Month’

22 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Karen O’Mahony is the founder of the ‘Masquerade Ball Rainbow Club for Autism’. She has been named December ‘Cork Person of the Month’. This means her name will also go forward for possible selection as ‘Cork Person of the Year’ at a Gala Awards Lunch on January 20, […]

That’s a wrap – Hugely successful year for ‘Film in Cork’ draws to a close

That’s a wrap – Hugely successful year for ‘Film in Cork’ draws to a close

22 December 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 2016 was a hugely successful year for the film industry in Cork and in particular Film In Cork, which provides production, location and training services to those working in film, television, and animation, with major productions like Star Wars and MAZE, filming in the region. One of the […]

If you don’t use Gift Vouchers they will expire!

If you don’t use Gift Vouchers they will expire!

21 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has reminded Irish consumers in the run up to Christmas and the imminent retail ‘Sales’ promotions, to make themselves aware of the terms and conditions of purchasing and using gift vouchers. “Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year […]

SPORT: Angling development projects in Cork awarded funding from Inland Fisheries Ireland

SPORT: Angling development projects in Cork awarded funding from Inland Fisheries Ireland

21 December 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Five angling development projects in Cork have been awarded funding to improve angling access in the area. The projects are some of 50 angling development projects across the country which will receive support from Inland Fisheries Ireland to the value of €500,000 in total as part of its […]

Cork sports clubs should register now for Sports Capital Grants

Cork sports clubs should register now for Sports Capital Grants

21 December 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie €30 million available in 2017 Fine Gael Cork South Central Senator, Jerry Buttimer, has encouraged Cork clubs and sports organisations to prepare for the Sports Capital Programme application process and register online now. t €30 million is available to develop sports infrastructure around the country in 2017. “My […]

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork

21 December 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Catholic and Church of Ireland Bishops of Cork have issued their annual Christmas message. Below is the statement from The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton: As Bishops of Cork, we join in wishing you all a peaceful Christmas. We pray […]