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 Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]

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 Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]

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 […]

City Council Moves to Assure Online Customers

City Council Moves to Assure Online Customers

21 December 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Following on from reports of recent cyber attack on Meath County Council , Cork City Council has today moved to assure its customers in relation to the systems and processes which it has in place to guard against the potential for cyber crime in the conduct of […]

SPORT: Cork Punter wins €13,200 From Racing Double

SPORT: Cork Punter wins €13,200 From Racing Double

21 December 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork punter won €13,200 from their racing double that clicked at Kempton on Tuesday. The bet had a total stake of €100 and was on two selections, Washington Blue in the 4.10 and Lord Cooper in the 4.40 at Kempton. The punter availed of the tasty SP’s of […]

Clonakilty Mayor organises ‘Christmas Homecoming Gathering’ in Town Centre

Clonakilty Mayor organises ‘Christmas Homecoming Gathering’ in Town Centre

21 December 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Mayor of Clonakilty and members of the Clonakilty Mayoral Council (Cork’s only grouping of Town Mayors) have organised an event to welcome home emigrants at a “Community Christmas Gathering” this Friday 23rd December at 7pm at O’ Donovan’s Hotel. The issue was decided at their recent […]

Revenue Commissioners seize illegal drugs and unstamped tobacco on Cork’s Northside

Revenue Commissioners seize illegal drugs and unstamped tobacco on Cork’s Northside

20 December 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This morning in an intelligence led operation on the Northside of Cork City, Revenue officers carried out a series of searches under warrant of a number of private dwellings. Detector dog Harvey assisted in the searches, during which 10,000 unstamped cigarettes and 10 kilos of unstamped tobacco were […]