Everyman Theatre Cork celebrates 120 years of Entertainment #Everyman120

Everyman Theatre Cork celebrates 120 years of Entertainment #Everyman120

24 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Following on from our record-breaking panto, we enter 2017 more optimistic than ever. Once again, The Everyman is presenting a high-quality, eclectic, programme which we think our audiences will love and which you simply won’t find anywhere else. There really is something for everyone and we can’t wait […]

Cork Scientists Uncover Dietary Mechanism to Reverse the Effects of Stress

Cork Scientists Uncover Dietary Mechanism to Reverse the Effects of Stress

24 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Hippocrates said “Led food be thy medicine” and efforts are increasing to develop dietary strategies to target stress-related disorders such as depression and anxiety. There is growing evidence that microbes in the gut can play a key role in regulating brain functions, particularly emotional processing and behaviour. Prebiotics […]

Searches for New Homes in Cork increase by 107%

Searches for New Homes in Cork increase by 107%

24 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Searches for new homes in Cork have increased by 107% in the week’s following the launch of the “Help-to-buy” scheme by the Government, according to Property website – Daft.ie. The site recorded an increase of 107% in searches for new homes in Cork when compared with the same […]

Tributes paid to Cork property developer Owen O’Callaghan

Tributes paid to Cork property developer Owen O’Callaghan

23 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The well known Cork property developer Owen O’Callaghan has passed away after a short illness. Many of Mr O’Callaghan’s developments were in Cork City Centre. During his career, Owen O’Callaghan was responsible for Cork’s largest retail and housing developments including Opera Lane, Half Moon Street, Mahon Point, Paul Street, […]

Credit Unions can offer much needed competition in mortgage market says McGrath

Credit Unions can offer much needed competition in mortgage market says McGrath

23 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath (Cork South Central TD, based in Carrigaline) has said that Credit Unions have the potential to offer badly needed competition in the mortgage market but that rules on lending restrictions will have to change to allow this to happen. Deputy McGrath […]

Cork politicians back ‘The Cork Foundation’

Cork politicians back ‘The Cork Foundation’

23 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Foundation recently held a briefing in Leinster House with all Cork based TD’s and Senators. The organisation which was established in 2013 is a registered charity that matches donors to social enterprises who through this funding can create sustainable jobs, positively impacting communities at grass roots […]

ROWING: O’Donovan Brothers jointly win ‘Cork Person of the Year’ title

ROWING: O’Donovan Brothers jointly win ‘Cork Person of the Year’ title

21 Janaury 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie West Cork’s famous brothers have won another titel prestgious title of ‘Cork Persons of the Year’. Skibbereen based 2016 Olympic medal winners Gary and Paul O’Donovan received the title at todays gala awards luncheon in Rochestown Park Hotel Cork. The Mayor of Cork County Seamus McGrath and Lord Mayor of […]

Derval O’Rourke jumps to support 24 marathons, 24 days charity challenge

Derval O’Rourke jumps to support 24 marathons, 24 days charity challenge

20 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie A Dingle based gym instructor is set to run 24 marathons in 24 days to raise €100,000 for people in Ireland who live with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus. Following on from his ’12 Marathons, 12 Days’ in 2014, when Shane Finn raised €36,000 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland […]

Clune welcomes EU court ruling which saves Irish motorists 23% increase in tolls

Clune welcomes EU court ruling which saves Irish motorists 23% increase in tolls

19 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Transport Infrastructure Ireland now have 19m more to invest in our roads annually as well as an additional 60-70 million refund from Revenue Clune calls for that money to be put directly into upgrading our road network Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Transport Committee Deirdre […]

Port of Cork Handles 9.2m Tonnes Of Trade

Port of Cork Handles 9.2m Tonnes Of Trade

19 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Total traffic through the Port of Cork reached 9.2 million tonnes in 2016, a slight decrease compared to 2015 traffic. Import figures remain steady while exports were reduced primarily due to the closure of Lisheen Mines in Co. Tipperary and the subsequent cessation of exporting lead and zinc […]