SOCCER: Cork City FC sign of Christian Nanetti

SOCCER: Cork City FC sign of Christian Nanetti

22 February 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are pleased to confirm the signing of Christian Nanetti. The 25-year-old attacker began his career at Queens Park Rangers, and most recently lined out for Welling United. Speaking after the Italian’s international clearance was confirmed, City boss John Caulfield said: “Christian came to us […]

The entire landmass of Cork could be painted 216 times with the amount of paint wasted globally every year

The entire landmass of Cork could be painted 216 times with the amount of paint wasted globally every year

22 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Southern Region Waste Management Office (SRMO) has this week launched a new “Greener Homes Hints” guide aimed at assisting decorating enthusiasts with tips and ideas on a greener way to “Do It Yourself”. The free 12 page booklet, which can also be downloaded at www.srwmo.ie, will help […]

Classic, Vintage, and Veteran Ford cars to feature in Cork City St Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

Classic, Vintage, and Veteran Ford cars to feature in Cork City St Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

22 February 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Organised by Cork City Council, The Cork St Patrick’s Festival will take place from March 17th to March 19th with over 50,000 visitors expected to attend the Cork St Patrick’s Parade on Friday March 17th. Throughout the festival weekend, Cork will be a hive of activity with […]

Tourism Ireland partners with Flybe and Cork Airport to grow tourist numbers to Cork and the South of Ireland

Tourism Ireland partners with Flybe and Cork Airport to grow tourist numbers to Cork and the South of Ireland

22 February 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland has teamed up with Flybe and Cork Airport, to promote flights to Cork from Cardiff and grow tourist numbers to the South of Ireland this year. The joint campaign kicks off this week and will run until 9th April. Working closely with airlines and airports to […]

Disney Cruise Line is coming to Cork

Disney Cruise Line is coming to Cork

22 February 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Disney Cruise Line has revealed its summer 2018 itinerary includes Cork Harbour. The ‘Disney Magic’ vessel will travel to Cork for the first time as part of Disney Cruise Line’s new seven-night British Isles cruise, departing in September 2018. Announcing the first time call, Disney Cruise Line […]

Well known Cork businessman James O’Sullivan dies of cancer aged 58

Well known Cork businessman James O’Sullivan dies of cancer aged 58

21 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie James O’Sullivan was well known throughout Cork as director of M&P O’Sullivan Ltd, a cash and carry company founded by his grandfather. He was also known for his involvement and support of numerous charity and community groups in the city and across the county. His passing was announced […]

Coast Guard Helicopters conducting long medical evacuation assisted by Naval ship LÉ Roisin

Coast Guard Helicopters conducting long medical evacuation assisted by Naval ship LÉ Roisin

21 February 2017, 6.45pm By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Shannon based Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 115 has evacuated a seriously injured crewman from a large Russian fishing vessel approximately 140 nautical miles West of Kerry Head. The operation is being coordinated by the Marine Rescue Coordination Centre in Valentia and is being supported by the […]

Cork Topaz customer wins SEAT car worth €26k

20 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Topaz has announced Lisa Harte from Carrigohane is the January 2017 winner of Topaz ‘PLAY or PARK’ competition. After choosing to ‘play her points’ at her local O’Reilly’s Topaz in Carrigrohane, Lisa will now drive away in a brand new SEAT Ateca SUV, worth €26,450. Commenting on her […]

Topaz to open M8 Motorway service station in Fermoy with in-house McDonalds

Topaz to open M8 Motorway service station in Fermoy with in-house McDonalds

20 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie   Topaz, Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, has today announced it will create 230 jobs in conjunction with McDonald’s, across two Motorway Service Areas located on the M8 Cork/Dublin Road in Fermoy and the M9 Dublin/Waterford Road at Rathcrogue, Co. Carlow. Additionally, during the construction phase of […]

New social housing regeneration project in Dublin Street, Blackpool, Cork City

New social housing regeneration project in Dublin Street, Blackpool, Cork City

20 February 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Today in the Blackpool area of Cork city, Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Simon Coveney TD turned the sod on a reconstruction project which will see 10 new homes for older people provided in Dublin Street. This marks the next phase of Respond’s regeneration […]

TV chef Clodagh McKenna hosts cooking Demonstration in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

TV chef Clodagh McKenna hosts cooking Demonstration in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

19 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Where: Douglas Court Shopping Centre When: Saturday, February 25th Clodagh McKenna will make her way to Douglas Court Shopping Centre on Saturday, February 25th to perform two cooking demonstrations; one at 2pm and a second at 3pm. These will be free to attend and will incorporate fresh produce […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC retain President’s Cup by beating Dundalk

SOCCER: Cork City FC retain President’s Cup by beating Dundalk

17 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City won the President’s Cup for a second year in succession beating SSE Airtricity League champions Dundalk 3-0 in front of 3,140 in Turners Cross. In an enthralling first 45 minutes, it was the visitors who had the first opportunity. Patrick McEleney’s precise through ball found Ciaran […]