Gardai investigate death of 22 year old woman in Sheares Street squat

Gardai investigate death of 22 year old woman in Sheares Street squat

30 April 2017, 10pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the death of a 22-year-old woman following the discovery of a body in Cork City this morning. The discovery was made when Gardaí and Emergency Services were called to a vacant business premises at Sheares Street shortly before 7am. […]

Competition Results announced for Cork International Choral Festival 2017

Competition Results announced for Cork International Choral Festival 2017

30 April 2017, 9.45pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie  The Cork International Choral Festival came to a climactic penultimate close with its Awards Ceremony at 5.15pm in Cork City Hall. Following a successful Festival, the Jury Results were finally announced for all sections of the Festival’s varied and prestigious categories. International and national choirs from near […]

Cork Council of Trade Unions annual mayday statement

Cork Council of Trade Unions annual mayday statement

30 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Monday 1st May 2017 will be celebrated internationally as Workers Day and the Cork Council of Trade Unions (CCTU) has issued a statement extending its greetings in Cork City and County, and nationally and internationally. The CCTU affiliated Unions, under the auspices of the Irish Congress of Trade […]

ENVIRONMENT: Planning permission decision on Innishannon Sewage Scheme due next week

ENVIRONMENT: Planning permission decision on Innishannon Sewage Scheme due next week

29 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A decision on the Planning application for the Innishannon Sewage Scheme is expected from Cork County Council next month, on May 8th. Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the developments. He told TheCork.ie “The capacity of the new Wastewater Treatment Plant in Innishannon is 2,200 population […]

KINSALE: Enibas jewellers unvils commemorative pendant to fundraise for Brú Columbanus

KINSALE: Enibas jewellers unvils commemorative pendant to fundraise for Brú Columbanus

29 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of Ireland’s leading contemporary jewellery brands ‘Enibas’ has unveiled a special commemorative pendant for Colin Vearncombe (Black) fans around the world with all proceeds going to Cork based charity Brú Columbanus. Colin, an internationally loved singer, songwriter passed away in Cork University Hospital on January 26th last […]

Castlepook Wind Farm awards over €50,000 to community groups in Ballyhoura and North County Cork

Castlepook Wind Farm awards over €50,000 to community groups in Ballyhoura and North County Cork

28 April 2017 By David Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Funds awarded to 11 community groups including a number of primary schools, GAA club and a scout group Castlepook Power DAC, the ESB / Coillte joint venture wind farm located near Doneraile in Ballyhoura Forest, Co Cork has selected the first annual Community Development Fund beneficiaries. More than […]

Metropole Hotel, Cork City marks 120 years in business

Metropole Hotel, Cork City marks 120 years in business

28 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Metropole Hotel Cork was opened in 1897. The property was designed by architect, Arthur Hill and built by John Delaney & Co Builders, who were previously awarded the building contract to build the sweetshop behind the hotel. The Metropole Hotel was built to the highest standards and opulence […]

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: GSK Ireland

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: GSK Ireland

28 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie GSK is running its annual GSK Ireland IMPACT Awards, designed to recognise and reward community-based charities who contribute to the improvement of people’s health and wellbeing in Ireland. There are thousands of “unsung healthcare heroes” all over Ireland, including Cork charities making a huge difference on the ground that […]

AWARDS: Sinead Kane – Blind Marathon Runner – is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

AWARDS: Sinead Kane – Blind Marathon Runner – is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

26 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinead Kane, with only 5% vision, has completed seven marathons in seven days on seven continents to establish a new World Record. April Cork Person of the Month Sinead, with her guide runner John O’Regan, ran the first marathon at Union Glacier in Antarctica, then Puuta Arenas, Chile, […]

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