IRELAND’S ANCIENT EAST: Failte Ireland promotes FOOD TOURISM in East Cork

IRELAND’S ANCIENT EAST: Failte Ireland promotes FOOD TOURISM in East Cork

3 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie  “Food tells a powerful story of the region, connects locals and visitors alike with the culture and the history of the area, and lies at the heart of truly memorable experiences.” More than 30 members of the Food Tourism Development Network – comprised of Fáilte Ireland ‘Food Champions’ […]

ARTS & CULTURE: Cork Senator welcomes funding scheme for not-for-profit organisations

ARTS & CULTURE: Cork Senator welcomes funding scheme for not-for-profit organisations

3 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is pleased with the opening Stream 3 of the Arts and Culture Capital Scheme, which will provide small capital grants to not-for-profit arts organisations. “Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys, recently announced €500,000 in funding available under […]

HOW TO WIN THE LOTTO? Hickey’s Newsagent in Skibbereen is luckiest lotto ticket seller in Cork, so will buying a ticket there improve your odds?

HOW TO WIN THE LOTTO? Hickey’s Newsagent in Skibbereen is luckiest lotto ticket seller in Cork, so will buying a ticket there improve your odds?

2 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Hickey’s Newsagent in Skibbereen is ‘luckiest’ lotto ticket seller in Cork, and third in Ireland. So, should you travel to West Cork just to buy a ticket there? No. We must note that the more tickets a retailer sells, the ‘luckier’ they appear to be, insofar as the stats are solely […]

HEALTH: Bon Secours Care Village in Cork celebrates positive review from HIQA

HEALTH: Bon Secours Care Village in Cork celebrates positive review from HIQA

2 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Bon Secours Health System is delighted to announce that following a recent HIQA Inspection that the Care Village in Cork has received full compliance. “This reinforces the commitment by Management and Staff to provide Quality and Exceptional Care for residents.” said the system in a statement. Clean bill […]

AGRICULTURE: Fair deal scheme isn’t working for farmers – warns opposition Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

AGRICULTURE: Fair deal scheme isn’t working for farmers – warns opposition Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

2 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Government must fulfil commitments to change scheme Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan says the Government must honour its commitment to review the impact of the Fair Deal Scheme on farmers and family businesses such as shops or rural pubs. Deputy Moynihan made the comments as the Dáil debated […]

TRAVEL: Swiss Ambassador visits Cork Airport to launch new Cork to Zurich route

TRAVEL: Swiss Ambassador visits Cork Airport to launch new Cork to Zurich route

2 June 2017, 9.30pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Swiss International Air Lines’ inaugural flight departed from Cork Airport today Swiss Ambassador to Ireland helped Cork Airport mark new route The Swiss Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. Mrs. Marie-Claude Meylan was at Cork Airport today to mark the inaugural Swiss International Air Lines route to Zürich together with […]

ENVIRONMENT: Cork TD expresses disappointment about US withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

ENVIRONMENT: Cork TD expresses disappointment about US withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

2 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Labour spokesperson on Climate Change, Sean Sherlock TD, has expressed his disappointment at the decision by the United States to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord. The announcement was made by US President, Donald Trump, at the White House last evening. Deputy Sherlock commented: ‘’I am really […]