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June 2017
28 June 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie TV presenter, Graham Norton has emerged as the top Irish celebrity people would pick to holiday with, according to the latest national Red C survey conducted on behalf of leading independent travel specialists, Travel Counsellors. The funnyman – who spent much of his childhood in Bandon, West... Read More
27 June 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City awarded prestigious honour of hosting UNESCO 3rd International Conference on Learning Cities Cork City will host the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Third International Conference on Learning Cities. As the first European city to host this prestigious global conference, Cork will welcome... Read More
27 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has agreed to the sale of 7-9 Parnell Place and 1-2 Deane Street to Tetrarch Capital Ltd. Tetrarch’s proposal for the property includes a budget boutique hotel and a separate designer hostel with ground floor restaurants and bars. Cork City Council bought the properties in... Read More
27 June 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sr. Philomena O’Sullivan, a Columban sister originally from North Cork, has been named June Cork Person of the Month in recognition of her life’s work as a nursing missionary in Korea. Following Sr. Philomena’s profession in 1949, she trained as a nurse at Mercy University Hospital, Cork.... Read More
27 June 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Passengers on Swiss International Air Lines flights are reading all about Cork city and county this month – in a major article which appears in the June edition of the airline’s inflight magazine. The article coincides with the launch of the new Swiss International Air Lines service... Read More
27 June 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City has been chosen to host European Maritime Day (EMD) in 2020. This is the first time that Ireland has been selected by the Council of the European Union to hold this flagship two-day conference which since its creation has become one of the key events... Read More
27 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that “rural Ireland is being hollowed out, and that the Government’s inability to see past the M50 risks destroying rural communities in West Cork”. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was commenting after it was announced that Bank of Ireland will cease... Read More
26 June 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 1,348 young people unemployed for 6 months or more Over 11,000 young people long-term unemployed nationally still far too high, says Youth Council The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – whose members work with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has highlighted concerns at the number... Read More