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Archives / July 2017
31 July 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party has welcomed plans for an area-based approach to the expanded Cork City Council after 2019, but warned that these must be more than toothless local committees. The party expects there will be six local areas in the expanded city, including a city centre ward. Plans... Read More
31 July 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance, Michael McGrath (Cork South Central) has said that the decision of the NTMA to reduce again the prize pool available for Prize Bond owners and the number of chances of becoming a millionaire per year is short-sighted and disappointing. Deputy McGrath added: “The... Read More
30 July 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Puppetry Festival Attempt to Break the Record for the Most People Wearing Sock Puppets Ever! Organised by Dowtcha Puppets, the 4th Cork Puppetry Festival, Ireland’s Leading Puppet Festival will take place from today – July 30th – to August 7th and will present a fantastic programme of puppet... Read More
30 July 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 2016, a centenary year in the county of Cork, was a yearlong undertaking by Cork County Council and the people of County Cork, in commemorating the defining year of 1916, reflecting on the past one hundred years, and looking to the future of Ireland with pride. Over 500... Read More
29 July 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Ireland Under 18 men’s team have been dealt another blow this afternoon as it was announced that BFG Neptune star, Cian Heaphy, has been ruled out of the remainder of the tournament. Heaphy, who was one of the stand-out players in Ireland’s opening game clash against... Read More
29 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that businesses and other local organisations are being pressed to their pin of their collar by rocketing insurance premiums and that unless the Government speeds up its proposed changes, many will go to the wall and close. Deputy Moynihan was... Read More
29 July 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Centenary Commemoration of 1916 was a tremendous success in the County of Cork, as it was across the entire nation. In response to the heightened sense of shared identity that was established in 2016, and in respect of the breadth of cultural activity and public engagement that... Read More
28 July 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Recently voted Ireland’s favourite chef that people would like to consult for dinner ideas, Neven Maguire, Brand Ambassador for Dunnes Stores’ Simply Better collection, visited Dunnes Stores, Bishopstown Court at 3pm today, He was there to demonstrate how simple it is to create some of the delicious... Read More