CULTURE: €50,000 awarded by the Arts Council to five Cork youth groups

CULTURE: €50,000 awarded by the Arts Council to five Cork youth groups

By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Almost €50,000 has been awarded by the Arts Council to five separate groups and organisations in Cork to help young people engage in the arts. The funding has been confirmed as part of the Art Council’s popular Young Ensembles Scheme. In total, €48, 165 has been awarded to five Cork-based groups […]

HISTORIC DAY: After 56 years in operation Cork Airport sees departure of first SCHEDULED Transatlantic flight – Cork to New Boston/Providence Route

HISTORIC DAY: After 56 years in operation Cork Airport sees departure of first SCHEDULED Transatlantic flight – Cork to New Boston/Providence Route

1 July 2017, Saturday 2.30pm By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie For the first time in Cork Airport’s 56-year history, direct scheduled transatlantic travel is now a reality Historic route heralds the era of low cost year round direct transatlantic travel from Cork Airport to the US East Coast New Norwegian service will operate three times […]

SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cork Lord Mayor launches ‘Young Knocknaheeny Programme’ – early intervention

SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cork Lord Mayor launches ‘Young Knocknaheeny Programme’ – early intervention

1 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald has launched a groundbreaking early intervention document which seeks to consolidate supports to parents from pregnancy through to the early years in primary school. The Young Knocknaheeny Programme meet families during pregnancy, provides language programmes from 9 months and support childcare […]

SOCCER: Kevin O’Connor to sign for Preston North End

SOCCER: Kevin O’Connor to sign for Preston North End

1 July 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City FC have confirmed that Kevin O’Connor will join Preston North End at the end of July. The defender will join club mate Seanie Maguire in signing for the English Championship side, after the two clubs agreed terms for the move. O’Connor has made almost 70 league […]

GLOBAL CITY: Celebration held in One Albert Quay to mark Cork City being chosen to host September’s ‘UNESCO 3rd International Conferences on Learning Cities’

GLOBAL CITY: Celebration held in One Albert Quay to mark Cork City being chosen to host September’s ‘UNESCO 3rd International Conferences on Learning Cities’

1 July 2017, Saturday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City honoured as the first European city to host this prestigious global conference of lifelong learning Leaders of education, community, business and learning came together to celebrate the official launch of the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Third International Conferences on Learning […]

UPSELLING: How to increase the number of people who vote, by promoting the idea of joining the electoral register during the provision of other services

UPSELLING: How to increase the number of people who vote, by promoting the idea of joining the electoral register during the provision of other services

1 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Solidarity Councillor Fiona Ryan has brought forward a series of motions to be discussed and debated in Cork City Council with the aim of improving and encouraging voter registration. The motions, including the introduction of a “Voter Registration Month” which is envisioned to be a conscious […]

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