CSR: Heineken Ireland announces urban greening community initiative

CSR: Heineken Ireland announces urban greening community initiative

28 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Community initiative to create urban growing spaces through – “Growing with Our Communities” Heineken Ireland has today announced an initiative to bring communities together to create urban growing spaces that have a positive impact – socially, environmentally and economically. Entitled “Growing with Our Communities”, the initiative is “rooted” […]

Robbie Williams to perform in Cork City

Robbie Williams to perform in Cork City

28 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are pleased to announce the signing of Robbie Williams. The defender joins the club having made over 100 league appearances for Limerick, since joining them in 2013, and he has played 21 of their 22 league fixtures so far this season. Commenting on the signing, […]

POLITICS: Government position on Family Legal Aid ‘deeply troubling’ – says Cork Sinn Fein TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

POLITICS: Government position on Family Legal Aid ‘deeply troubling’ – says Cork Sinn Fein TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

28 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Justice spokesperson Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has branded the move by the Legal Aid Board to begin restricting access to those applying for Legal Aid in District Court family law cases as ‘deeply troubling’, and expressed significant concern about the impact it may have on such […]

SOCCER: Match preview – Cork City FC v Galway United

SOCCER: Match preview – Cork City FC v Galway United

27 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City return to league action on Friday night, as they welcome Galway United to Turner’s Cross. City go into the game having exited the Europa League against AEK Larnaca, but they will look to get back to winning ways tomorrow night. Their last league outing saw them […]

NORTH CORK: New water-main for village of Liscarroll

NORTH CORK: New water-main for village of Liscarroll

27 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The village of Liscarroll is to receive new water-mains in the coming months following confirmation by Irish Water to Local Independent Councillor John Paul O’Shea this week that they are to replace 3.7km of debilitating pipes around the village. The historic North Cork village of Liscarroll has suffered […]

PIECE OF HISTORY RECOVERED: Main ship telegraph recovered from wreck of RMS Lusitania

PIECE OF HISTORY RECOVERED: Main ship telegraph recovered from wreck of RMS Lusitania

26 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Wednesday) confirmed that the main ship’s telegraph from the RMS Lusitania has been recovered from the wreck site off the Head of Kinsale and is undergoing preliminary conservation ashore. During a previous dive in July […]

WEST CORK: Maxol Clonakilty Brings Employment Total to 35 with €500,000 Investment

WEST CORK: Maxol Clonakilty Brings Employment Total to 35 with €500,000 Investment

26 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Maxol is pleased to welcome three new eateries to Maxol, Western Road, Clonakilty. The latest additions to the station are Abrakebabra, Bagel Factory and O’Brien’s Sandwich Café to complement Maxol’s own Moreish deli in-store. The recently refurbished Maxol station follows an investment of €500,000 with the creation of […]

WEST CORK: ‘CANNONBALL 2017’ will visit Kinsale – Friday September 8th 2017 at 2.30pm

WEST CORK: ‘CANNONBALL 2017’ will visit Kinsale – Friday September 8th 2017 at 2.30pm

26 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 190 supercars and novelty cars, free family festivals, celebrities, over 1000km of Irish open roads, almost €900,000 raised for Irish charities and the awesome sight of over 160,000 excited spectators coast to coast waving chequered flags from September 8th -10th 2017 On Friday, September 8th 2017 CANNONBALL arrives […]

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Locals wanting to add ‘Seven Heads Peninsula’ to route met with Tourism Minister, but ACTION must now follow says MEP

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Locals wanting to add ‘Seven Heads Peninsula’ to route met with Tourism Minister, but ACTION must now follow says MEP

26 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Related content: [Special Audio Feature] Wild Atlantic Way Audio Tour Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for action from Failte Ireland and the Department of Tourism on bringing the Seven Heads Peninsula into the Wild Atlantic Way route. The Ireland South MEP was speaking […]

CORK BUSINESS DEALS: ‘Feelgood Friday’ returns this week – various special offers in multiple locations

CORK BUSINESS DEALS: ‘Feelgood Friday’ returns this week – various special offers in multiple locations

26 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Traders in the Victorian Quarter of Cork City will step outside their premises from 5pm – 7pm this Feel Good Friday to give you a taste of what the street has to offer. So whether you’re dashing through on the way home from work or have a few hours […]

POLITICS: Fianna Fáil to hold Selection Convention for Cork South West

POLITICS: Fianna Fáil to hold Selection Convention for Cork South West

26 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil members from Cork South West will meet tonight, Wednesday 26th July 2017, to select its candidate for the next General Election at the Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway. Two candidates have been validly nominated by members and cumainn to contest the Selection Convention: Margaret Murphy O’Mahony TD, Spokesperson on […]