HOSPICE: Marymount asks Cork people to hold Coffee mornings to fundraise

HOSPICE: Marymount asks Cork people to hold Coffee mornings to fundraise

30 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Marymount is calling on the people of Cork to support Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s Celebrates by holding their own coffee morning on 14th September to raise vital funds for Marymount’s services. Representatives of Marymount met some of the campaign ambassadors recently to launch […]

GREEN PARTY: tell Irish Rail that ‘Limerick Junction’ railway is crossroads of Munster – must not have services reduced

GREEN PARTY: tell Irish Rail that ‘Limerick Junction’ railway is crossroads of Munster – must not have services reduced

29 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has reacted with shock at news today that Iarnród Éireann have proposed to close the Limerick Junction to Waterford railway-line. The company announced plans for the closure in a submission to the Labour Court. The closure of the line would save €5 million […]

CORK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Snapchat now bigger than Facebook and Instagram for young people under 35 in Ireland

CORK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Snapchat now bigger than Facebook and Instagram for young people under 35 in Ireland

29 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Stats released by the Cork Digital Marketing Awards, part of Cork Chamber Business School show that the social network of choice for those under 35 is Snapchat, followed by Facebook and then Instagram. Facebook is still dominant for those 35 and above. Despite media coverage showing Snapchat growth […]

FARMING: Cork based Minister Michael Creed welcomes EU Review of Anti Dumping duties on Fertiliser Imports

FARMING: Cork based Minister Michael Creed welcomes EU Review of Anti Dumping duties on Fertiliser Imports

29 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has welcomed the European Commission’s “notice of initiation to conduct a partial interim review of the anti dumping measures applicable to imports of ammonium nitrate originating in Russia”. The Minister has raised the issue of […]

LOTTO FUNDS: benefit Blackwater Sub Aqua club Fermoy, and Cara House in Skibbereen

LOTTO FUNDS: benefit Blackwater Sub Aqua club Fermoy, and Cara House in Skibbereen

29 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar T.D, announced the landmark €5 Billion Good Cause figure at a special Lotto draw to mark the National Lottery’s 30th birthday in RTE recently. He said the Good Cause fund has made a crucial contribution to life in communities all across Ireland over the […]

ART: Actor Jeremy Ironslaunches Cork University Hospitals ‘The Collection’

ART: Actor Jeremy Ironslaunches Cork University Hospitals ‘The Collection’

25 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Jeremy Irons, who famously restored Kilcoe Castle in West Cork, officially launched ‘The Collection’ on 24th August at Cork University Hospital (CUH). This is an innovative catalogue from the CUH Art Collection. The South/South West Hospital Group welcomes this initiative and congratulates the staff members at CUH for […]