RINGASKIDDY: Cork’s Ocean Testing Infrastructure visited by Climate Action Minister

RINGASKIDDY: Cork’s Ocean Testing Infrastructure visited by Climate Action Minister

29 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Lir National Ocean Test facility is key to the development of Ireland’s offshore renewable energy industry. Incorporated in the MaREI Centre and located in the €20.5m purpose-built Beaufort Building, Lir provides world class testing capacity together with the most experienced technical team currently operating in this space. The […]

NATIONAL ID CARD? Legal basis of requirement for ‘Public Services Card’ are questionable – says Cork TD

NATIONAL ID CARD? Legal basis of requirement for ‘Public Services Card’ are questionable – says Cork TD

29 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has expressed concerns regarding the manner in which the Government is managing the requirement for a Public Services card, stating that there has been no real debate regarding the potential implications of such a card, or any such database. […]

HEALTH: Knee pain – Arthritis Sufferers in Cork invited to clinical trial

HEALTH: Knee pain – Arthritis Sufferers in Cork invited to clinical trial

29 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Clinical trials company Atlantia, which is based in Cork, is looking for arthritis sufferers in Cork to partake in a new study into investigating the effect of: – natural fish extracts on alleviating the symptoms of osteoarthritis in the knee – raspberry extract on reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis […]

SOLIDARITY PARTY: Cork TD worries about Irish Rail Route Closures

SOLIDARITY PARTY: Cork TD worries about Irish Rail Route Closures

29 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning expressed strong opposition to Iarnrod Eireann’s suggestion that shutting down 4 routes might be an option and called instead for the reversal of state funding cutbacks which he said had crippled the company. In a submission to the Labour […]

WEST CORK: County Council publish Historic Town Map of Bantry – Tourism

WEST CORK: County Council publish Historic Town Map of Bantry – Tourism

29 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council are delighted to announce the publication of the ‘Historic Town Map of Bantry’. It joins Bandon, Kinsale and Dunmanway which were produced last year. All are available in your local tourist offices and heritage centres or download online on the Visit Cork County website (www.visitcorkcounty.com). […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK CITY: Cork CITY Culture Night 2017 – 200 free events across 100 venues

THINGS TO DO IN CORK CITY: Cork CITY Culture Night 2017 – 200 free events across 100 venues

28 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie From live music, theatre and film to art exhibitions, crafts and street performance, Cork is a city steeped in culture and talent.  With such a wealth of inspirational and historical resources on our doorstep, Cork City Council presents Cork Culture Night 2017; a city-wide event that will take place […]

SKIBBEREEN: West Cork Arts Centre welcomes Susan MacWilliam ‘Modern Experiments’ exhibition

SKIBBEREEN: West Cork Arts Centre welcomes Susan MacWilliam ‘Modern Experiments’ exhibition

28 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, is hosting the largest and most comprehensive exhibition of one of Ireland’s foremost international contemporary artists, Susan MacWilliam, from Saturday 9th September. The centre is one of only four impressive venues to host the standout exhibition across the Island of Ireland. The […]

THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN CO CORK: Cork County appoints ‘Ambassador’ for Culture Night

THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN CO CORK: Cork County appoints ‘Ambassador’ for Culture Night

27 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie When is Culture Night? 22nd September This year’s Cork County Culture Night Ambassador is writer and diarist, Alice Carey. Alice divides her life between Manhattan, where she was born and bred, and West Cork, where she and her husband, Geoffrey Knox, bought and renovated a house some years ago. Alice feels honoured […]