WEST CORK: New mobile library vehicle launched by County Mayor Declan Hurley

WEST CORK: New mobile library vehicle launched by County Mayor Declan Hurley

1 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Declan Hurley has launched Cork County Council’s new mobile library for West Cork. The launch took place at the Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway. The new West Cork Mobile Library will replace the well-known, 14 year old vehicle that has visited nearly […]

WEST CORK: Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat tows 30 foot angling boat to harbour

WEST CORK: Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat tows 30 foot angling boat to harbour

1 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat launched this morning to a boat which got into difficulties three miles south-east of Crow Head on the Beara Peninsula. Castletownbere’s lifeboat was tasked by Valentia Coastguard Radio this morning at 10.24 a.m. to go to the assistance a thirty-feet angling boat with three people […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: Ballymaloe Garden Festival – Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd September

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: Ballymaloe Garden Festival – Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd September

1 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Ballymaloe Garden Festival will unfurl over the weekend of Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September on the grounds of Ballymaloe House in Shanagarry, Co. Cork.  The variety of talks, demonstrations, entertainment and shopping offers a bumper crop for garden lovers, seasoned experts, late bloomers, families, and foodies. Among the highlights of this […]

TERRORISM: Should Cork City should install bollards to prevent a car or truck attack on pedestrians?

TERRORISM: Should Cork City should install bollards to prevent a car or truck attack on pedestrians?

1 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Cork City Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn (Cork North Central) has called for the local authority to review the use of bollards in the city. O’Flynn believes in light of car ramming attacks in Nice, Barcelona and London officials should examine areas with a large footfall to ensure that […]

BACK TO SCHOOL: 12,470 Cork families receive help with back to school costs

BACK TO SCHOOL: 12,470 Cork families receive help with back to school costs

1 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Carrigaline based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has confirmed that some €3,959,700 in Government funding has been paid to help meet the back to school costs of 12,470 local families. The Back to School allowance is paid to parents to assist them in purchasing uniforms and footwear for […]

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