STORM #OPHELIA: Tree topping amnesty needed in Cork

STORM #OPHELIA: Tree topping amnesty needed in Cork

26 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Labour Party Representative* in Cork Peter Horgan has urged private property owners to check the status of trees on their property following Storms Ophelia and Brian. “The work of the emergency services and City Council staff in responding and clearing up tree incidents was second to none,” said […]

CORK HOTELS: increase fees for Cork Guinness Jazz Festival weekend – says HotelsCombined.com

CORK HOTELS: increase fees for Cork Guinness Jazz Festival weekend – says HotelsCombined.com

26 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival taking place this weekend HotelsCombined.com looked into hotel bookings and prices in Cork to see how they have been affected by the event. According to their analysis hotel bookings this weekend (Friday 27th October – Monday 30th October) in Cork have increased […]

FISHING: MEP brings official EU fishing delegation to Cork

FISHING: MEP brings official EU fishing delegation to Cork

26 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has proposed bringing an official European Parliament delegation to Cork to speak with Irish fishermen. The Ireland South MEP made the call in a recent meeting in the European Parliament with officials where she successfully secured her proposal for an […]

‘Affidavit’ or ‘Statutory Declaration’ Cork

‘Affidavit’ or ‘Statutory Declaration’ Cork

25 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This week as part of our local business series I spoke with Commissioner for Oaths David O’Sullivan. I asked him what is the difference between a ‘Statutory Declaration’ and an ‘Affidavit’? “It is a valid question because the layout of both types of documents is similar – as […]

#CORKJAZZ FESTIVAL: @BusEireann will run late night busses to take you home from #CorkCity

#CORKJAZZ FESTIVAL: @BusEireann will run late night busses to take you home from #CorkCity

25 October 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Jump on board Bus Éireann Cork Jazz Festival late night buses Jazz fans going to next Bank Holiday weekend’s fantastic festival line-up in Cork, can avail of several Bus Éireann late night services from the city centre to major suburbs and beyond. These late night buses will run […]

ITALIAN JOB: Flights to Verona, Italy will double from Cork Airport in Summer 2018

ITALIAN JOB: Flights to Verona, Italy will double from Cork Airport in Summer 2018

24 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Volotea to double the frequency of Verona route from Cork Airport for Summer 2018 An Extra 4,000 seats from Cork Airport to Northern Italy next summer Verona offers travellers the best that Northern Italy has to offer including Lake Garda Following a very successful Summer 2017 schedule, Volotea, […]

FARMING: Teagasc holds Forestry Hardwood promo event in Mitchelstown

FARMING:  Teagasc holds Forestry Hardwood promo event in Mitchelstown

24 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A hardwood marketing event organised by the Teagasc Forestry Development Department took place at the Firgrove Hotel, Mitchelstown, Co Cork, today. Proceedings were opened by Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle T.D., followed by a demonstration of a Peterson portable […]

SOCCER: Gearóid Morrissey signs 2 year contract with Cork City FC

SOCCER: Gearóid Morrissey signs 2 year contract with Cork City FC

24 October 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City FC have confirmed that Gearóid Morrissey has signed a new, two-year contract with the club. The midfielder has been in fine form for the League Champions this season, weighing in with a career-best six league goals, and speaking to CorkCityFC.ie, he said: “I think it is […]

SPORT: Horse Racing in Cork

SPORT: Horse Racing in Cork

24 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork has one national grade Horse Racing Track – ‘Cork Racecourse Mallow’ Those of us who are not interested in Horse Racing usually only hear about Cork Racecourse Mallow when it’s flooded, or some other disaster takes place. Two weeks ago there was a fire in a pub […]