Things to do in Cork City in December 2017

Things to do in Cork City in December 2017

30 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie There’s a lot happening in Cork City Centre this December, TheCork.ie has compiled a list Glow: A Cork Christmas Celebration Glow-A Cork Christmas Celebration returns on 1st December. Visit Santa’s Cork Workshop presented by Dowtcha Puppets in Bishop Lucey Park, soar high above Cork on a giant Ferris wheel and […]

CORK IN THE 1960s: Photographic archive of Former Lord Mayor Anthony Barry to be published online

CORK IN THE 1960s: Photographic archive of Former Lord Mayor Anthony Barry to be published online

30 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The 1960s Cork photographic archive of former Lord Mayor and tea-grocer, Anthony Barry to be preserved and launched online. The Cork City and County Archives is delighted to announce that it has received the donation of the photographic archive of Anthony Barry (1901-1983), with the kind assistance of […]

WEST CORK: New SuperValu officially opens

WEST CORK: New SuperValu officially opens

30 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A new, purpose built, state-of-the-art SuperValu was officially opened today (Thursday) at Harbour View in Bantry. The cutting of the ribbon to mark the new store opening was performed by 6 members of staff that together have​ 2​3​0 years service at O’Keeffe’s SuperValu in Bantry. Celebrity Chef Martin […]

Cork County Mayor’s Coffee Morning raises over €1,500 for Friends of Marymount

Cork County Mayor’s Coffee Morning raises over €1,500 for Friends of Marymount

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley hosted a Coffee Morning today in County Hall which raised over €1,500 in aid of Marymount Hospice. Speaking at the Coffee Morning, Mayor Hurley paid particular thanks to all who had joined him, “As Mayor, I am honoured to […]

WEST CORK: New Lidl opens in Bantry, Co Cork

WEST CORK: New Lidl opens in Bantry, Co Cork

30 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Former Cork football captain Philip Clifford officially opened Lidl’s brand new store in Bantry today, which saw the creation of 20 new jobs in the locality. The new store boasts a state of the art architectural design and spacious store layout, meaning Lidl can offer customers a greater […]

Homeless families must not be broken apart – West Cork TD

Homeless families must not be broken apart – West Cork TD

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Homeless families must not be broken apart West Cork Independent TD Michael Collins wants the government to ensure that families facing or currently homeless are not split up as they try to access suitable emergency accommodation. Speaking in the Dáil, Deputy Collins, during the debate concerning the Housing […]

POLITICS: Close the Dáil Bar immediately and set an example

POLITICS: Close the Dáil Bar immediately and set an example

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Government must stop treating those living and working in rural Ireland as second-class citizens – says TD Deputy Michael Collins has called on the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross to remember that his Road Traffic (Amendment) 2017 bill will cause further economic and social problems […]

CORK TRANSPORT: Ní Riada calls for Cork rail extension

CORK TRANSPORT: Ní Riada calls for Cork rail extension

30 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada, has called for the Galway-Limerick rail route to be extended to Cork. The Ireland South MEP was speaking following the publication of a report which showed a 22% increase in numbers using the Galway to Limerick line which she says strengthens the […]

‘Cork Person of the Year’ awards – now in their 25th year

‘Cork Person of the Year’ awards – now in their 25th year

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme which leads to the Cork Person of the Year selection will mark its 25th anniversary in January. Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a civic reception at City Hall to mark […]

APC Microbiome Institute partners with DuPont Nutrition & Health in infant health

APC Microbiome Institute partners with DuPont Nutrition & Health in infant health

30 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The APC Microbiome Institute and DuPont Nutrition & Health have just announced a new research collaboration. This multiyear partnership will focus on maternal and infant microbiomes, which play a critical role in infant development and long-term health. The goal is to develop solutions to help establish a healthy microbiome in […]

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