BREXIT COMES TO CARRIGALINE: Simon Coveney launches Brexit Briefing Series for Cork

BREXIT COMES TO CARRIGALINE: Simon Coveney launches Brexit Briefing Series for Cork

30 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade Simon Coveney T.D. (Cork South Central) is hosting a number of Brexit Breakfast Briefings in Cork in the coming weeks. The first in the series takes place on Monday, 4 December at the Carrigaline Court Hotel (in how hometown) at 7:30am until […]

Buttimer congratulates Fine Gael colleagues on new appointments

Buttimer congratulates Fine Gael colleagues on new appointments

30 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Jerry Buttimer has extended his congratulations to his Fine Gael colleagues on their new appointments. Senator Buttimer said: “Simon Coveney is a Minister of the highest calibre, and I am delighted to see him appointed as Tánaiste. “It’s great to see a Tánaiste from Cork and […]

Disabled Drivers & Passengers Scheme to be amended following FF pressure – Moynihan

Disabled Drivers & Passengers Scheme to be amended following FF pressure – Moynihan

30 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Change will open up the scheme for some special schools & service providers Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that changes to the Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme, as a result of a Fianna Fáil initiative, will enable more special schools and service providers to avail […]

Buttimer selected to contest the next General Election in Cork South Central

Buttimer selected to contest the next General Election in Cork South Central

29 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Leader of Seanad Éireann, Senator Jerry Buttimer, has been selected by Fine Gael Members to contest the next General Election in Cork South Central. At a Selection Convention held tonight (Wednesday)in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Senator Jerry Buttimer took another step in regaining a second seat for […]

PHOTOS: Cork company Barry’s Tea have made their own gin!

PHOTOS: Cork company Barry’s Tea have made their own gin!

29 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Barry’s Tea have made an agreement with Blackwater Distillery in Co Waterford to make their very own tea-gin. The concoction contains oranges, lemons, juniper berries, and also… tea! The limited-edition bottles are retailing for €35 nationwide. The new product was launched in Cork this week.

BUSINESS: National Retail Award for Texaco/SPAR Fermoy

BUSINESS: National Retail Award for Texaco/SPAR Fermoy

29 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s top retailers and brands recently gathered at Dublin’s Royal Marine Hotel to attend the prestigious ceremony. Now in its 17th year, the C-Store Awards are the only comprehensive and independently judged business accolades for the convenience store sector. Texaco/SPAR, Fermoy, Co. Cork was honoured on the night […]

NORTH CORK FOOD: Aldi’s Specially Selected Irish Buffalo Macroom Mozzarella cheese receives gold award

NORTH CORK FOOD: Aldi’s Specially Selected Irish Buffalo Macroom Mozzarella cheese receives gold award

29 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Macroom Buffalo Cheese wins big on the world stage A cheese crafted by ‘Buffalo Man’ Johnny Lynch of Macroom Buffalo Mozzarella has been rated as one of the best in the world by a panel of 250 experts at the World Cheese Awards. Aldi’s Specially Selected Irish Buffalo […]

WEST CORK: Clonakilty Flood Relief Scheme on Track – Daly

WEST CORK: Clonakilty Flood Relief Scheme on Track – Daly

29 Decemeber 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Clonakilty based Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that negotiations with the preferred contractor for the Clonakilty Flood Relief Scheme are progressing well, and he said he hopes the contractor will be formally appointed in the coming […]

MUSIC: Neil Prendeville speaks at launch of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Christmas Carols CD launch

MUSIC: Neil Prendeville speaks at launch of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Christmas Carols CD launch

29 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir held a launch for their new CD of Christmas Carols on Saturday 25th November in the Cathedral. The production of a choral CD is a significant step forward in music making at Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral as the last time the choir was […]

SINN FEIN v FIANNA FAIL: Mícheál Martin must publish documents received ahead of Tánaiste’s resignation – says competing TD

SINN FEIN v FIANNA FAIL: Mícheál Martin must publish documents received ahead of Tánaiste’s resignation – says competing TD

29 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Justice spokesperson Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has called on Mícheál Martin to publish the content of documents received by Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin last Friday ahead of the resignation of Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald. Teachta Ó Laoghaire said; “It has emerged over the past 24 hours […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC sign new contract with Steven Beattie

SOCCER: Cork City FC sign new contract with Steven Beattie

29 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie   Cork City FC are delighted to announce that Steven Beattie has signed a new contract with the club. The 29-year-old has made over 60 league appearances since joining the club in 2015 from Sligo Rovers, and he told CorkCityFC.ie: “I am delighted to get it done. Obviously, everyone […]

SPORT: Skibbereen Rowing Club receives €5,000 from Honda ‘Powering Dreams’ campaign

SPORT: Skibbereen Rowing Club receives €5,000 from Honda ‘Powering Dreams’ campaign

29 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Skibbereen Rowing Club, were announced as the overall winner of Honda – Powering Local Dreams Community Spirit Competition at the Awards Ceremony in Páirc Uí Chaoimh Cork on Tuesday the 28th of November. John Saunders Sales and Marketing Director, Universal Honda Ireland, representatives from Kevin O’Leary Honda, Hurley […]