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 […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: want shoppers to support local this Christmas

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: want shoppers to support local this Christmas

28 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the success of last year’s ‘Think Cork County’ campaign, which was brought to life by Cork County Council, the initiative is once again returning ahead of the festive season to encourage the residents of Cork’s many towns and villages to support their local businesses in the lead […]

FARMING: Cork MEP welcomes new 5 year license for glyphosate

FARMING: Cork MEP welcomes new 5 year license for glyphosate

28 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie We need to give Irish farmers enough time to plan for an alternative – says Clune Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed the granting of a new five-year licence for glyphosate which was announced today in Brussels. The Appeal Committee, which consists of experts from the EU […]

EDUCATION: Six Cork students receive University of Limerick scholarships

EDUCATION: Six Cork students receive University of Limerick scholarships

28 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Students from across the country were presented with scholarships totalling nearly €280,000 at the 2017 University of Limerick Scholarship Awards ceremony held on Monday, November 27. This year, more than 110 scholarships were presented, including over 30 UL Sports Scholarships. Forty students were awarded UL40 Scholarships, introduced in […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: Supports ‘Older People’ – Celebratory event held in Bantry

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: Supports ‘Older People’ – Celebratory event held in Bantry

27 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Today the Cork County Older Peoples Council held a celebratory event in the Westlodge Hotel in Bantry. Minister Jim Daly, Minister for Mental Health and Older People attended the event and spoke about issues affecting older people in the County. He also held a questions and answers session […]

EAST CORK TOURISM: Youghal Lighthouse to be opened to public

EAST CORK TOURISM: Youghal Lighthouse to be opened to public

27 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Youghal Lighthouse must be one of the most picturesque and iconic lighthouses in the Country. The fully operation lighthouse is located on the hillside overlooking Youghal Bay. Its location at the entrance to Youghal Town Centre and Youghal Harbour make an unique setting with the Lighthouse itself steeped […]