Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

31 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has created more than 22 new millionaires so far in Ireland in 2017, it was revealed this week. Cheques of one million euros or more were written by National Lottery chiefs to 22 winning ticketholders on EuroMillions, Lotto, and Daily Millions draws during the year. In […]

WEST CORK: Baltimore Lifeboat tasked to MedEvac from Heir Island AND bodyboarders in trouble at Barleycove

WEST CORK: Baltimore Lifeboat tasked to MedEvac from Heir Island AND bodyboarders in trouble at Barleycove

29 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI called out to two separate incidents in one day Baltimore RNLI was launched twice in the space of a few hours yesterday firstly to provide a medical evacuation from Heir Island and later to assist bodyboarders in difficulties in Barleycove. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their […]

Free printable 2018 Calendar

Free printable 2018 Calendar

30 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Thre is only one day left in 2017, so it’s time to start thinking about your new calendar. We know that the concept of hanging a piece of paper on your wall seems outdated, and that you might prefer to organise your hectice life in Google Calendar instead, […]

POLITICS: Splitting of the Justice Department ‘not a panacea’ – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

POLITICS: Splitting of the Justice Department ‘not a panacea’ – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

28 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Sinn Féin TD and Justice spokesperson Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has welcomed the announcement that the Department of Justice is to be divided into two new Departments, but said that greater detail as to the future delineation is required. Deputy Ó Laoghaire has also called for […]

POLITICS: 142,472 delayed discharges are causing severe backlogs in our public hospitals – says Cork TD

POLITICS: 142,472 delayed discharges are causing severe backlogs in our public hospitals – says Cork TD

27 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Better resourcing of home help, home care packages and nursing homes could alleviate ED trolley crisis – says Cork TD Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher TD (Cork North Central) has said that the Government could make progress towards ending the trolley crisis in our emergency departments […]

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces funding of €18 million for overseas development aid

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces funding of €18 million for overseas development aid

24 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D, today announced funding totalling €18 million for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) (€14 million) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) (€4.6 million) in 2017. “The €14 million funding from my Department will contribute towards […]

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

24 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley (RC) and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton (COI) As the season of Christmas approaches, we pray that God will bless the people of Cork during the forthcoming Feast and during the year ahead. […]

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