MARYMOUNT: Annual Light Up a Life Ceremony this Sunday

MARYMOUNT: Annual Light Up a Life Ceremony this Sunday

2 December 2017, Saturday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Marymount is holding its annual Light Up a Life Ceremony in its facility in Curraheen, on Sunday 3rd December from 3pm to 5.30pm. The Light Up a Life Ceremony is a special occasion for the hospital and hospice for people to gather together to watch the Christmas […]

VIDEO: Cork on Ice aims to raise €50k for Cork wheelchair sports group ‘Rebel Wheelers’

VIDEO: Cork on Ice aims to raise €50k for Cork wheelchair sports group ‘Rebel Wheelers’

2 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie ‘Just because you have a disability, it doesn’t mean you can’t achieve’ See video Rebel Wheelers, a Cork based IWA (Irish Wheelchair Association) Multi-sports Group, has partnered with Cork On Ice this year to help empower young people with a physical disability and raise much needed funds. The […]

FARMING: Nearly 80% of Cork tillage farmers waiting for compensation payments – Murphy O’Mahony

FARMING: Nearly 80% of Cork tillage farmers waiting for compensation payments – Murphy O’Mahony

1 December 2017 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie Only 19 of 86 payments farmers have received funds – says TD Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the failure of the Department of Agriculture to pay our payments under the Tillage Compensation Scheme is having a serious impact on West Cork farmers. Deputy […]

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: Ferris Wheel now open on Grand Parade as part of ‘GLOW’ event

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: Ferris Wheel now open on Grand Parade as part of ‘GLOW’ event

1 December 2017, Friday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration on the Grand Parade opens in Cork this Friday December 1st Experience the festive season on the Grand Parade in Cork as the much-loved festival GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration opens this Friday December 1st. Attended by over 160,000 people in 2016, […]

Five Cork areas – including Clonakilty – have chance of winning IPB Pride of Place Award

Five Cork areas – including Clonakilty – have chance of winning IPB Pride of Place Award

1 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Clonakilty, Whiddy Island, Carrigtwohill, Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge & Mitchelstown head for IPB Pride of Place Awards 2017. What is price of place? IPB Pride of Place is an all-island (North and South) competition that acknowledges the work that communities are doing all over the island of Ireland. Where does the […]

CHARITY: Visit Marymount Hospice this Sunday 3-5pm

CHARITY: Visit Marymount Hospice this Sunday 3-5pm

1 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Marymount is facing into one of its busiest fundraising weekends of the year with four major events over the course of three days happening. The big event for the people of Cork to attend is Light up a Life taking place in Marymout Hospice, Curraheen on Sunday 3rd […]

WATER SAFETY: Cork County Council receives ‘Charles Thomson Award’

WATER SAFETY: Cork County Council receives ‘Charles Thomson Award’

1 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has won the Charles Thomson Award, an annual award which recognises the work of Local Authorities in promoting water safety. The Award is presented by Irish Water Safety (IWS) within the Republic of Ireland and the Royal Life Saving Society (Northern Ireland and Ireland branches). […]

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