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Archives / December 2017
19 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Nano Nagle Place was officially opened yesterday by the former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald. Following a €10.5 million redevelopment of the former site of the South Presentation Convent and School, Nano Nagle Place is now... Read More
19 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie While Christmas is a very joyful time for many, it can be a difficult time for people who have lost loved ones or who may be isolated or living alone. Saying that you are lonely can be very difficult for someone to admit to, but it is far... Read More
18 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Carers and people with disabilities are set to receive extra supports through improvements to GP visit card eligibility and additional funding for respite care says Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton TD. “The changes for carers will mean that all... Read More
18 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Civil Defence Members with Chief Fire Officer Seamus Coughlan, Róisín McGuire Civil Defence College Principal, Cork County Mayor Cllr. Declan Hurley and John Maunsell Civil Defence Officer, Cork Civil Defence presentation of 1916 Medals, Long Service Medals and Certificates to Civil Defence volunteers from West, South... Read More
17 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Seandun Final of Senior Debating was held in Whitechurch Community Centre on Thursday December 12th. On the night Carrigaline proposed the motion ‘this house believes that security cameras are an invasion of privacy’ which was vehemently opposed by Knockraha. What followed was certainly a highly entertaining debate!!... Read More
17 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Heritage Castles of County Cork, the latest publication in the nationally recognised Heritage of County Cork Publication Series, supported by the Heritage Council – has just been completed and will hit the bookshops in the next few weeks with the launch of the publication taking place in the... Read More
17 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Park & Ride The annual Christmas Park & Ride in Cork is currently operating every Saturday and Sunday until Christmas Eve, December 24th. Adult Return tickets cost  €3.00 or €5.00 Family (2 adults and 3 children). The service operates between near County Hall and Sheares Street every 15 minutes... Read More
16 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, T.D. yesterday congratulated the National Parks and Wildlife Service, Cork County Council, BirdWatch Ireland and Glounthaune Community Association for their work on opening the Bird Hide at Harper’s Island. The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will take... Read More