WEST CORK: Francis Brennan visits Bandon for ‘Family Festival & Elf Parade’

WEST CORK: Francis Brennan visits Bandon for ‘Family Festival & Elf Parade’

20 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council was delighted to support the Bandon Family Festival where fun was had by all on an evening when Bandon traders and Voluntary groups came together to create a magical spirit of giving. Sentinel security sponsored a free train for children, stores laid on mulled wine […]

WEST CORK: County Mayor visits Schull to inspect works

WEST CORK: County Mayor visits Schull to inspect works

19 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Declan Hurley went walkabout today in Schull today to celebrate the official launch of the new pedestrian crossing in Main Street, and refurbishment of public toilets. The new pedestrian crossing in Schull has now been completed (CLAR funded under Safety […]

CORK TOURISM: ‘Nano Nagle Place’ officially opened by Former President Mary McAleese

CORK TOURISM: ‘Nano Nagle Place’ officially opened by Former President Mary McAleese

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 […]

“Make Time For more vulnerable people in our society during this festive season” says Cllr Dr John Sheehan

“Make Time For more vulnerable people in our society during this festive season” says Cllr Dr John Sheehan

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 […]

POLITICS: GP Visit Card & Respite Improvements for People with Disabilities and Carers

POLITICS: GP Visit Card & Respite Improvements for People with Disabilities and Carers

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 […]

MINING BIG DATA: Online Dashboard for Cork City

MINING BIG DATA: Online Dashboard for Cork City

18 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Researchers from Maynooth University have launched a new online resource that will let citizens, businesses and policy makers access information about the city in an unprecedented way. The Cork Dashboard allows users to monitor a huge range of public data at a glance – from real-time traffic and […]

PHOTOS: Cork Civil Defence members receive awards

PHOTOS: Cork Civil Defence members receive awards

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 […]

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

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!! […]

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

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 […]

CHRISTMAS: Western ‘PARK AND RIDE’ (near County Hall/Kingsley Hotel) confirmed by Bus Éireann

CHRISTMAS: Western ‘PARK AND RIDE’ (near County Hall/Kingsley Hotel) confirmed by Bus Éireann

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 […]

HEALTH: Equipment purchased from Banteer fundraiser now in place in Mercy University Hospital ICU

HEALTH: Equipment purchased from Banteer fundraiser now in place in Mercy University Hospital ICU

16 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Two Laryngoscopes and five bedside care trolleys purchased for the Mercy University Hospital through funds raised by the Banteer Family Fun Walk are now in place in the ICU. The Banteer Family Fun Walk which took place on January 2nd this year, in memory of the late Pat […]