CORK WILDLIFE: Official opening of the Bird Hide, Harper’s Island, East Cork

CORK WILDLIFE: Official opening of the Bird Hide, Harper’s Island, East Cork

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 […]

Road Safety Authority award for Cork Council worker

Road Safety Authority award for Cork Council worker

16 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Caroline Casey has been awarded the Road Safety Authority Leading Lights ‘Road Safety Officer’ award for 2017. The award was presented to Caroline by RSA Chairperson Liz O’Donnell at the RSA’s 10th annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards in Croke Park. Caroline Casey is the Cork County […]

SHARE’s 48th Fast & Fundraising Campaign for Cork’s older people launches at the SHARE Crib, Daunt’s Square, Cork.

SHARE’s 48th Fast & Fundraising Campaign for Cork’s older people launches at the SHARE Crib, Daunt’s Square, Cork.

15 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie SHARE (Students Harness Aid for the Relief of the Elderly), the organisation that cares for Cork’s older people in 146 secure housing units around Cork this week launched its traditional 48th Fast & Fundraising campaign at the SHARE Crib, Daunt’s Square, Cork, (near Grand Parade). Almost 1,800 fourth […]

Local Enterprise Offices announce Cork’s Best Young Entrepreneurs

Local Enterprise Offices announce Cork’s Best Young Entrepreneurs

15 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s ‘Best Young Entrepreneurs’ were named at an awards ceremony hosted by Cork’s three Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) on Thursday, December 14th in Republic of Work, Cork City. The winners were chosen from 43 finalists, shortlisted from almost 200 applicants in the competition which was launched this autumn […]

#HoHoHo: @CorkAirport will welcome 145,000 passengers this Christmas

#HoHoHo: @CorkAirport will welcome 145,000 passengers this Christmas

15 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport is preparing for the festive season ahead and anticipating catering for 145,000 passengers arriving and departing home for the Christmas and New Year holiday period, up 4% on 2016. Speaking ahead of the busiest time of the year, Cork Airport’s Head of Communications, Kevin Cullinane said: “Although […]

Cork Institute of Technology transform former Gentleman’s Club into ‘city centre hub for postgrad fine art students’

Cork Institute of Technology transform former Gentleman’s Club into ‘city centre hub for postgrad fine art students’

15 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The white building on 46 Grand Parade has a long history. It was formerly home to the Cork City Club and dates back to the early 1800s, and was extensively renovated in 1860. It was a Gentleman’s club in the old – elegant – meaning of the term. In 1952, […]

Cork Businesses under threat as insurance costs continue to escalate – O’Flynn

Cork Businesses under threat as insurance costs continue to escalate – O’Flynn

15 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Delay in Insurance Working Group report extremely disappointing Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn says the Government needs to get serious in tackling rising insurance costs. He made the comments after it emerged that the report by the insurance working group on Employer Liability (EL) and Public Liability (PL) will now […]

New Star Wars Movie ‘The Last Jedi’ has a CORK CONNECTION! thanks to Cork County Council and Cork City Council

New Star Wars Movie ‘The Last Jedi’ has a CORK CONNECTION! thanks to Cork County Council and Cork City Council

15 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork cinema goers will be keeping their eyes peeled throughout Star Wars: The Last Jedi, for dramatic shots of The Rebel County’s Brow Head and Mizen Head, as the highly anticipated movie hits Irish cinema screens this Friday. Up to 350 of George Lucas’s Star Wars crew and […]

MARKETING IN CORK: #Decembeard campaign is like Movember… but in December

MARKETING IN CORK: #Decembeard campaign is like Movember… but in December

14 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Join Decembeard and grow a beard to beat Bowel Cancer This December the Mercy Hospital Foundation is asking men from all across Cork to ditch their razors and grow a beard to support the diagnosis and treatment of Bowel Cancer, raising awareness of the disease, its symptoms and the need for early diagnosis. Decembeard was […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC launch Amputee Team

SOCCER: Cork City FC launch Amputee Team

14 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC this evening unveiled their newest team – the Cork City FC Amputee Team, at a press launch this week in the Cork International Hotel. The launch was attended by members of the Board of Management, Club Staff and First Team coaching staff, along with representatives […]

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton attends Dail na nOg Equality Discussion Day

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton attends Dail na nOg Equality Discussion Day

14 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The decision of Dail na nOg to prioritise equality in schools has been welcomed by Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton. The decision was taken by the national youth parliament at a full day session which was […]