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 […]

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 […]