CHRISTMAS EVE: Cork Tourist Attraction gives out free soup and apple juice

CHRISTMAS EVE: Cork Tourist Attraction gives out free soup and apple juice

24 December 2017, 8am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Nano Nagle Place to host charity event in aid of the Cork Simon Community On Christmas Eve, Sunday 24th December, the newly opened Nano Nagle Place on Douglas Street in Cork, will revive a centuries-old tradition by offering a warm mug of soup and mulled apple juice […]

Applegreen fundraise for charities

Applegreen fundraise for charities

22 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applegreen today announced that their customers and staff all over Ireland have raised a milestone €2 million for charity since the foundation of the company’s charitable fund in 2009, making a crucial contribution to vital children and adult charity services nationwide. Applegreen fundraising efforts in Co Cork, including collections, the One […]

PHOTOS: Cork celebrates Jewish History

PHOTOS: Cork celebrates Jewish History

22 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Evening Echo is a public artwork by New Zealand artist Maddie Leach. It is sited on old gasometer land gifted by Bord Gáis to Cork City Council in the late 1980s. This site was subsequently re-dedicated as Shalom Park in 1989. The park sits in the centre of […]

VERDE LED is first Irish lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation

VERDE LED is first Irish lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation

21 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork based manufacturer of commercial energy saving LED lighting solutions, VERDE LED has become the first, and only, Irish Lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation from the UK. The Carbon Trust Accredited Supplier scheme is the UK’s market-leading scheme for high quality energy efficient equipment and […]

WEST CORK CRIME: Ballinspittle Garda Station to reopen

21 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ballinspittle Garda station is to reopen, a Fine Gael Minister has said. Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Cork South West TD Jim Daly, has said the community can now look forward to a safer future after working tirelessly for their Garda station to be restored. Above: […]

Youth Clubs in West Cork get vital Equipment Grant

Youth Clubs in West Cork get vital Equipment Grant

21 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that almost 40 youth groups in West Cork will receive grants ranging from €1,000 to €5,000 for equipment. Commenting on the announcement, Minister Daly said, ‘I am delighted to confirm that […]

MID CORK: Delays to Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera flood relief scheme

MID CORK: Delays to Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera flood relief scheme

20 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Aindrias Moynihan TD has said that it is simply not acceptable that the people of Ballyvourney and Ballymakeera are still waiting for the urgently needed flood relief scheme six years after the initial designs were first published. “The people of these communities are living under the constant threat […]

Additional funding for Senior Alerts Scheme Confirmed – Daly

Additional funding for Senior Alerts Scheme Confirmed – Daly

20 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minster for Older People, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that there is to be an additional €400,000 allocated to the Senior Alerts Scheme. Speaking on today’s announcement Minster Daly said, ‘ After flagging this issue as a priority for me I’m […]