Who in Crosshaven won the Lotto? €5.6m Lotto ticket sold in Lynch’s Centra, Crosshaven, Co Cork

Who in Crosshaven won the Lotto? €5.6m Lotto ticket sold in Lynch’s Centra, Crosshaven, Co Cork

25 March 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie Crosshaven is today celebrating a mega €5,685,384 Lotto jackpot win. The close-knit community was overjoyed as news spread that the golden Lotto Quick Pick ticket was sold at the Centra store in the town. And there was double excitement from last night’s Lotto draw with a Dublin shop […]

President Michael D Higgins attends a teenage funk/brass performance at Cork City Library

25 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dozens of music-loving Cork children and young people, taking part in the city’s Lifelong Learning Festival, got the chance to play for a VIP this weekend when the President of Ireland attended a Music Generation Cork City concert. Rebel Brass, a New Orleans-style funk/brass group which emanated from […]

Public discussion on ‘Flooding in the Cork Region – Impacts and Solutions’ at Cork Institute of Technology

Public discussion on ‘Flooding in the Cork Region – Impacts and Solutions’ at Cork Institute of Technology

25 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The School of Building & Civil Engineering at Cork Institute of Technology will host the 28th Environ Conference from March 26th to March 28th next. This annual Conference, Environ2018, is being hosted in collaboration with the Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland (ESAI), the conference theme is “Arriving at […]

CORK TOURISM: Lee Road ‘Lifetime Lab’ rebrands to use its commonly known name of ‘Old Cork Waterworks’

24 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s leading school tour visitor attractions is rebranding, changing its name from Lifetime Lab to The Old Cork Waterworks Experience. It follows significant investment by Cork City Council and Fáilte Ireland at the site to develop a new Visitor Experience. The Experience, which is part of Ireland’s Ancient […]

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: BIS students’ talents published in 20th anniversary Anthology

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: BIS students’ talents published in 20th anniversary Anthology

23 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Each year the Business Information Systems (BIS) programme in UCC invites students to showcase their creative work, and to express those sides of themselves less visible in their academic studies, in its annual Anthology publication. A special 20th anniversary edition of the Anthology was officially launched at the […]

INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT: What’s happening in Cork City?

INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT: What’s happening in Cork City?

23 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie More than €700 million is currently being invested in Cork’s city centre by private and public sector organisations. The developments, which include a number of multi-functional sites encompassing retail, office, education, culture and tourism, are driving growth and confidence in Ireland’s second city. Matching this financial investment, traders, […]

Teenagers of Ireland put down their phones to participate in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon Youth Challenge Fun 5k

Teenagers of Ireland put down their phones to participate in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon Youth Challenge Fun 5k

23 March 2018, Friday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Teenagers across Ireland made a mad dash from school on Wednesday but with very good reason, as the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon Youth Challenge Fun 5k kicked off at Tramore Valley Park at 2pm under overcast skies. In spite of this event being cancelled last week […]