Hospital car parking fees should be cheaper for long term patients – Lombard

Hospital car parking fees should be cheaper for long term patients – Lombard

17 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Hospital car parking charges should be lessened for long term patients, Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said. Minister for Health, Simon Harris has ordered a national review of hospital car parking charges. Cork based Senator Lombard said: “Fine Gael is tackling the issues that matter most and […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for St Patricks Day 2018

ENTERTAINMENT: Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for St Patricks Day 2018

16 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Raise your Pulses on St. Patrick’s Day! The hugely-acclaimed show Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for a very special St. Patrick’s Day 2018 performance. Having played to tens of thousands since 2013, Pulses of Tradition takes to the stage once again at Triskel Christchurch at 5pm on […]

Over €3.7 Million Invested in Cork Arts by the Arts Council for 2018

Over €3.7 Million Invested in Cork Arts by the Arts Council for 2018

16 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Outlining its plan to invest €68.4 million nationwide over the course of the year, the agency for developing the arts said the focus of this year’s investment would be on creating opportunities for the public to experience large-scale work, as well as work of real artistic ambition, by […]

WEST CORK: Ireland’s first Rum launches from Kinsale

WEST CORK: Ireland’s first Rum launches from Kinsale

15 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Blacks Distillery in Kinsale Launches Ireland’s First Ever Rum Black’s Distillery in Kinsale, Co Cork has announced the launch of their Blacks Spiced Irish Rum. They have been working on the product for several years and are delighted to be Irelands first and only (for now) Irish Rum. […]

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre to join Tusla National Network and receive funding of €160,000 p.a.

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre to join Tusla National Network and receive funding of €160,000 p.a.

15 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The inclusion of Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre into the Tusla national network of Family Resource Centres has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre (FRC), which was established by Society of St […]

WEST CORK: Junior Minister Jim Daly visits New Zealand for St Patrick’s Day

WEST CORK: Junior Minister Jim Daly visits New Zealand for St Patrick’s Day

15 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister Jim Daly lends a hand to boost tourism from New Zealand Junior Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly TD, is in New Zealand this week, as part of a ‘Promote Ireland’ programme around St Patrick’s Day. The minister’s busy schedule included an event organised by Tourism Ireland, […]

HOUSING CRISIS: Government inaction on vacant dwellings is inexcusable – says Cork TD

HOUSING CRISIS: Government inaction on vacant dwellings is inexcusable – says Cork TD

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan has hit out at the Government for failing to put in place the necessary supports and infrastructure to help revitalise small towns and villages. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan made the comments following Fianna Fáil’s public meeting on housing held in […]

SPORT: GAA supporters – do NOT use Electricity Poles for Bunting and Flags

SPORT: GAA supporters – do NOT use Electricity Poles for Bunting and Flags

14 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie ESB is this week asking that Nemo Rangers fans don’t put themsleves or others at risk of electrocution by attaching bunting or flags to electricity poles or equipment. ESB’s Public Safety Manager Arthur Byrne said: “Nemo Rangers are right to proudly celebrate this fantastic achievement of reaching the […]