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 […]

US Company Rockley Photonics to establish Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork

US Company Rockley Photonics to establish Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces joint SFI-Rockley investment of €3.4m in Washington DC An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, announced today that Rockley Photonics plans to establish an Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork. The Centre will support Rockley’s growing global activities, in particular, their Silicon Photonics research […]

CITY CENTRE: St Patrick’s Bridge restoration to be completed by October 2018

CITY CENTRE: St Patrick’s Bridge restoration to be completed by October 2018

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council, in conjunction with Transport Infrastructure Ireland, is seeking to place new public lighting, which takes inspiration from Cork’s former tramway, on the refurbished St Patrick’s Bridge. The three lighting columns and lanterns are needed to ensure sufficient lighting on the bridge for road traffic. As […]