SPORT: Capital Sports Grant continues to support local groups – including in Kinsale, West Cork

SPORT: Capital Sports Grant continues to support local groups – including in Kinsale, West Cork

12 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South West and Junior Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that Kinsale Community College are to benefit from the Capital Sports Grant following a successful appeal. Speaking on the announcement Junior Minister Daly said, ‘My government […]

TONIGHT’S SOCCER: Cork City FC v Shamrock Rovers

TONIGHT’S SOCCER: Cork City FC v Shamrock Rovers

12 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City welcome Shamrock Rovers to Turner’s Cross tonight, as they look to bounce back quickly from Friday’s defeat to Dundalk. Friday’s defeat saw City drop points for the first time this season, having recorded three consecutive wins prior to that. City’s sole outing at Turner’s Cross up […]

ACADEMIC INFLATION? Cork ‘Institute of Technology’ moves step closer to being upgraded to ‘University’ status

ACADEMIC INFLATION? Cork ‘Institute of Technology’ moves step closer to being upgraded to ‘University’ status

12 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Presidents of CIT and IT Tralee Welcome Crucial Step in the Creation of the Munster Technological University On Thursday 8th March 2018 a very significant milestone in Irish higher education was reached with the enactment of the Technological Universities Bill into legislation. The importance of this legislation is […]

CORK FILM INDUSTRY: Crowds fill The English Market for ‘The Young Offenders’ TV show Season Finale Premiere

CORK FILM INDUSTRY: Crowds fill The English Market for ‘The Young Offenders’ TV show Season Finale Premiere

11 March 2018, Sunday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The English Market, welcomed hundreds of fans of The Young Offenders TV series as Ireland’s oldest indoor food market hosted the season finale premiere last night, Saturday 10th March. Stars of the series Alex Murphy, Hilary Rose and PJ Gallagher, along with the show’s cast and crew, […]

CORK FARMING: Seandun Macra – 60th Anniversary Dinner Dance – Tickets on sale

CORK FARMING: Seandun Macra – 60th Anniversary Dinner Dance – Tickets on sale

9 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Seandun (Cork) regiona of Macra na Feirme will mark its 60th year in existence with a celebratory dinner dance in Rochestown Park Hotel on Saturday April 14th. Past Seandun Macra members are invited to toast the occasion with current Macra members in recognition of the huge contribution […]

Food industry veteran Jim Corbett appointed Director of Food Institute UCC

Food industry veteran Jim Corbett appointed Director of Food Institute UCC

7 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie University College Cork has announced the appointment of Jim Corbett as Director of the Food Institute UCC, which will be officially launched in 2018. The Food Institute UCC is a collaborative research and learning institute, combining all disciplines across the food spectrum into a single one-stop-shop for all […]

WEST CORK: Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage AGM on Thursday 8th March

WEST CORK: Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage AGM on Thursday 8th March

6 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The AGM of Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage will be held on Thursday evening next, 8th March at 8pm at O’Donovan’s Hotel, Clonakilty. Founded in 2012, the organisation is one of the most active history groups in the West Cork area with activities all year round. During the Autumn and […]