Carrigaline Pottery item features on RTE ‘National Treasures’ programme presented by John Creedon

Carrigaline Pottery item features on RTE ‘National Treasures’ programme presented by John Creedon

18 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Carrigaline Pottery object will feature in next weeks episode of National Treasures (Sunday 22nd April, 6:30pm, RTÉOne). Mary O’ Malley brought along a Bosco mug and told the story of how it became on of the biggest sellers from the Carrigaline Workers Co-Op. The mother of five […]

FARMING: Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef

FARMING: Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork-based Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef “The door for trade has been opened thanks to a huge effort by Team Ireland” Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced the opening of the Chinese beef market to exports from Ireland. […]

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 16th April 2018 was a landmark day for a landmark building. Cork County Hall was officially opened 50 years ago on the 16th April 1698. Designed by former Cork County Council Architect, Patrick L MacSweeney, Cork County Hall was Ireland’s first skyscraper at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

New platform planned for Limerick Junction to improve rail journey times for Cork service

New platform planned for Limerick Junction to improve rail journey times for Cork service

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Iarnród Éireann has submitted a planning permission application for a new platform at Limerick Junction Station, which will deliver improved journey times for services travelling and connecting through the Co Tipperary station. The new 240 metre platform for southbound services will remove the constraints and speed restrictions associated […]

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

16 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s most iconic buildings, Cork County Hall, celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 16th 2018. Designed by Cork County Architect Patrick McSweeney, Cork County Hall was at the time of its completion in 1968 the tallest storeyed building in Ireland at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Irish Naval Ship LÉ Samuel Beckett sails from Cork to Mediterranean to join African migrant rescue mission

Irish Naval Ship LÉ Samuel Beckett sails from Cork to Mediterranean to join African migrant rescue mission

15 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister of State with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, sends his best wishes to the crew of LÉ Samuel Beckett on their departure to the Mediterranean on Operation Sophia duties Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe T.D., sent his best wishes to Lieutenant Commander Eoin […]

FARMING: Seandun Macra Celebrates 60 Successful Years with Dinner Dance

FARMING: Seandun Macra Celebrates 60 Successful Years with Dinner Dance

15 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Seandun Macra na Feirme celebrated the 60th year since its foundation with a dinner dance at Rochestown Park Hotel on Saturday, 14th April. Almost 300 guests attended on the night who were treated to a fabulous 5 course meal which was followed by music from Bog the Donkey […]

USA Corporation buys Ireland’s tallest building – Elysian Building in Cork – Apartments and Commercial units

USA Corporation buys Ireland’s tallest building – Elysian Building in Cork – Apartments and Commercial units

13 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Competition and Consumer Protection Commission clears proposed acquisition by Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc., through KW Investment Funds ICAV, of sole control of the Elysian Building situated in Cork The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the “Commission”) has today cleared the proposed acquisition whereby Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc., through its wholly […]

MII Cork’s Annual Student Marketing Challenge Returns to CIT This Month

MII Cork’s Annual Student Marketing Challenge Returns to CIT This Month

13 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The much anticipated Annual Student Marketing Challenge will take place at 6pm on Thursday, 19th April in Cork Institute of Technology. This event supports students by showcasing up and coming marketing talent and highlighting the innovation and creativity of the next generation of marketers. This year, students will […]