ON THE MOVE: Mitchelstown native appoined CEO of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

ON THE MOVE: Mitchelstown native appoined CEO of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

10 May 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, recently confirmed the appointment of Orla O’Brien as CEO. LauraLynn is the only children’s hospice providing support and palliative care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families across Ireland, with care delivered in their hospice, at a hospital, in the community, or at […]

EXERCISE: 5k run in Fota Wildlife Park

EXERCISE: 5k run in Fota Wildlife Park

8 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Alex O’Shea, better known as the Guinness Book of Records holding “Running Fireman” launched this years annual Cheetah Run which is hosted by Fota Wildlife Park in conjunction with Eagle Athletic Club. The Cheetah Run, a race run over 5 kilometres for adults and now also a one-mile […]

€100k+ to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Co Cork

€100k+ to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Co Cork

7 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €100,000 approved to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Cork County Cork Senator, and Seanad spokesperson for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Tim Lombard has confirmed that €72,990 in funding has been approved to tackle illegal dumping in Cork County, with a further […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork’s Long Table Dinner event 2018

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork’s Long Table Dinner event 2018

5 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ten of Cork’s finest independently run restaurants and chefs are collaborating to showcase the city’s world-class food culture and seasonal produce, which capture the essence of the midsummer. Cork’s Long Table Dinner event celebrates the spirit unique to Cork – an essential experience for lovers of food and […]

Mayfield Integrated Community Development Project receives Lotto funding

Mayfield Integrated Community Development Project receives Lotto funding

5 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has revealed that hundreds of projects, individuals, clubs and organisations from Co. Cork received a total of €23,046,702 in Good Causes funding in 2017. This funding is crucial to individuals, projects and communities across the county in the areas of sport, health, arts and heritage. […]

Commemoration of the sinking of the Lusitania in Cobh this Sunday

Commemoration of the sinking of the Lusitania in Cobh this Sunday

4 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Sunday 6th May, the tragedy of the sinking of the Lusitania will be commemorated in Cobh. It is almost 103 years since the Lusitania slipped below the waves off the Old Head of Kinsale, just 18 minutes after being struck by a torpedo from a German U-boat. […]

Investment in Cork respite services

Investment in Cork respite services

4 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie People with disabilities in Cork are to benefit from new Government investment in respite services. Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, announced that the Government funded Respite Development Programme for 2018 will mean additional services for Cork, with the following service providers receiving investment: Brothers of Charity Services Southern […]