Creed welcomes further allocation of employment permits for meat processing

Creed welcomes further allocation of employment permits for meat processing

10 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D., has today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D. of the granting of a further allocation of employment permits for the meat processing sector “this is a welcome response to the […]

When is Cork Heritage Open Day 2018?

When is Cork Heritage Open Day 2018?

9 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Saturday August 18th, take a step back in time, and immerse yourself in the history of some of Cork’s most historical buildings. From steps and steeples, to customs and commerce, Cork Heritage Open Day invites the public to explore buildings, many not usually accessible to the general […]

Travel by bus in Cork City for only €1

Travel by bus in Cork City for only €1

9 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Reduced fares and enhanced Park & Ride to mark re-introduction of Patrick St bus priority Bus Éireann and Transport for Ireland (TFI) will introduce new promotional fares tomorrow, to mark the re-introduction of bus priority measures in St. Patrick Street, Cork. Adults using a Leap Card in the […]

SOCCER: Cork City v Rosenborg

SOCCER: Cork City v Rosenborg

9 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City return to European action tonight, as they welcome Rosenborg to Turner’s Cross. City come into the game on the back of three consecutive league wins after their Champions League exit to Legia Warsaw. That run has seen City win at home to Derry City (5-0) and […]

Summer in Cork

Summer in Cork

7 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Chill Insurance recently released a series of eBooks discussing the amazing drives around Ireland. Cork featured in many of the eBooks for offering plenty of cultural, beautiful, and musical drives. If you are struggling for places to go this summer then one of these wonderful spots may be […]

Here’s why the Patrick Street Car ban is a GOOD thing – Cork City, Ireland

Here’s why the Patrick Street Car ban is a GOOD thing – Cork City, Ireland

7 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on the public to show its support for the Patrick’s Street traffic restrictions when they are reintroduced from Thursday. The party has invited people to come into the city centre on Saturday and Sunday afternoon to experience the new arrangements on […]

Men’s Sheds funding will benefit Cork

Men’s Sheds funding will benefit Cork

6 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr Michael Ring T.D. this week announced the provision of €500,000 to support the work of Men’s Sheds throughout Ireland. This capital funding provides small grants to individual Men’s Sheds in order to enable them to purchase equipment or to carry […]

New funding will support tillage farmers to maximise additional short term fodder production- Lombard

New funding will support tillage farmers to maximise additional short term fodder production- Lombard

5 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New Government funding will support tillage farmers to maximise additional short term fodder production, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard has welcomed an incentive measure for tillage farmers to produce additional feed this Autumn through a financial commitment of up to €2.75 million. Senator Lombard […]

‘When you enter UCC, everyone wants you to succeed’ – True tales of mature student life

‘When you enter UCC, everyone wants you to succeed’ – True tales of mature student life

4 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork this week are rolling out a new social media campaign encouraging people to return to the academic world as mature students. Told through real-life stories, the series of incisive personal essays and quotes are accompanied by portraits of students with Cork city backdrops by Cork-based […]