Cork teachers attend festival of education – FÉILTE 2018

Cork teachers attend festival of education – FÉILTE 2018

12 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie FÉILTE 2018 celebrated innovation in the teaching profession Almost 800 teachers and members of the public celebrated innovation in teaching and learning at FÉILTE 2018 (the Festival of Education in Learning and Teaching Excellence) which took place over two days at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick on the 5th and […]

Corkman Pat Falvey retires from extreme adventuring, and launches book in time for Christmas market

Corkman Pat Falvey retires from extreme adventuring, and launches book in time for Christmas market

11 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s greatest living explorer Corkman Pat Falvey (61) pictured at the Market Cross, Killarney this weekend when he announced that he has retired from extreme adventuring following a lifetime of conquering the world’s highest mountains and most remote regions. Falvey was the first mountaineer in the world to […]

Kelleher seeks clarity on calls for referendum on judicial payouts for compensation claims

Kelleher seeks clarity on calls for referendum on judicial payouts for compensation claims

11 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Personal Injuries Commission recommendations need to be fully implemented to lower the amount awarded for whiplash claims Fianna Fáil’s Business, Enterprise and Innovation Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher has said the Government must provide further clarity on its intentions to hold a referendum in an attempt to reduce the sums […]

Youghal RNLI volunteer presents €5,000 from German employer after walking 613km to help save lives at sea

Youghal RNLI volunteer presents €5,000 from German employer after walking 613km to help save lives at sea

9 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Long standing volunteer crew member Mike Brooks from Youghal RNLI has presented a donation of €5,000 to his lifeboat station on behalf of his employer, the German company Zwick//Roell. The funds will be used to help the station’s volunteers continue their work in saving lives at sea. The […]

Landowners should trim dangerous trees before high winds of winter – says potential Labour Cork City Cllr

Landowners should trim dangerous trees before high winds of winter – says potential Labour Cork City Cllr

8 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Rep Peter Horgan has reiterated his call for Cork City Council and the Government to provide once off assistance to people With trees on private land that are in danger of coming down in extreme weather events. “We are getting more and more storms and […]

ALLOTMENTS: Janssen Sciences Ireland partner with Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

ALLOTMENTS: Janssen Sciences Ireland partner with Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

8 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, PM Group and SISK have partnered with the Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland to continue to support the development of their Field of Dreams project in Curraheen, Co. Cork. Down Syndrome Cork’s Field of Dreams is a market garden for the cultivation of […]

Shop in Cork City Centre

Shop in Cork City Centre

7 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ~ Cork Business Association and Cork City Council launch plans to promote shopping in Cork City ~ ~ Cork City Shopping social media channels launched ~ ~ New ecommerce, business training, and tourism initiatives announced ~ ~ Opportunity for retailers to work together to drive footfall ~ The […]

APC Microbiome Ireland to Host Public Event on Gut Health for Performance as part of Cork Science Festival 2018

APC Microbiome Ireland to Host Public Event on Gut Health for Performance as part of Cork Science Festival 2018

6 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie You don’t put diesel into a petrol engine. So whatever sport you enjoy, it is important to understand the science of nutrition to optimise your body’s performance and health. Ireland’s leading gut health institute, APC Microbiome Ireland, is hosting a public forum “Spilling the Guts on Performance” as […]

PHOTOS: Launch of Passage West Maritime Museum

PHOTOS: Launch of Passage West Maritime Museum

5 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie All hands on deck to launch the new Passage West Maritime Museum Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy officially opened the exciting new project which has been funded by Cork County Council and the Department of Community & Rural Development. Speaking at the launch […]

CONFERENCE: ‘Creative County Cork’ in Ballyvourney this week

CONFERENCE: ‘Creative County Cork’ in Ballyvourney this week

5 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council, through the Creative Ireland Programme, will host a conference this week in Ballyvourney. When: Friday 09th and Saturday 10th November 2018 What: The Annual Creative Ireland County Cork Conference 2018 Where: Abbey Hotel and surrounds, Baile Bhuirne, Cork The Conference, which is titled ‘Contae Chorcaí […]