What’s an Armadillo, and why are they appearing on Roads?

What’s an Armadillo, and why are they appearing on Roads?

12 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Party Local Area Representative Peter Horgan has called for Cork City & County Councils to explore the use of armadillos for cycleways that are not protected in the city and county. “Dublin City Council has started the process of utilising these armadillos which appear to be an […]

SOCCER: Michael O’Flynn named as ‘Cork Person of the Month’ in recognition of Liam Miller tribute match organisation

SOCCER: Michael O’Flynn named as ‘Cork Person of the Month’ in recognition of Liam Miller tribute match organisation

11 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The December Cork Person of the Month is well-known Property Developer Michael O’Flynn, who chaired the Liam Miller tribute organising committee that raised €1.5 million. Michael O’Flynn said he was delighted to accept the award on behalf of the whole organising committee and especially on behalf of the […]

Government must respond to Scoting Ireland allegations – says Cork TD

Government must respond to Scoting Ireland allegations – says Cork TD

11 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Labour Spokesperson for Children and Youth Affairs, Cork TD Sean Sherlock, has called for a coordinated response to the revelations of over 300 alleged victims of abuse within Scouting Ireland. Commenting today Deputy Sherlock said: “These figures released by Minister Zappone of over 300 alleged victims of abuse […]

CIT First Year Student Entrepreneurs nearing 1,000 in number

CIT First Year Student Entrepreneurs nearing 1,000 in number

11 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Close to a thousand first year students, across all disciplines, are being taught to be successful entrepreneurs in Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). As part of the module offered to all first years, students take part in innovation and team building activities fostering creativity. They then use these […]

FASHION: A Designer Handbag as an Investment Piece: RealReal and the Resale of Luxury

FASHION: A Designer Handbag as an Investment Piece: RealReal and the Resale of Luxury

11 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Luxury clothing and accessories have historically been out of the reach of many, but advances in communication technology and the proliferation of social media have precipitated a $6 billion luxury resale market which gives consumers the chance to buy the products of Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and other luxury […]

ROD STEWART: GAA must ensure Pairc Ui Chaoimh concerts don’t upset locals

ROD STEWART: GAA must ensure Pairc Ui Chaoimh concerts don’t upset locals

11 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative Peter Horgan has called on all authorities to use the Christmas and New Year to develop a comprehensive traffic management plan for Blackrock, Ballintemple and Ballinlough ahead of the Rod Stewart concerts in Pairc Ui Chaoimh next May. “We have seen the impact on […]

Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) for Adrienne Cullen today from University College Cork

Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) for Adrienne Cullen today from University College Cork

10 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie After Dutch doctors failed her, Adrienne Cullen, now terminally ill, fought the system and won. She went public with her story about how a major Dutch hospital lost her test results, leaving her with incurable cervical cancer. She’s now using the horror of those experiences to drive change […]

Cork East Towns Receive Millions under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund – Minister David Stanton

Cork East Towns Receive Millions under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund –  Minister David Stanton

9 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Four towns in Cork East Constituency are set to receive millions of euro in funding under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund says Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. The funding is being made available by the Department […]

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