SOCCER: Preview – Cork City v Sligo Rovers

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City v Sligo Rovers

24 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City head to the Showgrounds on Monday in search of their first win of the season, as they take on Sligo Rovers. City come into the game having lost their first two league games, to St. Pat’s and Waterford. Sligo come in to the tie after drawing […]

Nominations open for Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Scheme 2019

Nominations open for Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Scheme 2019

24 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Now in its 7th year, the Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Scheme was introduced to acknowledge publicly the work of volunteers and to recognise communities working in partnership with the local authority and other agencies to better our communities. Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Patrick Gerard […]

TOURISM SEMINAR: ‘Visit Cork’ (promoter of ‘Pure Cork’ and ‘Cork Convention Bureau’) to host seminar at Vienna Woods

TOURISM SEMINAR: ‘Visit Cork’ (promoter of ‘Pure Cork’ and ‘Cork Convention Bureau’) to host seminar at Vienna Woods

23 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Visit Cork is a public-private partnership that promotes Cork as a destination for leisure (Pure Cork) and business tourism (Cork Convention Bureau), is hosting a briefing seminar for those involved in the tourism industry on Wednesday 27 February at Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire. Anyone with an interest in […]

SPORT: UCC & Cork City FC extend partnership to 2022

22 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University College Cork (UCC), Mardyke Arena, and Cork City Football Club (Cork City F.C.) have signed an agreement of an extension to their partnership, for a further three years to 2022. The partnership includes front and rear jersey sponsorship, player fitness, training and rehabilitation support and university scholarships […]

HEALTH: Official opening of Pieta House, Shanakiel, Cork – will address Suicide and Self-harm

HEALTH: Official opening of Pieta House, Shanakiel, Cork – will address Suicide and Self-harm

22 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie David Stanton, TD and Minster of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, today attended the official opening of Pieta House in Shanakiel, Co. Cork. Previously situated in Highfield Lawn, Bishopstown, Pieta House was relocated to a new facility in Shanakiel House in June 2018 to enhance […]

Cork Airport Hosts Top European Aviation Forum

Cork Airport Hosts Top European Aviation Forum

21 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, is to host the top communications specialists from some of Europe’s largest airports this week at the Airports Council International (ACI) Europe Digital Communications Forum. Brexit and its implications for air travellers will be among the topics to […]

More than 3,000 children waiting for OT assessments across Cork & Kerry – Michael Moynihan

More than 3,000 children waiting for OT assessments across Cork & Kerry – Michael Moynihan

21 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Michael Moynihan says a concerted effort must be made by the government and the HSE to reduce waiting lists for initial Occupational Therapy assessments. The latest figures from the HSE reveal that there are 3,153 children waiting of an occupational therapy […]

New Tourism Ireland video highlights Cobh

21 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland has created a new online film to highlight Ireland’s Ancient East. Featuring Cobh, the video is inviting prospective visitors on a journey into the past, to come and experience a destination with 5,000 years of history. Titled “Top Experiences in Ireland’s Ancient East”, Tourism Ireland’s latest […]

Cork Airport WILL continue to grow

Cork Airport WILL continue to grow

20 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport plans to outperform all other airports in Ireland in 2019 as it achieves its fourth consecutive year of growth. This is according to a briefing note from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) which was seen by Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune. The note said that the […]

SLOW DOWN: Boreenmanna Road traffic is too fast

SLOW DOWN: Boreenmanna Road traffic is too fast

20 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Local election candidate Peter Horgan of the Labour Party has called for a pedestrian crossing and more traffic calming measures to be implemented on Boreenmanna Road in the interest of safety for residents and visitors to the area. “This is a highly residential area with many families spanning […]

The Best Places to Enjoy Bingo in Ireland

The Best Places to Enjoy Bingo in Ireland

20 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bingo is one of the most popular forms of entertainment around the world today. It’s a game which has stood the test of time over the years, remaining fun and exciting for everyone who plays it. In fact, bingo is now very popular in both the online and […]

BREXIT: What will happen to Ireland’s fisheries if there’s a “No Deal Brexit”?

BREXIT: What will happen to Ireland’s fisheries if there’s a “No Deal Brexit”?

19 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., met today (Tuesday) with Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs to discuss and share concerns about the potential serious impacts for Irish and French fishing fleets if they were excluded from UK waters in […]