Minister Creed announces introduction of new conservation measures for crawfish

Minister Creed announces introduction of new conservation measures for crawfish

31 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced that he has approved a new conservation measure that will provide legal protection for v-notched crawfish. The measure received widespread support when the Minister discussed it with industry representatives during today’s meeting of the National Inshore […]

New All-Island Initiative to Enhance Cork’s Reputation for Food and Drink

New All-Island Initiative to Enhance Cork’s Reputation for Food and Drink

30 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Taste the Island – a celebration of Ireland’s food and drink “We are creating some of the most exciting food and drink stories ever experienced on this Island and our ambition is to bring Ireland’s food story to the world.”  Over fifty businesses and individuals from Cork, today attended the […]

HORSE RACING: Cork Racecourse will fundraise for Marymount Hospice

HORSE RACING: Cork Racecourse will fundraise for Marymount Hospice

29 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospital & Hospice along with Cork Racecourse, Mallow are delighted to announce details of an exciting addition to Cork’s racing calendar this Summer on Saturday, August 17th. Details of the raceday, which will see all funds going directly to Marymount were announced at the launch which […]

WEST CORK HEALTH: €700K new CT Scanner for Bantry General Hospital

WEST CORK HEALTH: €700K new CT Scanner for Bantry General Hospital

28 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork-South-West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony, has welcomed the confirmation of funding for a new CT scanner at Bantry General Hospital. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony said, “…We have been a long-time campaigning for funding for the hospital.” “Since 2016 I have repeatedly raised the case for Bantry […]

Cork Hotels create ‘Destination Cork’ marketing campaign

Cork Hotels create ‘Destination Cork’ marketing campaign

27 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie With 575 bedrooms combined, four Cork city centre hotels launched a new campaign this month to highlight their partnership for visitors to Cork. As sister hotels, the Clayton Silversprings and Clayton Cork City Hotels already work closely with the Maldron Hotel South Mall and Maldron Hotel Shandon. “As […]

Three Moments That Cemented Jonjo O’Neill’s Legacy

Three Moments That Cemented Jonjo O’Neill’s Legacy

25 May 2019 By Alex Dudley news@TheCork.ie The legacy of the O’Neill family is a story that is going to continue to run. Jonjo Sr came from humble beginnings in County Cork, but his son has taken the family name to a new stratosphere in recent years. The combination of the father as trainer and son […]

Cork should aim for light rail by 2025, says Green Party

Cork should aim for light rail by 2025, says Green Party

24 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party has called for a more ambitious timeline for delivery of a light rail system in Cork in light of the declaration of a climate and biodiversity emergency by Dáil Éireann. Plans contained in the Cork Metropolitan Area Draft Transport Strategy 2040 include a 17km light […]

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