Cork Film Festival begins today: Ordinary Love and The Young Offenders kick-off the 64th annual event

Cork Film Festival begins today: Ordinary Love and The Young Offenders kick-off the 64th annual event

7 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over 160 acclaimed national and international filmmakers and talent will present their work at the 64th Cork Film Festival, which commences this Thursday (7 November) with the Opening Gala of Ordinary Love. Running from 7 – 17 November, the opening weekend of the Festival’s 11 days of cinema, […]

CHRISTMAS PARTY IDEAS: Bee Gees night at Ballymaloe Grainstore, East Cork

CHRISTMAS PARTY IDEAS: Bee Gees night at Ballymaloe Grainstore, East Cork

7 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What: Christmas Party Night Where: Ballymaloe Grainstore, Shanagarry, East Cork When: Thursday 5 December You can’t see the Bee Gees anymore, but they are Stayin’ Alive in this tribute show in Ballymaloe Grainstore on Thursday 5 December. Dining, drinks and non-stop dancing make it the perfect Christmas night […]

#PublicConsultation – Govt Dept wants public opinions on proposed disposable coffee cup levy (and other levies)

#PublicConsultation – Govt Dept wants public opinions on proposed disposable coffee cup levy (and other levies)

7 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie “I encourage people in Cork to have their say on these landmark proposals.” Member of the Special Climate Action Committee, Carrigaline based Senator Tim Lombard, has confirmed that a public consultation has been launched regarding several proposed environmental levies designed to encourage more sustainable behaviour. The consultation was […]

Bumper Cruise Season Brings over 243,000 Visitors to Cork

Bumper Cruise Season Brings over 243,000 Visitors to Cork

6 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There is only one more cruise ship is left to visit in December, for what has been a record cruise season for the Port of Cork with 100 cruise liners visiting in 2019. In total over 243,000 passengers and crew visited the region with many passengers visiting Cork […]

AUDIO: 5,500 School children “practically offline” in Cork East – Sherlock

AUDIO: 5,500 School children “practically offline” in Cork East – Sherlock

6 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over 5,500 school children in schools across Mallow, Fermoy, Midleton and Cobh are in schools with broadband speeds of less than 20 MBs, says Cork East TD Seán Sherlock. “These numbers highlight a digital divide in this country with Dublin doing well but schools outside the M50 doing […]

MACROOM & KANTURK will receive rural regeneration funding

MACROOM & KANTURK will receive rural regeneration funding

6 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Christopher O’ Sullivan today welcomed news that Cork County Council has been successful in securing government funding of over €2.6million for rural regeneration in the towns of Macroom and Kanturk in County Cork. The Government’s Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF) […]

CORK DOCKLANDS: Details unveiled of Planned Skyscraper on Sextant Pub/Careys Tools site

CORK DOCKLANDS: Details unveiled of Planned Skyscraper on Sextant Pub/Careys Tools site

6 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie JCD Group today have confirmed it has formally lodged its planning application with An Bord Pleanála to construct a large-scale residential “build to rent” scheme in Cork’s docklands in response to the severe shortage of quality rental accommodation in the City. The development, if approved, will be a […]

Bord Gáis continue to support Barnados in Knocknaheeny, Cork

Bord Gáis continue to support Barnados in Knocknaheeny, Cork

6 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Barnardos Children’s Charity have celebrated the continued support of Bord Gáis to their centre in Knocknaheeny. The Barnardos Brighter Futures Centre is committed to improving the educational outcomes of children living in the area. The Barnardos Family Support Project in Knocknaheeny provides a calm and non-judgemental space for […]

Lotto Luck Makes Cork Punter €7,505 Richer

Lotto Luck Makes Cork Punter €7,505 Richer

6 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Entertainment NewsA County Cork punter is thanking their lucky stars for taking a modest punt on three EuroMillions numbers after they landed a tasty four-figure sum. The anonymous customer placed a €5 treble in a BoyleSports shop on Tuesday and was left hoping for numbers 25, 33 and […]

Man arrested and €352,000 Worth of Drugs Seized in Cork City

Man arrested and €352,000 Worth of Drugs Seized in Cork City

6 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie It has today emerged that Gardaí have arrested a man in his 30s and seized approximately €350,000 of suspected heroin and €2,000 of suspected cocaine in Cork city yesterday, Tuesday 5th November, 2019. As part of an operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Cork city, […]

CORK TOURISM: Spike Island is ‘Best Attraction’ in Prestigious ITTA Awards

CORK TOURISM: Spike Island is ‘Best Attraction’ in Prestigious ITTA Awards

6 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Spike Island has been named “Best Attraction” at the prestigious “International Travel and Tourism Awards” 2019, the ITTAs hosted at The Magazine in London yesterday evening. This recognition of the achievements of Cork County Council in the development of the former prison site into a world class visitor […]