Milstreet disability rights activist Joanne O’Riordan helps fundraise for Frontline workers

Milstreet disability rights activist Joanne O’Riordan helps fundraise for Frontline workers

28 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Inter-county players are supporting the efforts of frontline workers during the COVID-19 crisis Players from all 32 counties are taking part in the first of its kind All-Ireland FIFA20 Charity Online Tournament which will take place across the May Bank Holiday weekend. All money raised will go frontline […]

Community Response Forum is making a difference in Ballyphehane

Community Response Forum is making a difference in Ballyphehane

27 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Community spirit is burning bright in Ballyphehane with local community and voluntary groups working within the newly-established Cork City Community Response Forum (CRF) to match local needs during Covid-19 with local services. Ballyphehane /Togher CDP is making twice weekly ‘check in’ phone calls to up to 160 older […]

Another Bank Holiday, another Garda ‘Operation Fanacht’ to reinforce message of #StayAtHome #EssentialTravelOnly

Another Bank Holiday, another Garda ‘Operation Fanacht’ to reinforce message of #StayAtHome #EssentialTravelOnly

29 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Garda Síochána has today announced the continuation of its major operation to ensure public compliance with the travel restrictions introduced as part of COVID-19 public health guidelines. The operation – Operation Fanacht (the Irish word for wait, or to bide one’s time) – will once again see […]

STUDENT GRANTS: SUSI criteria should be reviewed during COVID-19 – says TD

STUDENT GRANTS: SUSI criteria should be reviewed during COVID-19 – says TD

27 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Student Universal Support Ireland is better known as SUSI, and is the agency which processes applications for students grants Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan says the financial criteria used in the SUSI application process should be reviewed this year in light of the huge […]

Story writing competition: focuses on water

Story writing competition: focuses on water

27 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Stories from the Waterside Cork enjoys a rich heritage of storytelling. It’s a big part of our identity. Stories bring local places to life, allowing us to remember, cherish and to view in mind’s eye; our favourite places, be that lake, river or stream. The lakes, rivers, streams […]

Government of China, and a Chinese Chamber of Commerce donate PPE Facemasks to Cork Hospitals

Government of China, and a Chinese Chamber of Commerce donate PPE Facemasks to Cork Hospitals

27 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Forty thousand face masks have been given to two of Cork’s biggest hospitals to protect patients and staff during the Covid-19 global pandemic following donations by some of Cork’s partner cities in China. Further donations of PPE are expected from China in the coming weeks. Up to 21,000 […]

FARMING: Seandún Macra continue to embrace the use of Virtual Technology for Another Week

FARMING: Seandún Macra continue to embrace the use of Virtual Technology for Another Week

27 April 2020 Aisling Walsh, PRO, Seandun Macra na Feirme news@TheCork.ie This week we continued to embrace the world of virtual technology to keep our members active. Obviously we weren’t able to hold events outside of our home but that didn’t stop us from communicating. Our PRO Aisling Walsh decided to host another digital Netflix […]

CIVIC AMENITY SITES RE-OPEN FOR MORE MATERIALS: at Youghal, Raffeen, Mallow, Kanturk, Clonakilty, Castletownbere, Rossmore, Millstreet, Macroom, Derryconnell, Bandon

CIVIC AMENITY SITES RE-OPEN FOR MORE MATERIALS: at Youghal, Raffeen, Mallow, Kanturk, Clonakilty, Castletownbere, Rossmore, Millstreet, Macroom, Derryconnell, Bandon

27 April 2020, Monday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council have confirmed – as we reported 2 days ago – that from today (Monday) Civic Amenity sites are taking a step closer to normal service, and will start accepting the following materials again: Household “black bag” waste for disposal – double bagged up to […]

You can borrow musical instruments free from the library

You can borrow musical instruments free from the library

27 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Upbeat Offering from Cork County Council In addition to bringing a world of books to your door, Cork County Council is now branching out to bring music to your ears as well if you’re cocooning at home. The Council has now added musical instrument loans to its […]

PROPERTY: Georgian Mansion for sale – €850,000 Lotaville House, Burke’s Hill, Tivoli

PROPERTY: Georgian Mansion for sale – €850,000 Lotaville House, Burke’s Hill, Tivoli

27 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: Lotaville House, Tivoli, Cork City Suburbs, T23 E4X7 Property Description Dating from 1800-1820 this is an historic Cork residence which is close to the City, yet off the beaten track. The current appearance of being painted white reminds me of Faulty Towers at first. Incidentally, that TV […]

C103 Radio station premises listed for rent by Mallow Estate Agent

C103 Radio station premises listed for rent by Mallow Estate Agent

26 April 2020By Mary Berminghammary@TheCork.ie Premises used by Cork Radio Station C103 are being offered for rent Mallow Estate Agents Liam Mullins & Associates are seeking €45,000 yearly, which equates to €88.16 per sq. m per year, for the premises which are currently the studios and offices of Cork Radio station C103, which is part […]