€250,000 Lotto win in Cork

€250,000 Lotto win in Cork

31 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has put Lotto players in Co. Cork on high alert as one lucky Lotto ticketholder is €250,000 better off this bank holiday Sunday morning after winning the top prize on last night’s Lotto Plus 2 draw. The winning Lotto Plus 2 Quick Pick ticket was […]

GOOD NEWS: TidyTowns groups in Cork can still use funding – even though 2020 competition cancelled due to COVID19

GOOD NEWS: TidyTowns groups in Cork can still use funding – even though 2020 competition cancelled due to COVID19

31 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that TidyTowns groups in Cork can still use funding allocated to them despite the cancellation of this year’s competition. Last September, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring allocated €1.4m to groups nationwide to assist them in their preparations for […]

CORK FOODS ON OFFER AT ALDI FROM TODAY: De Róiste Foods, Bó Rua Farm, Finders Foods, Irish Atlantic Salt, Mella’s Fudge, Saturday Pizzas, Union Hall Smoked Fish

CORK FOODS ON OFFER AT ALDI FROM TODAY: De Róiste Foods, Bó Rua Farm, Finders Foods, Irish Atlantic Salt, Mella’s Fudge, Saturday Pizzas, Union Hall Smoked Fish

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Seven of Co. Cork’s most innovative Irish food and drink producers have won a new contract to supply Aldi’s 142 stores through its Grow with Aldi supplier development programme. Their exciting products will now go on sale nationwide as part of an Aldi Specialbuys event, kicking off on Sunday, […]

House built in 1776 (the same year as USA 4th July Declaration of Independence) for sale for €90,000

House built in 1776 (the same year as USA 4th July Declaration of Independence) for sale for €90,000

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 1776 was the year in which the United States declared it’s independence from Britain. The Declaration of Independence was issued on 4th of July of that year. Meanwhile, across in Ireland something much smaller happened: Near Macroom, in County Cork, Ireland a small 3-room lodge was built on […]

ESB helps communities near Cork wind farm

ESB helps communities near Cork wind farm

30 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Corporate Social Responsibility from ESB ESB has launched a special Covid-19 response emergency fund for the communities surrounding its wind farms across the island of Ireland and the UK, including Castlepook in North County Cork. Castlepook is a rural area near the Limerick border, being West of Mitchelstown […]

Essential oils create essential jobs as doTERRA announces 100 positions at Blarney Business Park, Cork

Essential oils create essential jobs as doTERRA announces 100 positions at Blarney Business Park, Cork

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Construction of the facility began in October 2019 doTERRA (“the world leader in essential oils and wellness products”) is set to create up to 100 new jobs in the northern suburbs of Cork City over the next three years with the opening of the company’s first manufacturing facility […]

How has COVID19 affected your well-being?

How has COVID19 affected your well-being?

30 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University College Cork’s School of Public Health to Undertake Key Survey to Determine Impact of Covid-19 on People’s Wellbeing Estimating the impact of public health measures on physical, psychological and social wellbeing: UCC in collaboration with Ipsos The College of Medicine and Health, UCC stated that Professor Ivan […]

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Farranree and Fairhill voluntary groups excel during COVID19

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Farranree and Fairhill local community and voluntary groups are hard at work for their community. Working alongside the Cork City Community Response Forum (CRF), local heroes are continuing to work around the clock to ensure everyone is well looked after. Some recent highlights include: The Springboard project have […]

SIX new cases of COVID19 confirmed in Cork in past 24 hours

SIX new cases of COVID19 confirmed in Cork in past 24 hours

29 May 2020, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Deaths There have now been a total 1,645 COVID-19 related deaths across Ireland. Confirmed cases As of midnight Thursday 28th May the HPSC has been notified of 39 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 24,876 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, of which […]

One way PEDESTRIAN streets? City Hall are considering COVID19 options to minimise risks

One way PEDESTRIAN streets? City Hall are considering COVID19 options to minimise risks

29 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie We have all heard of the one-way movement of traffic on streets, and in fact, Cork City has many such streets, but what about controlling the movement of pedestrians in the same way? Cork City Council has today launched an online public consultation survey inviting the public, communities, […]

EAST CORK: GAA club and parish fundraise for Mercy Hospital Cancer Appeal

EAST CORK: GAA club and parish fundraise for Mercy Hospital Cancer Appeal

29 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Monday, June 1st St. Colman’s Juvenile GAA Club will host a charity fundraiser, raising vital funds for the Mercy University Hospital Foundation’s Cancer Appeal which has a close connection to the club. The club, which incorporates the parish of Cloyne, Shanagarry, Ballycotton, Churchtown South and Ballycroneen for […]

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