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 […]

Travel direct from Cork to the USA

Travel direct from Cork to the USA

29 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new weekly direct service from Cork to the East Coast of the USA. It’s for cargo only – no passengers – but that might be just as well because the boat trip takes 10 days. This announcement gives Ireland its first direct container service to the USA […]

BACK TO BUSINESS AFTER COVID19: Cork’s Montenotte Hotel benefits from Virgin Media promotion

BACK TO BUSINESS AFTER COVID19: Cork’s Montenotte Hotel benefits from Virgin Media promotion

29 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Virgin Media has launched €1 Million support fund as part of its #BackingBusiness initiative to boost Irish businesses nationwide. Given that Ireland has 26 Counties – in its current configuration – this equates to €38,461.53 per country, as a quick calculation. The efforts covers free on-air advertising including […]

Give Credit Unions the same support as banks – says Cork MEP

Give Credit Unions the same support as banks – says Cork MEP

29 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP, Billy Kelleher has called for urgent action by the Central Bank of Ireland to support community credit unions weather the crisis caused by Covid 19 and to continue to support their members. The Fianna Fáil MEP was commenting after writing to the Irish Central Bank, […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Watch Gigs from Famous Music Pub ‘DeBarras of Clonakilty, West Cork’ online

ENTERTAINMENT: Watch Gigs from Famous Music Pub ‘DeBarras of Clonakilty, West Cork’ online

29 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Every night at 9.30pm and 8pm on Sundays Featuring MuRli, Swimmers Jackson, Ger Wolfe, Elly O’Keefe & more Live stream gigs via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DeBarrasClon/ The popular DeBarra’s Sitting Room to Sitting Room Sessions continue bringing you a little bit of comfort and consistency in a world of uncertainty. […]

Cork Hospital’s remind public to maintain 2 metre social distancing and hand washing

Cork Hospital’s remind public to maintain 2 metre social distancing and hand washing

29 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As temperatures are set to increase over the June bank holiday weekend, management at South / South West Hospital Group are appealing to members of the public to continue to follow the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines relating to social distancing and hand hygiene, to ensure that they do not […]

Cork County Council show 51% increase in Social Housing delivery

Cork County Council show 51% increase in Social Housing delivery

29 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Figures published by the Dublin based Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government last week, on social housing delivery by local authorities for 2019, showed an increase in stock and a record level of public investment across the country. The construction of social housing in County Cork increased […]

COMPETITION: Win a private lunch with Roy Keane

COMPETITION: Win a private lunch with Roy Keane

29 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The final whistle will blow at midnight tonight (Friday 29 May) for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind’s fabulous competition to win a private lunch/dinner with their Ambassador Roy Keane! Two winners can each bring four friends to have lunch/dinner with Roy. Something for the lucky winners to […]

Cork City needs more and wider cycle lanes (and enforcement!)

Cork City needs more and wider cycle lanes (and enforcement!)

28 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Green Party Councillor for Cork City South West, Colette Finn, today said that we need to provide cycling infrastructure to allow healthcare workers in Cork to cycle to and from work safely. Speaking today, Cllr. Finn said: “I’ve been contacted by frontline healthcare workers in CUH that are […]