OUTDOOR DINING: Cork City allows restaurants put chairs and tables on streets #AlFresco

30 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The pedestrianisation of city streets allowing businesses to create outdoor seating areas will be crucial in helping them return to normal trade within the Covid-19 restrictions, Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer has said. Cork South Central Senator Jerry Buttimer has welcomed a decision by Cork City Council to […]

LIFE AFTER COVID19: Gallagher’s of MacCurtain Street in Cork’s Victorian Quarter re-opens today

LIFE AFTER COVID19: Gallagher’s of MacCurtain Street in Cork’s Victorian Quarter re-opens today

30 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Having had a forced hiatus due to a world-wide pandemic, businesses, particularly in the hospitality sector, have had time to re-plan their strategies and look at what is most important to their businesses. In the case of the Gannon family who own Gallagher’s Gastropub, the result of this […]

Ports and shipping the focus of Oceans of Learning series

Ports and shipping the focus of Oceans of Learning series

30 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The importance of Ireland’s ports and shipping services are the focus of this months Oceans of Learning series. The Marine Institute and partners are celebrating our world’s shared ocean and our connection to the sea in a 10-week series, sharing news and offering online interactive activities, videos and […]

LIFE AFTER COVID19: Final preparations as Crawford Art Gallery reopens to the public

LIFE AFTER COVID19: Final preparations as Crawford Art Gallery reopens to the public

29 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Crawford Art Gallery reopens its doors to visitors at 10am today. The Board and staff are extremely excited to welcome visitors back to enjoy newly installed Exhibitions and to enjoy international exhibitions installed in March which have yet to be seen by the public. Director Mary McCarthy says […]

The 2020 ‘Hotel Manager of the Year’ is based in… Carrigaline!

The 2020 ‘Hotel Manager of the Year’ is based in… Carrigaline!

28 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s Carrigaline Court Hotel are re-opening their doors with a spring in their step as they were honoured with three prestigious Irish Hotel Awards earlier this week, with general manager Jerry Healy scooping the coveted national Hotel Manager of the Year Award. The hotel, which will open its […]

Explore the Biodiversity of Cork’s Seashore from Home

Explore the Biodiversity of Cork’s Seashore from Home

28 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the onset of Covid 19, Cork County Council has been supporting community groups to explore alternate means of engaging with their environmental projects, resulting in many workshops and education initiatives moving online. One such project, the Scoil na Mara series of videos, exploring Irish seashore biodiversity and […]

Cork Bishop congratulates Micheál Martin on his election as Taoiseach

Cork Bishop congratulates Micheál Martin on his election as Taoiseach

27 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bishop Fintan Gavin congratulates Micheál Martin on his election as Taoiseach “I congratulate Deputy Micheál Martin on his election as Taoiseach of our country. This is a special day for Deputy Martin, his wife Mary, his family and his many friends throughout Cork city and county. His election […]

Ryanair resumes flights to and from Cork Airport

Ryanair resumes flights to and from Cork Airport

27 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ryanair will resume flights to 23 destinations from Cork Airport from July 1. In addition, to the London Stansted service that continued as a vital service throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, flights are recommencing to traditional summer holiday and city break destinations across Europe as travel restrictions lift across […]

Cork ETB offers post COVID19 education and training courses

Cork ETB offers post COVID19 education and training courses

27 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB) is playing its part in ‘Getting Cork Back to Work’, supporting businesses and encouraging those whose employment has been affected, to upskill and re-educate themselves with one of many courses they are providing as a direct response to COVID19. In order […]

Boy in critical condition after 2-vehicle collision in Ballydesmond

Boy in critical condition after 2-vehicle collision in Ballydesmond

27 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating a road traffic collision involving two vehicles which occurred in the Knocknaboul area of Ballydesmond, Co. Cork, yesterday around 4:45pm. An 11-year-old male child, a passenger in one of the vehicles, was airlifted from the scene to Limerick Regional Hospital. His condition is described as […]

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