Keep beaches and oceans clean this summer

Keep beaches and oceans clean this summer

24 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Deirdre Clune MEP for Ireland South has called on people to make sure Irish beaches and oceans stay clean this summer. There have been reports over the last few days of various beach parties happening over the last few weeks that are leaving litter behind which can be […]

NTA Funding to Meet Local Needs in Cork County

23 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has succeeded in securing an investment of over €950,000 from the National Transport Authority (NTA) for a number of initiatives developed through the Council’s Project ACT initiative, established to activate the local economy in response to the Covid 19 crisis. Over 50 initiatives have been […]

VIDEO: Triskel Arts Centre re-opens tomorrow

23 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie After closing more than four months ago due to the Covid-19 crisis, Triskel Arts Centre is re-opening its doors to the public on Friday 24thand, even though things will look a little different, what remains the same is their commitment to providing quality entertainment for the people of […]

Professional home care Bill will regulate the sector – Burke

Professional home care Bill will regulate the sector – Burke

23 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD, Colm Burke, this week introduced the Health (Amendment) (Professional Home Care) Bill 2020 to the Dáil, saying this new legislation is designed to provide regulation in the area of professional home care. Deputy Burke said: “The number of people aged over 65 […]

Range of Springboard courses on offer in Cork

Range of Springboard courses on offer in Cork

23 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Unemployed and working professionals can avail of Springboard+ and HCI initiatives and upskill for free or at a lower cost As part of the Springboard+ Initiative, Innopharma Education will offer 800 seats in courses in Pharmaceutical, Medical Technology and Food Science in September this year. All courses are […]

MACE salutes Cork’s Eleanor Lucey as an Unsung Hero

MACE salutes Cork’s Eleanor Lucey as an Unsung Hero

22 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie MACE recently ran a community initiative inviting customers and the general public to nominate someone who had gone the extra mile in their local community during the Covid-19 lockdown and we were inundated with stories of some amazing good deeds done by people. Eleanor Lucey from Macroom was […]

The Handmade Soap Company – Leading With Their Green Credentials

21 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There’s been much talk recently about ‘hand sanitiser’, and how it’s useful in stopping the spread of COVID19, but – let’s be frank – a key problem in getting people to use it is that it stinks of alcohol! Solution: Irish firm ‘The Handmade Soap Company’ has formulated […]