Night-time economy taskforce for Cork City

Night-time economy taskforce for Cork City

9 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Night-time economy taskforce & a ‘Night Mayor’ for Cork could “revolutionise” arts & entertainment in the city for life after Covid Green Party Councillors in Cork have welcomed the recent announcement that a new Night-time Economy Taskforce will be established to promote and develop a vibrant and sustainable […]

PHOTOS: Tour de Munster 2020 Charity cycle finishes 600km journey on Patricks’s Hill, Cork City Centre

PHOTOS: Tour de Munster 2020 Charity cycle finishes 600km journey on Patricks’s Hill, Cork City Centre

9 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Pictured at the end of the 2020 Tour de Munster Charity Cycle in Cork City today. Cyclists completed the demanding 600km route across Munster, raising vital funds for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland, and individual beneficiaries. For more information and to donate visit www.tourdemunster.com

Bus Éireann introduces 3 additional Expressway 51 Cork/Limerick/Galway services 7-days a week from today

Bus Éireann introduces 3 additional Expressway 51 Cork/Limerick/Galway services 7-days a week from today

9 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie From today, Bus Éireann will run two additional Expressway 51 services from Cork to Limerick and Galway, serving Shannon Airport and Ennis, seven days a week. These coaches will depart Cork at 12:25 and 14:25 (2.25pm) daily and Galway at 07:05 and 09:05 each morning. “Expressway services were […]

The Best Banana Bread recipe in Ireland comes from Cobh, #EastCork

8 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie It’s Official. Gillian Carney from Cobh has Ireland’s best banana bread recipe, having been chosen overall winner in a recent nationwide competition to find the many ways to bake this favourite food – conducted by celebrity chef and RTE presenter, Donal Skehan with the support of banana distributors, […]

Plans well underway for the return to education in Cork ETB

Plans well underway for the return to education in Cork ETB

7 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie In preparation for the re-opening of Cork ETB schools, colleges and centres, Principals and the Executive met (socially distant) today, 6th August 2020, for the first time since March 2020. (All meetings from March to date have taken place through the Office 365 platform on Teams). The meeting […]

Bantry lady is Ireland’s “Best Gluten Free” category winner in competition to find best banana bread recipes

7 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Heather O’Sullivan from Kealkill, near Bantry, is one of Ireland’s best banana bread bakers having been chosen winner of the ‘Best Gluten-Free’ category award in a recent nationwide competition to find Ireland’s Best Banana Bread Recipes conducted by celebrity chef and RTE presenter, Donal Skehan with the support […]

Aldi chooses Wilton store to trial new fruit & veg bags made from 100% recycled plastic

Aldi chooses Wilton store to trial new fruit & veg bags made from 100% recycled plastic

6 August 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Aldi Ireland today announced that customers in Wilton, Cork will be among the first in Ireland to take part in trialling new reusable fruit and vegetable bags made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. From 10th August, customers can purchase the reusable bags designed to hold fresh fruit and […]

€104,000 Secured for Assisting Towns and Villages in County Cork

€104,000 Secured for Assisting Towns and Villages in County Cork

6 August 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys TD has announced that under the ‘Town and Village Accelerated Measures in Response to Covid-19’, four applications made by Cork County Council have been successful in securing funding to the value of €104,000. This measure is a new strand […]

Magnet networks successfully test broadband speeds in Abbeymahon, Ballincollig, Bandon, Bantry, Blarney, Buttevant, Carrigaline, Carrigtoohill, Clonakilty, Kanturk, Mahon, Midleton, Milford, Mitchelstown, Youghal

6 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Many remote workers in Cork are being offered the chance to connect to high-quality broadband for the first time following the launch of a new service with average minimum speeds of 20mbps virtually anywhere in the county. Broadband Anywhere from Magnet Networks is a new mobile technology product […]

Canadian and Irish Gaming Passion

Canadian and Irish Gaming Passion

6 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie There are only a few countries that love gaming as much as Ireland and Canada do. We could even go as far as saying that gaming is their passion. However, are there any differences when gambling in these areas? Let’s find out as we take a look at […]

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