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 Roger Jones roger@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 […]

Carrigaline Community Parklet turns Parking Space to Public Place

Carrigaline Community Parklet turns Parking Space to Public Place

5 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Through Cork County Council’s Project ACT (Activating County Towns), the community in Carrigaline identified a number of key areas within the town where additional outdoor seating and amenity space could be provided to meet the demand for quality recreation and amenity space. The Council responded with the Carrigaline […]

Bad parking in Carrigaline

Bad parking in Carrigaline

5 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley visited Carrigaline over the August Bank Holiday weekend to raise awareness of the negative impacts that illegal and obstructive parking has on wheelchair users, older people and people with visual impairments. Cork County Council, alongside An Garda Síochána and Cork […]

WATER OFF: Togher Road, Tramore Road, Vicars Road, Clashduv Road, Connolly Road, Pouladuff Road, Pearse Road, Glasheen Road

WATER OFF: Togher Road, Tramore Road, Vicars Road, Clashduv Road, Connolly Road, Pouladuff Road, Pearse Road, Glasheen Road

5 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Water main improvement works on Togher Road, Cork City may cause disruption to supply for homes and businesses from 18.00 on Thursday 6 August to 06.00 on Friday 7 August 2020 Irish Water wishes to advise customers on the Togher Road, Tramore Road, Vicars Road, Clashduv Road, Connolly […]

Cork Airport versus COVID19: €23m in lost revenues by year end, 53% reduction in routes, 50% reduction in airlines,

Cork Airport versus COVID19: €23m in lost revenues by year end, 53% reduction in routes, 50% reduction in airlines,

5 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Passenger Numbers Decline By 91% At Cork Airport During July Passengers numbers down by over 1 million cumulatively to the end of July 27 routes served in July 2020 versus 53 served in July 2019 (53% reduction in route choice) 5 airlines operating in July 2020 versus 10 […]

The Best Tips to Stay Healthy in 2020

The Best Tips to Stay Healthy in 2020

5 August 2020 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Nobody could have predicted the way that 2020 turned out. With a global pandemic, life has come to a standstill and there are a lot of changes happening in society. It is more important now than ever before to improve your lifestyle in order to stay healthy. Indeed, […]

Ballymaloe culinary scene showcased in popular US baking magazine #Cork

5 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 150,000 American baking enthusiasts to read all about Ireland A popular US baking magazine, called Bake from Scratch, has dedicated its entire July/August issue to Ireland’s culinary scene. The bumper ‘Authentic Ireland’ edition features delicious recipes and interviews with many local food producers, as well as some of […]

NEW MAP: Shows where smoky coal ban will be in Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Midleton, Mallow

NEW MAP: Shows where smoky coal ban will be in Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Midleton, Mallow

4 August 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie See map here: https://dcenr.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=feee728a0ee1427d9a3973a090a9f292 Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, has confirmed that the smoky coal ban will come into effect in Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Midleton and Mallow from Tuesday, 1 September 2020, making each town a Low Smoke Zone. The ban will be introduced in Cobh, Midleton […]

Book of Condolences for John Hume

4 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Joe Kavanagh, will open an online Book of Condolences to mark the passing of Mr. John Hume. The Book of Condolences will go live from 12 noon today. “The fulsome tributes to Mr. Hume from right around the world bear testament to […]

Lord Mayor pays courtesy visit to Army at Collins Barracks

3 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh, accompanied by his wife Stephanie (the Lady Mayoress) and Brian Geaney, Asst. Chief Executive, Cork City Council paid a courtesy visit to Collins Army Barracks last Friday. They were greeted by GOC Brig. Gen. Paddy Flynn; Barrack OC, Lt. Col. […]