Positive Ageing in County Cork

Positive Ageing in County Cork

28 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Positive Ageing in County Cork – Celebrating International Day of Older People and Embracing the Autumn with Confidence September 28th – October 2nd marks International Positive Ageing Week and this year the United Nations has decided that the theme of the International Day of Older People on October […]

WINDY CROSSER: 80 jobs as offshore wind brings economic boost to Cork

WINDY CROSSER: 80 jobs as offshore wind brings economic boost to Cork

28 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie From Boatyard to Ballroom, to wind turbine service centre – Crosshaven secures welcome investment Smooth country singer ‘Gentleman Jim Reeves’ (1923-1964) came to Ireland in 1963. One of the venues he played in was Crosshaven’s famous, Majorca Ballroom which opened that very year. A poster from the era […]

Offshore Wind: Cork based ‘Irish Mainport Holdings’ makes strategic move into new line of business

Offshore Wind: Cork based ‘Irish Mainport Holdings’ makes strategic move into new line of business

28 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork-based shipping company, Irish Mainport Holdings, has announced its entry into the Offshore Wind Sector with its investment in a 50-metre Survey and Research Ship, the Mainport Geo, and at the same time buying a share of Wicklow based offshore services company, Alpha Marine. In Ireland, Mainport operates […]

FOOD STATS: The most popular take aways in different parts of Cork

FOOD STATS: The most popular take aways in different parts of Cork

28 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie From Douglas to South Gate: Deliveroo Reveals Neighbourhood By Neighbourhood Breakdown Of Corks’s Eating Habits Over Lockdown Corkonians made a lot of sacrifices over peak lockdown (we’re still traumatised by the at home haircuts!) but missing out on delicious food wasn’t one of them. When the good people […]

AWARDS: Someone from Cork could be the Gala ‘Inspirational Person of the Year’ for 2020

AWARDS: Someone from Cork could be the Gala ‘Inspirational Person of the Year’ for 2020

28 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The search is on for Ireland’s inspirational county heroes who have changed your life or the lives of people in your local community Gala Retail has teamed up with Virgin Media to search for inspirational heroes in Cork; those individuals who have made Ireland a better place with […]

COBH, EAST CORK: Branded windbreakers improve aesthetics of Al Fresco dining

COBH, EAST CORK: Branded windbreakers improve aesthetics of Al Fresco dining

28 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 20 windbreakers, with a special Cobh branded design, funded by Cork County Council’s Project ACT, have been delivered to cafés, bars and restaurants in Cobh to facilitate outdoor dining in the town. The branding was created by Cobh & Harbour Chamber and Cobh Tourism and the wind breakers were […]

How to attend Toastmasters for free

How to attend Toastmasters for free

28 September 2020 By Rona Coghlan Carrigaline Toastmasters Free guest entry to our Toastmasters Club on Zoom Come along and enjoy an evening with a difference. Club meetings are lively, sociable events. Come ready to enjoy a mixture of the serious and the seriously entertaining. Impromptu and prepared speeches combine to create an unrivalled experience. […]

Community organisations in Cork to benefit from Dormant Accounts funding

Community organisations in Cork to benefit from Dormant Accounts funding

28 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Community organisations in Cork will receive funding to support sport and physical activity measures, a Fine Gael Deputy has said. Deputy Colm Burke said, “I very much welcome that €7.3 million from the Dormant Accounts Fund is being allocated to support community groups across the country. “The investment […]

Ballyadam could be Ballymore bound as Elliott targets another Cheltenham Festival win

Ballyadam could be Ballymore bound as Elliott targets another Cheltenham Festival win

28 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle could be the end-of-season target for exciting novice Ballyadam, who’s one of the horses to follow during the new National Hunt season. Gordon Elliott and owners Cheveley Park Stud opened their cheque-book to purchase Ballyadam at the Tattersalls Cheltenham November Sale last November. A […]

City Hall wants to know what YOU think about pedestrianing 18 streets, but you must use https://consult.corkcity.ie

City Hall wants to know what YOU think about pedestrianing 18 streets, but you must use https://consult.corkcity.ie

27 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Commenting on Facebook is one thing!, but if you want to make a real submission you have to visit https://consult.corkcity.ie Cork City Council is seeking to permanently pedestrianise 18 of Cork city’s streets to support social distancing and its vision for a city of sustainable urban growth. Following […]