Long running film festival goes 100% digital #COVID #AdaptingToCOVID

Long running film festival goes 100% digital #COVID #AdaptingToCOVID

18 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 65th Cork International Film Festival Pivots to Fully Digital 2020 Programme Cork International Film Festival (CIFF) confirms a full programme of 50 features and documentaries, 14 programmes of shorts and special events, for its Digital-exclusive Festival, 8th-15th November. Cork International Film Festival fully intended to present a blended […]

COVID affects another Cork institution: The Lord Mayor’s school visit programme

COVID affects another Cork institution: The Lord Mayor’s school visit programme

18 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The traditional Lord Mayor of Cork’s visits to schools have been re-imagined for the 2020/2021 term. In the 101st year since the much-loved and popular tradition was begun by Terence MacSwiney during his mayoralty in 1920, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh will not be making […]

Cork social entrepreneurs from City and Carrigaline honoured for their work in response to COVID19

Cork social entrepreneurs from City and Carrigaline honoured for their work in response to COVID19

18 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Two Cork social entrepreneurs – Toufik Messabih and Caitriona Nic Mhuiris – were honoured for their innovative and visionary response to the Covid-19 pandemic at a special online event hosted on the 14th by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) – the SEI Gathering 2020. Mr Messabih, based in Carrigaline, […]

Interactive map to show: How far 25km is from you #Melbourne

Interactive map to show: How far 25km is from you #Melbourne

18 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Every country, and indeed every state within Federal Countries such as Australia is handling COVID19 differently. Earlier this year people in Ireland were Googling “How far is 20km from my home”. Now that has become a popular search in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Melbourne currently has a 5-kilometre movement […]

New watermain in Crosshaven

New watermain in Crosshaven

18 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is replacing 580 meters of problematic water mains to tackle the high levels of water leakage on St. Philomena’s Road in Crosshaven and improve the reliability of water supply in the area. These works will commence on Monday, 19 […]

Contingency fund to help Cork Airport

Contingency fund to help Cork Airport

17 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Padraig O’Sullivan, has called on the contingency fund, set aside in Budget 2021, to be used to provide support for Cork Airport. O’Sullivan said “As part of a budgetary package of almost €18 billion, some €5.5 billion is being put aside […]

Just the facts, no comment: How many cases of COVID19 in Cork?

Just the facts, no comment: How many cases of COVID19 in Cork?

17 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie National picture The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19. Of these, 1 occurred in June, 2 in September and 5 in October. Since the pandemic was declared earlier this year there has been a total of 1,849 COVID-19 related deaths […]

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