ENVIRONMENT: UCC survey shows captive bred salmon do not enhance wild populations

ENVIRONMENT: UCC survey shows captive bred salmon do not enhance wild populations

28 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie “The release of captive-bred animals into the wild is commonly practised to restore or supplement wild populations but comes with a suite of ecological and genetic consequences…” The full research paper is available for free at http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.1671 The deliberate introduction of captive-bred salmon into the wild is a […]

EAST CORK: ‘Tree of Hope’ planted in Convent Gardens

EAST CORK: ‘Tree of Hope’ planted in Convent Gardens

27 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie To mark World Mental Health Day Pieta House asked all the local Darkness into Light committee’s to plant a Tree of Hope in our community for our community. Over 100 trees have been planted to date. Recently, the Youghal Darkness into Light committee planted a lovely white birch […]

VIDEO: Irish Water extend length of trunk mains being replaced in: Ballinhassig, Fivemilebridge, Ballea

26 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is replacing over 2.7kms of problematic trunk mains to improve security of supply, reduce high levels of leakage and improve water quality in the Ballinhassig and Fivemilebridge areas. The project has been extended to include an additional 5kms of […]

Clonakilty Distillery begin exporting Whiskey and Gin to the UK #WestCork #Irish #Ireland

Clonakilty Distillery begin exporting Whiskey and Gin to the UK #WestCork #Irish #Ireland

26 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The West Cork based Clonakilty Distillery, has announced the appointment of a UK distributor. Clonakilty Distillery, has partnered with drinks importer and distributor Mangrove UK, to launch its range of Irish whiskeys and gins in the UK. The UK is the newest market entered by the distillery, who […]

WATCH FREE: 50 minute documentary on 1920 War of Independence Patriot Joe Murphy #Cork

WATCH FREE: 50 minute documentary on 1920 War of Independence Patriot Joe Murphy #Cork

26 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Documentary A new documentary and play on hunger striker, Joe Murphy is now live on Cork City Council’s YouTube channel. This community project was supported by Cork City Council and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media The documentary/play package sheds light on Murphy, a […]

Londis recognised for providing excellent Customer Service

Londis recognised for providing excellent Customer Service

26 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Londis Retailers in Cork are proud at being identified as the leading convenience retail grocery store when it comes to Customer Service, according to a report issued by Market Research company and Customer Experience experts, the CXi Ireland Company. What the report highlighted is that the advent of […]

‘Skeleton’ crew working on ‘Dragon of Shandon’ replacement for Halloween 2020

26 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Community Art Link, the organisation that brought you the Dragon of Shandon Parade, have been working away to adapt this year’s Cork’s Samhain celebrations. The Dragon of Shandon will be left to sleep and dream of the ghouls, banshees and other mischievous characters that normally claim the […]

Which Irish Online Casino Has the Best No Deposit Bonus?

Which Irish Online Casino Has the Best No Deposit Bonus?

26 October 2020 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Online casinos are arguably more popular than ever before right now, with a lot of bricks and mortar casinos in places like Ireland having been forced to close due to COVID-19. Even these casinos that have been able to reopen their doors in the last couple of months […]

Which businesses are BENEFITTING from COVID19?

Which businesses are BENEFITTING from COVID19?

25 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Which businesses are BENEFITTING from COVID19? Answer: Freight It may have been a season to forget for passenger traffic, but Brittany Ferries says that freight has kept on rolling this year. The company which serves France, Spain, Ireland and the UK has had a steady 2020 and is […]