ESB warn of possible flooding downsteam from their Carrigadrohid and Inniscarra dams #CorkCity #StatusOrangeRainfallWarning

ESB warn of possible flooding downsteam from their Carrigadrohid and Inniscarra dams #CorkCity #StatusOrangeRainfallWarning

22 February 2021 BY Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The ESB advises that, due to recent heavy rainfall in the catchment and a status orange rainfall warning now in effect, flows from Inniscarra Dam will increase to approximately 225 cumecs (cubic metres per second) this afternoon Monday 22 February. This level of flow is expected to cause […]

Serious flooding possible in Cork City for Monday night until Tuesday night #HeavyRainForecast

Serious flooding possible in Cork City for Monday night until Tuesday night #HeavyRainForecast

22 February 2021, Monday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City Council are advising residents, communities and business of a very serious imminent weather event which will affect all parts of the city. “We have been notified by Met Eireann of an orange rainfall warning from 7pm tonight, Monday February 22, which will continue until Tuesday, […]

University College Cork appoints its first female Head of the College of Science, Engineering, and Food Science #STEM #WomenInSTEM

University College Cork appoints its first female Head of the College of Science, Engineering, and Food Science #STEM #WomenInSTEM

22 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University College Cork is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Sarah Culloty as Head of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, following a competitive search process. Prof. Culloty has had a distinguished career to date which has seen her head up UCC’s School of Biological, […]

Online Casino Gaming Demonstrating an International Love of Ireland

Online Casino Gaming Demonstrating an International Love of Ireland

22 February 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Entertainment Ireland consistently punches above its weight on the international stage, sometimes literally as demonstrated with Conor McGregor. That said, there are occasions where outsiders only operate with a surface-level understanding of Irish culture. This surface-level understanding is a result, in part, of the entertainment industry, such as […]

Improvements next week on Passage West Greenway (former Railway line turned Walkway)

Improvements next week on Passage West Greenway (former Railway line turned Walkway)

21 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Controversial: 46 trees will need be removed as they are dead or unsafe. However, the project team will replace these trees with 65 semi mature trees and over 2,000 saplings Work is to begin on improvements to the Passage Railway Greenway Improvement Scheme next week. Site clearance works […]

Cork based Air Ambulance does almost 500 jobs during first full year @ICRROfficial @MichealSheridan

Cork based Air Ambulance does almost 500 jobs during first full year @ICRROfficial @MichealSheridan

20 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The ICRR Air Ambulance currently has two helicopters at its medical aerodrome in Rathcoole, which is a rural area 24 km west of Mallow. Only one helicopter is operational at any one time, the other acts as a backup. The Irish Community Rapid Response Air Ambulance was tasked […]

West Cork business award named in honour of Lord David Puttnam

West Cork business award named in honour of Lord David Puttnam

20 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Network Ireland West Cork’s online event on February 22nd marks the launch of their 2021 awards. Keynote speaker for the evening, Lord Puttnam (often mispelled as Puttman) knows the value of awards having recently launched ‘The Puttnam Award’, in collaboration with Fastnet Film Festival. Lord Puttnam is also […]

@UlsterBank announcement is major setback but #DontPanic – says Carrigaline TD

@UlsterBank announcement is major setback but #DontPanic – says Carrigaline TD

19 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Michael McGrath, the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and TD for Cork South Central (based in Carrigaline), has said today’s announcement that Ulster Bank is to withdraw from the Irish market is a serious blow for the staff, customers, and competition in the wider banking sector. Minister […]

MALLOW NEWS: Tom Lynes Plant Hire Ltd fined €80,000 after on-site employee suffers serious injuries

MALLOW NEWS: Tom Lynes Plant Hire Ltd fined €80,000 after on-site employee suffers serious injuries

19 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Today, Friday 19th February 2021 at Cork Circuit Court, Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin imposed a fine of €80,000 on Tom Lynes Plant Hire Ltd following guilty pleas to breaches of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (Construction) […]

SPORT: 2021 Advertising opportunities with Cork City Football Club

SPORT: 2021 Advertising opportunities with Cork City Football Club

18 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City FC have revealed details of their brand-new commercial brochure for the 2021 season. The brochure includes all the old favourites such as pitchside advertising, programme ads and player sponsorships, while there has also been a new digital section added for businesses who want to target our […]

#WestSchool unveils €10.5 million state-of-the-art extension

#WestSchool unveils €10.5 million state-of-the-art extension

19 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This is the first school in Ireland to unveil spaces which were designed using the Department of Education and Skills ‘Schools of the Future’ room layouts The students of Clonakilty Community College in West Cork are in for a big surprise when they return to school after months of lockdown. Governed by […]