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Archives / February 2021
8 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Nano Nagle Place launch series of events and workshops in partnership with the Cork Migrant Centre, with special guest Paul Oakley Stovall, star of Hamilton the Musical https://nanonagleplace.ie/nanoevents/douglass-week-inspirational-series/ 176 years ago a young African American abolitionist, Frederick Douglass, sailed from America to Ireland for a four-month lecture tour.... Read More
8 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Brittany Ferries operates in 12 ports: Cork, Rosslare, Bilbao, Santander, Portsmouth, Poole, Plymouth, Caen, Cherbourg, Le Havre, Saint-Malo, Roscoff A growing number of haulage companies are shipping goods using unaccompanied trailers. Brittany Ferries says demand is rising, and the ports it serves on the western Channel in France,... Read More
7 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is taking precautionary measures in anticipation of a forecasted period of cold weather next week and is advising the public to make preparations. Owners of vacant premises are asked to shut off their water supplies as a precaution in case of frozen pipes. Property owners... Read More
7 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork accounts for 4th highest percentage of nationwide callouts Rentokil, Ireland’s leading pest control provider, has experienced a 32% increase in the number of callouts for silverfish over the period of November – December 2020, when compared to the previous year. The company attributes this to the cold... Read More
6 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Zoe Fitzgerald, a first-year Accounting Technicians Ireland apprentice, who works with Cork City Council and studies through Cork College of Commerce, wants more women to follow her path. Solas, the State’s further education and training agency, has named Zoe (23) from Ballyporeen, Co Tipperary, as its 1,000th registered... Read More
6 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Crosshaven RNLI Lifeboat crew went to the assistance of two anglers today (Saturday 6 February) after their vessel had mechanical problems, one and a half miles South East of Roches Point. The volunteer lifeboat crew were paged at 9.42 am this morning and made their way to the... Read More