MONEY SAVING TIPS: How to reduce your life assurance premium – stop smoking!

MONEY SAVING TIPS: How to reduce your life assurance premium – stop smoking!

5 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “If you quitting smoking was your New Year’s resolution you could pocket thousands” – says insurer A smoker could pay anywhere from €6,000+ to €60,000+ than their non-smoking counterpart for life assurance according to figures released today by Royal London. Experts at the leading protection specialist say that […]

Strategic review of the National Parks and Wildlife Service @COSullivanTD

Strategic review of the National Parks and Wildlife Service @COSullivanTD

4 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A strategic review of the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), aimed at assessing and reviewing how the body works, is now underway, Cork South West Deputy and Fianna Fáil spokesperson for Biodiversity, Christopher O’Sullivan has said. Deputy O’Sullivan commented, “I’m glad to see work starting on the […]

WORLD’s OLDEST YACHT CLUB: Admiral of @RoyalCork in Crosshaven named as Person of the Month

WORLD’s OLDEST YACHT CLUB: Admiral of @RoyalCork in Crosshaven named as Person of the Month

4 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Admiral Colin R. Morehead is January Cork Person of the Month Colin R. Morehead, Admiral of the Royal Cork Yacht Club, which celebrated its 300th birthday last year, has been named as Cork Person of the Month for January 2021. At the club’s 300th AGM, Colin Morehead was […]

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind announce Transition Year Programme @irishguidedogs

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind announce Transition Year Programme @irishguidedogs

4 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Model Farm Road, Cork-based Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind have announced details of their Transition Year Programme for 2021! Given the current pandemic, the programme has been adapted to ensure it can be delivered effectively online which allows the charity to engage with schools nationwide. Students […]

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind receives €5,000 boost from Aviva Broker Community Fund

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind receives €5,000 boost from Aviva Broker Community Fund

3 February 2021 By Tom Collins Tom@TheCork.ie Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind was recently awarded €5,000 in the Aviva Broker Community Fund. Nominated by Mark O’Sullivan, Provest Private Clients, the Fund provides an opportunity for financial advisers/brokers throughout the country to help support their local charities or community organisations that are making a difference […]

@UCC Film Studies graduate could win an Oscar

@UCC Film Studies graduate could win an Oscar

3 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Award puts Shaun O’Connor’s film on the Oscars longlist. A short film by a Kerry writer, director, and University College Cork graduate is in contention for an Oscar nomination, after securing a place on the Academy Awards’ 2021 longlist. Shaun O’Connor’s ‘A White Horse’ tells the story of […]

Cork City Local Enterprise Office can give YOUR business funding to improve your website @LEOCorkCity

Cork City Local Enterprise Office can give YOUR business funding to improve your website @LEOCorkCity

3 February 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie There are many ways to improve your website’s success, Cork SEO  The urgent need for small business to move their business online due to Covid-19 led to a 1,200% increase in the number of trading online vouchers provided by Cork City’s Local Enterprise Office in the past 12 […]

SPORT: #Cork Rugby Player receives Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarship @LimerickIT

SPORT: #Cork Rugby Player receives Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarship @LimerickIT

2 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Rugby player Aaron Leahy was among the 78 students that received the Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarship this academic year. In a year when sporting events have been seriously impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sport and Recreation Office at LIT remains committed to supporting young […]

#WinterReady – Salt Bins available for Residents Associations and Community Groups

#WinterReady – Salt Bins available for Residents Associations and Community Groups

2 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of Cork County Council’s Winter Service Plan, a limited number of salt bins are being made available to Residents Associations and Community Groups on a shared funding basis. Under this initiative, the Council will make bins and salt available at a subsidised rate to aid Community […]

Online Writing Workshops

Online Writing Workshops

1 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s Library & Arts Service is delivering a new series of free online writing workshops for Spring 2021, designed to support creative writing throughout the county. Six online courses begin in mid-February, catering to a variety of ages and styles including adults, teens, songwriters, crime-writers, fiction […]

WATER OFF: Today in Bandon #WestCork

WATER OFF: Today in Bandon #WestCork

1 February 2021, Monday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water and Cork County Council advise customers of planned essential repair works in Bandon today Irish Water and Cork County Council wish to advise customers that planned essential repair works will be carried out in Bandon between 7pm on Monday 01 February and 7am on Tuesday […]

It’s hard to #SwitchOff when you are working from home #WFH @DeirdreCluneMEP

It’s hard to #SwitchOff when you are working from home #WFH @DeirdreCluneMEP

1 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The European Parliament has called for an EU law that grants workers the right to digitally disconnect from work without facing negative repercussions. MEPs are also looking to establish minimum requirements for remote working and clarify working conditions, hours and rest periods. Cork-based Fine Gael MEP Deirdre Clune […]

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