NEW PLAYGROUND: in Ovens near Ballincollig at Crann Centre

NEW PLAYGROUND: in Ovens near Ballincollig at Crann Centre

27 July 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Need for life-changing amenity supported by University College Cork research The Crann Centre has launched a €500,000 fundraising campaign to build an inclusive playground and leisure area for families with disabilities, set to be the first of its kind in Ireland. Designed by families for families, the urgent […]

Cork’s Glanbia CountryLife is among proud Plant Partners of RTE’s DIY SOS

Cork’s Glanbia CountryLife is among proud Plant Partners of RTE’s DIY SOS

27 July 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Glanbia Ireland’s garden centres, Glanbia CountryLife, are the official plant partner of the RTE television series, DIY SOS The Big Build, for the coming season. The heart-warming programme sees the homes, gardens and ultimately the lives of deserving families utterly transformed. Having witnessed first-hand the transformational impact the […]

Cork SEO Company go from strength to strength

Cork SEO Company go from strength to strength

27 July 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie When Cork native Ian Carroll launched his own digital marketing agency in April of 2019 he couldn’t have imagined the major obstacles that would’ve presented themselves so early on. Less than a year after beginning operations, the Coronavirus hit Irish shores and completely changed the landscape of the […]

Cork County Council announces funding of over €156,000 for 117 Community Groups

Cork County Council announces funding of over €156,000 for 117 Community Groups

26 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie More than one hundred community groups across Cork County are set to receive funding under the Community Enhancement Programme 2021. The programme aims to help communities to carry out minor improvements to buildings including energy-saving projects, renovate community centres, develop community amenities and purchase equipment. The county-wide allocation […]

Marine Minister to visit Cork ports this week

Marine Minister to visit Cork ports this week

26 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Minister McConalogue visits Howth, Kilmore Quay, Dunmore East, and Killybegs – Further visits to fishing ports to continue this week in County Cork The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, has undertaken a series of visits to some of Ireland’s main fishing ports. The […]

VIDEO: Have your say, on the next Cork City Development Plan #PublicConsultation

VIDEO: Have your say, on the next Cork City Development Plan #PublicConsultation

26 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The draft Cork City Development Plan, which is being published today, provides an overarching framework to help shape the transformation of the City over the next six years by supporting the creation of 20,000 homes and 31,000 jobs. ‘Our City, Our Future’ provides a transformative blueprint for Cork […]

Cork County Council signs up to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan

Cork County Council signs up to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan

26 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has today formally signed up to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan (AIPP). Getting on board with this ambitious five-year roadmap to help bees and nature is further evidence of the Council’s commitment to playing a leading role in making its land more pollinator friendly. One-third of […]

Enjoy the Cork County Coast Safely

Enjoy the Cork County Coast Safely

26 July 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council in conjunction with the Irish Coast Guard and Water Safety Ireland are appealing to members of the public to be mindful of their personal safety if they’re visiting the coast this week. The three organisations have issued guidelines for anyone taking part in coastal walks. […]

NEW BOOK: looks at how Spike Island, Cork Harbour featured in 1921 War of Independence

NEW BOOK: looks at how Spike Island, Cork Harbour featured in 1921 War of Independence

25 July 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new book has been published about the Irish War of Independence rebels held on Spike Island in 1921, which marks 100 years this year. Spike Island’s Republican Prisoners, 1921, is now on sale, authored by historian and long term island employee, Tom O’Neill. The book details the […]

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