RUGBY: Kinsale, Co Cork RFC gears up for Heineken Kinsale 7s 2017

RUGBY: Kinsale, Co Cork RFC gears up for Heineken Kinsale 7s 2017

28 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Heineken Kinsale 7s takes place in Kinsale over the May Bank Holiday weekend, 29th & 30th April and is always a popular festival for players and supporters with over 8,000 visitors expected in the seaside town. Now in its 29th year, the Heineken Kinsale 7s is Ireland’s largest […]

Castlepook Wind Farm awards over €50,000 to community groups in Ballyhoura and North County Cork

Castlepook Wind Farm awards over €50,000 to community groups in Ballyhoura and North County Cork

28 April 2017 By David Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Funds awarded to 11 community groups including a number of primary schools, GAA club and a scout group Castlepook Power DAC, the ESB / Coillte joint venture wind farm located near Doneraile in Ballyhoura Forest, Co Cork has selected the first annual Community Development Fund beneficiaries. More than […]

Metropole Hotel, Cork City marks 120 years in business

Metropole Hotel, Cork City marks 120 years in business

28 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Metropole Hotel Cork was opened in 1897. The property was designed by architect, Arthur Hill and built by John Delaney & Co Builders, who were previously awarded the building contract to build the sweetshop behind the hotel. The Metropole Hotel was built to the highest standards and opulence […]

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: GSK Ireland

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: GSK Ireland

28 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie GSK is running its annual GSK Ireland IMPACT Awards, designed to recognise and reward community-based charities who contribute to the improvement of people’s health and wellbeing in Ireland. There are thousands of “unsung healthcare heroes” all over Ireland, including Cork charities making a huge difference on the ground that […]

SOCCER: Will Ireland be in the 2018 World Cup?

SOCCER: Will Ireland be in the 2018 World Cup?

27 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Every town has its own soccer team, and it’s important to support them, but it’s also important to look at the world stage! We’re nearing the one-year mark until the 2018 World Cup, and that means that qualifying is well under way. Round one of qualifying will last […]

New framework for Town Centre renewal will benefit towns in Cork – says Senator Tim Lombard

New framework for Town Centre renewal will benefit towns in Cork – says Senator Tim Lombard

27 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim LombardCarrigaline based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said that the newly announced framework for Town Centre renewal will be of enormous benefit to towns and villages throughout Cork. The framework aims to address the need for greater collaboration and support for town centre renewal […]

FARMING: West Cork end of year dairy bonus welcomed by IFA

FARMING: West Cork end of year dairy bonus welcomed by IFA

27 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman today welcomed the decision by all four West Cork Co-ops to provide, in addition to the 1c/l Carbery end-of-year bonus on 2016 supplies, a bonus from their own resources for all milk produced by suppliers last year. North Cork Co-op are also paying […]

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: 4 Cork Organisations share in half-million-euro grant thanks to Intel Employees

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: 4 Cork Organisations share in half-million-euro grant thanks to Intel Employees

27 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Intel yesterday, Tuesday, April 25th, celebrated the success of its 2016 Matching Grant initiative, rewarding 124 community organisations and schools from across Ireland with €502,378. 4 organisations from the Cork area were part of the 2016 Matching Grant Scheme and thus will receive funding in the amount of more […]

EUROPEAN UNION: Seminar in Cork on ‘Your rights as a European Citizen’

EUROPEAN UNION:  Seminar in Cork on ‘Your rights as a European Citizen’

27 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Environmental Pillar will hold a seminar with MEP Liadh Ni Riada tomorrow (Friday, 28 April 2017) to highlight Irish people’s rights to access information as EU citizens. The interactive seminar – Right to Know, Right to Act: Your rights as a European Citizen – will take place […]

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