RURAL CRIME: Cork ‘Community Alert’ text message groups encouraged to apply for funding

RURAL CRIME: Cork ‘Community Alert’ text message groups encouraged to apply for funding

21 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Are you in a Community Alert group? Many now believe those are outdated, because a simple free WhatsApp group of self-organised neighbours works just as well. However, when dealing with areas of poor internet coverage, or people for people without smart phones then a text alert group is more […]

CARRIGALINE MAN: to appear on Winning Streak TV gameshow – first episode since Summer break

CARRIGALINE MAN: to appear on Winning Streak TV gameshow – first episode since Summer break

21 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Europe’s longest-running TV gameshow, Winning Streak returns to living rooms all over Ireland this Saturday evening (23rd September) at 8:15pm on RTÉ One. Show presenters Marty Whelan and Cork born Sinead Kennedy are back as Winning Streak celebrates its 29th series. Five players are ready to compete to win cash, […]

SAY HELLO TO TEXACO: Cork Libraries to host exhibitions of local Texaco Art Competition entries

SAY HELLO TO TEXACO: Cork Libraries to host exhibitions of local Texaco Art Competition entries

21 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Students from Cork city and county, with others from elsewhere in Munster, are to have their prizewinning entries from the Texaco Children’s Art Competition displayed in two exhibitions to be held simultaneously in Cork City Council libraries during the month of October. Consisting of up to 50 artworks […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK 22nd SEP 2017: University College Cork hosts plenty of events for Culture Night

THINGS TO DO IN CORK 22nd SEP 2017: University College Cork hosts plenty of events for Culture Night

21 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Meet slithering reptiles, enjoy a drama about digital dating or attend a slide and polka workshop as Gaeilge – these are just some of the events that UCC has organized for Culture Night (Friday, September 22) reflecting the creative and scholarly richness of the University.  All are welcome and the […]

NEW BOOK: It weights 5kg! and is called the ‘Atlas of the Irish Revolution’ – from Cork University Press #atlasirishrev

NEW BOOK: It weights 5kg! and is called the ‘Atlas of the Irish Revolution’ – from Cork University Press #atlasirishrev

20 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Atlas of the Irish Revolution, published Cork University Press, with a UCC editorial team at the helm Launched last evening in UCC by Professor John Horgan, this new book has already entered the Nielsen Irish hardback non-fiction charts at No. 8. Following the commercial success of the […]

CORK CITY CENTRE: Quinlan’s Traditional Fish & Chips, Princess Street, named in Deliveroo’s 10 most popular seafood dishes

20 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Above: Location of Quinlan’s Seafood Bar, Cork City Centre Ireland boasts some of the world’s top seafood restaurants thanks to the availability of fresh and delicious ingredients. This weekend’s Cork Oyster & Seafood Festival is set to celebrate the finest delicacies from the Big Blue. For those who […]

LITTLE ISLAND: Proposals to build bike share stations, and establish shuttle bus from train station to business parks – welcomed by Green Party

LITTLE ISLAND: Proposals to build bike share stations, and establish shuttle bus from train station to business parks – welcomed by Green Party

20 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has welcomed proposals from Cork Chamber to improve commuter services at Little Island. The proposals include bike share stations on the island and at the nearby train station, a shuttle bus service from Little Island Train Station, a city bus service, and dedicated […]

CULTURE NIGHT: 100 year old tree to be illuminated on North Main Street, Cork City Centre

CULTURE NIGHT: 100 year old tree to be illuminated on North Main Street, Cork City Centre

20 September 2017, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Culture Night is this Friday, and Cork City Council will bring ‘added sparkle’ to North Main Street’s Young Offenders- inspired Culture Night celebrations with the illumination of a 100 year old tree. Up to 4,000 LED lights have been hung on the tree outside the St Peter’s Church […]

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Business Association thanks Cork County Council for helping promote business in area

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Business Association thanks Cork County Council for helping promote business in area

20 September 2017 By Bryan Smtyh bryan@TheCork.ie Random fact: Like many Irish places this area has two spellings: Carrigtwohill, or Carrigtoohill. Carrigtwohill Business Association has vowed to work with, and support, other voluntary organisations in their area. With this in mind, a financial contribution of €500 was recently presented to the Pride of Place Committee […]

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