Carrigaline News

Carrigaline News

16 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Hair-raising Success A fundraising Hair Chop organised in aid of ‘Aoife’s Clown Doctors’ charity has proved to be highly successful with over €6,000 raised to date. Aoife’s Clown Doctors spread happiness through the wards and corridors of Ireland’s children’s hospitals. The clown doctor visits reduce the stress and […]

PROPERTY: A townhouse in County Cork for €95,000?

PROPERTY: A townhouse in County Cork for €95,000?

16 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A townhouse in the quiet rural village of Lismire, Co Cork, is among the properties listed for Youbid.ie’s next online auction Number 3 Lios na Greine, is a two-storey, three-bed mid-terrace home located close to the towns of Kanturk and Newmarket. It will go to auction on June […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Ireland needs rapid antigen COVID testing

HEALTH POLITICS: Ireland needs rapid antigen COVID testing

16 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie “The Government must stop prevaricating and urgently roll out rapid antigen testing as part of its overall response to the Covid 19 pandemic,” said Fianna Fáil MEP, Billy Kelleher, who is based in Cork North Central. Kelleher was commenting following the publication of a HSE study produced by […]

SPORT: Calling all Cork walkers, joggers and runners

SPORT: Calling all Cork walkers, joggers and runners

16 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie This year sees the introduction of a brand-new Official Event App which allows participants to run together, even when apart. Register now on www.vhiwomensminimarathon.ie Musician and broadcaster Una Healy today launched the 2021 Vhi Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon in Tipperary, her home county. The event, now in its […]

Fathers Day takes place on Sunday 20th June 2021 in Ireland

Fathers Day takes place on Sunday 20th June 2021 in Ireland

16 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Metropole Hotel in Cork has launched its MAN BOX with Beamish Cookies, Socks, Sausage Rolls and Craft Beer With Father’s Day just around the corner, The Metropole Hotel in Cork is offering a fantastic gift idea that will show Dads and Granddads just how much you love […]

Summer residential French language course at Bandon Grammar

Summer residential French language course at Bandon Grammar

15 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Commencing on July 5th next, Junior and Leaving Certificate courses in French, Spanish and German are provided in established boarding schools including Clongowes Wood in Clane, County Kildare, Villiers School in Limerick, Cistercian College Roscrea, County Tipperary, and Bandon Grammar School in Cork. Hector, who is fluent in […]

A ‘mini Gaelscoil’ within an otherwise English speaking School: It’s called Aonad Lán Ghaeilge

A ‘mini Gaelscoil’ within an otherwise English speaking School: It’s called Aonad Lán Ghaeilge

15 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Education, Norma Foley, T.D. today announced the official sanctioning of an Aonad Lán Ghaeilge (Irish Unit) within Gaelcholaiste Mhic Shuibhne, Terence MacSwiney Community College, Hollyhill, a Cork Education and Training Board school. An Aonad Lán-Ghaeilge (Irish-medium Unit) is a linguistic unit in which students are […]

Launch of €156,000 Community Enhancement Programme for Cork County

Launch of €156,000 Community Enhancement Programme for Cork County

15 June 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting applications from community & voluntary groups for funding under the Community Enhancement Programme for 2021. The scheme provides a flexible and targeted approach to funding communities most in need and supports a range of investment in all areas of the community to either […]

THINGS TO DO IN WEST CORK: Art Exhibitions on Skerkin Island (you have to get a boat there!)

THINGS TO DO IN WEST CORK: Art Exhibitions on Skerkin Island (you have to get a boat there!)

15 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What is Skerin? Sherkin Island, in West Cork, is one of Ireland’s most accessible off shore islands. Sherkin is the ancestral home of the O’Driscoll clan. Sherkin has an automated lighthouse, maintained by locals, that is situated at Barrack Point and dates back to 1835. The lighthouse marks […]

Do you swim in the sea? The Council wants to know where, so that it can test the water quality for you

Do you swim in the sea? The Council wants to know where, so that it can test the water quality for you

15 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Public Participation: Identification of Bathing Waters Local authorities must identify official bathing areas in their area every year so that they can be monitored for safety, water quality and their level of use. To help with this process, Cork County Council are asking people who swim at beaches, […]

Cope Foundation’s virtual fundraising challenge “5 Peaks 1 Week”

Cope Foundation’s virtual fundraising challenge “5 Peaks 1 Week”

15 June 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie People supported by Cope Foundation are sharing their stories, lived experiences and insights to raise awareness and promote equality and inclusion as part of the organisation’s latest virtual fundraising challenge, 5 Peaks 1 Week. The challenge itself involves virtually scaling Munster’s five highest peaks which can be taken […]

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