1,521 cases of COVID19 in Cork

1,521 cases of COVID19 in Cork

4 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 5 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,664 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Wednesday 3 June the HPSC has been notified of 38 confirmed cases of COVID-19. […]

SPORT: Special waiver needed for top athletes to train during COVID19 lockdown

SPORT: Special waiver needed for top athletes to train during COVID19 lockdown

4 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie – “Many of our national competitors cannot access training facilities” says Politician Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan is calling on the government to examine measures which could allow our high-performance athletes travel to their training facilities, which in many cases may be outside of […]

LIVE STREAM VIDEO: Ireland’s only “Town Mayor” will be installed this evening

LIVE STREAM VIDEO: Ireland’s only “Town Mayor” will be installed this evening

4 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Clonakilty, the only town now in the whole of Ireland to have a “Town Mayor”, will see the installation of the new First Citizen this evening at 8pm. The present Deputy Mayor, Pádraig O’ Reilly, will be presented with the “trappings of office” by the outgoing Mayor Michael […]

County Cork prepares to re-open as COVID19 restrictions ease

County Cork prepares to re-open as COVID19 restrictions ease

4 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Town Teams across County Cork are ramping up their efforts to support communities and businesses as the country prepares for the lifting of some restrictions imposed to protect the community from COVID-19. Under the current government roadmap small retail outlets are set to reopen on the basis that […]

Cork Traveller Pride Week 2020

Cork Traveller Pride Week 2020

4 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Wednesday, June 3rd marked the launch of Cork Traveller Pride 2020. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr John Sheehan with Breda O’Donoghue of Traveller Visibility Group (TVG) and Brigid Carmody of Cork Traveller Women’s Network (CTWN) raised the Cork Traveller Pride flag at City Hall at 6pm last […]

WEST CORK: Eccles Hotel upgraded from 3-Stars to 4-Stars **** @Eccles_Hotel @EAttwell

WEST CORK: Eccles Hotel upgraded from 3-Stars to 4-Stars **** @Eccles_Hotel @EAttwell

3 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Eccles Hotel & Spa in Glengarriff, West Cork has been recognised with a four-star status (****), in recognition of the hotel’s facilities and accommodation offering. Glengarriff is a scenic village in deep West Cork, being 1h 40mins drive West of Cork City. Refurbishment The landmark 18th Century […]

Couch to 3km…. Online!

Couch to 3km…. Online!

3 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is committed to supporting the physical and mental wellbeing of its residents and works with many agencies and organisations across the city to this end. One such agency is Cork Sports Partnership (CSP), who launched the “CSP Couch to 3km Online” at the end of […]

News from Carrigaline

News from Carrigaline

3 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fundraiser for First Responders Fitness Trainer with Catalyst Health & Fitness, Louise Murphy, is giving outdoor classes during the Covid-19 Lockdown in aid of the Carrigaline First Responders. Louise is giving 45 minute classes using spinning bike, weights and mats in an outdoor space behind their Gym. She […]

Former Cork’s RedFM Newsreader creates podcast on Direct Provision system

Former Cork’s RedFM Newsreader creates podcast on Direct Provision system

3 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A moving, informative and hard-hitting new investigative podcast, Modern Problem has just been launched on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher, featuring original music from Irish artists Post Punk Podge and Baby Witch. Hosted by Mayo-born journalist, broadcaster and writer Jane Mc Namara, Modern Problem examines ‘new incarnations of […]

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