COMPETITION: Fyffes bananas loooking for ‘Best Banana Dessert’

COMPETITION: Fyffes bananas loooking for ‘Best Banana Dessert’

14 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Banana importers Fyffes has issued an invitation to mums, dads and children throughout Cork and beyond to join in a search to find Ireland’s ‘Best Banana Dessert’ creation. Fronting the search to find this year’s winning creations is Ireland’s well-known television cook, Donal Skehan whose programmes are a […]

Irish Water completes replacement of trunk mains in the Ballinhassig, Fivemilebridge and Ballea areas

Irish Water completes replacement of trunk mains in the Ballinhassig, Fivemilebridge and Ballea areas

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, has completed the replacement of over 7.7kms of problematic water mains to improve security of supply, reduce high levels of leakage and improve water quality in the Ballinhassig, Fivemilebridge, Ballygarvan and Ballea areas. The works were part of Irish […]

€136,000 for County Cork Arts organisations and Artists

€136,000 for County Cork Arts organisations and Artists

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 81 Artists and Arts Organisations are set to receive funding totalling €136,000 from Cork County Council Arts Grants Scheme 2021. Following a very difficult year for the Arts Sector, the Council hopes that the funding provided in this year’s Arts Grants Scheme will help to revitalise arts in […]

Cork TD angry with suggestion of €80,000 salary increase for Dept of Health SecGen

Cork TD angry with suggestion of €80,000 salary increase for Dept of Health SecGen

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD and Oireachtas Finance Committee member Mick Barry this morning said that the public will be “disgusted” if the Government sign off on a €292,000 per annum appointment for Robert Watt as the new Secretary-General at the Department of Health. With the issue expected […]

HEALTH POLITICS: HSE statement on @MTU_ie Vaccine Clinic is confusing – says TD

HEALTH POLITICS: HSE statement on @MTU_ie Vaccine Clinic is confusing – says TD

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein TD for Cork North Central has today called on the Minister for Health to clarify comments by the HSE that the vaccine clinic situated in the Munster Technological University campus is a ‘GP clinic’ vaccinating only people over 70, and operating only on a rolling fortnightly […]

Funding for Cork community groups on offer from internet firm

Funding for Cork community groups on offer from internet firm

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie .IE, the company that manages and maintains Ireland’s country domain name, has announced a new €1 million fund, to be delivered over the next four years, that fosters digital enhancement and adoption in Ireland’s towns as part of its .IE Digital Town programme. Cork community groups and projects […]

FASHION: Fall for These 4 Eye-Catching Looks

FASHION: Fall for These 4 Eye-Catching Looks

13 April 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Did you know you can buy glasses online? Warmer weather is on the way, which means that we’ll be spending more time outside enjoying the delightfully cool weather. For many of us, this also means that it’s time to refresh our colour palette and accessories. One of the […]

Best casinos to visit in Ireland

Best casinos to visit in Ireland

13 April 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Ireland has a number of great casinos that can be visited, and once the conditions within the country regarding the horrible pandemic that has swept across the world, many of them will re-open and deserve a visit from gambling enthusiasts and casual bettors as soon as they can. […]

New Irish citizens can continue to take oath of fidelity on paper until in-person mass ceremonies resume in Dec 2021

New Irish citizens can continue to take oath of fidelity on paper until in-person mass ceremonies resume in Dec 2021

12 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A new temporary system that is helping to significantly clear the citizenship backlog has been in place since 18 January 2021. The temporary system enables applicants to complete their naturalisation process by signing a statutory declaration of loyalty, and have a Commissioner for Oaths witness this. This signed […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC eeased to 10/1 from 6/1 to bounce back as Champions

SOCCER: Cork City FC eeased to 10/1 from 6/1 to bounce back as Champions

12 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Punters are already turning their backs on Cork City’s chances of landing the First Division title after they suffered their second successive 1-0 defeat against Athlone. A promising second-half display from Colin Healy’s men counted for nothing in the end after James Doona’s goal landed the spoils at […]

it@cork announces new Chair following AGM

it@cork announces new Chair following AGM

12 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Strategic growth following a year that inspired the organisation to adapt, engage and support its members with creative tech-powered agility was the key theme discussed at the 2021 it@cork virtual AGM, at which the outgoing Chair of the organisation, Anthony O’Callaghan, reflected on his time as Chair and […]

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