HOUSING CRISIS: Rally outside Cork City Hall Monday 5pm

HOUSING CRISIS: Rally outside Cork City Hall Monday 5pm

10 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie ‘Raise the Roof’ to Stage Major Housing Protest Rally at Cork City Hall A major protest rally on the housing emergency is to take place at Cork City Hall tomorrow. The rally will see trade unions, political parties, women’s groups, student unions, housing agencies and community groups join […]

SOCIAL PICS: Paddy Irish Whiskey holds promotion night in Cork City Centre

SOCIAL PICS: Paddy Irish Whiskey holds promotion night in Cork City Centre

10 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Paddy Irish Whiskey is launching a series of events throughout the country called “The Spirit of Paddy”, honouring a very special Irishman and Corkonian, the namesake of the drink, Paddy Flaherty. As a nod to Paddy’s heritage, the launch event will take place in Cork city, on Wednesday […]

POLITICS: High insurance costs putting businesses at risk says confidence and supply Cork TD

POLITICS: High insurance costs putting businesses at risk says confidence and supply Cork TD

10 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Small and medium-sized companies squeezed by rising insurance premia Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Spokesperson on Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Billy Kelleher (Cork North Central) is warning that businesses are facing closure because they can no longer afford significantly increased insurance premiums. “Small businesses, farmers, marts and community organisations […]

End of Cork French Film Festival

End of Cork French Film Festival

9 March 2019 By Mary Bemingham mary@TheCork.ie With the Irish rugby team preparing to face France on Sunday, the organisers of the 30th Cork French Film Festival will be preparing to bring the curtain down on a hugely successful event on the same day. The Cork French Film Festival kicked off in style last weekend […]

Cork Company “NeighbourFood” will represent Cork City Local Enterprise Office at National Enterprise Awards 2019

Cork Company “NeighbourFood” will represent Cork City Local Enterprise Office at National Enterprise Awards 2019

8 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork company, NeighbourFood has been selected by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Cork City to represent LEO Cork City at the 2019 National Enterprise Awards on Wednesday 29th May in the Mansion House, Dublin. NeighbourFood is the brainchild of successful Cork entrepreneur Jack Crotty and is an online […]

IRISH LIGHTHOUSES: Exhibition in West Cork Arts Centre by Geraldine O’Sullivan

IRISH LIGHTHOUSES: Exhibition in West Cork Arts Centre by Geraldine O’Sullivan

8 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie West Cork artist Geraldine O’Sullivan’s exhibition Light Keepers will be on show at the West Cork Arts Centre in Skibbereen from March 9th until April 10th Light Keepers is a collection of 25 artworks capturing the unique world of Irish lighthouses. Geraldine’s paintings describe the physical structures of […]

Cycle Commissioner needed for Cork

Cycle Commissioner needed for Cork

8 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Cork City local election candidate Peter Horgan has called for the establishment of a cycling commissioner in Cork city and County that would have a statutory footing to push forward alternative transport options, investment and communications for Cork city and county. Mr Horgan said: “London has such […]

€1.5 million Council funding allocated to Cork Community Groups

€1.5 million Council funding allocated to Cork Community Groups

7 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is delighted to announce Phase 1 of a €3.5 million fund with €1.5 million set to be distributed to community groups from across the county. Allocating €500,000 per annum over 7 years, Cork County Council has established the Community Development Initiative to fund local community […]