TOURISM: Camden Fort Meagher in Crosshaven WILL be a sustainable heritage attraction

TOURISM: Camden Fort Meagher in Crosshaven WILL be a sustainable heritage attraction

24 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie In many of our childhoods it was known as “Fort Camden”, and was a derelict out-of-bounds ex British fort in Cork Harbour, just above Crosshaven village. Now it has been repurposed into a Heritage Tourist attraction, and impressive restoration works continue year by year. Yet, it exists in the […]

CHARITY: Cycle from St Fin Barres Cathedral (Cork City, Ireland) to Camden Town (London, UK) to fundraise for Christian Aid African Projects

CHARITY: Cycle from St Fin Barres Cathedral (Cork City, Ireland) to Camden Town (London, UK) to fundraise for Christian Aid African Projects

24 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie 14 punctures, 3 sets of tyres and 4 chains later Nick Simon will complete a 10,000-mile cycle, that took him across Africa in 2016 and now the length of Ireland and the UK in 2017. Adventure cyclist Nick Simon will be completing a 10,000 mile cycle this summer […]

CORKMAN DOING BUSINESS ABROAD: Irish-Mexican Chamber of Commerce Launched by Cork based Minister Michael Creed

CORKMAN DOING BUSINESS ABROAD: Irish-Mexican Chamber of Commerce Launched by Cork based Minister Michael Creed

23 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On the final leg of the Trade Mission to the Americas, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine – Cork based – Michael Creed T.D., launched the Irish-Mexican Chamber of Commerce at a reception hosted by the Ambassador of Ireland to Mexico. Ireland and Mexico already have strong […]

COMMUNITY: Carrigaline Cllr Seamus McGrath holds final event as ‘Mayor of the County of Cork’

COMMUNITY: Carrigaline Cllr Seamus McGrath holds final event as ‘Mayor of the County of Cork’

23 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayoral Reception – Recognition for Remarkable Achievers across County Cork The outgoing Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Séamus McGrath (Fianna Fail) hosted the final Mayoral Reception of his one-year term yesterday in the Foyer of County Hall, formally recognising a number of significant achievements from groups […]

POLITICS: Fianna Fail vs Fine Gael: Tillage crisis aid fund must not be ‘kicked to touch any longer’ – says Fianna Fail West Cork TD

POLITICS: Fianna Fail vs Fine Gael: Tillage crisis aid fund must not be ‘kicked to touch any longer’ – says Fianna Fail West Cork TD

23 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called on Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to ensure that an emergency crisis aid fund for West Cork tillage farmers who had their crop destroyed last year is established as soon as possible. It has been reported that the Government is considering […]

CORK CITY: You can now have takeaway delivered to you in PUBLIC PARKS – but what about the wrappers/rubbish afterwards, will littering increase?

CORK CITY: You can now have takeaway delivered to you in PUBLIC PARKS – but what about the wrappers/rubbish afterwards, will littering increase?

23 June 2017, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There’s nothing more glorious in the summer than eating al fresco when the sun comes out, and Deliveroo today announced the good news that its riders will deliver delicious restaurant meals to select parks in Cork. So, no more soggy sandwiches and picnic baskets required – Deliveroo […]

CHARITY: Cork’s – ‘Myrtleville Swimmers’ – to swim English Channel in aid of CUH Children’s Unit

CHARITY: Cork’s – ‘Myrtleville Swimmers’ – to swim English Channel in aid of CUH Children’s Unit

23 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Six members from the Myrtleville Swimmers, known more locally as the ‘Myrtleville Selkies’ are preparing to swim over and back to France in the English Channel over a period of 40 hours. Their swim will hopefully start from the 30th June in Dover. The English Channel has become […]

ENVIRONMENT: Irish Water investing €1.3m in wastewater monitoring and sampling in Cork – creating cleaner rivers and coastal waters

ENVIRONMENT: Irish Water investing €1.3m in wastewater monitoring and sampling in Cork – creating cleaner rivers and coastal waters

23 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Water is to invest €1.3m million in flow monitoring and performance sampling equipment in wastewater treatment plants across County Cork as part of a nationwide project which will provide enhanced protection for our rivers and coastal waters. The project will also allow Irish Water to identify where […]

SPORT: 17th Annual ‘Tour de Munster’ cycle will fundraise for Down Syndrome Ireland

SPORT: 17th Annual ‘Tour de Munster’ cycle will fundraise for Down Syndrome Ireland

22 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The four day ‘Tour de Munster’ charity cycle, which was launched by cycling legend Sean Kelly and celebrity guest Aoibhín Garrihy in the beautiful grounds of Bunratty Castle takes place from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th August, and will see over 100 amateur cyclists cycle over 600km around […]