Who is the best Hotel Employee in Cork?

Who is the best Hotel Employee in Cork?

7 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation were delighted to host their 2018 Employee of the Year Awards recently at the five star Castlemartyr Resort and it was Sean Devine of the River Lee Hotel who beat off stiff competition to win the overall award on the […]

Cork is ‘wunderbar’ in Berlin

Cork is ‘wunderbar’ in Berlin

6 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork tourism companies – including Pure Cork and the Celtic Cross Hotel in Rosscarbery – joined Tourism Ireland this week at the largest travel trade fair in the world, ITB in Berlin. Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin is lending his support to the 35 companies from Ireland who are […]

Senator calls for Yoga to be taught in schools

Senator calls for Yoga to be taught in schools

6 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Senator Jerry Buttimer Leader of Seanad Eireann has recently called a for a new approach in the well-being of children by introducing yoga to schools. Senator Buttimer said: “With the ever increasingly busy life style on our young children we must help to educate and develop skills to […]

CORK LORD MAYOR: visiting San Francisco, California, USA

CORK LORD MAYOR: visiting San Francisco, California, USA

5 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Mick Finn is leading a delegation to visit New York, San Francisco (Cork’s Sister City), and Miami. The delegation includes representatives from Cork Chamber of Commerce, The Local Enterprise Office and Cork City Council. The delegation is working through a packed itinerary, […]

How To Maximise The Return When Selling Your Car

How To Maximise The Return When Selling Your Car

5 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie So, you have decided to sell your car, and you want to know how to get the most amount of money for it. Well, in this article, I will run through the best ways to ensure a good return on selling your car. Sell Your Car Online While […]

Increase in Grant Funding for Domestic Well Improvements

Increase in Grant Funding for Domestic Well Improvements

5 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has welcomed the announcement that the maximum grant for to bore a new well or refurbishment works to an existing well will increase from €2,031 to €3,000. A new and additional provision is included for a maximum grant of €5,000 […]

University College Cork to launch LGBT+ allies scheme for staff

University College Cork to launch LGBT+ allies scheme for staff

4 March 2019, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Hurling legend Dónal Óg Cusack will launch the UCC LGBT+ Staff Network-led initiative, which invites all staff to support gender and sexual diversity, on Thursday. As part of the voluntary initiative, staff will be encouraged to wear the new UCC Rainbow Alliance lanyards and pin badges as […]

A Cork Rose of Tralee?

A Cork Rose of Tralee?

4 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Celebrations begin to mark 60 Years of Rose of Tralee as the search for the 2019 Cork Rose gets underway   There’s never been a better time to apply to be the Cork Rose because, this year, the famous Rose of Tralee International Festival will celebrate 60 years […]

Town Twinning funding for Cork

Town Twinning funding for Cork

2 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Towns all across Ireland should consider applying for funding for short-term Town Twinning projects. This is according to Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune. Town Twinning is hugely popular around Europe but towns around Ireland can also avail of funding for community and cultural organisations to engage in short-term […]