Marymount seeks volunteers for Sunflower Days

Marymount seeks volunteers for Sunflower Days

5 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospital and Hospice urgently need volunteers to support its Sunflower Days – which are taking part throughout Cork city and county on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June. If you are interested in helping out at a street or shopping centre collection on either day please […]

New petrol station for Carrigaline? Great Gas seeking planning permission for Crosshaven Road

New petrol station for Carrigaline? Great Gas seeking planning permission for Crosshaven Road

4 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A planning permission application for a new filling station off the Carrigaline-Crosshaven Road has moved a step closer to being granted. EMO Oil Ltd trading as Great Gas has applied for permission to develop an un-manned petrol and diesel forecourt at “Kilnagleary Business Park, Kilnaglery Crosshaven Road (R612), Carrigaline, Co […]

Cork to receive €160,762 through Community Enhancement Programme

Cork to receive €160,762 through Community Enhancement Programme

4 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €160,000 will be provided to disadvantaged communities in rural and urban areas in Cork through the Community Enhancement Programme, as confirmed by Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard. Typical enhancements under the Community Enhancement Programme could include the renovation of community centres, community amenities, improvements to town parks […]

MONDAY SOCCER: Cork City FC v Derry City – 3pm

MONDAY SOCCER: Cork City FC v Derry City – 3pm

4 June 2018, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City are in action at Turner’s Cross for the second time this long weekend, as they welcome Derry City on Monday afternoon, kick-off 3 pm. City come into the game on the back of Friday’s 3-0 win against Waterford, which was their fourth consecutive league win, […]

€4 million for Ballydehob to Bantry N71 – Daly

€4 million for Ballydehob to Bantry N71 – Daly

3 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that €4 million will be made available by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), for the Ballydehob to Bantry line. ‘Following my ongoing representations to Cork County Council and to […]

CROSSHAVEN RNLI: Yacht assisted after gearbox failure

CROSSHAVEN RNLI: Yacht assisted after gearbox failure

3 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie At 9.45 last evening (2 June), The crew of the Crosshaven Lifeboat were paged to assist a 39’ yacht on passage from the UK to Crosshaven. The vessels given position was in the area of the ‘Power’ South Cardinal buoy ,which is East of Power Head. The yacht […]

Vera Twomey is the Cork Person of the Month

Vera Twomey is the Cork Person of the Month

3 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Campaigner Vera Twomey is the May Cork Person of the Month in recognition of her courageous fight for her daughter Ava to receive treatment for a rare form of epilepsy. Ms Twomey rose to national prominence during a three-year campaign to secure access to medicinal cannabis to treat […]

Festivals this summer on the WILD ATLANTIC WAY

Festivals this summer on the WILD ATLANTIC WAY

2 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie West Cork Chamber Festival (29th June – 8th July) In Bantry, it’s one of the leading chamber music events in Europe.A gathering of music lovers replete with evening concerts, beautiful arrangements by string quartets and workshops from respected figures on the classical music scene. Free and ticketed events. […]