GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC! Donate instruments to others via Cork County Library

GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC! Donate instruments to others via Cork County Library

10 January 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Call for donations of musical instruments Cork County Library is currently looking at the possibility of making musical instruments available to borrow through its branch library network on a pilot basis, to allow members of the public to road test their musical skills before investing in a costly […]

TOURISM: Cork features in online edition of Marie Claire Magazine

TOURISM: Cork features in online edition of Marie Claire Magazine

10 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie An article highlighting Cork features in the online edition of Marie Claire magazine this week, profiling the city to the magazine’s many readers – or potential British holidaymakers. Tourism Ireland in London, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited journalist Trish Halpin to visit last October. The resulting article appears this […]

POLITICS: Cork TD accuses Government of “fiddling the figures” on number of new houses built

POLITICS: Cork TD accuses Government of “fiddling the figures” on number of new houses built

9 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Solidarity TD for Cork North Central Mick Barry this morning questioned whether the Government are “fiddling the figures” on the number of new houses built in the country last year. The Government claim that 17,309 new houses were built in the country in the first 11 months of […]

EAST CORK: Civic Reception recognising achievements of Cobh and Glounthaune Tidy Towns Committees

EAST CORK: Civic Reception recognising achievements of Cobh and Glounthaune Tidy Towns Committees

9 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cobh Municipal District – of Cork County Council – held a civic reception to honour the volunteers of Cobh and Glounthaune Tidy Towns Committees this evening. It was to mark their successes in the 2017 National Tidy Towns Awards. Photographer David Keane was at Cobh Town Hall: […]

CORK POLITICS: Minister Stanton welcomes further developments at Dunkettle Interchange

CORK POLITICS: Minister Stanton welcomes further developments at Dunkettle Interchange

9 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed Cork County Council confirmation that works are progressing at the Dunkettle Interchange site. Works are ongoing in the area north of the existing N25 roadway and Minister Stanton understands that […]

ATTN CORK SCHOOLS: Texaco Children’s Art Competition 2018 seeking Cork entries

ATTN CORK SCHOOLS: Texaco Children’s Art Competition 2018 seeking Cork entries

9 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The search to find the young artists who will excel in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition has begun. Last year nine students from Co Cork won prizes in the event which is now in its 64th year and widely acknowledged as the longest running arts sponsorship in […]

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI provides medical evacuation from Sherkin Island

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI provides medical evacuation from Sherkin Island

8 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI was launched yesterday (Sunday 7 January) to provide a medical evacuation from Sherkin Island The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their all-weather lifeboat following a request from the Irish Coast Guard at 3.50pm to provide medical assistance and evacuation to an elderly man on Sherkin Island off […]

FINANCE: Cork TD welcomes inclusion of Pre-2006 mortgages included in Tracker Mortgage Examination

FINANCE: Cork TD welcomes inclusion of Pre-2006 mortgages included in Tracker Mortgage Examination

8 January 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Central Bank confirmation a welcome relief for some customers The Central Bank of Ireland has confirmed to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath (Cork South Central TD) that customers who took out their mortgage prior to 2006 are included in the Tracker Mortgage Examination. Deputy McGrath commented, […]