SPORT: Munster Tennis Hub opens at Fota Island Resort

SPORT: Munster Tennis Hub opens at Fota Island Resort

28 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Munster Tennis are delighted to announce that the brand new Munster Tennis Hub at Fota Island Resort is open. A superb facility that will be utilised by the elite performance squads of Munster Tennis for training and practice, the two fabulously located courts and associated facilities are available […]

Thousands may not be claiming tax relief on qualifying 3rd level fees – McGrath

Thousands may not be claiming tax relief on qualifying 3rd level fees – McGrath

26 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Thousands of parents and students may be missing out on valuable tax relief on qualifying third level fees because they are not claiming it, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath TD. Deputy McGrath was speaking having received figures from the Ministers for Finance and Education […]

UCC becomes first 3rd-level institution in Ireland to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark

UCC becomes first 3rd-level institution in Ireland to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark

26 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dedication to Staff Welfare, Health and Well-being recognised Employees take part in regular Yoga, Mindfulness, Samba, Fitness and Art Relief classes as well as Stress Management and Sleep workshops University College Cork (UCC) has become the first third-level educational institution in the country to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark […]

Iconic Fishmonger Welcomes Iconic Butcher to Cork

Iconic Fishmonger Welcomes Iconic Butcher to Cork

25 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Pat O’Connell of the famed K O’Connell Fish Merchants has extended a warm welcome to multi-award-winning James Whelan Butchers prepares to open its first butcher shop in Cork next month. Both food retailers, along with other leading Irish food brands ABC Bread Company, Sheridan Cheesemonger and Baxter & […]

Baltimore RNLI provides medical evacuation from Cape Clear Island

Baltimore RNLI provides medical evacuation from Cape Clear Island

25 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI carried out a medical evacuation this afternoon (Wednesday 25 July) from Cape Clear Island off the coast of West Cork. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their all-weather lifeboat following a request from the Irish Coast Guard at 1.42pm to provide medical assistance and evacuation to an […]

‘Artist in Residence’ at the Montenotte Hotel

‘Artist in Residence’ at the Montenotte Hotel

25 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Oil Paintings by Cork Artist Patrick Cashin on exhibit at the Montenotte Hotel An innovative programme to support Irish artists has been launched by boutique hotel, The Montenotte, this month. The new Artist in Residence programme will support local artists through an exhibition at the hotel, communications to […]

Govt funding for Greenways

Govt funding for Greenways

24 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Persistence is key is the message from Minister Jim Daly on the announcement of a funding stream being made available exclusively for greenways, a stream of funding that the Minister has been calling for since 2015. “Back in January of 2015, I raised the topical issue in the […]