UNESCO: International Conference on Learning Cities – hosted in Cork – Day 1 Report

UNESCO: International Conference on Learning Cities – hosted in Cork – Day 1 Report

18 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie More than 650 delegates from 92 countries across the world attended the opening day of the UNESCO’s third International Conference on Learning Cities, which opened today in Cork, Ireland. It is the first time that this global UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Conference has been hosted […]

AGRICULTURE: Cork based Minister Michael Creed announces funding for SIX Agri-Food Tourism Initiatives

AGRICULTURE: Cork based Minister Michael Creed announces funding for SIX Agri-Food Tourism Initiatives

18 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD has announced the six projects that will receive funding this year from his Department, under the Rural Innovation and Development Fund, for initiatives to promote and develop agri-food tourism in rural areas. Minister Creed said […]

AUDIO: Will Ryanair cancellations affect you? Cork MEP calls on airline to provide specific details in advance

AUDIO: Will Ryanair cancellations affect you? Cork MEP calls on airline to provide specific details in advance

18 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Transport committee Deirdre Clune has called on Ryanair to be upfront with their passengers and communicate clearly which flights they are intending to cancel. Clune said the uncertainty over flight cancellations is having an impact on both tourism and business […]

MACRA NEWS: Seandun begins new season

MACRA NEWS: Seandun begins new season

18 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Macra season is in full swing in the Seandun Macra region with the final of three competitions being decided over the last week. In the final of Question Time held in the Huntsman Pub, Belgooly Carrigaline Macra came first closely followed by Kinsale Macra in second place. […]

BAN EVICTIONS: where they are based on economic grounds – suggests Cork Solidarity TD Mick Barry as housing crisis continues

BAN EVICTIONS: where they are based on economic grounds – suggests Cork Solidarity TD Mick Barry as housing crisis continues

18 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry said this morning that there needs to be a total ban on evictions on economic grounds. His comments came in the wake of weekend reports that the number of tenant-landlord disputes this year has already exceeded the total for the whole […]

POLITICS: Government need to provide more funding to health service – says Fianna Fail’s Cork based Health spokesman

POLITICS: Government need to provide more funding to health service – says Fianna Fail’s Cork based Health spokesman

18 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher TD (Cork North Central) said that the revelation in today’s news that the Department of Health does not have the resources needed to complete a number of key infrastructure projects is proof positive that this Government cares more about announcements than […]

EAST CORK: CHRISTMAS? It’s only September!

EAST CORK: CHRISTMAS? It’s only September!

18 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Do you have the jingle bells to jitterbug with Santa Claus? If so get ready for ‘Dancing with the Elves’ as Santa Claus needs your help at Beyond at Fota Island Resort Now in its fifth year, the gorgeous woodlands at Fota Island Resort are set to be […]

BASKETBALL: UCC Demons lay down early marker with big win over Tralee

BASKETBALL: UCC Demons lay down early marker with big win over Tralee

17 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Basketball Ireland Super League round-up “We stole one, basically,” admitted UCC Demons Head Coach, Colin O’Reilly, as his side managed to hold on to a narrow two-point win over Garvey’s Tralee Warriors in Cork on Friday evening in the opening game of the 2017/18 Basketball Ireland Men’s Super […]

IRELAND: Must play active part in ‘European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018’ – says Cork MEP

IRELAND: Must play active part in ‘European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018’ – says Cork MEP

17 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the EU Institutions to sufficiently finance programmes for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The Ireland South MEP made the call for investment in the Cultural Heritage Sector ahead of next year’s inaugural event. “Culture and heritage are […]

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