Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 16th April 2018 was a landmark day for a landmark building. Cork County Hall was officially opened 50 years ago on the 16th April 1698. Designed by former Cork County Council Architect, Patrick L MacSweeney, Cork County Hall was Ireland’s first skyscraper at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

16 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s most iconic buildings, Cork County Hall, celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 16th 2018. Designed by Cork County Architect Patrick McSweeney, Cork County Hall was at the time of its completion in 1968 the tallest storeyed building in Ireland at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Irish Naval Ship LÉ Samuel Beckett sails from Cork to Mediterranean to join African migrant rescue mission

Irish Naval Ship LÉ Samuel Beckett sails from Cork to Mediterranean to join African migrant rescue mission

15 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister of State with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, sends his best wishes to the crew of LÉ Samuel Beckett on their departure to the Mediterranean on Operation Sophia duties Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe T.D., sent his best wishes to Lieutenant Commander Eoin […]

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

10 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Co-ops needs to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers by not dropping the price of milk, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard said: “I am urging processors to show some solidarity with our farmers who have been deeply affected by the fodder crisis. “Last month […]

EAST CORK: Public Information Evening on Ballycotton Sewerage Scheme

EAST CORK: Public Information Evening on Ballycotton Sewerage Scheme

6 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Public Information Evening to take place on Thursday, April 12th Irish Water is working to end the unacceptable practice of discharging untreated wastewater into Ballycotton Bay by developing a new Sewerage Scheme for the area. To rectify this long-standing issue, Irish Water and Cork County Council are proposing […]

Parking charges at public hospitals must be regulated and reduced – says Cllr

Parking charges at public hospitals must be regulated and reduced – says Cllr

28 March 2018 By Bryan Bermingham bryan@TheCork.ie National review must be concluded as quickly as possible Recently selected Fianna Fáil candidate for Cork East, Cork County Cllr. Padraig O’Sullivan has said that the regulation of car parking charges at public hospitals, with a view to reducing them, must be a priority for the Government. “For […]

Cork wins at ‘Irish Restaurant Awards’

Cork wins at ‘Irish Restaurant Awards’

22 March 2018, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The second of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Radisson Blu, Little Island, Cork, last night where 91 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 500 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Wednesday evening […]

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre to join Tusla National Network and receive funding of €160,000 p.a.

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre to join Tusla National Network and receive funding of €160,000 p.a.

15 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The inclusion of Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre into the Tusla national network of Family Resource Centres has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre (FRC), which was established by Society of St […]

Youghal receives €150,000 under Historic Towns Initiative – Minister David Stanton

Youghal receives €150,000 under Historic Towns Initiative – Minister David Stanton

13 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The award of €150,000 funding for heritage regeneration works in Youghal has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Funding is being made available to Cork County Council, under the Historic Towns Initiative 2018, financed by […]

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