PICTURES: Glanmire of Co Cork triumph at the Macra/FBD Farmskills National Finals

PICTURES: Glanmire of Co Cork triumph at the Macra/FBD Farmskills National Finals

16 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Glanmire’s success at the Tullamore show in the Macra/FBD Farmskills competition means the Stephen Cullinane Cup passes to the Seandun Region of Co Cork for 2017. The Macra/FBD Farmskills title will pass from Caheragh, Carbery to Glanmire, Seandun but will remain in Cork for 2017 after Glanmire fought […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Gala Fundraising Ball will fundraise for Cork University Hospital patient care

ENTERTAINMENT: Gala Fundraising Ball will fundraise for Cork University Hospital patient care

16 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork University Hospital Charity Gala Fundraising Ball to raise vital funds for patient care Cork University Hospital (CUH) Charity will hold its annual Gala Fundraising Ball, sponsored by BAM Ireland, on Friday October 6th, at Fota Island Resort, East Cork. All funds raised will go towards initiatives such […]

BROADBAND: open eir calls on Cork SMEs to apply to join its ‘High Speed High Street’ at National Ploughing Championships

BROADBAND: open eir calls on Cork SMEs to apply to join its ‘High Speed High Street’ at National Ploughing Championships

14 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork-based SMEs could win one of three exhibition spaces at Ploughing joining other businesses already confirmed for open eir’s High Speed High Street including Mallow’s ‘Grasstec’. (Open eir is a whole sale reseller of eir fibre) Competition marks open eir’s second year as official communications partner to Ploughing Monday, […]

HOME TOURISM: Cork County Mayor promotes ‘Heritage Week 2017’ – 19th to 27th August

HOME TOURISM: Cork County Mayor promotes ‘Heritage Week 2017’ – 19th to 27th August

14 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley is urging the people of Cork to come and enjoy the fantastic line-up of events organised for Heritage Week 2017. The week, which is coordinated by the Heritage Council and part of the wider European Heritage Days Programme, takes […]

HOUSING CRISIS: 1,015 people with disabilities on social housing waiting lists in Cork

HOUSING CRISIS: 1,015 people with disabilities on social housing waiting lists in Cork

12 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Government needs to take urgent action to address new figures which reveal at least 1,015 people with disabilities are on social housing waiting lists in Cork, according to one of the country’s largest charities. Rehab, Ireland’s largest independent charity for people with disabilities, says the Government is […]

COUNTY CORK: Clonakilty, Whiddy, Island, Carrigtwohill, Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge & Mitchelstown nominated for IPB Pride of Place Awards 2017

COUNTY CORK: Clonakilty, Whiddy, Island, Carrigtwohill, Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge & Mitchelstown nominated for IPB Pride of Place Awards 2017

10 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurly is today congratulating the five Cork towns nominated by Cork County Council for the 2017 IPB Pride of Place Competition, in association with Co-Operation Ireland. The nominations are: 1. Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge Community Council Ltd, population between 300 and 1,000. 2. […]

HEALTH: Neglected mental health services ‘failing young people’ – says Sinn Fein TD

HEALTH: Neglected mental health services ‘failing young people’ – says Sinn Fein TD

8 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin deputy Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley TD has said that government neglect of mental health services is failing young people and leading to unacceptable waiting lists for initial assessments and treatment. He made his comments following a call by the National Youth Council of Ireland for […]

DISPOSABLE SOCIETY: Skilled craftspeople, seamstresses and repair men and women in high demand in Cork as regional waste management offices work to reduce household waste

DISPOSABLE SOCIETY: Skilled craftspeople, seamstresses and repair men and women in high demand in Cork as regional waste management offices work to reduce household waste

7 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Southern Region Waste Management Office is currently compiling a database of (county) craftspeople skilled in the area of repairing, reimagining and repurposing old items, from which they will engage key personnel for Reuse Month 2017. The success of last year’s inaugural event means that even more people […]

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