EAST CORK: Extension project proposed for St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill

EAST CORK: Extension project proposed for St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill

24 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Education and Skills has given notice that a major capital project for the development of St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill has been devolved to the Le Chéile Schools Trust for delivery, according to Fine Gael TD for Cork East Constituency, David Stanton. The Department has confirmed […]

Victory for Ballymaloe Foods at Great Taste international awards

Victory for Ballymaloe Foods at Great Taste international awards

23 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What is Ballymaloe Foods? The company has 33 staff and 18 products and exports into the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Australia and the US and its products include relishes, mayonnaise, pasta sauces and dressings. Three of Ballymaloe’s Foods products have been awarded stars at this year’s prestigious Great […]

A cinematic trip down memory lane for Youghal!

A cinematic trip down memory lane for Youghal!

22 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley, Mayor of the County Of Cork, launched ‘Recollections’, a nostalgic glimpse into Youghal’s past, at the Regal Cinema in her hometown of Youghal on Culture Night, Friday the 18th of September. The historical film produced by local historian Michael Hussey is a film compilation […]

Over 70s are having trouble applying for medical cards, because their incomes are too high

Over 70s are having trouble applying for medical cards, because their incomes are too high

22 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East TD Seán Sherlock has called on the Minister for Health to act on a previous Budget promise that he facilitated and commence higher thresholds for medical card applications for the over 70s. The Health (General Practitioner Service and Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Bill 2020, enacted […]

QUICK FIX: 331 Council houses come back into system in Cork thanks to €7.3m cash injection from Govt for refurbs

QUICK FIX: 331 Council houses come back into system in Cork thanks to €7.3m cash injection from Govt for refurbs

19 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Voids Stimulus Programme to bring 331 units back into social housing stock in Cork The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has welcomed the response to the 2020 Voids Stimulus Programme which will see up to 2,500 social housing units across the country refurbished […]

TODAY: Culture Night 2020 in County Cork

TODAY: Culture Night 2020 in County Cork

18 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: Culture Night 2020 When: Friday 18th September, 5pm to 11pm Tickets:  All Free Events Venues: Across County Cork , see CultureNightCorkCounty.ie Culture Night, the annual celebration of culture, creativity and the arts, takes place this evening h offering free tours, exhibitions, readings, performances, and films. There will be drama and poetry, music and dance, […]

Culture Night is this Friday

Culture Night is this Friday

16 September 2020, Wednesday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This Friday, 18th September, Cork County comes alive for Culture Night with events, activities and performances taking place throughout the county. From a virtual circus performance in Clonakilty to a dramatic look behind the scenes of a theatrical rehearsal in Charleville, there are scheduled events for a wide […]

9 new cases of COVID19 in Cork today

9 new cases of COVID19 in Cork today

15 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 9 new cases of COVID19 in Cork today But first, let’s look at the national picture and Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with COVID-19 have died. This means there have been a total of 1,787 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland since the […]

Allotment style Food grower from Cobh, Co Cork wins ‘2020 Energia Get Ireland Growing’ grand prize

Allotment style Food grower from Cobh, Co Cork wins ‘2020 Energia Get Ireland Growing’ grand prize

15 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The preschool professional believes in the outdoor classroom, so she transformed her garden into a communal allotment several years ago.  She calls it “Patch na bPaisti” (the Children’s Patch – of ground) and it is a popular weekend activity for many young children. Cobh based Louise O’Connor has […]

44 Cork food producers make shortlist for Blas na hÉireann 2020 irishfoodawards.com #Blas2020

44 Cork food producers make shortlist for Blas na hÉireann 2020 irishfoodawards.com #Blas2020

15 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The team at Blas na hÉireann ( irishfoodawards.com ) have been working tirelessly since March to ensure that Blas 2020 goes ahead, maintaining their commitment to celebrating the very best in Irish food and drink. Chairperson, Artie Clifford feels that now, more than ever it is essential to […]

Cork County Lifeguards Stand Down after busy Bathing Season

Cork County Lifeguards Stand Down after busy Bathing Season

14 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Following a very busy 2020 bathing season, Cork County Council‘s Beach Lifeguard Service lowered their flags on Sunday, 13th September and have extended their gratitude to the people of Cork and visitors to the coast for their continued cooperation. The lifeguard’s role is to ensure that the public […]

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