Minister Stanton welcomes the creation of the €1 million Community & Voluntary Support Grant for Older Persons

Minister Stanton welcomes the creation of the €1 million Community & Voluntary Support Grant for Older Persons

18 July 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State for Equality, Immigration & Integration, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that a new €1 million funding scheme, the Community & Voluntary Support Grant for Older Persons, is being made available to community and voluntary groups. €250,000 of this will […]

Spanish journalists say Olé to Cork and Ireland’s Ancient East

Spanish journalists say Olé to Cork and Ireland’s Ancient East

15 July 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 24.5 million Spaniards to read about Cork Four Spanish travel journalists have been exploring Cork and Ireland’s Ancient East, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland this summer. They represent various Spanish publications – including a lifestyle magazine, national and regional newspapers, as well as popular websites […]

1,500 Australians due to arrive in Cobh today

1,500 Australians due to arrive in Cobh today

11 July 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Free events and entertainment for Australia Day in Cobh 1500 Australians will arrive in Cobh early on Thursday morning, 11 July, aboard the cruise ship Sea Princess to a true Irish ‘Australia Day’ welcome. The stop is part of a 107 day around the world cruise from Sydney […]

EAST CORK ENTERTAINMENT: 12 shows announced for Ballymaloe Grainstore

EAST CORK ENTERTAINMENT: 12 shows announced for Ballymaloe Grainstore

5 July 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A programme of one dozen events beginning in July will be presented in Ballymaloe Grainstore, Shanagarry, East Cork. Under the direction of Rory Allen, the Grainstore offers a wide range of quality performances to audiences in East Cork and beyond. The line-up includes Irish vocal artists, a renowned […]

ESB Networks announces initial roll out locations for Ireland’s electricity meter upgrade programme

ESB Networks announces initial roll out locations for Ireland’s electricity meter upgrade programme

3 July 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ESB Networks has today (Wednesday 3 July) announced the initial locations in 2019 to benefit from the upgrade of Ireland’s electricity meters to modern smart ready technology. The next generation electricity meters are a key part of Ireland’s Climate Action Plan 2019. Similar meters are currently being rolled […]

EDUCATION: Schools out for summer, and four principals are retiring

EDUCATION: Schools out for summer, and four principals are retiring

29 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The school term has ended for Primary Schools. In the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, following cumulative service of over 160 years, four primary school principals are retiring: Sinead Solleveld (South Abbey National School, Youghal), Harriet Pritchard (Bandonbridge National School), Sharon Hosford (The Model […]

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

22 June 2019, Saturday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from Cork was highlighted Friday as ‘Dáil 100’ was launched regionally for the first time, on Leeside. The launch of the exhibition at Cork County Council Offices, is part of a programme of events designed to commemorate the […]

County Cork XL Stores Take Top Prizes at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

County Cork XL Stores Take Top Prizes at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

18 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 11 County Cork stores were honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards, which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to the Citywest Hotel in Saggart, Co. Dublin, for the ceremony run by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL […]

EDUCATION: Extension approved for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Youghal

EDUCATION: Extension approved for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Youghal

16 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The approval for a large extension project for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide in Youghal has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice David Stanton. The additional accommodation has been sanctioned by the Department of Education and Skills to cater […]

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