CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: continues clean up after storm #Ophelia

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: continues clean up after storm #Ophelia

17 October 2017, 1pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has received almost 600 calls in relation to fallen trees throughout Cork. Council crews were dispatched yesterday as soon as it was safe to do so and again this morning at first light. Over 300 Council staff, 60 tree surgeons, and 100 tractors/JCBs are […]

ESB: continues to reconnect electricity supplies following storm #Ophelia

ESB: continues to reconnect electricity supplies following storm #Ophelia

17 October 2017, 12.05pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Approximately 216,000 electricity customers remain without power today due to the impact of ex-hurricane Ophelia on the electricity network. Fallen trees on overhead lines are responsible for most of the damage to the network. At the height of the storm, 385,000 customers were without power but 170,000 […]

DRIVING TESTS CANCELLED: in Cork due to RED ‘Ex-Hurricane Ophelia’ weather warning

DRIVING TESTS CANCELLED: in Cork due to RED ‘Ex-Hurricane Ophelia’ weather warning

15 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The RSA is advising driving test candidates in counties affected by a RED weather warning and who are scheduled to take their driving test tomorrow Monday 16 October, not to turn up for their driving test. Met Eireann has RED wind weather warnings in place for counties Wexford, […]

CORK, COBH & KINSALE: feature at ‘East Cork Early Music Festival’

CORK, COBH & KINSALE: feature at ‘East Cork Early Music Festival’

12 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie What: East Cork Early Music Festival Where: Cork, Cobh, Kinsale When: October 13th, 14th and 15th 2017 East Cork Early Music Festival 2017 will again bring the music of the Baroque Era to life in Cork City and County. An annual event since 2003, the three day festival […]

MIDLETON WHISKEY: Failte Ireland to promote CORK FOOD AND DRINK as part of Ireland’s Ancient East programme

MIDLETON WHISKEY: Failte Ireland to promote CORK FOOD AND DRINK as part of Ireland’s Ancient East programme

11 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland, is today rolling out a new food innovation programme ‘Taste of Place’ for Ireland’s Ancient East Visitor Attractions to improve and enhance the food and drink on offer. Among the attractions availing of this programme is Cork’s Midleton Experience (Jameson Whiskey). In 2016, almost six million […]

EAST CORK: Garryvoe Hotel cements position as ‘Wedding Hotel’ with another award

EAST CORK: Garryvoe Hotel cements position as ‘Wedding Hotel’ with another award

6 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 2017 has been a good year for East Cork’s Garryvoe Hotel and following the recent Gold Medal Awards, which took place on Tuesday 26th September, it got better. The awards ceremony was held at Kilkenny’s Lyrath Estate and was marked with a black-tie ball, attended by 600 nominees and finalists […]

CORK FOOD PRODUCERS: Keohane’s of Bantry and Follain Teo win awards for contributions to ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection’

CORK FOOD PRODUCERS: Keohane’s of Bantry and Follain Teo win awards for contributions to ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection’

6 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Last weekend, the amazing food producers who are part of the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection scooped an unprecedented 22 Awards at the Blas na hEireann 2017, bringing to over 270 awards, this premium food and drink brand has received since it was introduced in 2013. The Awards, […]

MEDITERRANEAN RESCUE: Irish Navy Ship (L.É William Butler Yeats) returns to base after latest mission

MEDITERRANEAN RESCUE: Irish Navy Ship (L.É William Butler Yeats) returns to base after latest mission

6 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe T.D., was in the Naval Base, Haulbowline today to welcome home the crew of L.É William Butler Yeats who have been deployed on a humanitarian search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean since July 2017.  This was the second time the L.É […]

EAST CORK: Whats’s on in Ballymaloe Grainstore in October?

EAST CORK: Whats’s on in Ballymaloe Grainstore in October?

5 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie October is a busy month in Ballymaloe Grainstore with four shows in the Shanagarry, East Cork venue. The one-and-only JACK L performs his new show, ‘Magic Days’, on Friday 6 October.  The concert is based on his new album of the same name which has been deemed his “best work ever” by Hot […]

EAST CORK: Age Friendly parking spaces in Cobh

EAST CORK: Age Friendly parking spaces in Cobh

4 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council, through the Age Friendly Alliance and The Great Island Community Forum in Cobh, is committed to improving the lives of Older People in the County. This includes facilitating older members of the community to get out and about with ease. To this end, the Council, […]