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 […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: contributes towards reading and education with ‘Summer Reading Scheme’ for children

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: contributes towards reading and education with ‘Summer Reading Scheme’ for children

13 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie While summer 2017 is a distant memory, Cork County Council’s Library Service is ‘basking in sunshine’ following the recent publication of the Summer Stars 2017 Report, the National summer reading programme for libraries. Out of 29 library authorities across the country, Cork County Library topped the charts in […]

POLITICS: Cork County Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan to run in Cork East for Fianna Fail

POLITICS: Cork County Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan to run in Cork East for Fianna Fail

13 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil completes Cork East ticket The Fianna Fáil National Constituencies Committee has added Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan to the party ticket to contest the next General Election in Cork East along with sitting TD, Kevin O’Keeffe. A secondary school teacher with a passion for education, Padraig is an […]

BUSINESS SURVEY: Cork meetings are quicker and have less attendees

BUSINESS SURVEY: Cork meetings are quicker and have less attendees

13 March 2018, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tuesday is the best day for a meeting, late in the morning, but keep it less than 35 minutes. €1,123 is the cost of tardiness to meetings per employee per year and remote working is becoming the new norm in a mobile-first world according to new research […]

THE WATER IS OFF – in parts of Youghal & Allihies, Co Cork – aftermath of #StormEmma

THE WATER IS OFF – in parts of Youghal & Allihies, Co Cork – aftermath of #StormEmma

4 March 2018, 11am By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Due to issues associated with Storm Emma and an increased demand on water supplies, a number of areas of Cork are currently experiencing disruptions to their water supply. Irish Water is working with Cork County Council to fix leaks and carry out any other necessary repairs as […]

Freezing weather is over, but aftermath is low supplies of drinking water #StormEmma #BigFreeze2018

Freezing weather is over, but aftermath is low supplies of drinking water #StormEmma #BigFreeze2018

3 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is advising customers in Cork that due to the extremely cold weather conditions and exceptionally high water demand, some water treatment plants in the county are struggling to keep up with supply demands. The agency did not list areas, instead it said “All customers are being asked to conserve […]

#StormEmma – Irish Defence Forces & Civil Defence assist authorities in Cork and nationwide

#StormEmma – Irish Defence Forces & Civil Defence assist authorities in Cork and nationwide

2 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe T.D. provides an update on the activities of the Defence Forces and Civil Defence. In the past 48 hours, including overnight, the Defence Forces have deployed 290 Army personnel and 117 vehicles in a range of tasks to support the primary […]

Cork County Council Red Weather #StormEmma update 11am

Cork County Council Red Weather #StormEmma update 11am

2 March 2018, 11am By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A Status Red Snow Ice Weather warning remains in place across Munster with heavy snowfalls overnight continuing in places. Cork County Councils 24 hour emergency line on 021 480 0048 remains in operation. However due to severe weather conditions and resulting large volume of calls it may […]