FREE DOWNLOADABLE PDF: Memories of a Real Cork Christmas

FREE DOWNLOADABLE PDF: Memories of a Real Cork Christmas

24 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A collection of cherised Christmas memories and beloved traditions Cork County Older People’s Council has published an anthology of festive stories, Memories of a Real Cork Christmas, collating Christmas memories from older citizens across the county. This unique collection contains stories and history from the 1940s onwards. The […]

Cork Hospital management urge public to heed COVID19 guidelines to reduce spread

24 December 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ahead of the Christmas break and as the number of Covid-19 cases are increasing across the country, management at South/South West Hospital Group (which includes Cork University Hospital, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Mercy University Hospital, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Bantry General Hospital, Mallow General Hospital) are appealing […]

FARMING: Minister promises to “stand with” Cork farmers and fishers “regardless of the outcome of Brexit”

FARMING: Minister promises to “stand with” Cork farmers and fishers “regardless of the outcome of Brexit”

21 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister McConalogue thanks Cork farmers, fishers and promises to stand with them Ahead of the Christmas and New Year period, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Fianna Fáil TD Charlie McConalogue has thanked farmers and fishers [the newer gender-neutral word for fishermen] in Co Cork their […]

Grants from €2,500 to €15,000 for County Cork Built Heritage

Grants from €2,500 to €15,000 for County Cork Built Heritage

16 December 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Applications Open for Built Heritage Investment Scheme & Historic Structures Fund 2021 Cork County Council in conjunction with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage are inviting applications for grant funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Historic Structure Fund 2021. The scheme relates to buildings […]

@BallymaloeFoods to donate Meals and Relish to @FoodCloud

15 December 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Download your free Christmas Recipes Downloadable Booklet before December 18th at https://ballymaloefoods.ie/christmas-ballymaloe/ The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges this Christmas, and it has been exceptionally hard for individuals and charities. Christmas has historically been a critical time when it comes to fundraising and will now take on added […]

Clean Coasts Ireland recognise positive work of ‘Ballynamona Clean Coasts’, ‘Marc McCarthy’, and ‘Dave Ludgate’

Clean Coasts Ireland recognise positive work of ‘Ballynamona Clean Coasts’, ‘Marc McCarthy’, and ‘Dave Ludgate’

14 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Clean Coasts’ Ocean Hero Recognition Awards – Ballynamona Clean Coasts are being recognised under the ‘Against the Odds’ category while Marc McCarthy in Schull, and paddle-boarder Dave Ludgate of Subowti are both being recognised under the ‘Dedicated Individuals’ category. This week Clean Coasts will recognise the work of […]

Christmas Tree lights switched on at County Hall

Christmas Tree lights switched on at County Hall

14 December 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie In Entertainment News The County Mayor has switched on the lights on the impressive 3-storey high tree in the atrium of Cork County Hall. The Mayor was accompanied by children related to her, in what was a much slimmed-down ceremony. Last year – prior to the current COVID […]

Website of Cork Fine Gael TD advertises ‘Payday Loans’ in Polish language

Website of Cork Fine Gael TD advertises ‘Payday Loans’ in Polish language

11 December 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Politics News Cork East TD David Stanton has a website at www.stanton.ie. In recent days some unusual content appeared on the site, presumably in error due to a technical issue, or hack. The two articles themselves are no longer live on the website, but TheCork.ie has seen the […]

BUSINESS WISHLIST – on how to improve life in Cork

9 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Delivery of strategic road infrastructure upgrades including such as the N28 Cork-Ringaskiddy, the Dunkettle Interchange, the Northern Ring Road, the M20 Cork-Limerick and N25 Cork-Rosslare… Ibec is calling on Government to be ambitious and seize the opportunities being presented by the economic recovery to enhance the quality of life of Cork’s […]

ICT GRANT FOR SCHOOLS: €5.7m for Cork primary and secondary schools

6 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Padraig O’Sullivan has welcomed Minister for Education Norma Foley’s announcement of €5.7 million in ICT Grants for primary and post-primary schools in Cork, which is to be paid in early December 2020. The funding is part of a €50 million ICT […]