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 […]

AUGUST 2021: that’s when the IRONMAN man will take place in County Cork, and it will feature a new sub event

AUGUST 2021: that’s when the IRONMAN man will take place in County Cork, and it will feature a new sub event

14 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The IRONMAN Group will return to Cork in 2021 with Ireland’s largest triathlon weekend The IRONMAN Group and Cork County Council have announced the addition of “IRONMAN® 70.3®” Ireland, Cork, for 14th August 2021. The race will join the existing IRONMAN Ireland, Cork on August 15, 2021. Together […]

€130,250 to spruce up Crosshaven, Passage West, Kanturk, Liscarroll and West Cork

€130,250 to spruce up Crosshaven, Passage West, Kanturk, Liscarroll and West Cork

14 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys TD has announced a total of five applications by Cork County Council have been successful in securing funding to the value of €130,250, under the second round of the Town and Village Accelerated Measure in Response to Covid-19. The Accelerated […]

Why is there a low-flying airplane over Cork? and what can landowners do?

Why is there a low-flying airplane over Cork? and what can landowners do?

11 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Q: Why is a Canadian registered white airplane flying over Cork? A: It’s equipped with state-of -the-art instruments and part of a Geo survey. The airplane will fly over counties Laois, Tipperary, Kilkenny and Waterford, and neighbouring parts of Offaly, Cork, Carlow and Kildare from September until the […]

COMBINING THE TASTE OF WHISKEY and BEER – Jameson of Midleton team up with Eight Degrees Brewing of Mitchelstown

COMBINING THE TASTE OF WHISKEY and BEER – Jameson of Midleton team up with Eight Degrees Brewing of Mitchelstown

11 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Distillers, makers of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, has joined forces with Eight Degrees Brewing for a unique edition of the beloved Jameson Crested. Launching this month, Jameson Crested Finished in Black Ball Metric Stout Barrels is the next step in an exciting collaboration between […]

30% extra free on BALLYMALOE RELISH – to mark brands 30th birthday

30% extra free on BALLYMALOE RELISH – to mark brands 30th birthday

10 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Specially designed jars of relish by Fatti Burke offer 30% extra free as thank you for customers for 30 years of support One of Ireland’s most celebrated brands, Ballymaloe Foods is celebrating 30 years in business this month. The company is planning a month of celebrations to thank […]

CATHOLIC NEWS: Bishop William Crean announces clerical appointments for the Diocese of Cloyne

CATHOLIC NEWS: Bishop William Crean announces clerical appointments for the Diocese of Cloyne

9 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Bishop William Crean recently announced the following clerical appointments for the Diocese of Cloyne which will come into effect at noon on Saturday 19 September 2020 V. Rev Liam Kelleher, PE, CC, Cobh to retire and continue to reside in Cobh Rev Kevin Mulcahy, CC Ballymacoda to retire […]

What is the climate of Cork?

What is the climate of Cork?

8 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Yet, Cork is also one of Ireland’s sunniest cities, with an average of 3.9 hours of sunshine every day and only having 67 days where there is no “recordable sunshine”, mostly during and around winter. The climate of Cork, like the vast majority of Ireland, is mild oceanic […]

New Fire Brigade Appliances for Cork County Council’s Fire Service

New Fire Brigade Appliances for Cork County Council’s Fire Service

7 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s Fire Service recently took delivery of two new Class B Fire Appliances stationed in Midleton and Bantry Fire Stations. The new frontline appliances have been funded by the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management in the Department of Housing, Heritage and Local Government. Mayor […]

Extra times added to Cork to Waterford Bus Route (also passes through Midleton & Youghal)

Extra times added to Cork to Waterford Bus Route (also passes through Midleton & Youghal)

5 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie From Sunday, 6 September 2020, Bus Éireann will run an additional Route 40 service from Waterford to Cork. Coaches will depart Cork at 19.40hrs  and Waterford at 16.00hrs and every Sunday. Route 40 serves Cork City, Midleton, Youghal, Dungarvan, Kilmacthomas, Cork Road, Waterford Institute of Technology, Parnell St, […]

Cork TD hits out at “bonkers” new #COVID19 Restaurant rules

Cork TD hits out at “bonkers” new #COVID19 Restaurant rules

4 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Cork East TD James O’Connor is dismayed at the recent publication of measures stating that restaurants and pubs serving food must record individual food orders and keep those receipts for 28 days. Deputy O’Connor recognises the hard work and sacrifices that the majority of the public […]