Air show for Cobh (Cork Harbour) postponed from 2020 to 2021 #CobhAirSpectacular

Air show for Cobh (Cork Harbour) postponed from 2020 to 2021 #CobhAirSpectacular

24 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The inaugural Cobh Air Spectacular, scheduled for 13th July 2020, has been postponed until August 2021. Organisers say it is “to facilitate expanding what promises to be the largest air show ever seen in the history of Cork Harbour.” Organisers said they were bowled over by the level […]

Smoky coal to be banned in Cobh, Midleton, and Mallow – and Cork County Council have task of policing it

Smoky coal to be banned in Cobh, Midleton, and Mallow – and Cork County Council have task of policing it

19 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton T.D. yesterday announced that the smoky coal ban will be extended to all towns with populations over 10,000 people. The Minister has also said that the government would not be proceeding with a nationwide ban on smoky coal, […]

CIT Chemical Engineeing Student wins 2019 Merck Prize for Academic Excellence

CIT Chemical Engineeing Student wins 2019 Merck Prize for Academic Excellence

18 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The leading science and technology company Merck, which has a Cork facility in Carrigtwohill, has announced the 2019 winner of the Merck Prize for Academic Excellence. This annual prize of €1,000 and a commemorative medal is awarded for Academic Excellence in Chemical Engineering and began last year to […]

EAST CORK: Cobh manager wins at ‘Pride of Centra Awards’

EAST CORK: Cobh manager wins at ‘Pride of Centra Awards’

16 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The sixth annual Pride of Centra Awards ceremony took place recently in Dromoland Castle in Co. Clare, where a selection of outstanding Centra employees were honoured for their passion and commitment shown in the workplace this year. There were 54 employees from across the country shortlisted across six categories […]

Cork RNLI lifeboat stations to feature on RTE Nationwide with Perfect Storm appeal

Cork RNLI lifeboat stations to feature on RTE Nationwide with Perfect Storm appeal

16 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Two lifeboat stations in Cork will be featured on RTE’s Nationwide programme this Wednesday (18 December). Volunteer lifeboat crew from Crosshaven and Ballycotton RNLI tell their own story of how they got involved with the charity and the two stations carry out a joint exercise to recover an […]

Ring of Cork hold AGM in Midleton

Ring of Cork hold AGM in Midleton

11 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A SECAD sponsored Gearing Up & Getting Ready Tourism Seminar took place recently in Midleton. On the same day there was the Ring of Cork AGM, followed by networking and tasty festive bites at the Jameson Distillery. Guest speakers were Tanya Fitzgerald SECAD/Savour Food and Stephen Lynch, owner […]

NEW ATTACTION: ‘Madagascan Village’ opens at Fota Wildlife Park #EastCork

NEW ATTACTION: ‘Madagascan Village’ opens at Fota Wildlife Park #EastCork

14 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie New Madagascan Village in which Fota Wildlife Park invested €750,000 is opened by Minister of State for Tourism,  Brendan Griffin TD Fota opens the latest development in a series of weatherproof educational areas to enhance the visitor experience in shoulder periods Minister of State for Transport, Tourism and Sport, […]

2020 Cork County Council Library Calendar launched for Library Ireland Week

2020 Cork County Council Library Calendar launched for Library Ireland Week

14 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The 2020 Cork County Council Library Calendar, featuring 12 original artworks from talented children across the County, was officially launched by the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Christopher O’Sullivan, at the LHQ Gallery in County Library Headquarters on the Wednesday of Library Ireland Week. In October […]

Minister “Boxer” Moran assures the community of Glanmire of progress of flood relief scheme

Minister “Boxer” Moran assures the community of Glanmire of progress of flood relief scheme

11 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mr. Kevin “Boxer” Moran, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief today clarified the position regarding the progression of the Glashaboy-Sallybrook Flood Relief Scheme. The Minister said “My Office, under the provisions of the Arterial Drainage Acts, has submitted the […]