EDUCATION: West Cork and East Cork teams travel to University of Limerick for Coding Competition

EDUCATION: West Cork and East Cork teams travel to University of Limerick for Coding Competition

25 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A total of five teams of young coders from Cork will compete in the national finals of the prestigious Scratch Coding competition. The popular coding competition will take place in the University of Limerick today, Wednesday 25th April. Cork will be represented in the national finals by 5 […]

EAST CORK: Father Ted comedy actors ‘Father Damo and Eoin McLove’ to perform at Ballymaloe Grainstore

EAST CORK: Father Ted comedy actors ‘Father Damo and Eoin McLove’ to perform at Ballymaloe Grainstore

22 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie When: Saturday 12 May Where: Ballymaloe Grainstore What do you say to a night with two of the most memorable characters from the much-loved Father Ted TV series? It’ll be mad for sure when Joe Rooney and Patrick McDonnell bring Father Damo and Eoin McLove to life via […]

EAST CORK: New sliproad will allow traffic to avoid Lakeview Roundabout, Midleton

EAST CORK: New sliproad will allow traffic to avoid Lakeview Roundabout, Midleton

21 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie East Cork Sinn Féin TD Pat Buckley and Councillor Danielle Twomey Sinn Féin have welcomed the announcement by Cork County Council under part 8 planning to construct a new slip road at Lakeview Roundabout, Midleton, County Cork at the N25 junction with the R630 Midleton and Ballinacurra. Deputy […]

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 16th April 2018 was a landmark day for a landmark building. Cork County Hall was officially opened 50 years ago on the 16th April 1698. Designed by former Cork County Council Architect, Patrick L MacSweeney, Cork County Hall was Ireland’s first skyscraper at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

16 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s most iconic buildings, Cork County Hall, celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 16th 2018. Designed by Cork County Architect Patrick McSweeney, Cork County Hall was at the time of its completion in 1968 the tallest storeyed building in Ireland at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Irish Naval Ship LÉ Samuel Beckett sails from Cork to Mediterranean to join African migrant rescue mission

Irish Naval Ship LÉ Samuel Beckett sails from Cork to Mediterranean to join African migrant rescue mission

15 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister of State with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, sends his best wishes to the crew of LÉ Samuel Beckett on their departure to the Mediterranean on Operation Sophia duties Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe T.D., sent his best wishes to Lieutenant Commander Eoin […]

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

10 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Co-ops needs to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers by not dropping the price of milk, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard said: “I am urging processors to show some solidarity with our farmers who have been deeply affected by the fodder crisis. “Last month […]

EAST CORK: Public Information Evening on Ballycotton Sewerage Scheme

EAST CORK: Public Information Evening on Ballycotton Sewerage Scheme

6 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Public Information Evening to take place on Thursday, April 12th Irish Water is working to end the unacceptable practice of discharging untreated wastewater into Ballycotton Bay by developing a new Sewerage Scheme for the area. To rectify this long-standing issue, Irish Water and Cork County Council are proposing […]

Parking charges at public hospitals must be regulated and reduced – says Cllr

Parking charges at public hospitals must be regulated and reduced – says Cllr

28 March 2018 By Bryan Bermingham bryan@TheCork.ie National review must be concluded as quickly as possible Recently selected Fianna Fáil candidate for Cork East, Cork County Cllr. Padraig O’Sullivan has said that the regulation of car parking charges at public hospitals, with a view to reducing them, must be a priority for the Government. “For […]