COBH, IRELAND: Historic ‘Heartbreak Pier’ where final Titanic Passengers boarded from is to be revamped

COBH, IRELAND: Historic ‘Heartbreak Pier’ where final Titanic Passengers boarded from is to be revamped

4 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ​​Significant Project to Save ‘Heartbreak Pier’ Gets Underway in Cobh Possibly one of the most historic piers in Ireland is set for significant investment and an ambitious re-development plan to protect and conserve, whilst also becoming a leading and poignant tourist destination for Ireland’s Ancient East. Known locally […]

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

2 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme – leading to the overall Cork Person of the Year title – is marking its 25th Anniversary this month. Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a Civic Reception to mark the […]

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

31 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has created more than 22 new millionaires so far in Ireland in 2017, it was revealed this week. Cheques of one million euros or more were written by National Lottery chiefs to 22 winning ticketholders on EuroMillions, Lotto, and Daily Millions draws during the year. In […]

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

24 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley (RC) and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton (COI) As the season of Christmas approaches, we pray that God will bless the people of Cork during the forthcoming Feast and during the year ahead. […]

Minister inspects Remediation Works on Toxic Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour

Minister inspects Remediation Works on Toxic Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour

20 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael), visited the East Tip works site at Haulbowline Island. The Minister’s visit follows the signing in July of the contract to commence an extensive remediation of the large East Tip waste deposit site as the […]

EAST CORK: Saleen (between Midleton and Whitegate) to get state of the art Waste Water Treatment Plant

EAST CORK: Saleen (between Midleton and Whitegate) to get state of the art Waste Water Treatment Plant

20 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish Water seeks planning permission to develop Integrated Constructed Wetland wastewater (i.e. sewerage) treatment system Proposed system would facilitate future growth and development while offering significant environmental benefits Irish Water is working with Cork County Council to provide a sustainable wastewater treatment system for Saleen in East Cork […]

POLITICS: GP Visit Card & Respite Improvements for People with Disabilities and Carers

POLITICS: GP Visit Card & Respite Improvements for People with Disabilities and Carers

18 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Carers and people with disabilities are set to receive extra supports through improvements to GP visit card eligibility and additional funding for respite care says Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton TD. “The changes for carers will mean that all […]

PHOTOS: Cork Civil Defence members receive awards

PHOTOS: Cork Civil Defence members receive awards

18 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Civil Defence Members with Chief Fire Officer Seamus Coughlan, Róisín McGuire Civil Defence College Principal, Cork County Mayor Cllr. Declan Hurley and John Maunsell Civil Defence Officer, Cork Civil Defence presentation of 1916 Medals, Long Service Medals and Certificates to Civil Defence volunteers from West, South […]

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

17 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Seandun Final of Senior Debating was held in Whitechurch Community Centre on Thursday December 12th. On the night Carrigaline proposed the motion ‘this house believes that security cameras are an invasion of privacy’ which was vehemently opposed by Knockraha. What followed was certainly a highly entertaining debate!! […]