Cork Punter Scoops €23K On Footie Accumulator

Cork Punter Scoops €23K On Footie Accumulator

26 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 9 Fold Accumulator Defies 2,363/1 Odds A plucky Footie punter struck it big when their incredible 9-fold accumulator clicked and saw them take BoyleSports for over €23K. The bet, which was placed in one of BoyleSports County Cork shops, had a total stake of €10 and consisted of […]

Tourism Strategy Targets Extra 525,000 Visitors to Cork by 2020

Tourism Strategy Targets Extra 525,000 Visitors to Cork by 2020

26 January 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie ‘Growing Tourism in Cork’ – A Collective Strategy, an ambitious new Tourism Strategy for Cork was launched this morning at Cork International Airport and intends to make Cork a ‘must see’ destination in Ireland for domestic and international visitors. The ambitious new targeted 5 year plan (2015-20) […]

The next Google logo could be designed by four Cork students

The next Google logo could be designed by four Cork students

26 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Four children from Cork are in with the chance of becoming this year’s overall ‘Doodle 4 Google champion’. This year, students were asked to design a Doodle on the theme ‘Ireland Is…’ with the winning Doodle appearing on the Google homepage on Easter Monday, 28th March 2016. The […]

Cork County Mayoral Reception for High Achievers

Cork County Mayoral Reception for High Achievers

26 January 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Last night at County Hall the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea hosted a Mayoral Reception for some of Cork’s highest achievers. The evening was an acknowledgement of the outstanding dedication exhibited by Cork people in their individual and team pursuits. The Mayor […]

Irish Naval Service honoured for humanitarian work in Mediterrean

Irish Naval Service honoured for humanitarian work in Mediterrean

23 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, will hold a Civic Reception for the Irish Naval Service in recognition of the tremendous humanitarian work undertaken by the LE Eithne, LE Niamh and LE Samuel Beckett on Monday afternoon, January 25th 2015 at County Hall. The […]

Cork SMEs encouraged to apply for Skillnets courses

Cork SMEs encouraged to apply for Skillnets courses

18 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@Theork.ie Skillnets – the national agency responsible for funding and supporting training networks – has announced details of a new training fund worth nearly half a million euro (€450,000), aimed at assisting private sector businesses to grow, by addressing their current and future skills needs. A group of businesses from the […]

Is Cork getting new Buses? Yes, Bus Éireann’s €50m upgrade will benefit Leeside

Is Cork getting new Buses? Yes, Bus Éireann’s €50m upgrade will benefit Leeside

18 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie How much has the company spent? Bus Éireann’s new €50 million ‘fleet of the future’ was officially launched on Friday, January 15th at King’s Inns, Dublin 7, by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr. Paschal Donohoe. Funding for 116 new vehicles was provided by the Department of […]

VIDEO: Hear Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ played on a fiddle in Cobh, Co Cork

VIDEO: Hear Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ played on a fiddle in Cobh, Co Cork

18 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Armagh musician Niall Murphy, who has perfected a cover of “Thriller” which has gone viral on Youtube, will play in Cork in March. How was it recorded? He used an App called Acapella to merge nine separate tracks. After he uploaded the video to his various social media pages […]

Cork Green Party candidates address Party election convention in Dublin

Cork Green Party candidates address Party election convention in Dublin

18 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the party’s election launch in Cork last Tuesday, Cork Green candidates addressed the Green Party election convention in Dublin on Saturday. Oliver Moran, candidate for Cork North Central, spoke about the need for political reform and local government reform in Cork: “We know that power in a […]

Where to safely dispose of lead acid batteries, oil, paint, paint stripper and other hazadous waste in Cork?

Where to safely dispose of lead acid batteries, oil, paint, paint stripper and other hazadous waste in Cork?

17 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Householders across Cork are being encouraged to avail of an upcoming opportunity to dispose of their hazardous wastes free of charge. The Southern Region Waste Management Office has teamed up with Local Authorities across the region, including Cork City Council and Cork County Council, to operate 8 bring […]

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