Clune calls on Tourism Ireland to launch a significant marketing campaign in Boston in advance of new transatlantic flights from Cork

Clune calls on Tourism Ireland to launch a significant marketing campaign in Boston in advance of new transatlantic flights from Cork

18 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie For every 1000 extra tourists that visit Cork – 18 direct jobs are created in Tourism related industries – according to Failte Ireland. Ireland now welcomes 10% of all American visitors to Europe and Cork MEP and member of the EU Tourism taskforce Deirdre Clune thinks that Cork […]

Annual Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards – Record Number of Nominations Received

Annual Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards – Record Number of Nominations Received

18 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea, will host the Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards on May 11th 2016 in County Hall. Now in its fourth year, the awards are a public recognition of the amazing work that is undertaken by people throughout Cork, those […]

Down Syndrome Ireland Munster branches “Share the Journey” with Tour de Munster 2016

Down Syndrome Ireland Munster branches “Share the Journey” with Tour de Munster 2016

18 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Details of the partnership that sees the 16th annual Tour De Munster Charity Cycle once again “share the journey” with Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster Branches, were announced at Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre in Tralee, Co. Kerry on Saturday, April 16th, at an event attended by cyclists, […]

Mayor of County Cork launches Muintir na Tire ‘Pride in Our Community’ Competition

Mayor of County Cork launches Muintir na Tire ‘Pride in Our Community’ Competition

18 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Councillor John Paul O’Shea launched the Pride in our Community Competition at the County Hall this week. The Pride in Our Community Competition, now celebrating its 12th year, continues to encourage communities to showcase the best of their area by developing sustainable […]

Ireland needs an honours system – says ‘Cork Person of the Year’ founder

Ireland needs an honours system – says ‘Cork Person of the Year’ founder

15 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Manus O’Callaghan, organiser of the Cork Person of the Year awards scheme over the past 23 years, is calling for the new Government to establish a state backed Honours System for Ireland. Many countries have a government backed national honours scheme to recognise outstanding achievement and I think […]

People of Cork Asked to ‘Make Their Mark’ on Census 2016 Night

People of Cork Asked to ‘Make Their Mark’ on Census 2016 Night

14 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The census will take place on Sunday, 24 April, giving the people of Ireland the chance to make their mark on the future. Everybody who spends the night of Sunday April 24 in Ireland must be included on a census form. Speaking at the launch of Census 2016 […]

New Atlantic 85 class lifeboat arrives at Youghal RNLI

New Atlantic 85 class lifeboat arrives at Youghal RNLI

12 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A new Atlantic 85 class lifeboat has gone on service at Youghal RNLI. The lifeboat which arrived at the east Cork lifeboat station yesterday evening (Monday 11 April), replaces Patricia Jennings, which has been used to save lives at sea in East Cork since 2002. Volunteer lifeboat crew […]

Wish Day takes place in Cork

Wish Day takes place in Cork

7 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Wish Day will take place this Friday (8th April) in Cork with a large number of volunteers and supporters involved in activities throughout the city and county, to celebrate and support the work of Make-A-Wish Ireland. Make-A-Wish volunteers in Cork City Centre, Ballincollig, Fermoy, Macroom, Mahon Point, Mallow, […]

Red FM Look for 1,000 Runners to Raise Funds for Cork Charities

Red FM Look for 1,000 Runners to Raise Funds for Cork Charities

6 April 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This weekend Cork’s Red FM are kick starting their bid for 1000 people to run with them at this year’s Cork City Marathon. As the official radio partner to the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon 2016, Cork’s RedFM officially launched a new charity initiative #RunWithRed at the Clarion […]

CIF Cork will hold forum to discuss the future of construction in Cork region

CIF Cork will hold forum to discuss the future of construction in Cork region

5 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Construction Industry Federation, Cork Branch, will host a discussion on the future of the construction sector in the Cork region on the 6th April in the Radisson Hotel, Little Island, Cork at 9.30am. Leading experts from the CIF will present their views on the work of the Federation […]

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