Fota house and Gardens in East Cork are being promoted in Philadelphia

Fota house and Gardens in East Cork are being promoted in Philadelphia

14 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland, together with tourism companies from around the island of Ireland, including Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens, is mounting a major presence at this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show, to target the growing number of Americans interested in visiting our gardens. The Philadelphia Flower Show is the world’s […]

Port of Cork To Promote Cork Region at Global Cruise Event

Port of Cork To Promote Cork Region at Global Cruise Event

11 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Port of Cork is set to attend Seatrade Cruise Global, the Cruise Industry’s Premier Global event next week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Seatrade Cruise Global is one of the key events in the cruise calendar and guarantees to bring together every facet of the business including cruise […]

Cork County Council concerned about lifesaving Ringbuoys being stolen

Cork County Council concerned about lifesaving Ringbuoys being stolen

9 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and Irish Water Safety are asking members of the public to safeguard our Ringbuoys and ensure that they are not interfered with, or damaged, in order to help reduce the number of drowning incidents. The placement of Ringbuoys at many locations throughout Ireland saves lives. […]

Death confirmed of Cork County Councillor ‘Danjoe Fitzgerald’ from Mallow

Death confirmed of Cork County Councillor ‘Danjoe Fitzgerald’ from Mallow

9 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council confirmed in a statement this morning heard that one of its longest serving elected members this evening, Cllr. Danjoe Fitzgerald (FF) had passed away. The Council has expressed its deepest sympathies to Cllr. Fitzgerald’s wife Mary, his four children, grandchildren, his brother Liam (employee of […]

Cork County Council continues to strengthen links with Diaspora in United States

Cork County Council continues to strengthen links with Diaspora in United States

9 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This week the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’Shea will lead a business and tourism delegation on a three city programme of events which will include visits to Chicago, Detroit and New York. The visit follows on from last week’s visit to County Hall […]

Cork student wins Doodle 4 Google 2016 competition

Cork student wins Doodle 4 Google 2016 competition

7 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 12 year old Cork student Mia Buckley from Summercove National School has been crowned the winner of this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition. Having faced tough competition from 74 other regional finalists, Mia’s doodle will go live to millions of users on Easter Monday, 28th March on the […]

Cork MEP Deirdre Clune appointed as a negotiator for the European Parliament on aviation

Cork MEP Deirdre Clune appointed as a negotiator for the European Parliament on aviation

7 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has been appointed as a negotiator for the European Parliament in the upcoming discussions with the European Commission on a new EU wide Aviation strategy for Europe. Speaking after the appointment, Clune, a member of the EU Transport committee, described the position as […]

Irish Cancer Society needs Daffodil Day volunteers in Ballyvolane, Bishopstown, and Mahon

Irish Cancer Society needs Daffodil Day volunteers in Ballyvolane, Bishopstown, and Mahon

7 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today the Irish Cancer Society, with lead partner Dell, urgently appeals for volunteers in Cork city and the suburbs of Ballyvolane, Bishopstown and Mahon, on Saturday March 12th for their Daffodil Day 2016 collections. If you are based in those areas with some time to volunteer please call […]

Cancer remains leading cause of death and illness in Cork

Cancer remains leading cause of death and illness in Cork

7 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Facts & Figures from the report Irish Life, one of Ireland’s largest life insurance companies, has published its annual claims report which shows that cancer remained the leading cause of death and illness in Co Cork during 2015. Over €12.7 million was paid out in Life Insurance and […]

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