Cork MEP welcomes Cork group to European Parliament

Cork MEP welcomes Cork group to European Parliament

27 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed a group of visitors from Cork to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The group met with Irish MEPs and EU Agricultural Commissioner Phil Hogan before watching a live session of the European Parliament. Commenting on the visit, Deirdre Clune said it […]

Cork can use tourism to create more jobs for under 25s

Cork can use tourism to create more jobs for under 25s

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has congratulated both Clonakilty and Cobh on making the shortlist in the Failte Ireland National Tourism Town awards and said that Cork has a bright future ahead when it comes to tourism. “Tourism is a tried […]

Midleton school removes more than 12 tonnes of Marine litter from East Cork beaches

26 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie St. Colman’s Community College, Midleton named ‘School of the Year’ at Prestigious 2015 Clean Coasts Ocean Hero Awards To date students from St. Colman’s Community College in Midleton have removed more than 12 tonnes of marine litter from beaches, waterways and rivers across the East Cork area. In […]

Cork MEP calls for the GAA to play a lead role on the new Irish Refugee Protection Programme

Cork MEP calls for the GAA to play a lead role on the new Irish Refugee Protection Programme

25 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland must succeed – where Belgium and France have failed Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has said that we must learn from the experiences of our EU neighbours when it comes to integrating refugees and migrants into our towns and villages across Ireland. The Government has agreed that […]

Cork Radio Stations face competition this Christmas

25 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Christmas FM to Commence Broadcasting The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has granted a 30-day temporary sound broadcasting licence to Christmas FM, to run from 28th November to 26th December 2015. The licence allows the all-Christmas radio station to broadcast from 7am to 2am seven days a week during […]

Clonakilty and Cobh in the running for Fáilte Ireland Tourism town awards

Clonakilty and Cobh in the running for Fáilte Ireland Tourism town awards

25 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anticipation is building ahead of the 2015 Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns awards with the top ten towns from across the country all firmly in the running for this year’s crown. Two overall winners, Best Large Town and Best Small Town, will be announced at a ceremony in the Morrison […]

Cork’s economy is recovering faster than rest of Ireland

Cork’s economy is recovering faster than rest of Ireland

24 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new economic analysis has shown that the South West has enjoyed a stronger rebound in employment than the national average. The Economic Briefing event, which was hosted by RTE Media Sales, Hopkins Communications and the Clarion Hotel, saw David Murphy, Business Editor at RTE News, chair an […]

Hundreds of Cork Families under threat of Homelessness – warns Cork St Vincent de Paul

Hundreds of Cork Families under threat of Homelessness – warns Cork St Vincent de Paul

24 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The threat of homelessness faced by low income families struggling with ever increasing rents and greatly increased living costs is even bigger than the current homelessness crisis. The Society of St Vincent de Paul has spent in excess of €6.2 million assisting people throughout Cork in the past year. “Most of […]

Cloyne nursing home wins dementia care award

24 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Oaklodge Nursing Home is celebrating after winning a national award at the Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards 2015 on November 12th at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. The Social Care Team from the nursing home in Cloyne, East Cork, was honoured with the Nursing Home Innovations in […]

Farm accident support group to be established for Cork

Farm accident support group to be established for Cork

24 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Meeting in Fitzgerald Vienna Woods Hotel on Sunday to kick-start initiative ‘Embrace FARM’, the voluntary bereavement group established to support families in the aftermath of fatal and non-fatal accidents, is to establish a network in Cork. The move follows one of the worst years on record for farm […]

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