Robot-building schoolkids to go head-to-head in Midleton

Robot-building schoolkids to go head-to-head in Midleton

1 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over 100 pupils from 20 Cork schools to face off in EMC VEX Robotics competition at St Colman’s in Midleton Friendly tournament held ahead of 2015/16 season finals in January 2016. Cork pupils will participate in a friendly EMC VEX Robotics tournament on 4 December, ahead of the EMC […]

Cork County Mayor travels to Boston to promote Cork Business and Tourism

Cork County Mayor travels to Boston to promote Cork Business and Tourism

30 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of the County Council, Tim Lucey, travel to Boston, MA, USA today November 30th, accompanied by the Chair of the Tourism SPC, Cllr Alan Coleman and the Director of Economic Development and Tourism, Louis Duffy. The […]

Do ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers work? In Cork they do, apparently

Do ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers work? In Cork they do, apparently

30 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie I personally believe that so called paper ‘Junk Mail’ has a purpose. Unsolicited commercial communications are part and parcel of business. However, now that Irish residents have to pay for waste collection it can be galling to have to dispose of someone elses rubbish on your own dime! […]

Former Cork Labour Cllr Noel McCarthy will run for Fine Gael

Former Cork Labour Cllr Noel McCarthy will run for Fine Gael

30 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael has announced that former Mayor of Fermoy, Cllr Noel McCarthy, will represent the Party in the Cork East Constituency in the forthcoming General Election, along with Deputies Tom Barry and David Stanton. Yesterday Noel McCarthy was an Independent, and before that he was in the Labour […]

Cork Macra na Feirme clubs entertain crowds

Cork Macra na Feirme clubs entertain crowds

30 November 2015, Monday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Seandun (Seandun is a region of Co Cork Macra) Macra na Feirme Capers Finals took place in Eire Og GAA Hall, Ovens, last night and everybody was treated with three very entertaining 20 minute variety shows from Carrigaline, Knockraha and Whitechurch. Whitechurch Macra had a very successful […]

Suicide prevention services are underfunded in Ireland – says East Cork Sinn Fein Cllr

Suicide prevention services are underfunded in Ireland – says East Cork Sinn Fein Cllr

28 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate Cllr Pat Buckley warned the government that it must address its chronic underfunding of suicide prevention services. Above: Cllr Pat Buckley Councillor Buckley was speaking following a suicide prevention event in Youghal this week in which local man Nigel Kirby decorated his house, […]

Cork primary school teachers could win free Cork Harbour Trip

Cork primary school teachers could win free Cork Harbour Trip

27 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ioe Calling all 5th Class Teachers – Win a Free Boat Trip around Cork Harbour for your class The Port of Cork has launched their Primary Schools Initiative for 2016 and is encouraging all 5th class primary school teachers to get their class involved. This year’s theme ‘A Day […]

Cork County Mayor says China visit was a success

Cork County Mayor says China visit was a success

27 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of Cork County Council lead a delegation to the Jiangsu Province, China on November 16th last. Other members of the delegation included a representative from CIT, from the Cork Education and Training Board (CETB) and two […]

Selected Cork shops are accepting donations of Children’s toys

Selected Cork shops are accepting donations of Children’s toys

27 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Barnardos launched its annual Christmas Toy Appeal, supported by GLS ParcelShops, today. The children’s charity is asking shoppers in Cork to add the Barnardos Christmas Toy Appeal to their shopping lists this festive season and help make a child’s Christmas. Every Christmas Barnardos needs gifts for children of […]

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