SPORT: Fundraiser Launched to Deliver New Astroturf for Kanturk #NorthCork

SPORT: Fundraiser Launched to Deliver New Astroturf for Kanturk #NorthCork

23 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Kanturk Community Astroturf Committee are very excited to be rolling out plans for the €1 million development of 116 metre by 76 metre Astroturf pitch at Greenane, Kanturk, adjacent to the Coláiste Treasa sports hall. The development will also include a pedestrian walkway around the pitch with bollard […]

OPW Minister visits Blackpool to learn more about proposed culvert of River Bride

OPW Minister visits Blackpool to learn more about proposed culvert of River Bride

22 June 2021By Tom Collinstom@TheCork.ie Minister O’Donovan visits Blackpool and Ballincollig Weir, Cork Patrick O’Donovan, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), today visited Blackpool, Cork, where he met with OPW engineers and some members of the local community at the site of the proposed Flood Relief Scheme on […]

FISHING: Funding available in 2021 for angling projects and events in Cork

FISHING: Funding available in 2021 for angling projects and events in Cork

17 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched its Sponsorship Programme for 2021. The programme, which is one of the main funding mechanisms of Inland Fisheries Ireland, awarded funding to 87 angling events and initiatives across the country during 2019, resulting in an investment of €30,000 to support novice anglers and […]

PROPERTY: A townhouse in County Cork for €95,000?

PROPERTY: A townhouse in County Cork for €95,000?

16 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A townhouse in the quiet rural village of Lismire, Co Cork, is among the properties listed for Youbid.ie’s next online auction Number 3 Lios na Greine, is a two-storey, three-bed mid-terrace home located close to the towns of Kanturk and Newmarket. It will go to auction on June […]

A ‘mini Gaelscoil’ within an otherwise English speaking School: It’s called Aonad Lán Ghaeilge

A ‘mini Gaelscoil’ within an otherwise English speaking School: It’s called Aonad Lán Ghaeilge

15 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Education, Norma Foley, T.D. today announced the official sanctioning of an Aonad Lán Ghaeilge (Irish Unit) within Gaelcholaiste Mhic Shuibhne, Terence MacSwiney Community College, Hollyhill, a Cork Education and Training Board school. An Aonad Lán-Ghaeilge (Irish-medium Unit) is a linguistic unit in which students are […]

Launch of €156,000 Community Enhancement Programme for Cork County

Launch of €156,000 Community Enhancement Programme for Cork County

15 June 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting applications from community & voluntary groups for funding under the Community Enhancement Programme for 2021. The scheme provides a flexible and targeted approach to funding communities most in need and supports a range of investment in all areas of the community to either […]

Skibbereen #WestCork and Fermoy #NorthCork are winners and runners up at the .IE Digital Town Awards 2021

Skibbereen #WestCork and Fermoy #NorthCork are winners and runners up at the .IE Digital Town Awards 2021

10 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Skibbereen’s The Ludgate Hub has won the Digital Changemaker award at the inaugural .IE Digital Town Awards 2021. The result was announced today, Thursday 10 June, at a virtual ceremony attended by Minister Damien English, Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail at the Department of Enterprise, […]

Euromillions player was 1 number away from €17m Jackpot, so gets ‘only’ €169k instead #Mallow # NorthCork

Euromillions player was 1 number away from €17m Jackpot, so gets ‘only’ €169k instead #Mallow # NorthCork

9 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A EuroMillions player in Cork was just one lucky star number away from winning the €17 million jackpot on offer in last night’s draw. They matched five numbers and one lucky star to win €169,024. The winning numbers for last night’s (8th June) EuroMillions draw were: 02, 11, […]

€1.9M in Climate Adaptation Allocation welcomed by Cork County Council

€1.9M in Climate Adaptation Allocation welcomed by Cork County Council

9 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Mary Linehan Foley recently welcomed an allocation of €1,879,650 from the Department of Transport under the Climate Adaptation and Resilience Works 2021. This allocation provides funding for 70 projects, covering flood mitigation and drainage works, adaptations to reduce damage to roads […]

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