CORK SPORT: Basketball Ireland & Mardyke Arena UCC announce partnership with Blackwater Motors

CORK SPORT: Basketball Ireland & Mardyke Arena UCC announce partnership with Blackwater Motors

14 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Basketball Ireland and Mardyke Arena UCC announce partnership with Cork’s Blackwater Motors ahead of this summer’s FIBA Women’s European Basketball Championships Basketball Ireland and the Mardyke Arena UCC have today announced a new partnership with Blackwater Motors Volkswagen in Cork for the upcoming 2018 FIBA Women’s European Championship […]

ON THE MOVE: Mitchelstown native appoined CEO of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

ON THE MOVE: Mitchelstown native appoined CEO of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

10 May 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, recently confirmed the appointment of Orla O’Brien as CEO. LauraLynn is the only children’s hospice providing support and palliative care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families across Ireland, with care delivered in their hospice, at a hospital, in the community, or at […]

€100k+ to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Co Cork

€100k+ to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Co Cork

7 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €100,000 approved to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Cork County Cork Senator, and Seanad spokesperson for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Tim Lombard has confirmed that €72,990 in funding has been approved to tackle illegal dumping in Cork County, with a further […]

PHOTOS: Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards 2018

PHOTOS: Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards 2018

26 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Declan Hurley, held the sixth Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 25th 2018.  11 Awards were made on the night from 34 nominations with an incredible variety of community groups and individuals from across Cork County attending the evening’s celebration. […]

FERMOY: Revenue Commissions seize car, cigarettes and alcohol worth €12,600

FERMOY: Revenue Commissions seize car, cigarettes and alcohol worth €12,600

22 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie On Saturday (21/04/2018), Revenue officers seized 20,000 unstamped cigarettes, 30 litres of alcohol and a car in County Cork. Following an intelligence-led operation, the detection took place in Fermoy town, with assistance from Revenue tobacco detection dog Eva. The cigarettes were branded NZ, L&M and Minsk. The value […]

BASKETBALL: Basketball Ireland’s second Green Shoots Player Pathway coaching manual is officially launched at Parochial Hall, Cork

BASKETBALL: Basketball Ireland’s second Green Shoots Player Pathway coaching manual is officially launched at Parochial Hall, Cork

20 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Basketball Ireland’s second Green Shoots Player Pathway coaching manual is officially launched There was big excitement at Parochial Hall in Cork this morning as pupils from 10 schools around Cork took part in the official launch of the second Basketball Ireland Green Shoots Player Pathway manual. After the […]

FARMING: Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef

FARMING: Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork-based Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef “The door for trade has been opened thanks to a huge effort by Team Ireland” Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced the opening of the Chinese beef market to exports from Ireland. […]

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 16th April 2018 was a landmark day for a landmark building. Cork County Hall was officially opened 50 years ago on the 16th April 1698. Designed by former Cork County Council Architect, Patrick L MacSweeney, Cork County Hall was Ireland’s first skyscraper at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

16 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s most iconic buildings, Cork County Hall, celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 16th 2018. Designed by Cork County Architect Patrick McSweeney, Cork County Hall was at the time of its completion in 1968 the tallest storeyed building in Ireland at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]