Culture Night is this Friday

Culture Night is this Friday

16 September 2020, Wednesday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This Friday, 18th September, Cork County comes alive for Culture Night with events, activities and performances taking place throughout the county. From a virtual circus performance in Clonakilty to a dramatic look behind the scenes of a theatrical rehearsal in Charleville, there are scheduled events for a wide […]

9 new cases of COVID19 in Cork today

9 new cases of COVID19 in Cork today

15 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 9 new cases of COVID19 in Cork today But first, let’s look at the national picture and Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with COVID-19 have died. This means there have been a total of 1,787 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland since the […]

44 Cork food producers make shortlist for Blas na hÉireann 2020 irishfoodawards.com #Blas2020

44 Cork food producers make shortlist for Blas na hÉireann 2020 irishfoodawards.com #Blas2020

15 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The team at Blas na hÉireann ( irishfoodawards.com ) have been working tirelessly since March to ensure that Blas 2020 goes ahead, maintaining their commitment to celebrating the very best in Irish food and drink. Chairperson, Artie Clifford feels that now, more than ever it is essential to […]

Additional Expressway services on Cork-Dublin route: will also benefit pass thru towns of Fermoy & Mitchelstown

Additional Expressway services on Cork-Dublin route: will also benefit pass thru towns of Fermoy & Mitchelstown

13 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bus Éireann introduces additional Expressway services from Cork/Dublin 7-days-a-week from today From today Bus Éireann are runing additional Route X8 services from Cork to Dublin Airport. Coaches will depart Cork at 10.00am and 16.00 (4pm) and depart Dublin Airport at 9.30am and 15.30 (3.30pm) seven days a week. […]

New water pipe for Rathpeacon should improve reliability of supply

New water pipe for Rathpeacon should improve reliability of supply

11 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork City Council, is replacing approximately 1km of problematic water mains to tackle the high levels of water leakage in Rathpeacon and improve the reliability of water supply in the area. These works will commence on Monday, 14 September 2020 and are […]

Why is there a low-flying airplane over Cork? and what can landowners do?

Why is there a low-flying airplane over Cork? and what can landowners do?

11 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Q: Why is a Canadian registered white airplane flying over Cork? A: It’s equipped with state-of -the-art instruments and part of a Geo survey. The airplane will fly over counties Laois, Tipperary, Kilkenny and Waterford, and neighbouring parts of Offaly, Cork, Carlow and Kildare from September until the […]

COVID19: Rapid, repeat testing needed to help aviation and tourism sectors

COVID19: Rapid, repeat testing needed to help aviation and tourism sectors

11 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Long term isolation will mean only one thing for Ireland: job losses – warns Cork based MEP “If Ireland continues to lock itself away from the rest of Europe due to Covid 19, tens of thousands of jobs in the Irish aviation and tourism sectors will be put […]

CATHOLIC NEWS: Bishop William Crean announces clerical appointments for the Diocese of Cloyne

CATHOLIC NEWS: Bishop William Crean announces clerical appointments for the Diocese of Cloyne

9 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Bishop William Crean recently announced the following clerical appointments for the Diocese of Cloyne which will come into effect at noon on Saturday 19 September 2020 V. Rev Liam Kelleher, PE, CC, Cobh to retire and continue to reside in Cobh Rev Kevin Mulcahy, CC Ballymacoda to retire […]

Newmarket woman among researchers from 5 universities awarded prestigious “Lero Director’s Prizes”

Newmarket woman among researchers from 5 universities awarded prestigious “Lero Director’s Prizes”

8 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mairead O’Connor of Newmarket, North County Cork is among eight researchers from five leading Irish universities awarded Lero Director’s Prizes at an online ceremony today. This is the second year of the annual awards presented by the University of Limerick based ‘Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre […]

What is the climate of Cork?

What is the climate of Cork?

8 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Yet, Cork is also one of Ireland’s sunniest cities, with an average of 3.9 hours of sunshine every day and only having 67 days where there is no “recordable sunshine”, mostly during and around winter. The climate of Cork, like the vast majority of Ireland, is mild oceanic […]