FARMING: Teagasc Moorepark Dairy Open Day

FARMING: Teagasc Moorepark Dairy Open Day

3 July 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Thousands of dairy farmers and dairy industry stakeholders are expected to attend Moorepark ’19, the Teagasc National Dairy Event for 2019, on Wednesday 3rd July at the Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Growing Sustainably’. […]

EDUCATION: Schools out for summer, and four principals are retiring

EDUCATION: Schools out for summer, and four principals are retiring

29 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The school term has ended for Primary Schools. In the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, following cumulative service of over 160 years, four primary school principals are retiring: Sinead Solleveld (South Abbey National School, Youghal), Harriet Pritchard (Bandonbridge National School), Sharon Hosford (The Model […]

€1 million funding for Disabled Persons Grant Scheme and Improvement Works in Cork County – O’Shea

€1 million funding for Disabled Persons Grant Scheme and Improvement Works in Cork County – O’Shea

29 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has welcomed news that funding of €1 million for the Disabled Persons Grant scheme (DPG) and Improvement Works In Lieu of social housing scheme (IWILs) has been approved for Cork County Council. €15m has been approved nationaly for the Scheme. […]

Renewable Heat for Cork Businesses and Farms

Renewable Heat for Cork Businesses and Farms

28 June 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has encouraged local businesses and farms to apply to the second phase of the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH) which opened recently. The Cork North West General Election candidate said the Scheme will support operational support for biomass boilers […]

Syndicate of workers from Barry Group Wholesalers in Mallow Scoop €500,000 EuroMillions Prize Just Two Years After Colleagues Claim €369,000

Syndicate of workers from Barry Group Wholesalers in Mallow Scoop €500,000 EuroMillions Prize Just Two Years After Colleagues Claim €369,000

26 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A group of nine colleagues from the Barry’s Wholesale Group in Mallow, Co. Cork, who were motivated to begin a EuroMillions syndicate after their colleagues won €369,210 in the EuroMillions in July 2017 have cashed in themselves after they won the EuroMillions Plus top prize of €500,000 on […]

FARMING: Open day at Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy

FARMING: Open day at Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy

26 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A major Teagasc Open Day for the Irish dairy industry will take place in Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork, on Wednesday, 3 July. The theme of the Teagasc Moorepark ‘19 Open Day is ‘Growing Sustainably’, and the overall sponsor of the event is FBD Insurance, with additional support […]

NEW TOURIST ATTACTION: Doneraile Court opens in North Cork

NEW TOURIST ATTACTION: Doneraile Court opens in North Cork

24 June 2019, Monday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A former stately home has opened to the public. Doneraile Court is expected to further boost Doneraile Wildlife Park’s position as one of Ireland’s best performing attractions. The Council’s ‘Re-Imagine Doneraile’ festivities, took place on the street and in Fishpond Lane from 1pm to 5pm last Saturday, […]