‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

22 June 2019, Saturday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from Cork was highlighted Friday as ‘Dáil 100’ was launched regionally for the first time, on Leeside. The launch of the exhibition at Cork County Council Offices, is part of a programme of events designed to commemorate the […]

Cork County Council host Street Party celebrating Doneraile Court Opening

Cork County Council host Street Party celebrating Doneraile Court Opening

21 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This Saturday, June 22nd, Cork County Council is taking the party to the street to celebrate the opening of the newly revitalised Doneraile Court. The refurbishment project 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, […]

County Cork XL Stores Take Top Prizes at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

County Cork XL Stores Take Top Prizes at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

18 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 11 County Cork stores were honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards, which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to the Citywest Hotel in Saggart, Co. Dublin, for the ceremony run by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL […]

Aldi adds two new Irish cheese products from award-winning Cork Buffalo Mozzarella producer

Aldi adds two new Irish cheese products from award-winning Cork Buffalo Mozzarella producer

8 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Products launched as part of Aldi’s summer seasonal range Aldi Ireland has added two new cheese products to its summer seasonal range from award-winning Cork Buffalo Mozzarella producer Johnny Lynch. The latest products from Johnny’s farm, just in time for summer are: Specially Selected West Cork Irish Buffalo […]

New wastewater treatment plants in Coachford, Innishannon, Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera and Dripsey

New wastewater treatment plants in Coachford, Innishannon, Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera and Dripsey

6 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is delighted to announce the signing of a contract with EPS Group Ltd. for the delivery of four new wastewater treatment plants in Coachford, Innishannon, Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera and Dripsey. Existing wastewater infrastructure in these areas is overloaded and outdated. This new project will provide new plants in […]

Cork County Council announces funding for 63 Creative projects around County Cork

Cork County Council announces funding for 63 Creative projects around County Cork

3 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Creative Ireland Programme has been growing from strength to strength in Cork, as evidenced by the number of applications received under the 2019 Creative Ireland County Cork Grant Scheme. The total of 88 applications received was more than double those of last year. The 2019 allocations were […]

HORSE RACING: Cork Racecourse will fundraise for Marymount Hospice

HORSE RACING: Cork Racecourse will fundraise for Marymount Hospice

29 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospital & Hospice along with Cork Racecourse, Mallow are delighted to announce details of an exciting addition to Cork’s racing calendar this Summer on Saturday, August 17th. Details of the raceday, which will see all funds going directly to Marymount were announced at the launch which […]

A Cork factory has opened a 10,500 sq ft cleanroom!

21 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie MEP Deirdre Clune officially opened the new ILC Dover manufacturing facility in Blarney Business Park, Cork today (Tuesday) alongside ILC Dover CEO and President Fran DiNuzzo. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility equipped with 10,500 sq ft of clean room capability will enable the global leader in flexible containment solutions […]

VIDEO: What connection did JOHNNY CASH have to Cork?

VIDEO: What connection did JOHNNY CASH have to Cork?

17 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There is a long history of American’s singing about Ye Olde Ireland (e.g. Bing Crosby) but did you know Johnny Cash not only sang about Ireland, he went so far as to actually write about the Emerald Isle which mentions Skibbereen and Cork! The song was called ‘Forty […]