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 […]

New Fire Brigade Appliances for Cork County Council’s Fire Service

New Fire Brigade Appliances for Cork County Council’s Fire Service

7 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s Fire Service recently took delivery of two new Class B Fire Appliances stationed in Midleton and Bantry Fire Stations. The new frontline appliances have been funded by the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management in the Department of Housing, Heritage and Local Government. Mayor […]

NEW CORK ROADS: Progress on Dunkettle interchange

NEW CORK ROADS: Progress on Dunkettle interchange

7 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath TD, recently visited the site of the eagerly anticipated Dunkettle interchange upgrade scheme. The Dunkettle Interchange connects the M8, N8, N20, N25 and N40, and is a vital artery valve between Cork city, Ringaskiddy Port, Cork Airport, Dublin, Waterford and […]

CORK CRIME: Weapons, fireworks, and suspected drugs seized in Mallow Town

CORK CRIME: Weapons, fireworks, and suspected drugs seized in Mallow Town

6 September 2020, Sunday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Offensive weapons, fireworks, suspected drugs and seized in Cork on Friday September 4, 2020 Gardaí have seized offensive weapons, fireworks, suspected drugs and cash following two searches in Co. Cork on the evening of September 4, 2020. Gardaí from the Mallow District Drugs Unit, assisted by Gardaí […]

€1.2m in COVID-19 Stability Funding for Cork

€1.2m in COVID-19 Stability Funding for Cork

5 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Padraig O’Sullivan has welcomed additional funding from the COVID-19 Stability Fund for projects in County Cork. He commented, “In total, from this tranche of funding projects and groups across County Cork were awarded €1,276,573 from the COVID-19 Stability Fund. “Once-off cash […]

NORTH RING ROAD: needs to be built ASAP

NORTH RING ROAD: needs to be built ASAP

4 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Party Councillor Cork City John Maher has said that unless the North Ring Road becomes a priority for the government, then it will be clear that the Northside of Cork will be “left to fend for itself”. This comes after another HGV got stuck on Dublin Hill […]

Cork County Culture Night Ambassador is Charleville playwright Katie Holly

Cork County Culture Night Ambassador is Charleville playwright Katie Holly

3 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Playwright Katie Holly is the ‘Cork County Culture Night Ambassador’ for 2020. Katie Holly is a graduate of Drama and Theatre Studies, and subsequently completed a Masters in Irish Literature, both in University College Cork. Her first play Marion starring Laura O’Mahony, from RTE’s ‘Bridget and Eamon’ and […]

Urgent appeal to Cork landlords with vacant properties

Urgent appeal to Cork landlords with vacant properties

2 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The National housing charity Threshold has called on landlords in Cork with vacant properties to work with its Access Housing Unit, a unique collaborative service which has benefits for landlords and tenants alike. The charity urgently needs more rental properties in the Cork City and County areas to […]

DID YOU KNOW? 143,000 people in Cork playing National Lottery games every week – 710 community projects in Cork benefit from funding

DID YOU KNOW? 143,000 people in Cork playing National Lottery games every week – 710 community projects in Cork benefit from funding

2 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Data revealed by the National Lottery has shown how it continues makes a big impact on towns and communities right across Ireland, including Co Cork. The study found that over 710 Good Causes projects were supported in Cork in 2018 and 2019. Approximately 91% of revenue generated by […]