26 Mid-Cork youth organisations to receive €86,000 in grants

26 Mid-Cork youth organisations to receive €86,000 in grants

20 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “The announcement of Youth Club Grants to so many local Cork organisations is one of the best Christmas gifts that these clubs and their members could receive,” said local Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after it was announced that 26 youth organisations in the […]

“Make Time For more vulnerable people in our society during this festive season” says Cllr Dr John Sheehan

“Make Time For more vulnerable people in our society during this festive season” says Cllr Dr John Sheehan

19 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie While Christmas is a very joyful time for many, it can be a difficult time for people who have lost loved ones or who may be isolated or living alone. Saying that you are lonely can be very difficult for someone to admit to, but it is far […]

PHOTOS: Cork Civil Defence members receive awards

PHOTOS: Cork Civil Defence members receive awards

18 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Civil Defence Members with Chief Fire Officer Seamus Coughlan, Róisín McGuire Civil Defence College Principal, Cork County Mayor Cllr. Declan Hurley and John Maunsell Civil Defence Officer, Cork Civil Defence presentation of 1916 Medals, Long Service Medals and Certificates to Civil Defence volunteers from West, South […]

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

17 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Seandun Final of Senior Debating was held in Whitechurch Community Centre on Thursday December 12th. On the night Carrigaline proposed the motion ‘this house believes that security cameras are an invasion of privacy’ which was vehemently opposed by Knockraha. What followed was certainly a highly entertaining debate!! […]

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

17 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Heritage Castles of County Cork, the latest publication in the nationally recognised Heritage of County Cork Publication Series, supported by the Heritage Council – has just been completed and will hit the bookshops in the next few weeks with the launch of the publication taking place in the […]

Road Safety Authority award for Cork Council worker

Road Safety Authority award for Cork Council worker

16 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Caroline Casey has been awarded the Road Safety Authority Leading Lights ‘Road Safety Officer’ award for 2017. The award was presented to Caroline by RSA Chairperson Liz O’Donnell at the RSA’s 10th annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards in Croke Park. Caroline Casey is the Cork County […]

New Star Wars Movie ‘The Last Jedi’ has a CORK CONNECTION! thanks to Cork County Council and Cork City Council

New Star Wars Movie ‘The Last Jedi’ has a CORK CONNECTION! thanks to Cork County Council and Cork City Council

15 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork cinema goers will be keeping their eyes peeled throughout Star Wars: The Last Jedi, for dramatic shots of The Rebel County’s Brow Head and Mizen Head, as the highly anticipated movie hits Irish cinema screens this Friday. Up to 350 of George Lucas’s Star Wars crew and […]

1,727 Cork children waiting for free dental treatment is simply unacceptable – says opposition TD

1,727 Cork children waiting for free dental treatment is simply unacceptable – says opposition TD

14 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that it is unacceptable to have 1727 children in Cork waiting for some form of orthodontic treatment. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after receiving confirmation from the HSE on the number of children waiting to commence treatment at […]

CORK CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXTENSION: Government accepts recommendations of the ‘Cork Implementation Oversight Group’

CORK CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXTENSION: Government accepts recommendations of the ‘Cork Implementation Oversight Group’

12 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, today (12 December) published a report of the Cork Implementation Oversight Group which outlines the proposed delineation of an extended boundary for Cork City. The Cork Implementation Oversight Group, which was established in July 2017 on foot of recommendations […]

NORTH CORK: Newtownshandrum water mains replacement project will provide a STABLE and RELIABLE supply

NORTH CORK: Newtownshandrum water mains replacement project will provide a STABLE and RELIABLE supply

9 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aging mains have been subject to frequent bursts and leakage Residents and businesses in the Newtownshandrum area (located West of Charleville, in North County Cork) will benefit from a much more secure and reliable water supply as a result of an Irish Water project to replace aging water […]