Increase in home burglaries in Cork from 1,318 in 2014 to 1,499 in 2015

Increase in home burglaries in Cork from 1,318 in 2014 to 1,499 in 2015

30 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie PhoneWatch, Ireland’s largest provider of monitored security systems has welcomed the national decrease in burglary, praising homeowners for their continued vigilance. The CSO’s 4th Quarterly National Household Survey for 2015 showed there were 26,426 reported burglaries in 2015 down slightly from 27,635 reported in 2014 (CSO 2016). However, […]

RNLI Cork participates in 1916 commemorations

RNLI Cork participates in 1916 commemorations

29 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork RNLI stations take part in Easter 1916 centenary commemoration – charity’s role in maritime life-saving work recognised RNLI representatives from Cork lifeboat stations took part in the Easter Sunday 1916 centenary commemoration which saw over seven hundred members of the Irish emergency services taking part in a […]

Bishop John Buckley to commemorate 1916 Rising

Bishop John Buckley to commemorate 1916 Rising

24 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie To mark the 1916 Rising, a special Mass for Peace and Reconciliation will be celebrated by Bishop John Buckley, Bishop of Cork & Ross, in Holy Trinity Church, Father Mathew Street, Cork, at 12:30pm on Sunday 3 April. Making the announcement Bishop Buckley said, “Holy Trinity Church has […]

Keep Cork litter free during St Patricks Festivals

Keep Cork litter free during St Patricks Festivals

17 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and the Ring of Cork Join Forces to Encourage Clean Towns, Villages and Countryside for St. Patrick’s Celebrations With thousands of tourists expected to visit Cork during the St. Patrick’s holiday period, it is vital that Cork’s towns, villages and countryside are clean as well […]

Cork County Council concerned about lifesaving Ringbuoys being stolen

Cork County Council concerned about lifesaving Ringbuoys being stolen

9 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and Irish Water Safety are asking members of the public to safeguard our Ringbuoys and ensure that they are not interfered with, or damaged, in order to help reduce the number of drowning incidents. The placement of Ringbuoys at many locations throughout Ireland saves lives. […]

Death confirmed of Cork County Councillor ‘Danjoe Fitzgerald’ from Mallow

Death confirmed of Cork County Councillor ‘Danjoe Fitzgerald’ from Mallow

9 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council confirmed in a statement this morning heard that one of its longest serving elected members this evening, Cllr. Danjoe Fitzgerald (FF) had passed away. The Council has expressed its deepest sympathies to Cllr. Fitzgerald’s wife Mary, his four children, grandchildren, his brother Liam (employee of […]

Cork County Council continues to strengthen links with Diaspora in United States

Cork County Council continues to strengthen links with Diaspora in United States

9 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This week the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’Shea will lead a business and tourism delegation on a three city programme of events which will include visits to Chicago, Detroit and New York. The visit follows on from last week’s visit to County Hall […]

Michael Flatley Marks the Easter Rising Centenary with a unique Musical Tribute

Michael Flatley Marks the Easter Rising Centenary with a unique Musical Tribute

8 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Best known for his incredible dance, choreography and modern art, The Lord of the Dance Michael Flatley has released an epic and poignant musical tribute to the heroes of 1916. Written and composed by Irish songwriter, Brian Flanagan, ‘The Rising’ is performed by Michael Flatley who narrates a […]

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