Long running film festival goes 100% digital #COVID #AdaptingToCOVID

Long running film festival goes 100% digital #COVID #AdaptingToCOVID

18 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 65th Cork International Film Festival Pivots to Fully Digital 2020 Programme Cork International Film Festival (CIFF) confirms a full programme of 50 features and documentaries, 14 programmes of shorts and special events, for its Digital-exclusive Festival, 8th-15th November. Cork International Film Festival fully intended to present a blended […]

COVID affects another Cork institution: The Lord Mayor’s school visit programme

COVID affects another Cork institution: The Lord Mayor’s school visit programme

18 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The traditional Lord Mayor of Cork’s visits to schools have been re-imagined for the 2020/2021 term. In the 101st year since the much-loved and popular tradition was begun by Terence MacSwiney during his mayoralty in 1920, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh will not be making […]

Cork social entrepreneurs from City and Carrigaline honoured for their work in response to COVID19

Cork social entrepreneurs from City and Carrigaline honoured for their work in response to COVID19

18 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Two Cork social entrepreneurs – Toufik Messabih and Caitriona Nic Mhuiris – were honoured for their innovative and visionary response to the Covid-19 pandemic at a special online event hosted on the 14th by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) – the SEI Gathering 2020. Mr Messabih, based in Carrigaline, […]

Facebook are offering free money, and it’s not a scam

Facebook are offering free money, and it’s not a scam

15 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Facebook Small Business Grants are real Ireland South MEP, Billy Kelleher is urging local businesses in Cork city and county to apply for a new €4.7 grant scheme from Facebook aimed at supporting small and medium sizes enterprises respond to the challenges of the Covid 19 pandemic. Kelleher, […]

32 County Funding for Irish documentary filmmakers

32 County Funding for Irish documentary filmmakers

14 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork International Film Festival and Docs Ireland have announced their inaugural 2020 Ignite documentary development programme participants. This exciting venture is a cross-border partnership which seeks to foster a new generation of Irish documentary filmmakers from the north and south of Ireland. The programme is a pilot bilingual […]

The missing Cork Event Centre

The missing Cork Event Centre

14 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Rep Peter Horgan has said that the lack of any mention of funding in yesterday’s Governmental Budget for the Cork Event Centre is worrying, especially as a recent FOI request revealed showed that there was “no documentation in the Department of Taoiseach on the issue” […]

Q: What’s the name of the new black (well, dark green really) coloured building next to the Train Station? A: “The Dean, Cork” Hotel

14 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie If I said to you “The Dean of Cork” you might think I was referring to a religious title, because there is a gentleman who is the “Dean of Cork & Rector of St. Fin Barre’s Union” within the Church of Ireland, the current gentleman’s profile is here. […]

Eco-burial an option in Cork, if public demands exist

Eco-burial an option in Cork, if public demands exist

14 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Background: Local Authorities are responsible for graveyards, so any change in practice must begin with your Local City or County Council The Green Party in Cork has asked officials of Cork City Council to meet with residents seeking an “eco-graveyard” in the city. The request comes after Cork […]

Historic Cork Lord Mayors – Terence MacSwiney & Tomas MacCurtain – added to ‘roll of honorary citizens’

Historic Cork Lord Mayors – Terence MacSwiney & Tomas MacCurtain – added to ‘roll of honorary citizens’

12 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie To mark the centenary of their deaths, Cork City Council has agreed unanimously, following a recommendation by the Lord Mayor, to add the names of its two patriot Lord Mayors, Terence MacSwiney and Tomas MacCurtain to the roll of honorary citizens of Cork City. The roll of honour […]

Cork City stabbing

Cork City stabbing

10 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “This latest stabbing took place in the middle of the day, on a busy Cork Street… We need an increased presence of Gardaí on our streets and a taskforce to deal with knife crime in particular.” Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central, Padraig O’Sullivan, has condemned in […]

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