SOLVED: How often does it rain in Cork?

SOLVED: How often does it rain in Cork?

6 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Quick answer: It rains 146 days each year, in Cork On average, June has the least rainy days in Cork, so enjoy the next few weeks while they last In meteorology, precipitation is the umbrella term (pun intended) for any water vapour that falls under gravity from clouds. […]

PROPERTY: €1.25m mansion in Blackrock, Cork City Suburbs ‘Ashton Park House’

PROPERTY: €1.25m mansion in Blackrock, Cork City Suburbs ‘Ashton Park House’

6 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Asking price: €1,250,000 What: 6 bedroomed ‘Ashton Park House’, Ashton Park, Blackrock, Cork City Suburbs, T12 NX7F (the last house in a quiet cul-de-sac, just East of Ashton school) Property Description A striking detached double fronted family home with a mature garden in an excellent setting just off […]

How far can I travel during COVID19? From Monday EVERYwhere in Co Cork!

How far can I travel during COVID19? From Monday EVERYwhere in Co Cork!

6 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The acceleration of the Government’s Phase 2 reopening plan has been made possible thanks in no small part to the huge efforts of the people of Cork, Fine Gael Deputy Colm Burke has said. Deputy Colm Burke said: “My colleagues in Cabinet have agreed to implement all elements of Phase 2 and to […]

Imperial Hotel, South Mall Cork prepares for reopening after national COVID19 lockdown

Imperial Hotel, South Mall Cork prepares for reopening after national COVID19 lockdown

5 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Flynn Hotel Collection launches their response to COVID-19 as preparations are underway for the reopening of all four properties As the world adjusts to new travel norms and expectations, The Flynn Hotel Collection has created a specifically designed programme to enhance the already stringent procedures in place […]

Cork Traveller Pride Week 2020

Cork Traveller Pride Week 2020

4 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Wednesday, June 3rd marked the launch of Cork Traveller Pride 2020. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr John Sheehan with Breda O’Donoghue of Traveller Visibility Group (TVG) and Brigid Carmody of Cork Traveller Women’s Network (CTWN) raised the Cork Traveller Pride flag at City Hall at 6pm last […]

Cork Chamber of Commerce comments on COVID19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

Cork Chamber of Commerce comments on COVID19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

3 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Following the post-cabinet briefing on Friday May 29th, Cork Chamber of Commerce welcomed amendments to the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme while cautioning that a broader interpretation of the supports is still required. Conor Healy, Cork Chamber CEO commented: “Amends to the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme and continued suspension […]

Couch to 3km…. Online!

Couch to 3km…. Online!

3 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is committed to supporting the physical and mental wellbeing of its residents and works with many agencies and organisations across the city to this end. One such agency is Cork Sports Partnership (CSP), who launched the “CSP Couch to 3km Online” at the end of […]

Tesco make donation to Mercy Hospital

Tesco make donation to Mercy Hospital

3 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie While the past number of weeks has been an extremely difficult period for the nation of Ireland as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have also witnessed many positive stories, shining a light on the goodwill and generosity from many individuals and businesses. At the Mercy University […]

How many cases of COVID19 in Cork so far?

How many cases of COVID19 in Cork so far?

3 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elane@TheCork.ie Latest data: Cork has 1,517 cases so far, during this current pandemic The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 3 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,659 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Tuesday 2 […]

Cork now has 1,514 cases of COVID 19

Cork now has 1,514 cases of COVID 19

1 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that one person with COVID-19 has died. There have now been a total 1,650* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday, 31 May, the HPSC has been notified of 77 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now […]

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