SAY HELLO TO TEXACO: Cork Libraries to host exhibitions of local Texaco Art Competition entries

SAY HELLO TO TEXACO: Cork Libraries to host exhibitions of local Texaco Art Competition entries

21 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Students from Cork city and county, with others from elsewhere in Munster, are to have their prizewinning entries from the Texaco Children’s Art Competition displayed in two exhibitions to be held simultaneously in Cork City Council libraries during the month of October. Consisting of up to 50 artworks […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK 22nd SEP 2017: University College Cork hosts plenty of events for Culture Night

THINGS TO DO IN CORK 22nd SEP 2017: University College Cork hosts plenty of events for Culture Night

21 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Meet slithering reptiles, enjoy a drama about digital dating or attend a slide and polka workshop as Gaeilge – these are just some of the events that UCC has organized for Culture Night (Friday, September 22) reflecting the creative and scholarly richness of the University.  All are welcome and the […]

CORK CITY CENTRE: Quinlan’s Traditional Fish & Chips, Princess Street, named in Deliveroo’s 10 most popular seafood dishes

20 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Above: Location of Quinlan’s Seafood Bar, Cork City Centre Ireland boasts some of the world’s top seafood restaurants thanks to the availability of fresh and delicious ingredients. This weekend’s Cork Oyster & Seafood Festival is set to celebrate the finest delicacies from the Big Blue. For those who […]

CULTURE NIGHT: 100 year old tree to be illuminated on North Main Street, Cork City Centre

CULTURE NIGHT: 100 year old tree to be illuminated on North Main Street, Cork City Centre

20 September 2017, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Culture Night is this Friday, and Cork City Council will bring ‘added sparkle’ to North Main Street’s Young Offenders- inspired Culture Night celebrations with the illumination of a 100 year old tree. Up to 4,000 LED lights have been hung on the tree outside the St Peter’s Church […]

GIG ECONOMY: Deliveroo seeks Cork students as delivery cyclists as winter begins

GIG ECONOMY: Deliveroo seeks Cork students as delivery cyclists as winter begins

19 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As thousands of students settle back into college life this week, Deliveroo have announced that on average, students in Cork make €10.12 per hour with their service. “The flexible work at competitive rates allows students to fit work around their hobbies and studies” said a company statement. “Students love […]

CORK CITY CENTRE: European Mobility Week is underway (16–22 September)

CORK CITY CENTRE: European Mobility Week is underway (16–22 September)

19 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie European Mobility Week (EMW) is a Europe-wide initiative, which Cork City Council embraces. The week “promotes a shift towards sustainable urban transport”. EMW takes place each year from the 16 – 22 September. Transport related emissions have a detrimental effect on health and the environment, and contribute to […]

‘HOW TO’ LEARNING GUIDES: created in Cork will be used globally – thanks to ‘Cork Learning Partners’ namely Cork City Council, Cork Education and Training Board, University College Cork & Cork Institute of Technology

‘HOW TO’ LEARNING GUIDES: created in Cork will be used globally – thanks to ‘Cork Learning Partners’ namely Cork City Council, Cork Education and Training Board, University College Cork & Cork Institute of Technology

19 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Learning Partners (Cork City Council, Cork Education and Training Board, University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology) yesterday (Monday 18th September) announced the launch of a series of How-To learning guides for other Learning Cities across the world. During their keynote address, at the opening day […]

PHOTOS: Mayor of San Francisco Ed Lee attends Cork Chamber and NGINX event in Kingsley Hotel, Cork, Ireland

PHOTOS: Mayor of San Francisco Ed Lee attends Cork Chamber and NGINX event in Kingsley Hotel, Cork, Ireland

19 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Mayor of San Francisco is here in Cork, and various groups have been hosting events to show off what Cork has to offer, and to cement friendly links with the well known liberal West Coast City. Last evening Cork Chamber (of Commerce) and NGINX held an event […]

UNESCO: International Conference on Learning Cities – hosted in Cork – Day 1 Report

UNESCO: International Conference on Learning Cities – hosted in Cork – Day 1 Report

18 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie More than 650 delegates from 92 countries across the world attended the opening day of the UNESCO’s third International Conference on Learning Cities, which opened today in Cork, Ireland. It is the first time that this global UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Conference has been hosted […]

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