Book of Condolences for John Hume

4 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Joe Kavanagh, will open an online Book of Condolences to mark the passing of Mr. John Hume. The Book of Condolences will go live from 12 noon today. “The fulsome tributes to Mr. Hume from right around the world bear testament to […]

Lord Mayor pays courtesy visit to Army at Collins Barracks

3 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh, accompanied by his wife Stephanie (the Lady Mayoress) and Brian Geaney, Asst. Chief Executive, Cork City Council paid a courtesy visit to Collins Army Barracks last Friday. They were greeted by GOC Brig. Gen. Paddy Flynn; Barrack OC, Lt. Col. […]

Cork Greens outline ‘quick-wins’ on transport investments in the city to new Transport Minister

1 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has outlined a series of quick-win transport investments in the city to new Transport Minister, Eamon Ryan. Among the projects highlighted are the Lee2Sea greenway from Inniscara to Crosshaven, a Kent Station to Glanmire/Little Island cycle-way, as well as key local projects such […]

Nursing Homes Report supports Cork Senator’s Bill to regulate the professional home care sector

31 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD, Colm Burke has welcomed the Interim Report on Covid-19 in Nursing Homes, saying it reinforces the need for new legislation to regulate the professional home care sector. Reacting to the report published by the Oireachtas Special Committee on COVID-19 today (Friday) Deputy […]

Local TD welcomes multi-million ‘Re-imagining Cork City’ programme

29 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central, Padraig O’Sullivan has welcomed a programme in Cork which will see the investment of up to €2 million to widen the existing cycling infrastructure. Deputy O’Sullivan said: “I would like to commend Cork City Council, the Councillors and businesses who have […]

Clarity needed on outdoor sports attendance – says Cork TD

28 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Thomas Gould today raised concerns around the Taoiseach’s lack of clarity in relation to guidance on attendance at outdoor sports events. Deputy Gould said: “I have been contacted today by players, parents, grandparents, club members and officials from the GAA regarding the lack of tickets […]

@CorkChamber consider how Cork business will survive COVID19

27 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Despite confidence in the Irish economy resting at 48% among members of the business community, and notwithstanding the pandemic, Brexit and climate change, sentiment remains high and businesses remain resolutely focussed on a positive future for Cork says a major report launched today by Cork Chamber of Commerce. […]

Irish Rail adds extra carriages on Dublin Heuston <> Cork Kent service

24 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie In response to increased customer demand at weekends. Irish Rail have announced that additional services will operate on the busy days of Friday to Sunday inclusive on the following routes Dublin Heuston <> Cork Dublin Heuston <>Limerick/Ennis Dublin Heuston <>Tralee Dublin Heuston <> Galway A “special” (i.e. reduced) timetable […]

VIDEO: Triskel Arts Centre re-opens tomorrow

23 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie After closing more than four months ago due to the Covid-19 crisis, Triskel Arts Centre is re-opening its doors to the public on Friday 24thand, even though things will look a little different, what remains the same is their commitment to providing quality entertainment for the people of […]

Professional home care Bill will regulate the sector – Burke

Professional home care Bill will regulate the sector – Burke

23 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD, Colm Burke, this week introduced the Health (Amendment) (Professional Home Care) Bill 2020 to the Dáil, saying this new legislation is designed to provide regulation in the area of professional home care. Deputy Burke said: “The number of people aged over 65 […]

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