Cork City FC’s Dan Murray retires from SSE Airtricity League of Ireland football

Cork City FC’s Dan Murray retires from SSE Airtricity League of Ireland football

10 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Defender Dan Murray has retired from SSE Airtricity League of Ireland football, due to work and family commitments. Over the course of his two spells with the club, the 33-year-old captained City to the Premier Division title (2005), the FAI Cup (2007) and the Setanta Sports Cup (2008), […]

Cork Senator welcomes 85 million euro for Early Childhood Care and Education programmes

Cork Senator welcomes 85 million euro for Early Childhood Care and Education programmes

10 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork North Central and the party’s Seanad Spokesperson on Health Colm Burke has today welcomed a package of €85 million extra investment which was announced by Minister James Reilly for early years and after-school, including important improvements to the Early Childhood Care and Education […]

Buttimer welcomes reforms in Cork City Council housing department

Buttimer welcomes reforms in Cork City Council housing department

10 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that changes implemented in the housing department in Cork City Council will ensure that the use of available funding is maximised. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following a meeting with the Chief Executive of Cork City Council and […]

Former Cork dump is now generating Electricity

Former Cork dump is now generating Electricity

10 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City Council, through its normal operations, buildings, transport etc consumes approximately 30 million units of energy per annum of electricity, fuel, gas, etc. As part of the National Climate Change policy, Cork City Council, like all other public bodies, is required to reduce its energy consumption by 33% […]

Cork Youth Orchestra’s annual Christmas Concert

Cork Youth Orchestra’s annual Christmas Concert

10 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Entertainment Update The Christmas tradition in Cork is now firmly established with a visit to the Cork Youth Orchestra’s annual Christmas Concert during the run up to Christmas. Following on from the success of the ‘Night at the Proms’ Concert in Cork’s City Hall last May, Cork Youth […]

Cork Lions Club Christmas Food appeal begins today

Cork Lions Club Christmas Food appeal begins today

10 December 2015, Thursday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The annual Cork Lions Club Christmas Food appeal begins today, Gifts for the appeal will be collected at Merchant’s Quay SuperValu today (Thursday 10th December) until Saturday (12th December). Collections are also taking place at Ballyvolane Dunnes Stores today (Thursday 10th December) until Friday (11th December) and […]

€900k funding for Cork Institute of Technology

€900k funding for Cork Institute of Technology

9 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that funding of €900,000 announced today for Cork Institute of Technology will help meet the cost of much needed facilities and equipment. The funding is part of a €10 million Infrastructure Maintenance Fund Grant for Institutes of […]

Joan Walsh elected President of Network Cork

Joan Walsh elected President of Network Cork

9 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A local Business Networking Group has appointed a new president for the remainder of 2015, and most of 2016. Network Cork is a women-only business networking forum. It holds monthly networking meetings where a guest speaker is invited to educate, inform and entertain on topics of interest to […]