Community involvement is at the heart of Cork St. Patrick’s Festival 2015

1 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork St. Patrick’s Festival 2015 this week launched their full programme of events, with Cork Community Artlink’s parade participants from Enable Ireland highlighting a festival full of community involvement and cultural diversity with music, food and street performances. Promising four days of free family fun, the Festival runs […]

Jonathan O’Brien TD will contest the next General Election for Sinn Féin in Cork North Central

Jonathan O’Brien TD will contest the next General Election for Sinn Féin in Cork North Central

1 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s sitting TD in Cork North Central Deputy Jonathan O’Brien will contest the next general election in the constituency. Deputy O’Brien, who topped the poll in 2011, was selected as the party’s candidate at a convention at the Maldron Hotel last week. Speaking after the convention, he […]

Royal Cork Yacht Club retains title

27 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven has retained the TYHA 5 Gold Anchor Marina award as well as an ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations) Clean Marina Award. RCYC became the first Yacht Club in Ireland to be awarded this prestigious title in 2011 and further […]

Cork Minister visits Finland

26 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy has been in the news a lot recently, for the right reasons. Last week Minister (of State) Murphy met his French counterpart and now Minister of State for European Affairs and Data Protection, Dara Murphy, TD, met with his Finnish counterpart, Lenita Toivakka, Minister for European […]

Medical Engineering award for CIT student

Medical Engineering award for CIT student

26 Febraury 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Biomedical Engineering graduate, James Fogarty has the won the Vicon: Best Medical Engineering Undergraduate Project Competition at the Healthcare Technologies Student and Early Career Awards 2015 Finals which took place in London today (Wednesday 25th February). James was the only Irish student shortlisted […]

Murphy welcomes EU funding for rural broadband in North Cork

26 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy TD, Minister for European Affairs, has welcomed the announcement of €800 million in funding EU Structural Funds for Ireland, following the formal signing in Brussels of Ireland’s operational programmes under the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The funding will support the rollout of high-speed broadband in […]

Vomiting bug strikes St Finbarr’s Hospital

26 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Strict visitor restrictions have been introduced with immediate effect at the Rehabilitation Unit at St. Finbarr’s Hospital. The Unit is closed to admissions and the public are being asked to refrain from visiting the unit due to an outbreak of Norovirus at the unit. This is in the […]

Arts group seeks Patrick’s Day volunteers

25 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Never mind watching the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cork this year – you could be in it. Cork Community Art Link (CCAL) is inviting the people of Cork to join Cultural Mechanics, their entry for this year’s Cork St Patrick’s Day Parade. The charity organisation, who successfully […]