UCC becomes first 3rd-level institution in Ireland to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark

UCC becomes first 3rd-level institution in Ireland to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark

26 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dedication to Staff Welfare, Health and Well-being recognised Employees take part in regular Yoga, Mindfulness, Samba, Fitness and Art Relief classes as well as Stress Management and Sleep workshops University College Cork (UCC) has become the first third-level educational institution in the country to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark […]

Iconic Fishmonger Welcomes Iconic Butcher to Cork

Iconic Fishmonger Welcomes Iconic Butcher to Cork

25 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Pat O’Connell of the famed K O’Connell Fish Merchants has extended a warm welcome to multi-award-winning James Whelan Butchers prepares to open its first butcher shop in Cork next month. Both food retailers, along with other leading Irish food brands ABC Bread Company, Sheridan Cheesemonger and Baxter & […]

‘Artist in Residence’ at the Montenotte Hotel

‘Artist in Residence’ at the Montenotte Hotel

25 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Oil Paintings by Cork Artist Patrick Cashin on exhibit at the Montenotte Hotel An innovative programme to support Irish artists has been launched by boutique hotel, The Montenotte, this month. The new Artist in Residence programme will support local artists through an exhibition at the hotel, communications to […]

Scientists rethink how they reconstruct the colour of fossils – thanks to University College Cork led discovery

23 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Scientists to rethink how they reconstruct the colour of fossils after UCC-led discovery A UCC-led discovery of new sources of the pigment melanin will force scientists to rethink how they reconstruct the colour of fossil birds, reptiles and dinosaurs. Many recent studies of fossil colour have assumed fossilized […]

BUSINESS: Hickey’s Pharmacy opens two new outlets in Cork

BUSINESS: Hickey’s Pharmacy opens two new outlets in Cork

21 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Two new Cork outlets are part of an ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the group double in size Hickey’s Pharmacy, Ireland’s largest independently-owned pharmacy group, has today opened two new outlets in Cork as part of an ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the group […]

#DessertFSTVL, Ireland’s first ever national dessert festival.

#DessertFSTVL, Ireland’s first ever national dessert festival.

21 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: Ireland’s Most Delicious Festival #DessertFSTVL When: July 23rd-29th, Cork Calling all dessert-lovers, this summer Ireland will be celebrating all things sweet with #DessertFSTVL, Ireland’s first ever national dessert festival. From July 23rd to 29th 2018 the country will go dessert-mad with venues nationwide pulling out all the […]

Cork City is not a dump

Cork City is not a dump

20 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has led a blitz on illegal dumping in an area of the city loved by walkers and cyclists. Largescale dumping has been taking place in the river, on the roadside and on the riverbank along the Lee Road, close to the waterworks. Cork City Council […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Warsaw

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Warsaw

17 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City travel to Warsaw needing to overturn a 1-0 first leg deficit, if they are to progress from their Champions League first qualifying round tie against Legia. Despite a disciplined first leg display at Turner’s Cross from John Caulfield’s side, the away side left Leeside with the […]

FIRE SERVICE STRIKE: called off in Cork City

FIRE SERVICE STRIKE: called off in Cork City

16 July 2018, 5.06pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has been contacted by SIPTU to say their members have accepted the proposals brokered between council management and union representatives at a conciliation conference, under the auspices of the Workplace Relations Commssion (WRC), last Friday. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn welcomed […]