Tourism Ireland board meets in Cork

Tourism Ireland board meets in Cork

8 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Montenotte Hotel in Cork was the venue for the February board meeting of Tourism Ireland, which took place today (Thursday, 8 February). The board members took the opportunity to meet with local tourism operators prior to the meeting, to discuss the upcoming 2018 tourism season and the extensive […]

POLITICS: Cork TD ‘secures review’ of 220/220X Ballincollig bus route

POLITICS: Cork TD ‘secures review’ of 220/220X Ballincollig bus route

8 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that Bus Éireann has confirmed to him that a review of the 220/220X bus service that links Ballincollig to Cork City will take place in the short term with a view to increasing capacity and frequency. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after […]

New funding will support Cork volunteers

New funding will support Cork volunteers

2 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Volunteer Bureau is set for a funding boost, Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said. Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Seán Kyne TD, has approved a national allocation of €3.5 million to support volunteering across Ireland, of which €123,800 has been […]

NEWS IN PHOTOS: Cork City Marathon 2018 launched in City Hall

NEWS IN PHOTOS: Cork City Marathon 2018 launched in City Hall

2 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Taking place on Sunday 3rd June, the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon is more than a marathon with Full, Half, Team Relay and Youth Challenge categories available to runners and walkers alike. Register now to avail of discounted rates at www.corkcitymarathon.ie. For helpful training tips or to share […]

3 MINUTE PUBLIC SPEAKING: World’s largest science COMMUNICATION competition takes place in Cork today

3 MINUTE PUBLIC SPEAKING: World’s largest science COMMUNICATION competition takes place in Cork today

31 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie When: Wednesday 31 January 2018, 8pm Where: Triskel Arts Centre, 8pm Tickets: Free, booking recommended Anyone with an interest in science is welcome to come along to this free event. Held annually in over 30 countries across the globe, FameLab is the world’s largest science communication competition. And it’s […]

Local Authority mortgage scheme opens for Cork on 1st February

Local Authority mortgage scheme opens for Cork on 1st February

31 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Minister Simon Coveney has welcomed the ‘Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan’ mortgage scheme unveiled by his colleague Eoghan Murphy. For the first time Cork – and indeed all Irish – families will be be able to know their payments for the entire lifetime of a mortgage because […]

HEALTH: Cork Pearl of Wisdom event promotes awareness of Cervical Cancer checks

HEALTH: Cork Pearl of Wisdom event promotes awareness of Cervical Cancer checks

30 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Lady Mayoress of Cork, Georgina Fitzgerald invites women aged 25 – 60 years to attend the Cork Pearl of Wisdom event on Wednesday 31st January in the Clayton Hotel at 11am. The event takes place during European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week and aims to raise awareness amongst women […]