€10,000 prize fund up for grabs for entrants in the Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards

€10,000 prize fund up for grabs for entrants in the Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards

15 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is advising Tidy Towns Committees in Cork that the closing date for submission of entries for the 2017 Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards is May 25th. This award recognises communities that have made a strong commitment to water conservation and water protection. The national water […]

SAME SEX MARRIAGE: 1,147 same couples married in Ireland since 2015 law change – Cork Senator welcomes the stats

SAME SEX MARRIAGE: 1,147 same couples married in Ireland since 2015 law change – Cork Senator welcomes the stats

14 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Same sex marriages account for almost 5% of all marriages The average age of brides and grooms tying the knot continues to rise reaching 33.8 years for brides and 35.7 years for grooms The average age of males entering same sex marriages was 40.5 years while the average […]

University College Cork appoints new Heads of Medicine and Arts

University College Cork appoints new Heads of Medicine and Arts

13 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie University College Cork has made two senior appointments to the University Professor Helen Whelton, Head of College, College of Medicine and Health and Professor Chris Williams as Head of College, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Science. Helen Whelton appointed as new ‘Head of College, College of […]

CHARITY: Dell EMC announces partnership with Barnardos

CHARITY: Dell EMC announces partnership with Barnardos

13 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dell EMC has entered into a three-year strategic partnership with Barnardos, the children’s charity. The partnership, which involves the provision of financial support as well as the sharing of employee expertise, skills and the volunteering of time, is designed to support the good work and continued vision of […]

POLITICS: Cork Workers’ Party Cllr says Fianna Fáil are ‘trying to leave the door open for water charges in future’

11 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Commenting on developments at the Oireachtas Water Committee, Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan said: ‘The last minute deal by Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to amend the recommendations of the Water Committee report is quite clearly an attempt to leave the door open for the reintroduction […]

One third of Garda stations do not have internet access – Jonathan O’Brien TD

One third of Garda stations do not have internet access – Jonathan O’Brien TD

11 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD and Justice spokesperson Jonathan O’Brien has said that it is incredible that in 2017, one third of Garda stations do not have internet access or access to the PULSE network. Deputy O’Brien said that it was telling of the Government’s commitment to rural Ireland that the […]

Fertility experts from Ireland and the US host a free egg donation seminar in Cork

Fertility experts from Ireland and the US host a free egg donation seminar in Cork

10 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 1,000 Irish couples undergo donor egg treatment annually Waterstone Clinic will host a free patient information seminar on egg donation with renowned American clinic, Shady Grove Fertility. The seminar is on Saturday, April 29th at 11am, at Cork Fertility in Lotamore House, one of Waterstone Clinic’s […]

Newly-named Solidarity party to hold first official meeting Cork City meeting tonight

Newly-named Solidarity party to hold first official meeting Cork City meeting tonight

10 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The official Cork launch meeting of the newly-named Solidarity will take place tonight in the Metropole Hotel (8pm) and will be addressed by one of the Dail deputies at the centre of the water charges controversy Paul Murphy TD. More than a dozen public meetings will be held […]

Lee Valley Golf Classic will take place on Friday 26 May 2017 in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research

Lee Valley Golf Classic will take place on Friday 26 May 2017 in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research

10 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Senior Footballers Mark Collins, Tomás Clancy and Ian Maguire, along with Senior Hurler Conor Lehane, joined Ruairi O’Connor, General Manager of the River Lee Hotel at the launch of the Lee Valley Golf Classic in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research. The Lee Valley Golf Classic will take […]

Cork City Council is delighted to announce a programme of entertainment for Cruinniú na Cásca

Cork City Council is delighted to announce a programme of entertainment for Cruinniú na Cásca

10 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On Easter Monday Cork City Council will host a number of events for Cruinniú na Cásca, the national culture day. The programme for the day in Cork allows people to discover and experience Cork City’s heritage buildings. This new country wide event is organised in partnership with Creative […]