Irish Rail lays on extra trains for Cork City Marathon

26 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail is delighted to announce details of the Extra Early Morning Commuter Trains, which have been laid on to operate from Cobh and Midleton to Kent Station, Cork for this year’s Cork City Marathon on Monday, 1st June 2015. One of the Extra Early Morning […]

Cork City Marathon tackles waste plastic

22 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Thousands of reusable plastic bottles are being distributed to participants in next week’s Cork City Marathon as part a campaign to encourage more people, particularly those engaged in outdoor pursuits and sports activities, to invest in a reusable bottle. Cork City Council, in conjunction with the Southern Waste […]

Cork Chamber announces Winners of Transition Year Business Project Awards 2015

21 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This year’s Transition Year Business Projects Awards were announced at a prize-giving ceremony in the Aula Maxima, University College Cork at 5pm today. The Transition Year Business Project Awards is an initiative of the College of Business and Law, UCC and Cork Chamber and are kindly sponsored by […]

Munster Rugby “Rule 24” welcomed by Seán Kelly

20 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Former GAA President and MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has welcomed the announcement that Munster Rugby will open the gates of Musgrave Park in Cork to the GAA as the €70 million redevelopment Pairc Uí Chaoimh begins. “I am delighted that Musgrave Park has been made available […]

Cork City FC v St Pats

18 May 2018 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It’s a break from league action at Turner’s Cross on Tuesday night, as Cork City welcome St. Patrick’s Athletic in the EA Sports Cup quarter final. Cork City are in good form of late, having recorded three league wins in a row, and they are in second place […]

Corkman appointed to global role in EMC

18 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie EMC, the US multinational that employs over 3,000 people in Ireland, has today announced the appointment of Chris Murphy to the role of Vice President of IT Client Experience, with responsibility over 1,000 global employees. Formerly Senior Director of IT Client Experience at EMC’s Centre of Excellence in […]

New Waste Management Plan For Cork

18 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City and County Councils have been set a number of key targets in relation waste prevention activities under a newly launched plan. Among the policies and actions included in the Southern Region Waste Management Plan, one of three such plans being launched in Ireland, is a 1% […]

Stakeholders invited to Cork 1916 planning event

16 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland 2016 is a National initiative to develop, coordinate and deliver a programme to be delivered from for the 2016 centenary year with local, national, and international events based the ideals of 1916, the Proclamation, and the events of that time. Plans are currently underway to commemorate 1916 […]

Young Cork rappers to launch album

17 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Youth Work Ireland Cork’s Rappers, RuffKulture, are launching their first album on Saturday, 23rd May in Camden Palace at 2pm This a group of teenage rappers, singers and musicians based up at “The Hut” in Gurranabraher (Youth Work Ireland Cork). The rap workshops were featured on RTE’s The […]