Kathleen Lynch WILL run for Labour Party in Cork North Central

Kathleen Lynch WILL run for Labour Party in Cork North Central

11 September 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie File photo of Kathleen Lynch TD (Lab) Labour TD Kathleen Lynch has been selected as the Party’s candidate for Cork North Central in the forthcoming general election. Speaking at her selection convention last night Deputy Lynch said: “I have been privileged to serve the people of Cork as […]

Free Blood Pressure Roadshow coming to Cork

Free Blood Pressure Roadshow coming to Cork

11 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Often silent and symptomless, the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) warned that half a million adults in Ireland don’t know they have high blood pressure and run the risk of a life threatening event such as heart attack or stroke unless they get it checked. The warning came as […]

Illegal Cigarettes and Tobacco seized in Cork

Illegal Cigarettes and Tobacco seized in Cork

11 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As part of a national intelligence led operation, Revenue seized over 111,000 cigarettes and 67.5kgs of unstamped roll-your-own tobacco yesterday (10/9/15) in Cork and Dundalk with a retail value of approximately €86,400*. Officers carried out searches, under warrant, of premises on the North side of Cork City and […]

€160,000 for Blackrock Castle

€160,000 for Blackrock Castle

9 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Tourism, Transport and Sport, and Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Tourism, have announced funding of €160,000 for Blackrock Castle. It’s part of a wider €1.2m package, referred to as the “first phase of investment through Fáilte Ireland’s ‘New Ideas in Ancient […]

Everyman Theatre launches Autumn programme

Everyman Theatre launches Autumn programme

9 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As the curtain falls on a highly successful Summer Season on the Everyman Stage, it swiftly rises again to entertain with a diverse and captivating new Autumn programme which was announced this evening. (September 9th) The Everyman’s Executive Director, Séan Kelly said: “I am very proud of the […]

Portmanteau overload in Cork as ‘Toughathlon’ announced

Portmanteau overload in Cork as ‘Toughathlon’ announced

9 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This September come hail, rain, snow or even sun, thousands of people – of all age and fitness level – will be pushed to the limit as they compete in one of Ireland’s leading obstacle course, Toughathlon. The obstacle course, which takes place in the Showgrounds, Curraheen on […]

Proposed merger of Cork’s two Councils is likely to dominate headlines between now and general election

Proposed merger of Cork’s two Councils is likely to dominate headlines between now and general election

8 September 2015 By David O’Sulivan david@TheCork.ie Here at TheCork.ie we like the fact that Cork has two separate Councils. Cork City Council, based in City Hall, Anglesea Street and, quite seperately Cork County Council, based in County Hall (Cork’s first skyscaper), Carrigrohane Road Each Council has a different atmosphere, and different set of staff, […]

University College Cork launches Masters in DIGITAL Business

University College Cork launches Masters in DIGITAL Business

8 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie UCC/Cork University Business School and the Irish Management Institute (IMI) have partnered to develop a new ‘Masters in DIGITAL Business’, which was officially launched by Dara Murphy TD, Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection yesterday. The word DIGITAL is capitalised here for a reason – is it […]

What is Dementia? There’s a free workshop about it next week in #Cork

8 September 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Next week, Wednesday, 16th September, Home Instead Senior Care will host a complimentary workshop for family carers in Cork. The purpose of the workshop is to support family carers in taking care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s or dementia at home. The workshop takes place between 10.30am-12.30pm at […]