UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: marks 90 years of ESB with reflections on how electricity transformed Ireland

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: marks 90 years of ESB with reflections on how electricity transformed Ireland

13 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie • Seminal 1844 study of Shannon energy potential by Sir Robert Kane, first President of Queen’s College, Cork acknowledged in UCC President’s lecture • The role of electricity in Ireland’s low carbon future highlighted by ESB Deputy Chief Executive University College Cork, in conjunction with ESB, has hosted […]

HOSPITAL OVERCROWDING: CUH and Mercy Emergency Departments

HOSPITAL OVERCROWDING: CUH and Mercy Emergency Departments

12 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Emergency Departments (previously known as Casualty and A&E) in Cork University Hospital (CUH) and Mercy University Hospital (MUH) are still experiencing significant overcrowding. The South/South West Hospital Group is requesting that members of the public only attend the ED in cases of genuine emergency and advising where […]

BREXIT: Fáilte Ireland helps Cork tourism businesses with Brexit problems

BREXIT: Fáilte Ireland helps Cork tourism businesses with Brexit problems

12 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, yesterday launched their ‘Get Brexit Ready’ programme at their regional industry briefing with Cork tourism businesses in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork earlier this week. The tourism authority provided local tourism industry members with details about its ‘Get Brexit Ready’ programme, […]

CORK, COBH & KINSALE: feature at ‘East Cork Early Music Festival’

CORK, COBH & KINSALE: feature at ‘East Cork Early Music Festival’

12 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie What: East Cork Early Music Festival Where: Cork, Cobh, Kinsale When: October 13th, 14th and 15th 2017 East Cork Early Music Festival 2017 will again bring the music of the Baroque Era to life in Cork City and County. An annual event since 2003, the three day festival […]

FOOD BUSINESS: Market Lane Group of restaurants now serving Blasket Island lamb (Market Lane, Orso, Elbow Lane, and Castle Cafe)

FOOD BUSINESS: Market Lane Group of restaurants now serving Blasket Island lamb  (Market Lane, Orso, Elbow Lane, and Castle Cafe)

11 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s Market Lane Group of restaurants are celebrating the unique, award-winning lamb from the Blasket Islands on all their food menus from today. This highly anticipated event is now in its 8th year, and given the popularity of this delicious, rare meat, the chance to experience it usually […]

CORK BASED MINISTER SAYS: Ireland will open 5 new Embassies and Consulates abroad – Minister Simon Coveney TD

CORK BASED MINISTER SAYS: Ireland will open 5 new Embassies and Consulates abroad – Minister Simon Coveney TD

11 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., has announced that Ireland will open new resident diplomatic missions in Chile, Colombia, Jordan, Vancouver and Mumbai as part of the Government’s overall Budget 2018 package. Additional funding will be directed towards augmenting Brexit resources, following […]

NEW CAFE: Coffee shop in Triskel Arts Centre re-opens under new name

NEW CAFE: Coffee shop in Triskel Arts Centre re-opens under new name

9 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Scrypt Cafe Bar, the latest addition to Cork’s thriving coffee and wine bar scene, has opened at the Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork. Rose McKenna, previously of El Vino Restaurant and Curious Wines, has followed her dreams, by re-opening the Cafe Bar with a colourful, Spanish inspired assortment […]

CLERICAL DIPLOMACY: Burundi Archbishop visits Cork Bishop

CLERICAL DIPLOMACY: Burundi Archbishop visits Cork Bishop

9 October 2017, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Archbishop of Burundi (which is in East Africa), The Most Reverend Martin Blaise Nyaboho, visited the (Church of Ireland) Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr. Paul Colton, at Bishops Palace, Bishop Street, Cork over the weekend. The visit coincided with the Harvest Festival Eucharist Service […]

CORK CITY: constituents play their part in Clinic na Gaeilge

CORK CITY: constituents play their part in Clinic na Gaeilge

9 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Members of the Irish-speaking community from Cork city met with their local representatives this week to voice their concerns around Irish language and Gaeltacht funding as Clinic Na Gaeilge came to Kildare Street in Dublin. The ten-hour mobile clinic at Buswells Hotel saw Peadar de Blúit of Gael-Taca […]