TRAVEL: Bus Éireann celebrates 30 years of Making Better Connections in Cork

TRAVEL: Bus Éireann celebrates 30 years of Making Better Connections in Cork

4 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Major saving for suburban customers with extension of Leap Card Red Zone Bus Éireann marked its 30th birthday in Cork on December 1st as new reduced Leap Card fares launched across the city and suburbs. The semi-state company celebrated 6% passenger growth Leeside in 2017 and welcomed 16 […]

PHOTOS: Marymount Hospice Christmas Cracker Cycle 2017

PHOTOS: Marymount Hospice Christmas Cracker Cycle 2017

2 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The 2017 Christmas Cracker Cycle in aid of Marymount Hospice and supported by MSD took place this morning at 8.30am to raise much-needed funds for Marymount Hopsice. This annual event started and finish at Marymount Hospice at Curraheen, Co Cork. Participants completed their preferred choice of a 6 m mini […]

HEALTH: Cork Second Most Rat-Infested County in Ireland, says Rentokil

HEALTH: Cork Second Most Rat-Infested County in Ireland, says Rentokil

2 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The recent drop in temperatures will encourage rodents to move indoors Ireland’s leading pest control provider Rentokil, is reporting that Cork is the second most rat-infested county in Ireland. The pest control experts predict that the number of rodent infestations in homes will continue to rise, as winter approaches, and […]

POLITICS: Social Democrats select Cork General Election candidates – @sihalpin @patriciamodwyer @ciaranmcarthy

POLITICS: Social Democrats select Cork General Election candidates – @sihalpin @patriciamodwyer @ciaranmcarthy

2 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Social Democrats in Cork gathered to choose their general election candidates for Cork North Central, Cork South Central and Cork North West at the Selection Convention in the Imperial Hotel on Thursday, November 30th. The Social Democrats now have candidates running in 16 constituencies with more to […]

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: Ferris Wheel now open on Grand Parade as part of ‘GLOW’ event

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: Ferris Wheel now open on Grand Parade as part of ‘GLOW’ event

1 December 2017, Friday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration on the Grand Parade opens in Cork this Friday December 1st Experience the festive season on the Grand Parade in Cork as the much-loved festival GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration opens this Friday December 1st. Attended by over 160,000 people in 2016, […]

Things to do in Cork City in December 2017

Things to do in Cork City in December 2017

30 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie There’s a lot happening in Cork City Centre this December, TheCork.ie has compiled a list Glow: A Cork Christmas Celebration Glow-A Cork Christmas Celebration returns on 1st December. Visit Santa’s Cork Workshop presented by Dowtcha Puppets in Bishop Lucey Park, soar high above Cork on a giant Ferris wheel and […]

CORK IN THE 1960s: Photographic archive of Former Lord Mayor Anthony Barry to be published online

CORK IN THE 1960s: Photographic archive of Former Lord Mayor Anthony Barry to be published online

30 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The 1960s Cork photographic archive of former Lord Mayor and tea-grocer, Anthony Barry to be preserved and launched online. The Cork City and County Archives is delighted to announce that it has received the donation of the photographic archive of Anthony Barry (1901-1983), with the kind assistance of […]