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3 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer, has said that a new destination from Cork Airport shows that clear potential for growth and expansion exists. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of twice weekly direct flights from Cork to Ibiza with CSA Czech Airline. “The... Read More
3 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie File photo of Simon Coveney (centre) The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD is the only Cork-based senior Minister. Today Minister covenet launched the report entitled “Reaching New Heights: Report of Irish Sport Horse Industry Strategy Committee”. The report contains a wide range of... Read More
2 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Visiting restrictions at Cork’s Mercy University Hospital (MUH) have been lifted and normal visiting arrangements have resumed. MUH management have praised staff for dealing effectively with the recent cases of influenza and the winter vomitingbug at the hospital.Management have alsoacknowledged the difficulties experienced by patients and their... Read More
1 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The 26th Cork French Film Festival has begun. Again this year Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, is Patron. The festival was be officially launched by Cork’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Mary Shields together with our guest of honour Mathieu Amalric. Mathieu Amalric is an internationally acclaimed director... Read More
1 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork St. Patrick’s Festival 2015 this week launched their full programme of events, with Cork Community Artlink’s parade participants from Enable Ireland highlighting a festival full of community involvement and cultural diversity with music, food and street performances. Promising four days of free family fun, the Festival... Read More
1 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s sitting TD in Cork North Central Deputy Jonathan O’Brien will contest the next general election in the constituency. Deputy O’Brien, who topped the poll in 2011, was selected as the party’s candidate at a convention at the Maldron Hotel last week. Speaking after the convention, he... Read More