NOT ENOUGH GREEN SPACE ON NORTHSIDE: Green Party unhappy with ‘Tank Field’ plans

NOT ENOUGH GREEN SPACE ON NORTHSIDE: Green Party unhappy with ‘Tank Field’ plans

10 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party has denounced Cork City Council for removal of the last public green area in the Tank Field. Works started this week at an area designated as public open space on the Tank Field. Plans released to the Green Party show that the area will be […]

When is Cork Heritage Open Day 2018?

When is Cork Heritage Open Day 2018?

9 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Saturday August 18th, take a step back in time, and immerse yourself in the history of some of Cork’s most historical buildings. From steps and steeples, to customs and commerce, Cork Heritage Open Day invites the public to explore buildings, many not usually accessible to the general […]

Travel by bus in Cork City for only €1

Travel by bus in Cork City for only €1

9 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Reduced fares and enhanced Park & Ride to mark re-introduction of Patrick St bus priority Bus Éireann and Transport for Ireland (TFI) will introduce new promotional fares tomorrow, to mark the re-introduction of bus priority measures in St. Patrick Street, Cork. Adults using a Leap Card in the […]

Here’s why the Patrick Street Car ban is a GOOD thing – Cork City, Ireland

Here’s why the Patrick Street Car ban is a GOOD thing – Cork City, Ireland

7 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on the public to show its support for the Patrick’s Street traffic restrictions when they are reintroduced from Thursday. The party has invited people to come into the city centre on Saturday and Sunday afternoon to experience the new arrangements on […]

‘When you enter UCC, everyone wants you to succeed’ – True tales of mature student life

‘When you enter UCC, everyone wants you to succeed’ – True tales of mature student life

4 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork this week are rolling out a new social media campaign encouraging people to return to the academic world as mature students. Told through real-life stories, the series of incisive personal essays and quotes are accompanied by portraits of students with Cork city backdrops by Cork-based […]

Nano Nagle Place and East Cork Early Music Festival enter a musical partnership

Nano Nagle Place and East Cork Early Music Festival enter a musical partnership

31 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie An New Partnership for Early Music in Cork City On Saturday, August 4th at 4pm, a free concert in the beautiful Goldie Chapel, Cork’s emerging early music venue will mark the launch of a new partnership between Nano Nagle Place and East Cork Early Music Festival. The partnership […]

173 winning Lotto tickets sold in Cork since lotto began 30 years ago in 1988

173 winning Lotto tickets sold in Cork since lotto began 30 years ago in 1988

30 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork may not be one of Ireland’s luckiest Lotto County per head of population, but it has still scooped 173 jackpots totalling over €251 million since Lotto started 30 years ago, new National Lottery data reveals. The “Luckiest Lotto Counties” data, using 2016 Census Population figures, shows that […]

UCC becomes first 3rd-level institution in Ireland to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark

UCC becomes first 3rd-level institution in Ireland to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark

26 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dedication to Staff Welfare, Health and Well-being recognised Employees take part in regular Yoga, Mindfulness, Samba, Fitness and Art Relief classes as well as Stress Management and Sleep workshops University College Cork (UCC) has become the first third-level educational institution in the country to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark […]