CULTURE NIGHT: €10,000 Government funding for events in Cork

CULTURE NIGHT: €10,000 Government funding for events in Cork

19 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County will come alive on Culture Night this Friday (22nd September) thanks to €10,000 in Government funding to support local events. Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, said: “I am delighted to announce that this funding will be made available to our Local Authority to help stage events […]

MACRA NEWS: Seandun begins new season

MACRA NEWS: Seandun begins new season

18 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Macra season is in full swing in the Seandun Macra region with the final of three competitions being decided over the last week. In the final of Question Time held in the Huntsman Pub, Belgooly Carrigaline Macra came first closely followed by Kinsale Macra in second place. […]

EAST CORK: CHRISTMAS? It’s only September!

EAST CORK: CHRISTMAS? It’s only September!

18 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Do you have the jingle bells to jitterbug with Santa Claus? If so get ready for ‘Dancing with the Elves’ as Santa Claus needs your help at Beyond at Fota Island Resort Now in its fifth year, the gorgeous woodlands at Fota Island Resort are set to be […]

BASKETBALL: UCC Demons lay down early marker with big win over Tralee

BASKETBALL: UCC Demons lay down early marker with big win over Tralee

17 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Basketball Ireland Super League round-up “We stole one, basically,” admitted UCC Demons Head Coach, Colin O’Reilly, as his side managed to hold on to a narrow two-point win over Garvey’s Tralee Warriors in Cork on Friday evening in the opening game of the 2017/18 Basketball Ireland Men’s Super […]

IRELAND: Must play active part in ‘European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018’ – says Cork MEP

IRELAND: Must play active part in ‘European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018’ – says Cork MEP

17 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the EU Institutions to sufficiently finance programmes for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The Ireland South MEP made the call for investment in the Cultural Heritage Sector ahead of next year’s inaugural event. “Culture and heritage are […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: Blackrock Village Festival – Saturday 16th September 2-6pm

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: Blackrock Village Festival – Saturday 16th September 2-6pm

16 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: inaugural Blackrock Village Festival. When: Saturday 16th September 2017, from 2-6pm. It is just a short three months since the Blackrock Harbour Renewal Project was completed and formally opened. Cork City Council has invested over €2.5 million in upgrading the harbour and the public realm in this […]

NEW LIDL: German retailer open new store in Wilton, Cork – near to Cork University Hospital, and Wilton Shopping Centre

NEW LIDL: German retailer open new store in Wilton, Cork – near to Cork University Hospital, and Wilton Shopping Centre

15 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Brid Stack officially opened Lidl’s brand new store in Wilton today, which saw the creation of 20 new jobs in the locality. The new store boasts a new architectural design and spacious store layout, meaning Lidl can offer customers a greater shopping experience with the same great value. […]

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