€1 bet on EuroMillions lands Cork punter €33,000 profit

€1 bet on EuroMillions lands Cork punter €33,000 profit

5 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tiny Bet Crushes Odds Of 33,000/1 in EuroMillions A punter in Co Cork pulled off an incredible Lotto coup on Friday evening when their €1 flutter overcame massive odds to land a jaw-dropping amount of cash. The anonymous punter placed the tiny bet via their online BoyleSports account […]

Free Online Writing Workshops compliments of County Council

Free Online Writing Workshops compliments of County Council

4 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library & Arts Service, with support from the Arts Council, is providing a series of free online writing workshops, designed to support creative writing throughout the county. Three new online courses, beginning on April 29th and running every Wednesday evening until late June, will offer […]

#RunForALONE – 48 hour ‘Virtual Marathon’ for ALONE

#RunForALONE – 48 hour ‘Virtual Marathon’ for ALONE

2 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The ‘Virtual Marathon’ is due to take place from Friday April 3rd to Sunday April 5th The generosity of people once again prevails during the COVID-19 pandemic, as communities in Cork and further afield prepare to take part in a 48 hour ‘Virtual Marathon’ to help raise funds […]

GOOD NEWS: Famous gig venue ‘DeBarras’ goes online to entertain via Facebook live #COVID-19 #WestCork #Clonakilty

GOOD NEWS: Famous gig venue ‘DeBarras’ goes online to entertain via Facebook live #COVID-19 #WestCork #Clonakilty

2 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Famous venue in Clonakilty, West Cork has asked famous artists to perform online via its Facebook page Featuring John Spillane, Trad Sessions, Áine Tyrell, Eve Clague, and many more Live each night at https://www.facebook.com/DeBarrasClon/ Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, DeBarras live music venue in Clonakilty, West Cork, has […]

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT: for Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT: for Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2

2 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2 Needs You! Following the success of Cork County Councils ‘Colourful Heritage of County Cork’, a colouring book for all ages, a second volume is now in the works. In addition, The Council’s “Heritage of County Cork” series will this year […]

World Rowing Champion Sanita Pušpure is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

World Rowing Champion Sanita Pušpure is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

31 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s World Rowing Champion and Tokyo Olympic favourite Sanita Pušpure has been named as Cork Person of the Month for March 2020 Single scull rowing world champion, Sanita was also recently chosen as the Irish Times / Sport Ireland’s Sports Woman of the Year, beating other world champions […]

RNLI and Irish Coast Guard issue safety advice for coastal visitors during COVID-19 outbreak

RNLI and Irish Coast Guard issue safety advice for coastal visitors during COVID-19 outbreak

29 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Regardless of restrictions people love travelling to the coast for walks The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) recently urged anyone planning a visit to the coast to stay safe and not take any unnecessary risks. Given the current COVID-19 outbreak and the importance […]

Toyota announce Children’s Art Competition in Ireland #COVID-19

Toyota announce Children’s Art Competition in Ireland #COVID-19

28 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie We recently reported that the Texaco Children’s Art Competition 2020 has been postponed. Entries to that competition were taken via teachers, who then posted paper artwork. Now, another well-known brand-name has filled the vacuum with an all-electronic art competition where students send their own entries. Toyota Ireland is […]

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