An Irish situation: Why are primary schools organised along Religious lines?

An Irish situation: Why are primary schools organised along Religious lines?

8 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Jonathan O’Brien TD to introduce bill to ban religious discrimination in schools Deputy Jonathan O’Brien will today introduce legislation that, if passed, would have the effect of “ending religious discrimination” against children entering the school system. The Cork-based Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson said will introduce the Equality in Education Bill […]

Video: Preparations underway already for Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance

8 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Where: City Hall, Cork Sunday 31st January 2016 When: 3.00pm-6pm Who: Evelyn Grant and the Cork Pops Orchestra, Special Guest Keith Hanley Tickets: €10 from Pro Musica Oliver Plunkett St., Cork A January ‘Gathering’ of young and old, from communities all over Cork and beyond who love to dance, will take […]

Women and Whiskey – River Lee Winter Whiskey Club hold inaugural session

Women and Whiskey – River Lee Winter Whiskey Club hold inaugural session

8 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The River Lee Winter Whiskey Club celebrated its inaugural session with a special masterclass recently entitled ‘Women & Whiskey’ led by female distiller Karen Cotter. Gathered with Cotter was a largely female audience who experienced a tasting flight of Ireland’s finest whiskeys on the night, including Redbreast 12 […]

Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium helps raise €2,300 for ‘Movember’

Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium helps raise €2,300 for ‘Movember’

7 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie There was an unusual sight in Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium across November, as numerous hairy upper lips made an appearance – on both men and women! It was of course part of the global Movember campaign, which Curraheen Park and 8 other Greyhound Stadia supported through their ‘Movember […]

Aer Lingus Regional announce new route from Cork Airport to Leeds Bradford

Aer Lingus Regional announce new route from Cork Airport to Leeds Bradford

7 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus Regional, has announced a new route from Cork Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport. Flights go on sale on tomorrow, and the service will begin on 15 March 2016. Aer Lingus Regional will fly up to three times weekly on the route uoperating […]

Bus Éireann to provide extra services for Cork customers over Christmas period

Bus Éireann to provide extra services for Cork customers over Christmas period

7 December 2015, 1.20pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Travelling to Cork city to stock up on Christmas presents or socialise with friends and family over the festive period? Bus Éireann can take you there – and home again. Customers can choose from a number of value options, and leave the car behind. These include: · Nightrider […]

Amanda Neri to perform at Hope Foundation Christmas Concert

Amanda Neri to perform at Hope Foundation Christmas Concert

7 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Hope Foundation have announced that Amanda Neri will be performing at the HOPE Christmas Concert this December 10th, at the luxurious Fota Island Resort hotel. At this exclusive event, proudly sponsored by Ronan Daly Jermyn, guests will be welcomed with a mulled wine reception and seasonal bites, before relaxing […]

Cork artists feature in major touring Irish Art Exhibition

Cork artists feature in major touring Irish Art Exhibition

5 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Arts update on TheCork.ie Cork artists Frances Leach and Patrick Stevenson feature in one of the most significant exhibitions of Irish artists in recent years, 30 Years, Artists, Places, which will be launched in glór Ennis on December 7th ahead of an extensive nationwide tour. The exhibition marks […]