Community involvement is at the heart of Cork St. Patrick’s Festival 2015

1 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan 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 runs […]

Youghal on the box

Youghal on the box

27 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan Youghal, East Cork, and its unique heritage will feature in a dedicated episode of Nationwide to be shown on RTE 1 tonight at 7.00pm. A film crew, fronted by Anne Cassin was in the town recently to showcase all the positive developments which have taken place in Youghal […]

Royal Cork Yacht Club retains title

27 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy The Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven has retained the TYHA 5 Gold Anchor Marina award as well as an ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations) Clean Marina Award. RCYC became the first Yacht Club in Ireland to be awarded this prestigious title in 2011 and further […]

Cork Civic Trust to hand Vision Centre back to City Council

27 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan At the annual budget meeting for Cork City Council in late 2014 it was revealed that the cash-strapped local authority was not in a position to support the Cork Vision Centre on North Main Street to the extent that it had in previous years. The building – the […]

Medical Engineering award for CIT student

Medical Engineering award for CIT student

26 Febraury 2015 By David O’Sullivan Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Biomedical Engineering graduate, James Fogarty has the won the Vicon: Best Medical Engineering Undergraduate Project Competition at the Healthcare Technologies Student and Early Career Awards 2015 Finals which took place in London today (Wednesday 25th February). James was the only Irish student shortlisted […]

Arts group seeks Patrick’s Day volunteers

25 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan Never mind watching the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cork this year – you could be in it. Cork Community Art Link (CCAL) is inviting the people of Cork to join Cultural Mechanics, their entry for this year’s Cork St Patrick’s Day Parade. The charity organisation, who successfully […]

This week at Curraheen Park

24 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan This weeks Greyhound racing will begin on Friday 27th February with 11 races on the card. Saturday sees a Gala sponsored meeting in aid of Killeagh GAA Club. Also on Saturday night are the second round heats of The 2015 Greyhound & Petworld & Odds On Dog Food […]