Santa Claus visits St Annes Childrens Ward, Mercy Hospital

Santa Claus visits St Annes Childrens Ward, Mercy Hospital

20 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Santa and “little helpers” from the River Lee Hotel pay a special Christmas visit to St. Anne’s Children’s Ward at The Mercy Santa Claus paid a very special visit to St. Anne’s Children’s Ward at the Mercy University Hospital on Tuesday, December 19th; and together with some “little […]

WEST CORK: Francis Brennan visits Bandon for ‘Family Festival & Elf Parade’

WEST CORK: Francis Brennan visits Bandon for ‘Family Festival & Elf Parade’

20 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council was delighted to support the Bandon Family Festival where fun was had by all on an evening when Bandon traders and Voluntary groups came together to create a magical spirit of giving. Sentinel security sponsored a free train for children, stores laid on mulled wine […]

CORK TOURISM: ‘Nano Nagle Place’ officially opened by Former President Mary McAleese

CORK TOURISM: ‘Nano Nagle Place’ officially opened by Former President Mary McAleese

19 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Nano Nagle Place was officially opened yesterday by the former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald. Following a €10.5 million redevelopment of the former site of the South Presentation Convent and School, Nano Nagle Place is now […]

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

CORK MACRA: Knockraha beat Carrigaline in Seandun Debating Round

17 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Seandun Final of Senior Debating was held in Whitechurch Community Centre on Thursday December 12th. On the night Carrigaline proposed the motion ‘this house believes that security cameras are an invasion of privacy’ which was vehemently opposed by Knockraha. What followed was certainly a highly entertaining debate!! […]

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

NEW BOOK: on Heritage Castles of County Cork

17 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Heritage Castles of County Cork, the latest publication in the nationally recognised Heritage of County Cork Publication Series, supported by the Heritage Council – has just been completed and will hit the bookshops in the next few weeks with the launch of the publication taking place in the […]

CHRISTMAS: Western ‘PARK AND RIDE’ (near County Hall/Kingsley Hotel) confirmed by Bus Éireann

CHRISTMAS: Western ‘PARK AND RIDE’ (near County Hall/Kingsley Hotel) confirmed by Bus Éireann

17 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Park & Ride The annual Christmas Park & Ride in Cork is currently operating every Saturday and Sunday until Christmas Eve, December 24th. Adult Return tickets cost  €3.00 or €5.00 Family (2 adults and 3 children). The service operates between near County Hall and Sheares Street every 15 minutes […]

CORK WILDLIFE: Official opening of the Bird Hide, Harper’s Island, East Cork

CORK WILDLIFE: Official opening of the Bird Hide, Harper’s Island, East Cork

16 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, T.D. yesterday congratulated the National Parks and Wildlife Service, Cork County Council, BirdWatch Ireland and Glounthaune Community Association for their work on opening the Bird Hide at Harper’s Island. The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will take […]

New Star Wars Movie ‘The Last Jedi’ has a CORK CONNECTION! thanks to Cork County Council and Cork City Council

New Star Wars Movie ‘The Last Jedi’ has a CORK CONNECTION! thanks to Cork County Council and Cork City Council

15 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork cinema goers will be keeping their eyes peeled throughout Star Wars: The Last Jedi, for dramatic shots of The Rebel County’s Brow Head and Mizen Head, as the highly anticipated movie hits Irish cinema screens this Friday. Up to 350 of George Lucas’s Star Wars crew and […]

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton attends Dail na nOg Equality Discussion Day

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton attends Dail na nOg Equality Discussion Day

14 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The decision of Dail na nOg to prioritise equality in schools has been welcomed by Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton. The decision was taken by the national youth parliament at a full day session which was […]

EAST CORK TOURISM: The ‘Ring of Cork’ group held a ‘Getting On Board’ Tourism Seminar in the Radisson Blu Little Island

EAST CORK TOURISM: The ‘Ring of Cork’ group held a ‘Getting On Board’ Tourism Seminar in the Radisson Blu Little Island

14 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Kevin Cullinane, Head of Communications with Cork Airport was the Guest Speaker at the ‘Getting on Board’ Tourism Seminar at the Radisson Blu, Little Island yesterday. Cork Airport is the international gateway to the South of Ireland and is uniquely positioned at the start of Ireland’s Ancient East […]