Cork Civic Trust to hand Vision Centre back to City Council

27 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 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 http://twitter.com/david_osullivan 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 http://twitter.com/david_osullivan 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 david@TheCork.ie 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 […]

Actor tries Cork accent on US chat show… fails

10th February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Northern Ireland model, who has switched to being an actor was a good sport and tried the accent game on “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon, on Monday night. The usual stereotypical accents were in there: Scottish, French… but for some reason there was “County Cork” (we […]

Ballincollig Winter Music Festival launched

Ballincollig Winter Music Festival launched

23rd January 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The 6th Annual Ballincollig Winter Music Festival, running from Thursday 29th January to Monday 2nd February, will see over 70 musicians descend on the town for what promises to be a five day celebration of music featuring the very best of national and international talent. Headline acts confirmed […]

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

14th January 2015 Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie To mark the 21st Anniversary of the Cork Person of the Year awards scheme, RTE’s Nationwide has been meeting some of the past winners of awards. A special Cork programme will air in a fortnight on this evening Jan 14th on RTE1 at 7.00pm. Announcing the special programme were […]

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