New Waste Management Plan For Cork

18 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City and County Councils have been set a number of key targets in relation waste prevention activities under a newly launched plan. Among the policies and actions included in the Southern Region Waste Management Plan, one of three such plans being launched in Ireland, is a 1% […]

Want to run in the Cork City Marathon? then get your skates on!

29 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tomorrow is the closing date for general marathon entries, Thursday 30th of April. There is still time to submit a late entry (with small penalty) through May 8th. The marathon is a major destination event, attracting participants from all over the world to Cork City. The 8,000 runners […]

Cork suffering from ‘Food poverty’ says Cllr

28 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cllr Mick Barry this morning said that the Government’s Spring Statement would paint a rosy picture of economic recovery but that facts presented to last night’s meeting of Cork City Council showed that recovery is not touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of ordinary […]

Clonakilty man survives earthquake

27 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Clonakilty born Declan Murphy, who founded the just-one charity (www.just-one.org), 11 years ago which works to promote educational opportunities for disadvantaged and marginalised chiildren in Nepal at community level, has expressed his shock and sadness at the devastation caused by the earthquake there at the weekend. Declan who […]

Cork Mental Health Centre marks second anniversary

22 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The “MyMind Centre for Mental Wellbeing” in Cork City is marking its second year of providing fast, affordable and accessible mental health services for the community. Minister (of State) for Primary Care, Social Care and Mental Health Kathleen Lynch will speak at the event at the Gresham Metropole […]

The biggest cause of death in Cork is cancer

24 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Life Assurance company Irish Life, today revealed its annual claims data which shows that cancer was the biggest cause of Life Insurance and Specified Illness Cover claims in Cork in 2014, with more than €9.3 million paid out. The data details the illnesses and conditions that led to […]

Driver dies in Blackpool collision

Driver dies in Blackpool collision

24 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Glen Avenue, Blackpool, Cork on Monday evening, 23rd March 2015 at around 7.50pm. A 51 year old man, driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, suffered fatal injuries when his car left the road and collided with […]

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