When will 5km travel limit end? #COVID19

When will 5km travel limit end? #COVID19

1 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In recent weeks everyone has been Googling ‘How far is 5km from my home’ and prior to that it was ‘How far is 2km from my home’, but the burning question now is when will the COVID-19 geographic restrictions on exercise zones end? Personally, I cannot wait to […]

Cork now has 1,514 cases of COVID 19

Cork now has 1,514 cases of COVID 19

1 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that one person with COVID-19 has died. There have now been a total 1,650* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday, 31 May, the HPSC has been notified of 77 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now […]

€250,000 Lotto win in Cork

€250,000 Lotto win in Cork

31 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has put Lotto players in Co. Cork on high alert as one lucky Lotto ticketholder is €250,000 better off this bank holiday Sunday morning after winning the top prize on last night’s Lotto Plus 2 draw. The winning Lotto Plus 2 Quick Pick ticket was […]

GOOD NEWS: TidyTowns groups in Cork can still use funding – even though 2020 competition cancelled due to COVID19

GOOD NEWS: TidyTowns groups in Cork can still use funding – even though 2020 competition cancelled due to COVID19

31 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that TidyTowns groups in Cork can still use funding allocated to them despite the cancellation of this year’s competition. Last September, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring allocated €1.4m to groups nationwide to assist them in their preparations for […]

CORK FOODS ON OFFER AT ALDI FROM TODAY: De Róiste Foods, Bó Rua Farm, Finders Foods, Irish Atlantic Salt, Mella’s Fudge, Saturday Pizzas, Union Hall Smoked Fish

CORK FOODS ON OFFER AT ALDI FROM TODAY: De Róiste Foods, Bó Rua Farm, Finders Foods, Irish Atlantic Salt, Mella’s Fudge, Saturday Pizzas, Union Hall Smoked Fish

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Seven of Co. Cork’s most innovative Irish food and drink producers have won a new contract to supply Aldi’s 142 stores through its Grow with Aldi supplier development programme. Their exciting products will now go on sale nationwide as part of an Aldi Specialbuys event, kicking off on Sunday, […]

House built in 1776 (the same year as USA 4th July Declaration of Independence) for sale for €90,000

House built in 1776 (the same year as USA 4th July Declaration of Independence) for sale for €90,000

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 1776 was the year in which the United States declared it’s independence from Britain. The Declaration of Independence was issued on 4th of July of that year. Meanwhile, across in Ireland something much smaller happened: Near Macroom, in County Cork, Ireland a small 3-room lodge was built on […]

ESB helps communities near Cork wind farm

ESB helps communities near Cork wind farm

30 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Corporate Social Responsibility from ESB ESB has launched a special Covid-19 response emergency fund for the communities surrounding its wind farms across the island of Ireland and the UK, including Castlepook in North County Cork. Castlepook is a rural area near the Limerick border, being West of Mitchelstown […]

Essential oils create essential jobs as doTERRA announces 100 positions at Blarney Business Park, Cork

Essential oils create essential jobs as doTERRA announces 100 positions at Blarney Business Park, Cork

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Construction of the facility began in October 2019 doTERRA (“the world leader in essential oils and wellness products”) is set to create up to 100 new jobs in the northern suburbs of Cork City over the next three years with the opening of the company’s first manufacturing facility […]

How has COVID19 affected your well-being?

How has COVID19 affected your well-being?

30 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University College Cork’s School of Public Health to Undertake Key Survey to Determine Impact of Covid-19 on People’s Wellbeing Estimating the impact of public health measures on physical, psychological and social wellbeing: UCC in collaboration with Ipsos The College of Medicine and Health, UCC stated that Professor Ivan […]

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