SAILING: Volvo Cork Week is Environmentally Conscious

SAILING: Volvo Cork Week is Environmentally Conscious

16 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Race organisers collaborate with MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy and An Taisce’s Clean Coasts Programme to Go Green and Achieve Clean Regattas Certification Volvo Cork Week, taking place in Crosshaven, County Cork, July 16th – 21st, is proud to announce their collaboration with An Tasice’s Clean […]

SUMMER NEWS: Minister agrees to “examine” VAT on sunscreen

SUMMER NEWS: Minister agrees to “examine” VAT on sunscreen

19 July 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie Senator Tim Lombard had a productive meeting with his Fine Gael colleague, Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform, Pascal Donohoe, regarding his proposals to reduce the VAT on sun cream products. Senator Lombard said: “I had a very productive meeting with Minister Donohoe regarding my proposals […]

GOLD MEDALS: West Cork Rowers Gary and Paul O’Donovan arrive into Cork Airport

GOLD MEDALS: West Cork Rowers Gary and Paul O’Donovan arrive into Cork Airport

16 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish rowing team were welcomed home at Cork Airport earlier today, On the arrival of the Irish rowing team into Cork Airport this afternoon Kevin Cullinane, Head of Communications at Cork Airport said: “At Cork Airport, we are delighted to welcome home gold medallists Gary and Paul […]

SAILING: Cork Week is underway in Crosser

SAILING: Cork Week is underway in Crosser

16 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Recession over – atmosphere returning – but still not back at Celtic Tiger “close the village with Garda Checkpoint” levels Local knowledge was a distinct advantage on the opening day of Volvo Cork Week where a fleet of 120 boats is in action until next weekend. Juggling local […]

FIRE SERVICE STRIKE: called off in Cork City

FIRE SERVICE STRIKE: called off in Cork City

16 July 2018, 5.06pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has been contacted by SIPTU to say their members have accepted the proposals brokered between council management and union representatives at a conciliation conference, under the auspices of the Workplace Relations Commssion (WRC), last Friday. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn welcomed […]

50 vacant shops in Macroom, Co Cork – Government must do more to help small villages – says TD

50 vacant shops in Macroom, Co Cork – Government must do more to help small villages – says TD

16 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaoie@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said the Government would be better off implementing existing new plans on town and village renewal rather than launching yet another scheme. Deputy Moynihan was speaking after raising the failure of the Government’s Town and Village Renewal Scheme amid yet more […]

Cork Green Party want to stop fur farming in Ireland

Cork Green Party want to stop fur farming in Ireland

15 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on Cork-based Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, to engage with a national campaign to stop fur farming in Ireland. The call follows a meeting in Dublin this weekend organised by the National Animal Rights Association, who have been leading the campaign […]

Knocknagree & Mallow To Benefit from CLÁR funding for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

Knocknagree & Mallow To Benefit from CLÁR funding for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

14 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced details of funding of €1.2 million to a range of First Responder organisations in rural areas under Measure 3 (First Responders Support) of the CLÁR Programme 2018. The funding will go towards a range of supports including: […]

SPORT: Check out this replica of the Sam McGuire Cup

13 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A very special version of the Sam Maguire Everyone knows that most famous prize in Gaelic games, the Sam Maguire Cup, is awarded to the winners of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, but what do you know about the man himself, Mr Sam McGuire? He was born in […]

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