LISTEN: Cork Airport workers income must be protected during 10 week runway closure – says TD

LISTEN: Cork Airport workers income must be protected during 10 week runway closure – says TD

13 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Department of Transport must support workers during Cork Airport closure – says Local TD Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has urged the Department of Transport to increase funding allocated to the Regional Airports Fund with the purpose of keeping aviation workers on the books for the duration […]

Irish in Canada: delighted to hear that Cork’s Ballymaloe Relish will be stocked on Canadian supermarket shelves

Irish in Canada: delighted to hear that Cork’s Ballymaloe Relish will be stocked on Canadian supermarket shelves

12 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ballymaloe Foods has secured its first major distribution partner in Canada. It means that customers in Canada will soon be able to purchase products such as Ballymaloe Original Relish in stores for the first time. The new partnership is with CBF Imports and will see seven products from […]

First-time team of rowers successfully row 35km around Cork Harbour’s 3 islands of Cobh, Haulbowline, Spike Island

First-time team of rowers successfully row 35km around Cork Harbour’s 3 islands of Cobh, Haulbowline, Spike Island

12 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A charity event in aid of the Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland is set to reach its fundraising target two weeks into its three month run. Participants from across the globe are taking on the Funbarr Challenge to do things they’ve never done before. It’s the […]

This summer ‘Enjoy and Protect’ the Irish Coast

This summer ‘Enjoy and Protect’ the Irish Coast

12 June 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Clean Coasts programme works with communities to help protect and care for Ireland’s waterways, coastline, seas, ocean and marine life, by organising hundreds of beach clean-ups each year, mobilising thousands of volunteers, and removing large quantities of marine litter from our coastline. The Irish coast offers breath-taking […]

The Vikings and Cork: raiding, trading, and the development of the town

The Vikings and Cork: raiding, trading, and the development of the town

12 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Free public online event – Saturday, June 19, 2021 The earliest stages of the Viking and Hiberno-Norse city of Cork, its true locations and the lives of its residents are to be discussed in a free online conference about the Vikings and Cork later this month. Cork Historical […]

GAA: Shane Dowling: All-Ireland Concern For Cork If Game Plan Fails Against Galway

GAA: Shane Dowling: All-Ireland Concern For Cork If Game Plan Fails Against Galway

12 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Former Limerick hurler and All-Ireland winner Shane Dowling has questioned Cork’s All-Ireland credentials ahead of their National League Division 1 clash this weekend with Galway. Kilkenny are already guaranteed the tag of at least joint league winners having topped Division 1B, but top honours in Division 1A are […]

VIDEO: UCC and Sport Ireland launch worldwide search for ideas to get people physically active

12 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A worldwide search for ambitious, innovative ideas to get people physically active is to be launched by University College Cork, in association with Sport Ireland and with UNESCO patronage – with up to €10,000 going to the best concepts. The Global Design Challenge for Sport and Physical Activity […]

Top 10 Best Tourist Spots to Visit in Cork in 2021

Top 10 Best Tourist Spots to Visit in Cork in 2021

12 June 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Thinking about visiting Ireland soon? We’ve come up with a list of the top ten best tourist spots to visit in Cork in 2021. The second-largest city of Ireland has so much to offer tourists, from gift-giving stones to grand castles and cheese-making water buffalo. Keep reading to […]

MOTORSPORT: Cork racing driver Kayleigh ‘Kayls’ Cole competing at Brands Hatch this weekend

MOTORSPORT: Cork racing driver Kayleigh ‘Kayls’ Cole competing at Brands Hatch this weekend

11 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 17-year old Kayleigh Cole (a.k.a. Kayls) is all set for a triple header at the famous Brands Hatch Race Circuit (South East of London) this weekend, where she will be competing in Swallow hills F1000 Championship biggest grid of the year. The Ballincollig, Cork native has not been […]

LIVE VIDEO: Mac Curtain and MacSwiney added to ‘Roll of Honorary Citizens’ by current Lord Mayor of Cork City

LIVE VIDEO: Mac Curtain and MacSwiney added to ‘Roll of Honorary Citizens’ by current Lord Mayor of Cork City

11 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Watch video here Today at 3.00 p.m. the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Joe Kavanagh, will host a Special Ceremony online to add the names of Tomás Mac Curtain and Terence MacSwiney to the Roll of Honorary Citizens of Cork City. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a traditional special […]

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