SOCCER: Cork City v Rosenborg

SOCCER: Cork City v Rosenborg

9 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City return to European action tonight, as they welcome Rosenborg to Turner’s Cross. City come into the game on the back of three consecutive league wins after their Champions League exit to Legia Warsaw. That run has seen City win at home to Derry City (5-0) and […]

Summer in Cork

Summer in Cork

7 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Chill Insurance recently released a series of eBooks discussing the amazing drives around Ireland. Cork featured in many of the eBooks for offering plenty of cultural, beautiful, and musical drives. If you are struggling for places to go this summer then one of these wonderful spots may be […]

Here’s why the Patrick Street Car ban is a GOOD thing – Cork City, Ireland

Here’s why the Patrick Street Car ban is a GOOD thing – Cork City, Ireland

7 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on the public to show its support for the Patrick’s Street traffic restrictions when they are reintroduced from Thursday. The party has invited people to come into the city centre on Saturday and Sunday afternoon to experience the new arrangements on […]

Men’s Sheds funding will benefit Cork

Men’s Sheds funding will benefit Cork

6 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr Michael Ring T.D. this week announced the provision of €500,000 to support the work of Men’s Sheds throughout Ireland. This capital funding provides small grants to individual Men’s Sheds in order to enable them to purchase equipment or to carry […]

New funding will support tillage farmers to maximise additional short term fodder production- Lombard

New funding will support tillage farmers to maximise additional short term fodder production- Lombard

5 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New Government funding will support tillage farmers to maximise additional short term fodder production, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard has welcomed an incentive measure for tillage farmers to produce additional feed this Autumn through a financial commitment of up to €2.75 million. Senator Lombard […]

‘When you enter UCC, everyone wants you to succeed’ – True tales of mature student life

‘When you enter UCC, everyone wants you to succeed’ – True tales of mature student life

4 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork this week are rolling out a new social media campaign encouraging people to return to the academic world as mature students. Told through real-life stories, the series of incisive personal essays and quotes are accompanied by portraits of students with Cork city backdrops by Cork-based […]

Cllr O’ Shea welcomes Government announcement of changes to the Fair Deal Scheme for Farm Families and Business Owners

Cllr O’ Shea welcomes Government announcement of changes to the Fair Deal Scheme for Farm Families and Business Owners

3 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cllr O’ Shea welcomes Government announcement of changes to the Fair Deal Scheme for Farm Families and Business Owners North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’ Shea this week welcomed the announcement by Government and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Older People Jim Daly […]

Men’s Sheds in Cork should apply for funding by 31st August deadline

Men’s Sheds in Cork should apply for funding by 31st August deadline

2 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie West Cork orientated Senator Tim Lombard is encouraging all Cork County Men’s Sheds to apply to a national funding pot of half a million euro to support their good work. This capital funding announced by Minster for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, provides small grants to individual […]

Irish Water investing €14m in upgrade of Bandon Wastewater Treatment Plant to improve water quality and facilitate future social and economic development

Irish Water investing €14m in upgrade of Bandon Wastewater Treatment Plant to improve water quality and facilitate future social and economic development

1 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water, in partnership with Cork County Council, is investing €14 million to upgrade the Bandon Wastewater Treatment Plant. This project will help improve water quality in the Bandon River and alleviate flooding in low lying parts of the town. The Bandon Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Project will […]