Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

16 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s most iconic buildings, Cork County Hall, celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 16th 2018. Designed by Cork County Architect Patrick McSweeney, Cork County Hall was at the time of its completion in 1968 the tallest storeyed building in Ireland at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Irish Naval Ship LÉ Samuel Beckett sails from Cork to Mediterranean to join African migrant rescue mission

Irish Naval Ship LÉ Samuel Beckett sails from Cork to Mediterranean to join African migrant rescue mission

15 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister of State with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, sends his best wishes to the crew of LÉ Samuel Beckett on their departure to the Mediterranean on Operation Sophia duties Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe T.D., sent his best wishes to Lieutenant Commander Eoin […]

FARMING: Seandun Macra Celebrates 60 Successful Years with Dinner Dance

FARMING: Seandun Macra Celebrates 60 Successful Years with Dinner Dance

15 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Seandun Macra na Feirme celebrated the 60th year since its foundation with a dinner dance at Rochestown Park Hotel on Saturday, 14th April. Almost 300 guests attended on the night who were treated to a fabulous 5 course meal which was followed by music from Bog the Donkey […]

USA Corporation buys Ireland’s tallest building – Elysian Building in Cork – Apartments and Commercial units

USA Corporation buys Ireland’s tallest building – Elysian Building in Cork – Apartments and Commercial units

13 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Competition and Consumer Protection Commission clears proposed acquisition by Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc., through KW Investment Funds ICAV, of sole control of the Elysian Building situated in Cork The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the “Commission”) has today cleared the proposed acquisition whereby Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc., through its wholly […]

MII Cork’s Annual Student Marketing Challenge Returns to CIT This Month

MII Cork’s Annual Student Marketing Challenge Returns to CIT This Month

13 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The much anticipated Annual Student Marketing Challenge will take place at 6pm on Thursday, 19th April in Cork Institute of Technology. This event supports students by showcasing up and coming marketing talent and highlighting the innovation and creativity of the next generation of marketers. This year, students will […]

Experience Ireland’s Top Driving Routes this Spring

Experience Ireland’s Top Driving Routes this Spring

12 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Experience Ireland’s Top Driving Routes this Spring Road trip, anyone? With the brighter evenings and longer days, there is no better time than spring [and Easter holidays] to take to the open road and fill up on Ireland’s great surroundings. From bendy country roads to epic coastal scenery, […]

HOUSING CRISIS: Minister officially opens 52 new Council houses in Cork City

HOUSING CRISIS: Minister officially opens 52 new Council houses in Cork City

12 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing & Urban Development at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, Damien English, T.D. officially opened 52 new homes in two phases of Cork City Council’s North West Quarter Regeneration Plan at 2pm on Thursday. The new townhouses & apartments, consisting of two and […]