TOURISM: Plans to open Mallow Castle, Town Park, and Spa House continue

TOURISM: Plans to open Mallow Castle, Town Park, and Spa House continue

27 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s ambitious new Framework Plan for Mallow Castle, Town Park and Spa House, includes proposals for native tree and hedge planting, a new Multi-Use Events Area, widening of pathways, angling stands, a pump track for bicycles, a skate park and pocket playground, a new gateway entrance, […]

SOCCER: Cork City team news ahead of Finn Harps match

SOCCER: Cork City team news ahead of Finn Harps match

26 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City are back on the road this weekend, making the long trip to Ballybofey to take on Finn Harps on Sunday afternoon. City, currently sitting bottom of the Premier Division, head into the game knowing that a win would see them leapfrog Harps, who sit in 9th […]

Kinsale Gin tops the charts at the International 2020 Bartender Spirits Awards winning gold in three categories

Kinsale Gin tops the charts at the International 2020 Bartender Spirits Awards winning gold in three categories

26 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Kinsale Gin surpassed expectations at the Bartender Spirits Awards in the USA by taking gold across three categories. Kinsale Gin was awarded Gin Of The Year, Gin Producer Of The Year, and a Double Gold at the international awards. This small-batch, premium Irish Gin has been distilled with […]

COVID19: Today’s stats reveal 32 new cases in Cork

COVID19: Today’s stats reveal 32 new cases in Cork

25 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Day-on-day Cork has slipped to being the 2nd worst County, in terms of sheer numbers of new cases Deaths There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. Since the pandemic began there has been a total of 1,797 COVID-19 related deaths in […]

Cork lady publishes book on “The Gentleman Saint”

25 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Cork native – who studied at UCC, UL, and Oxford – Patricia (Pat) O’Leary from Douglas has published a book entitled The Gentleman Saint. No, not that Gentleman Saint! not the Roger Moore TV Character, but a real (Catholic) Saint, who also happens to be English. John […]

3.3 kilometers of problematic water mains to be replaced

3.3 kilometers of problematic water mains to be replaced

25 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is replacing almost 3.3 kilometers of problematic water mains to tackle the high levels of water leakage in the Clonrobin and Kilbrin area and improve the reliability of water supply there. These works will commence on Monday, 28 September […]

SPORT: Cork snooker player Aaron Hill is on the up and up

SPORT: Cork snooker player Aaron Hill is on the up and up

25 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork’s Aaron Hill 300/1 From 750/1 For World Championship After Beating Ronnie O’Sullivan County Cork’s teenage snooker player Aaron Hill has attracted support in some of the biggest tournaments on the circuit following his 5-4 victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan in the first round of the European Masters. Just […]

CRIME: Drugs & Cash worth more than €50,000 seized in Cork

CRIME: Drugs & Cash worth more than €50,000 seized in Cork

25 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of ongoing patrols targeting local drugs distribution networks Gardaí from Gurranabraher Station stopped and searched a car in the Fairhill area of Cork yesterday. Cannabis herb worth €5k (analysis pending) and a sum of cash (in excess of €12k ) was recovered from the car. The […]

BUSINESS NEWS: ‘Port of Cork Company’ appoints new Eoin McGettigan as new Chief Executive

BUSINESS NEWS: ‘Port of Cork Company’ appoints new Eoin McGettigan as new Chief Executive

25 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Port of Cork Company is making the announcement that has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive of the company. Eoin replaces Brendan Keating who retired recently after 18 years of service as CEO. Newly Appointed Chief Executive of the Port of Cork Company Eoin McGettigan. […]

The Emergency Department at the largest Hospital in Ireland’s 2nd City is busy

The Emergency Department at the largest Hospital in Ireland’s 2nd City is busy

24 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie CUH Exterior. Photographer: Billy macGillA statement from the Hospital says “The Emergency Department at Cork University Hospital (CUH) is exceptionally busy today and over the last number of days. Due to this increased level of activity and subsequent admissions, it is regrettable that some patients may experience a […]

Basil, not Fawlty

Basil, not Fawlty

24 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork’s family-owned, Basil Food Market & Deli in Ballintemple, swung into action this March as COVID19 hit by launching an online platform. The platform is called BASIL.IE and it was launched within one week of lockdown. They have since established a strong and loyal in-store and online following […]

What went wrong at KBC Bank?

What went wrong at KBC Bank?

24 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “KBC’s unconscionable conduct highlights a need for accountability in banking” – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, TD for Cork South-Central, today reacting to news that KBC Bank has been handed down a €18.3 million fine by the Central Bank, for grave breaches which damaged over 3,700 […]