Cork Bike Week

Cork Bike Week

22 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Now in its 10th year, Cork Bike Week is going from strength to strength with almost 100 events taking place all over Cork City and County from Saturday 22nd June to Sunday 30th June. There is a fantastic line-up of events with family fun cycles, social cycles for […]

HSE PROBLEMS: Lengthy backlogs leading to reimbursement delays for patients

HSE PROBLEMS: Lengthy backlogs leading to reimbursement delays for patients

22 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 4,000 applications still being processed Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central Michael McGrath has called on the Health Minister to allocate additional resources to reduce huge waiting times for reimbursement for Cross Border Directive patients. Deputy McGrath made the call after he was informed that the turnaround […]

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

22 June 2019, Saturday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from Cork was highlighted Friday as ‘Dáil 100’ was launched regionally for the first time, on Leeside. The launch of the exhibition at Cork County Council Offices, is part of a programme of events designed to commemorate the […]

Cork County Council host Street Party celebrating Doneraile Court Opening

Cork County Council host Street Party celebrating Doneraile Court Opening

21 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This Saturday, June 22nd, Cork County Council is taking the party to the street to celebrate the opening of the newly revitalised Doneraile Court. The refurbishment project is expected to further boost Doneraile Wildlife Park’s position as one of Ireland’s best performing attractions. The Council’s ‘Re-Imagine Doneraile’ festivities, […]

IRELAND: Cork based Naval Service having trouble keeping members due to LOW PAY

IRELAND: Cork based Naval Service having trouble keeping members due to LOW PAY

20 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central Michael McGrath has said the government is ignoring the plight of our Defence Forces and failing to listen or address the serious issues facing them. Deputy McGrath was speaking after receiving a reply in the Dáil confirming that the number of […]

Cork could get an out-of-town Exhibition centre

Cork could get an out-of-town Exhibition centre

20 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Munster Agricultural Society has lodged a planning application for the development of a Multi-Purpose Sports, Exhibition and Education Facility at its 48 acre site at Curraheen, Cork. The purpose of the facility is to support the Cork Summer Show, (which was attended by circa 54,000 people in […]

LOTTO: Bumper day of pay-outs as players from Cork, Dublin & Tipperary claim over €1.6 million in prizes

LOTTO: Bumper day of pay-outs as players from Cork, Dublin & Tipperary claim over €1.6 million in prizes

19 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie It was another busy day in the National Lottery winners’ room in Dublin city on Wednesday as five separate players from Cork (2), Dublin (2) and Tipperary claimed an incredible €1,675,708 in National Lottery prizes. The biggest winner of the day was a joyous family syndicate from Co. […]