Mallow: Bridge Boardwalk plans announced

Mallow: Bridge Boardwalk plans announced

9 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council today announced plans to develop a Boardwalk on the western wall of Mallow Bridge. The bridge, spanning the River Blackwater, is a recorded protected structure dating back to 1712 and is a major access route to Mallow Town Centre. The proposed Boardwalk development is estimated […]

Cork towns set to benefit from funding of up to €1million through major new Fáilte Ireland scheme

Cork towns set to benefit from funding of up to €1million through major new Fáilte Ireland scheme

9 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland will invest €15.5million through the local authorities to boost the attractiveness and tourism appeal of up to 62 towns across the country. The Fáilte Ireland scheme is part of the National Tourism Development Authority’s work to drive a better regional spread of overseas and domestic visitors […]

What is Cork doing for National Spring Clean 2019?

What is Cork doing for National Spring Clean 2019?

8 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is pleased to be supporting National Spring Clean 2019, organised by An Taisce, which will be taking place during the month of April. Community and Residents Associations can get their bags and gloves by emailing wasteoperations@corkcity.ie, phoning 021- 4924299 or writing to Michael Sheehan, Administrative […]

Cork Convention Bureau launch annual ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ event

Cork Convention Bureau launch annual ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ event

7 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) will host its 7th annual business tourism showcase, Keep Cork Meeting, at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Thursday 11th April from 7.30am to 12 noon. The event is ideal for anyone involved in organising events and meetings in Cork. Keep Cork Meeting, which is Ireland’s […]

SUPPORTING THE ARTS: Denyse Woods is Cork County Council’s 2019 Writer in Residence

SUPPORTING THE ARTS: Denyse Woods is Cork County Council’s 2019 Writer in Residence

7 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Denyse Woods has accepted the post of Cork County Council’s Writer in Residence for Libraries for 2019. The Writer in Residence programme aims to support creative writing activity in local areas, by providing engagement and interaction with people interested in writing, with the local library service as the […]

Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project Update

Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project Update

6 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is carrying out a major wastewater project in the Cork Lower Harbour area. Ward & Burke Group Limited is working on behalf of Irish Water to deliver this project. Permanent Road Surfacing – Glenbrook, Raffeen, Monkstown, Shanbally, St. Bernadette’s […]

TOASTMASTERS: Carrigaline hosts International Speech and Evaluation Contests

TOASTMASTERS: Carrigaline hosts International Speech and Evaluation Contests

6 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Area Final of the International Speech Contest and The Evaluation Contest took place in the newly refurbished Carrigaline Court Hotel, Carrigaline, Co Cork. Contestants from the host club (Carrigaline Toastmasters) along with members of Cork Toastmasters, Douglas Toastmasters and Republic Of Work Toastmasters competed for the opportunity […]