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 […]

Checkout this 1972 Eurovision video – which features Cork – including the then freshly built County Hall

Checkout this 1972 Eurovision video – which features Cork – including the then freshly built County Hall

11 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council will mark the 50th Anniversary of Cork County Hall next Monday with a lunchtime reception. The 17 storey skyscraper was Ireland’s tallest for decades, until it was outranked by the Elysian Apartment Tower in the City Centre during the Celtic Tiger Boom. County Hall today […]

Over 70 International Food Buyers Visit Cork – Bord Bia hosts largest ever international food buyer event in Ireland

Over 70 International Food Buyers Visit Cork – Bord Bia hosts largest ever international food buyer event in Ireland

11 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This week, over 70 international buyers visited leading food suppliers in Cork, as part of Bord Bia’s Marketplace International. In total, almost 550 food buyers, from 50 countries around the world, will participate in the week-long trade development event, the largest of its kind ever to take place […]

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

10 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Co-ops needs to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers by not dropping the price of milk, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard said: “I am urging processors to show some solidarity with our farmers who have been deeply affected by the fodder crisis. “Last month […]

Cope Foundation revamps ‘Flowers of Hope’ campaign for 2018 – introduces lapel pin to compliment traditional seeds

Cope Foundation revamps ‘Flowers of Hope’ campaign for 2018 – introduces lapel pin to compliment traditional seeds

9 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cope Foundation, one of Corks most established charities, has just launched its revamped Flowers of Hope fundraising campaign taking place from April 9th – 30th and wants you to Show & Grow Flowers of Hope this April. Cope Foundation has introduced a beautiful Flowers of Hope lapel pin […]

THOUGHTS: Technology has changed travel

THOUGHTS: Technology has changed travel

9 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie You can look back to a few decades ago when travel included packing the family car or van with all the necessities you needed in heavy and bulky containers. A map was kept in the glove compartment – now replaced with Google maps to guide you on your […]