#CSR – Cork Headquartered Heineken fundraises for Pieta House

#CSR – Cork Headquartered Heineken fundraises for Pieta House

8 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie HEINEKEN Ireland Colleagues John Kelly, Kieran Brennan, Jer O’Callaghan and Peter Furlong alongside Sina Engelke, HR director presented Darran Coyle Garde, Fundraising and Advocacy Officer at Pieta House with a cheque for €27,672.78 to help with their critical life-saving work. The donation is the result of an epic […]

4.3 million French to read all about Cork

4.3 million French to read all about Cork

8 February 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A journalist from a popular French travel magazine called Géo has been exploring Cork and Ireland last week – as a guest of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. Journalist and photographer Sébastien Desurmont is here to research an article for Géo, a monthly magazine with around 4.3 million […]

The Kelleway family from Kilworth, Co Cork are latest Aldi stars

The Kelleway family from Kilworth, Co Cork are latest Aldi stars

7 February 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Kelleway family from Kilworth, Co. Cork are one of seven families from around Ireland to feature in Aldi’s latest Swap and Save Ad campaign! Dad Peter (production), mum Sharon (stay at home parent) , and their five children Darragh (10), Hollie (9), Megan (7), and twins Senan […]

Council to call on developers to restore ‘Listening Posts’ art installation on the north docks – Cork Greens

Council to call on developers to restore ‘Listening Posts’ art installation on the north docks – Cork Greens

6 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council will write to the developers of offices and apartments being built near Penrose Quay seeking assistance to restore the “Listening Posts” art installation at the north docks. This call follows a request from Green Party councillor Oliver Moran. At Monday’s evening meeting of the North […]

Cork Airport Recognised For Carbon Reduction

Cork Airport Recognised For Carbon Reduction

5 February 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has been recertified for another year within the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme¹ – the only global & independent CO2 management standard for airports. Cork Airport has participated in the ACA scheme since 2011 and has been mapping its carbon footprint since 2009. For the past […]

Success of 24hr 220 bus route shows room to expand other services

Success of 24hr 220 bus route shows room to expand other services

5 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Statistics recently released by Bus Éireann show that the 220 route, which runs from Carrigaline through Douglas and the city centre out towards Ballincollig, had an increase in passenger numbers of over 70% since the introduction of the 24hr bus route, as well as more frequent services during […]

Election candidate afraid that acid attack could happen to him

Election candidate afraid that acid attack could happen to him

5 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “I am of course afraid that an acid attack could happen to me, my father, my canvassers or other political candidates here” Independent candidate in the general election Cllr. Kenneth O’ Flynn says that anyone convicted of an acid attack on another human being or convicted of being […]

Major exhibition brings Burning of Cork by Black and Tans in 1920 to life

Major exhibition brings Burning of Cork by Black and Tans in 1920 to life

5 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork 1920 – The Burning of a City Cork City in 1920 was the stage on which some of the most shocking events of the War of Independence played out. Citizens endured months of curfews, military raids, repeated arson attacks, ransacked homes and looted businesses. Ordinary life was […]