LGBT Helpline Seeking Volunteers in Cork

LGBT Helpline Seeking Volunteers in Cork

** ** ** The LGBT Helpline – a national support service for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people –launched a volunteer recruitment drive this week. The Helpline is calling on members of the LGBT community in Cork – and throughout the country – to volunteer to help with running its service. **** ** ** […]

[audio] Gathering Chairman tells Cork business leaders event is going well

[audio] Gathering Chairman tells Cork business leaders event is going well

The Chairman of “The Gathering 2013” has told Cork business leaders that the project is meeting expectations. Gathering Chairman Tim O’Connor was in the City last night to update more than 40 companies, mostly multinationals, about the year long calendar of events. The goal of the Gathering is to attract tourists and the diaspora to […]

Subsidised Cargo Service for Islands in West Cork

The Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley TD, has announced that his Department has come to an agreement with Comharchumann Chléire Teo. regarding the provision of a subsidised heavy cargo service for islands in West Cork. The islands in question are Cléire, Sherkin Island, Inishodriscol, and Long […]

Concern over North Cork Horses

Animal welfare groups continue to be concerned about the number of horses in parts of North Cork. A recent ISPCA audit revealed there were 187 in the Knocknaheeney area alone. Many are underfed, or not being looked after, while more are trespassing on land. and the Nash’s Boreen/Hollyhill area has become a focal point. In […]

Cork Rugby player honoured

RUGBY… Simon Zebo has been named the “Cork Person of the MONTH” for February. The 22 year old from Ballintemple has 45 caps for Munster, scoring 100 points including two Heineken Cup hat-tricks. February had highs and lows for Zebo, from the famous back-heel flick to set up a vital try for Ireland against Wales, […]

10,500 construction workers in Cork

The number of people now working in construction in the Cork region stood at 10,500 in 2012, according to the Construction Industry Federation (CIF). This represented a drop of 70% from peak construction employment in the area of 35,000 in 2007. The CIF revealed the figures at their Cork Branch AGM which took place in […]

24th Cork French Film Festival Announced for March 3-10

24th Cork French Film Festival Announced for March 3-10

Now in its 24th year, the Cork French Film Festival organised by Alliance Française de Cork returns with a cinematic treat for lovers of film in its classic form. Noir et Blanc is the theme that binds this year’s programme, taking audiences on a timeless journey through French cinema classics of yesteryear up to groundbreaking […]

Jockey honoured by Cork County Mayor

Jockey honoured by Cork County Mayor

The Mayor of County Cork Cllr Barbara Murray has made a presentation to David Russell – Senior National Hunt Jockey 2012 at a Civic Reception in his honour at County Hall.

Blackrock Village to get facelift

The suburb of Blackrock Village is to get a 1.5 million euro facelift. An area which is currently a car park will become a paved plaza, with steps leading to the harbour. The main road which passes the Bakery and Scout Hall will be removed and become part of the plaza, which will have new […]