The Irish pub is an endangered species – tax reduction on alcohol could help

The Irish pub is an endangered species – tax reduction on alcohol could help

4 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork publicans call for temporary extension of hospitality VAT rate to alcohol as immediate support for pubs that will struggle with social distancing rules Cork publican Michael O’Donovan of The Castle Inn supports group including The Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI), The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) and the […]

CRIME: Man arrested after gunshots near Cork’s Army Barracks, followed by car chase on Dublin Motorway

CRIME: Man arrested after gunshots near Cork’s Army Barracks, followed by car chase on Dublin Motorway

4 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie At approximately 11:40pm on Friday 3rd July 2020, Gardaí responded to reports of an incident at Military Road, Cork City, which is just below (or south) of Collins’ Army Barracks. When Gardaí arrived at the scene, a male suspect discharged a number of shots from a suspected firearm […]

COVID19 departs, but for many Wheelchair users life itself can be a permanent ‘Lockdown’ – Irish Wheelchair Association

COVID19 departs, but for many Wheelchair users life itself can be a permanent ‘Lockdown’ – Irish Wheelchair Association

4 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork worker from Irish Wheelchair Association is asking people to get behind the organisation’s #NotMyIndependenceDay petition, which urges the new Government to ensure independence for people with disabilities. Irish Wheelchair Association launched #NotMyIndependenceDay this week, a campaign to urge the new Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and […]

FLIGHTS RESUME: SWISS resume Cork to Zurich route from 5 July

FLIGHTS RESUME: SWISS resume Cork to Zurich route from 5 July

4 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Management and staff at Cork Airport have welcomed the news that SWISS will recommence its Cork-Zurich service from Sunday, July 5th next. The service will recommence as a once a week service initially, arriving into Cork at 0845 and departing from Cork at 0935. Niall MacCarthy Managing Director […]

Where to buy CBD in Ireland

Where to buy CBD in Ireland

4 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Many businesses are suffering from the effects of the COVID19 lockdown. Even now, as things re-open some businesses are having to look closely at their balance sheets, however the Munster man behind DR.HEMPME says his sales doubled since the lockdown began in March, because he sells the bulk […]

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival cancelled for 2020 due to COVID19

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival cancelled for 2020 due to COVID19

3 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As a result of COVID-19 and current Government restrictions on indoor and outdoor activities, with the requirement for physical distancing, the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Committee regrets to confirm the cancellation of this year’s Festival. A statement said “We know that this announcement will be disappointing for music […]

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, attends Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony on Haulbowline

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, attends Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony on Haulbowline

3 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Newly appointed Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney TD, attended this year’s Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony at the Naval base in Haulbowline, Co Cork where 4 cadets of the 58th class were appointed to be Officers of the Permanent Defence Force. Addressing the newly commissioned Officers, Minister Coveney thanked […]

The Joys of Online Entertainment

The Joys of Online Entertainment

3 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie In light of recent times, online entertainment has never been more important to us. From mainstream options such as Netflix to the more unique online pastimes discussed here, we are thankfully blessed with so many options to get us through trying periods. Here we take a look at […]

Irish Water ‘review’ need for Water Conservation Order following heavy rainfall

Irish Water ‘review’ need for Water Conservation Order following heavy rainfall

3 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following recent heavy rainfall and improving river and ground water conditions Irish Water is reviewing the need for the Water Conservation Order, more commonly known as the hosepipe ban. The National Water Conservation Order was put in place on 9 June and was expected to remain in place […]

Youghal & Mitchelstown benefit from ‘Rural Regeneration and Development Fund’

Youghal & Mitchelstown benefit from ‘Rural Regeneration and Development Fund’

3 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has secured funding to the value of €551,250 for 2 major projects which have been approved under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF) from the Department of Rural & Community Development. In Youghal, the Regeneration of the Town Centre and Development of a future […]

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