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Representatives of Cork’s tourism industry this week engaged in one-to-one meetings with over 60 of American and Canadian top tour operators in the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny. Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, hosted the meetings at the workshops which allowed the Cork operators to pitch directly to the cream of the North... Read More
Gardai investigating the deaths of two men in Kinsale on the 9th of September 2012 have today(11th September 2012) made a further arrest. The man in his late 20s was arrested this afternoon and is detained at Bandon Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. He can be detained for up... Read More
Gardai in Douglas are appealing for witnesses following a collision at the junction of Douglas West and Galway place on the 11th September 2012. At approximately 9am a 67-year-old male pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a cyclist. He was taken by ambulance to Cork University Hospital where his condition is described... Read More
UCC recently honoured five Irish sports stars with honorary doctorates. Caoimhe Normile, a star in her own right, was around to meet her rugby hero, Ronan O’Gara. One of only three students in the country who attained 9 AIs in the Leaving Certificate, Caoimhe, a native of Tarbert, Co. Kerry, has opted to study Medicine... Read More
After an excellent win in Derry on Friday night, Cork City will be hoping to claim another three points at Turner’s Cross this evening as they welcome Bray Wanderers to Leeside. **** City travelled to Derry with several players unavailable, but the situation has improved somewhat for Tommy Dunne, with Daryl Horgan available again following... Read More
* * At its recent Annual General Meeting, Cork Regional Chambers elected Ms. Maura Hunter of Mallow Chamber as Chair for the coming year.**** Speaking after her election Maura expressed her thanks to outgoing Chairman Michael Walley of Cobh & Harbour Chamber and to the Chamber members for their nomination. She said, “I am looking... Read More
a Bakery in the English Market has been awarded the title of “Cork’s Friendliest Business”. The award comes from J-C-I Cork, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce, Evening Echo, and Silver-springs Hotel. 32 small businesses were nominated by readers of the Echo. and mystery shoppers then visited each and graded their experiences. The “Alternative... Read More