LOCAL HISTORY: New 1920 centenary exhibition launched at Cork Public Museum

LOCAL HISTORY: New 1920 centenary exhibition launched at Cork Public Museum

21 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new 1920 centenary exhibition, which tells the story of Cork’s two patriot Lord Mayors, opened to the public this morning at the museum in Fitzgeralds Park. “Suffering the Most – The Life and Times of Tomás Mac Curtain (whose name is written with a space between the […]

Over 39% increase in Domestic Violence reports in West Cork

Over 39% increase in Domestic Violence reports in West Cork

21 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan welcomes the establishment of the Protective Services Unit (PSU) at Dunmanway Garda Station in the coming months. The unit will be staffed by specially trained gardaí to investigate sexual crimes and domestic violence is to be established in the […]

Taoiseach Mícheál Martin (a former Lord Mayor of Cork City) opens ‘1920 commemorative exhibition’ in Cork Public Museum

Taoiseach Mícheál Martin (a former Lord Mayor of Cork City) opens ‘1920 commemorative exhibition’ in Cork Public Museum

11 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Taoiseach Mícheál Martin, the first former Lord Mayor of Cork to hold the office of Taoiseach, visited Cork City today to officially open a new 1920 Centenary exhibition and to pay a courtesy call to the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Joe Kavanagh at City Hall. The […]

COVID19: Rapid, repeat testing needed to help aviation and tourism sectors

COVID19: Rapid, repeat testing needed to help aviation and tourism sectors

11 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Long term isolation will mean only one thing for Ireland: job losses – warns Cork based MEP “If Ireland continues to lock itself away from the rest of Europe due to Covid 19, tens of thousands of jobs in the Irish aviation and tourism sectors will be put […]

€6 million in funding for live performance and music industry – to help sector overcome COVID19 challenges

€6 million in funding for live performance and music industry – to help sector overcome COVID19 challenges

10 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan has welcomed confirmation of support packages of €6m for live performances and the music industry.   Deputy Moynihan said, “Unlike some industries which have returned following the reopening of society as we live with the coronavirus – live music performances […]

€1.2m in COVID-19 Stability Funding for Cork

€1.2m in COVID-19 Stability Funding for Cork

5 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Padraig O’Sullivan has welcomed additional funding from the COVID-19 Stability Fund for projects in County Cork. He commented, “In total, from this tranche of funding projects and groups across County Cork were awarded €1,276,573 from the COVID-19 Stability Fund. “Once-off cash […]

Cork Fianna Fail TD Michael McGrath visits Cork County Hall for first time since elevation to cabinet

Cork Fianna Fail TD Michael McGrath visits Cork County Hall for first time since elevation to cabinet

4 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Mary Linehan Foley was joined by the Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Tim Lucey, to welcome Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath to Cork County Hall. The last time McGrath was in County Hall he was only a […]

HOSPITAL OVERCROWDING: 50 people on trolleys in Micheál Martin’s Hometown

HOSPITAL OVERCROWDING: 50 people on trolleys in Micheál Martin’s Hometown

2 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 50 patients are on trolleys without beds in Cork University Hospital this morning, figures from the INMO show. Across the country, 221 patients are on trolleys – the highest figure since COVID restrictions were introduced in March. The union has warned that overcrowding and COVID-19 make for a […]

FARMING: Agri Science Assoc to hold annual conference in Douglas – but it’ll be online only due to #COVID19

FARMING: Agri Science Assoc to hold annual conference in Douglas – but it’ll be online only due to #COVID19

1 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Agricultural Science Association (ASA) has announced the details of the 78th annual ASA conference which takes place on Friday, September 11, 2020. The event, once again sponsored by FBD Insurance, will be live streamed from the Maryborough Hotel, Douglas, Cork, from 10:30am and 12:30pm. The opening address […]

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