Cork County Mayor to receive $7,500 donation from Irish American Partnership on behalf of three Post Primary Schools in Mallow

Cork County Mayor to receive $7,500 donation from Irish American Partnership on behalf of three Post Primary Schools in Mallow

1 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea who this week leads a delegation from Cork to Boston to help foster Business, Culture & Tourism links will receive a donation of $7,500 on behalf of the three secondary schools in Mallow. Davis College, The […]

Cork County Mayor travels to Boston to promote Cork Business and Tourism

Cork County Mayor travels to Boston to promote Cork Business and Tourism

30 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of the County Council, Tim Lucey, travel to Boston, MA, USA today November 30th, accompanied by the Chair of the Tourism SPC, Cllr Alan Coleman and the Director of Economic Development and Tourism, Louis Duffy. The […]

Cork County Mayor says China visit was a success

Cork County Mayor says China visit was a success

27 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of Cork County Council lead a delegation to the Jiangsu Province, China on November 16th last. Other members of the delegation included a representative from CIT, from the Cork Education and Training Board (CETB) and two […]

Cork-based Ag Eisteacht charity highlight ‘Hands Up for Children’ initiative

Cork-based Ag Eisteacht charity highlight ‘Hands Up for Children’ initiative

26 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Barnardos CEO Fergus Finlay has delivered the keynote address at an awareness morning for the Hands Up for Children campaign in Cork today. The campaign is a coalition of organisations from around the country, which is calling for preventative and early interventions for children and families to be […]

Cork County Councillors vote yes for local authority budget

Cork County Councillors vote yes for local authority budget

9 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.,ie Members of Cork County Council have voted by a substantial majority, 42 votes in favour with eight against, to adopt the Annual Budget 2016. Not since 2008 have commercial rates levied by Cork County Council been increased and the adoption yesterday by Council of the Annual Budget for […]

Garden Conference in Baltimore, West Cork this weekend

Garden Conference in Baltimore, West Cork this weekend

23 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The West Cork Garden Trail, in association with The Irish Garden/Garden.ie, is hosting the first ever Garden Trails of Ireland conference in Baltimore, Co Cork this coming Saturday. Mayor of County Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea (pictured above), in a welcome message to the conference delegates said, “Irish […]

Mayor of County Cork (who is a Councillor) wants to become a TD

Mayor of County Cork (who is a Councillor) wants to become a TD

15 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie ‘Cork North West needs an Independent Voice in Dáil Eireann’ according to the Cork County Mayor, Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea, who has today (15th October 2015) announced he will seek the support of the people of Cork North West in the upcoming general election to be that […]

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

8 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork County Council today confirmed that it has committed €100,000 to support a ‘cooperative marketing programme’ with Cork Airport aimed at increasing inbound tourist numbers. County Mayor Cllr. John Paul O’Shea said that “Cork Airport is on the crest of a wave with recent route announcements demonstrating that […]

Former Cork County Mayor named ‘Most Stylish’

Former Cork County Mayor named ‘Most Stylish’

15 September 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Congratulations to Independent Cllr Alan Coleman and partner Yvonne O’ Mahony who have been named as Hi Magazine’s Most Stylish Couple 2015. It’s one of a number of ‘Most Stylish’ awards. The annual ceremony is associated with Tia Maria. Hi! magazine is published in Cork by well known […]

Delay in Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme

Delay in Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme

7 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Independent General Election candidate Cllr Alan Coleman (who left Fianna Fail earlier this Summer) has described a further Government delay to Skibbereen’s flood relief scheme as shambolic and “an absolute disgrace”. The proposed major flood relief scheme is funded by the Office of Public Works (OPW) and the […]