Carrigaline Notes

Carrigaline Notes

21 January 2020 By Barry Cogan news@TheCork.ie Scór an bPáistí date change Due to the General Election being held on Saturday February 8th the Scór na bPáistí date had to be changed.  The Carrigdhoun semi-final dates are Friday February 7th in Ballinspittle at 7.00pm (no change) and Sunday February 9thin Ballinhassig Hall at 2.00pm.  All National School children in the division […]

Work continues to stop RAW SEWERAGE entering Cork Harbour

Work continues to stop RAW SEWERAGE entering Cork Harbour

21 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Another major milestone for Cork Lower Harbour project as first of two pipes installed underneath the estuary between Cobh Dockyard and Monkstown Irish Water, in partnership with Cork County Council, is working to end the decades-long practice of discharging raw sewage directly into Cork Lower Harbour with the […]

Fáilte Ireland marketing expert to speak in Cork

Fáilte Ireland marketing expert to speak in Cork

19 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Marketing Institute of Ireland Cork (MII Cork), the professional body for Ireland’s marketing people will hold their first event of 2020 on Tuesday January 21st in the Cork International Hotel. This event, curiously titled “My brand is a liar” will welcome Niall Tracey, Director of Marketing for […]

The Cork Person of the year for 2019 is…

The Cork Person of the year for 2019 is…

17 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Later today the ‘Cork Person of the Year’, and the ‘Honorary Corkman Award’ will be announced at a gala awards lunch in Rochestown Park Hotel. Also to be announced will be the newest inductee to Cork’s ‘Hall of Fame’, and a Special Award shall be given to Nationwide’s […]

News from Carrigaline

News from Carrigaline

14 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mens Shed Table Quiz Carrigaline Men’s Shed fourth annual quiz will be held this Saturday January 18th at 8.00pm in the Carrigaline GAA Pavilion. Tables of four €40.  Good prizes, great fun. Enquiries Martin Parfrey 087 161 1876. Pipe Band The Carrigaline Pipe Band hold their annual Cork City Flag […]

Centra unveil compostable and reusable bag

Centra unveil compostable and reusable bag

13 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Musgrave owned brand ‘Centra’ unveiled its brand new compostable and reusable bag which is available in all stores across the country. Centra is the first convenience retailer in Ireland to introduce a 100% compostable bag, giving shoppers a more sustainable choice when it comes to carrier bags. […]

Chefs of Cork Come Together for Cork Business Association President’s Dinner!

Chefs of Cork Come Together for Cork Business Association President’s Dinner!

13 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Some of the finest Chefs of Cork are joining forces to create a culinary feast on the night of the Cork Business Association President’s Dinner, which will be held on February 22nd in Cork’s Vienna Woods Hotel. The President’s Dinner will be the host of the prestigious Cork […]

#CORK: Storm Brendan will bring high winds and rain for Monday 13th January #BíCúramach

#CORK: Storm Brendan will bring high winds and rain for Monday 13th January #BíCúramach

12 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Met Éireann has issued a Level Orange Weather Warning (Storm Brendan) from Monday January 13th 07.00 to 15.00. Southerly winds will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/h with gusts of 110 to 130 km/h, highest in coastal areas. There is a significant risk of coastal flooding due […]

VIDEO: BALLINCOLLIG students win 2020 Young Scientist Competition

VIDEO: BALLINCOLLIG students win 2020 Young Scientist Competition

10 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan announced as winners of the 56th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition The winners of the 56th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) have been announced. Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan, both aged 16, fourth year students from Coláiste Choilm, Cork, have […]

HEALTH: Decision to cancel all elective surgery at Cork hospitals “poorly thought-out”

HEALTH: Decision to cancel all elective surgery at Cork hospitals “poorly thought-out”

8 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) which represents over 90% of hospital consultants has warned that the decision yesterday (Monday, 6 January 2019) to cancel all elective surgery at Cork hospitals will have severe knock-on consequences for patient health outcomes. Management at Cork Hospitals announced that they intend […]

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