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 […]

Selected Cork shops are accepting donations of Children’s toys

Selected Cork shops are accepting donations of Children’s toys

27 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Barnardos launched its annual Christmas Toy Appeal, supported by GLS ParcelShops, today. The children’s charity is asking shoppers in Cork to add the Barnardos Christmas Toy Appeal to their shopping lists this festive season and help make a child’s Christmas. Every Christmas Barnardos needs gifts for children of […]

VIDEO: Cork Ministers – Coveney, Lynch, Murphy, and Sherlock – highlight benefits of Governments Capital Investment Programme for Cork

VIDEO: Cork Ministers – Coveney, Lynch, Murphy, and Sherlock – highlight benefits of Governments Capital Investment Programme for Cork

27 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Brendan Howlin TD and the Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine and Defence, Simon Coveney TD were today (Friday) in Cork to highlight the benefits of the Government’s capital investment programme, Building on Recovery, for the Cork and Kerry area. Ministers Jimmy […]

Cork MEP welcomes Cork group to European Parliament

Cork MEP welcomes Cork group to European Parliament

27 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed a group of visitors from Cork to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The group met with Irish MEPs and EU Agricultural Commissioner Phil Hogan before watching a live session of the European Parliament. Commenting on the visit, Deirdre Clune said it […]

Cork can use tourism to create more jobs for under 25s

Cork can use tourism to create more jobs for under 25s

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has congratulated both Clonakilty and Cobh on making the shortlist in the Failte Ireland National Tourism Town awards and said that Cork has a bright future ahead when it comes to tourism. “Tourism is a tried […]

Irish Water completes new Wastewater treatment plant in Riverstick

Irish Water completes new Wastewater treatment plant in Riverstick

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Old plant failed to meet environmental standards for the treatment of wastewater causing poor water quality in the River Stick and significant odour issues for the local community Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland, in partnership with […]

VIDEO: Drone footage of Cork used to create art exhibition

VIDEO: Drone footage of Cork used to create art exhibition

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork artist Corrine Leland has used drone footage to create painting of Monkstown, and the surrounding areas of Cork Harbour. Her colourful exhibition will take place at the Ivan Wolfe Gallery “Hazelhurst” House Art Gallery, Monkstown village, Co Cork from November 27th until Christmas. Visitors can compare her […]

Cork MEP calls for the GAA to play a lead role on the new Irish Refugee Protection Programme

Cork MEP calls for the GAA to play a lead role on the new Irish Refugee Protection Programme

25 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland must succeed – where Belgium and France have failed Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has said that we must learn from the experiences of our EU neighbours when it comes to integrating refugees and migrants into our towns and villages across Ireland. The Government has agreed that […]

Cork Radio Stations face competition this Christmas

25 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Christmas FM to Commence Broadcasting The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has granted a 30-day temporary sound broadcasting licence to Christmas FM, to run from 28th November to 26th December 2015. The licence allows the all-Christmas radio station to broadcast from 7am to 2am seven days a week during […]

Clonakilty and Cobh in the running for Fáilte Ireland Tourism town awards

Clonakilty and Cobh in the running for Fáilte Ireland Tourism town awards

25 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anticipation is building ahead of the 2015 Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns awards with the top ten towns from across the country all firmly in the running for this year’s crown. Two overall winners, Best Large Town and Best Small Town, will be announced at a ceremony in the Morrison […]