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 […]

Crosshaven RNLI to open its doors for special reading of children’s Christmas book

Crosshaven RNLI to open its doors for special reading of children’s Christmas book

25 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Christmas is coming early to children in Crosshaven, Co Cork, with the RNLI hosting a special reading of their children’s Christmas story at Crosshaven Lifeboat Station tomorrow Thursday 26 November from 10am. Approximately 90 children are expected to come to the lifeboat station to enjoy three readings of […]

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 […]

Cork’s economy is recovering faster than rest of Ireland

Cork’s economy is recovering faster than rest of Ireland

24 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new economic analysis has shown that the South West has enjoyed a stronger rebound in employment than the national average. The Economic Briefing event, which was hosted by RTE Media Sales, Hopkins Communications and the Clarion Hotel, saw David Murphy, Business Editor at RTE News, chair an […]

Cork Sinn Fein Cllr says ‘Nurses Strike Highlights Chaos in Health System’

Cork Sinn Fein Cllr says ‘Nurses Strike Highlights Chaos in Health System’

24 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féín General Election Candidate Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has said that he decision by Nurses to take industrial action illustrates the total failure of the Government to get to grips with the crisis in the Health System He said; “Our Healthcare system is increasingly going from crisis […]

Hundreds of Cork Families under threat of Homelessness – warns Cork St Vincent de Paul

Hundreds of Cork Families under threat of Homelessness – warns Cork St Vincent de Paul

24 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The threat of homelessness faced by low income families struggling with ever increasing rents and greatly increased living costs is even bigger than the current homelessness crisis. The Society of St Vincent de Paul has spent in excess of €6.2 million assisting people throughout Cork in the past year. “Most of […]