SOCIAL WELFARE: SOME offices in Cork city & Co Cork still closed – due to storm #Ophelia

SOCIAL WELFARE: SOME offices in Cork city & Co Cork still closed – due to storm #Ophelia

17 October 2017, 2.20pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Some social welfare customers living in Cork city and county may be experiencing disruption to social welfare services at their Intreo Centre, Social Welfare Branch offices today, Tuesday, 17th October. The following offices are not in a position to provide a normal service today due to power […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: continues clean up after storm #Ophelia

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: continues clean up after storm #Ophelia

17 October 2017, 1pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has received almost 600 calls in relation to fallen trees throughout Cork. Council crews were dispatched yesterday as soon as it was safe to do so and again this morning at first light. Over 300 Council staff, 60 tree surgeons, and 100 tractors/JCBs are […]

ESB: continues to reconnect electricity supplies following storm #Ophelia

ESB: continues to reconnect electricity supplies following storm #Ophelia

17 October 2017, 12.05pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Approximately 216,000 electricity customers remain without power today due to the impact of ex-hurricane Ophelia on the electricity network. Fallen trees on overhead lines are responsible for most of the damage to the network. At the height of the storm, 385,000 customers were without power but 170,000 […]

SOCCER: Cork City v Derry City to go ahead on Tuesday night

SOCCER: Cork City v Derry City to go ahead on Tuesday night

16 October 2017, 10.43pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game between Cork City and Derry City will go ahead on Tuesday, October 17 at Turner’s Cross. Following severe weather conditions, the game was moved from Monday, October 16 to Tuesday, and structural damage did occur at Turner’s Cross, resulting in […]

SOCCER: Cork City v Derry City in doubt over stand collapse #StormOphelia

SOCCER: Cork City v Derry City in doubt over stand collapse #StormOphelia

16 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork City in line to clinch Premier Division Title The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game between Cork City FC and Derry City, has been rescheduled to take place for Tuesday, October 16 at 7.20pm The match will be broadcast live by RTE2 as Cork City FC set about […]

TOURISM: Carrigaline tour operator at travel fair in Rimini, Italy

TOURISM: Carrigaline tour operator at travel fair in Rimini, Italy

16 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland is being promoted by Tourism Ireland to thousands of Italian travel professionals attending the annual TTG Incontri travel fair in Rimini, this week. Seven Irish and Italian tourism companies, including Irish Rugby Tours (based in Carrigaline), are joining Tourism Ireland at TTG Incontri, an important B2B travel […]

DRIVING TESTS CANCELLED: in Cork due to RED ‘Ex-Hurricane Ophelia’ weather warning

DRIVING TESTS CANCELLED: in Cork due to RED ‘Ex-Hurricane Ophelia’ weather warning

15 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The RSA is advising driving test candidates in counties affected by a RED weather warning and who are scheduled to take their driving test tomorrow Monday 16 October, not to turn up for their driving test. Met Eireann has RED wind weather warnings in place for counties Wexford, […]

HOSPITAL OVERCROWDING: CUH and Mercy Emergency Departments

HOSPITAL OVERCROWDING: CUH and Mercy Emergency Departments

12 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Emergency Departments (previously known as Casualty and A&E) in Cork University Hospital (CUH) and Mercy University Hospital (MUH) are still experiencing significant overcrowding. The South/South West Hospital Group is requesting that members of the public only attend the ED in cases of genuine emergency and advising where […]

BREXIT: Fáilte Ireland helps Cork tourism businesses with Brexit problems

BREXIT: Fáilte Ireland helps Cork tourism businesses with Brexit problems

12 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, yesterday launched their ‘Get Brexit Ready’ programme at their regional industry briefing with Cork tourism businesses in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork earlier this week. The tourism authority provided local tourism industry members with details about its ‘Get Brexit Ready’ programme, […]