DIRTY CORK: is Ireland’s Second Most Flea-Infested County

DIRTY CORK: is Ireland’s Second Most Flea-Infested County

15 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Rentokil is advising homeowners to be on the lookout for signs of flea infestation in their homes after a 77% surge in residential flea inquiries for May, June and July 2018, compared to the same period last year. Cork ranked second for flea related call-outs at 18%, closely followed […]

AWARDS FOR EVERYONE! 60 Cork Centra Stores “Recognised for Excellence in Areas of Hygiene and Food Safety”

AWARDS FOR EVERYONE! 60 Cork Centra Stores “Recognised for Excellence in Areas of Hygiene and Food Safety”

11 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie It was an evening of well-deserved celebration and excitement for 60 Cork Centra stores as they were honoured at the 2018 Centra Quality Awards for excellence in the fields of hygiene and food safety within their businesses. Throughout the course of the event, which was held in the […]

Men’s Sheds in Cork should apply for funding by 31st August deadline

Men’s Sheds in Cork should apply for funding by 31st August deadline

2 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie West Cork orientated Senator Tim Lombard is encouraging all Cork County Men’s Sheds to apply to a national funding pot of half a million euro to support their good work. This capital funding announced by Minster for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, provides small grants to individual […]

BEAUTIFUL CORK! Bweeng, Youghal, West Cork Islands Community Council, and Lusitania Museum/Old Head Signal Tower nominated for IPB Pride of Place Awards 2018

BEAUTIFUL CORK! Bweeng, Youghal, West Cork Islands Community Council, and Lusitania Museum/Old Head Signal Tower nominated for IPB Pride of Place Awards 2018

30 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Four Local Community groups have been nominated by Cork County Council to represent County Cork in the 2018 IPB Pride of Place awards, in association with Co-Operation Ireland. Bweeng Community Hall and Sportsfield Committee have been nominated for the Population 300 to 1000 competition. Youghal Tidy Towns Committee […]

173 winning Lotto tickets sold in Cork since lotto began 30 years ago in 1988

173 winning Lotto tickets sold in Cork since lotto began 30 years ago in 1988

30 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork may not be one of Ireland’s luckiest Lotto County per head of population, but it has still scooped 173 jackpots totalling over €251 million since Lotto started 30 years ago, new National Lottery data reveals. The “Luckiest Lotto Counties” data, using 2016 Census Population figures, shows that […]

BUSINESS: Hickey’s Pharmacy opens two new outlets in Cork

BUSINESS: Hickey’s Pharmacy opens two new outlets in Cork

21 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Two new Cork outlets are part of an ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the group double in size Hickey’s Pharmacy, Ireland’s largest independently-owned pharmacy group, has today opened two new outlets in Cork as part of an ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the group […]

CORK SPORTS: Ballincollig Rugby Club Launch Development Plans

CORK SPORTS: Ballincollig Rugby Club Launch Development Plans

19 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ballincollig Rugby will host a Family Fun Day on Sunday 22nd July in their clubhouse and grounds in Tanner Park, Ballincollig, to officially launch their exciting new Development Plans. The club which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year is hoping to raise vital funds to initially improve existing […]

TIDY TOWNS: Cork groups recognised by County Council’ “Anti-Litter Challenge Competition – Divisional Awards”

TIDY TOWNS: Cork groups recognised by County Council’ “Anti-Litter Challenge Competition – Divisional Awards”

17 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council recently hosted 3 award ceremonies for prize winners in the Divisional Anti-Litter Challenge Awards, 2018. Awards ceremonies were held in the Council Offices in Annabella, Mallow for prize winners in the Northern Division, in the Council Chamber in County Hall for villages in the Southern […]

SAILING: Volvo Cork Week is Environmentally Conscious

SAILING: Volvo Cork Week is Environmentally Conscious

16 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Race organisers collaborate with MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy and An Taisce’s Clean Coasts Programme to Go Green and Achieve Clean Regattas Certification Volvo Cork Week, taking place in Crosshaven, County Cork, July 16th – 21st, is proud to announce their collaboration with An Tasice’s Clean […]