SPORT: €6.8m Capital Funding announced for various Cork sports facilities

SPORT: €6.8m Capital Funding announced for various Cork sports facilities

2 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Tánaiste Simon Coveney has welcomed the announcement that €6.8 Million in funding will be allocated to Cork under the under the 2017 Sports Capital programme. Minister Shane Ross and Minister Brendan Griffin announced this week that a total of €56 million was being allocated under the 2017 […]

MARYMOUNT: Annual Light Up a Life Ceremony this Sunday

MARYMOUNT: Annual Light Up a Life Ceremony this Sunday

2 December 2017, Saturday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Marymount is holding its annual Light Up a Life Ceremony in its facility in Curraheen, on Sunday 3rd December from 3pm to 5.30pm. The Light Up a Life Ceremony is a special occasion for the hospital and hospice for people to gather together to watch the Christmas […]

VIDEO: Cork on Ice aims to raise €50k for Cork wheelchair sports group ‘Rebel Wheelers’

VIDEO: Cork on Ice aims to raise €50k for Cork wheelchair sports group ‘Rebel Wheelers’

2 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie ‘Just because you have a disability, it doesn’t mean you can’t achieve’ See video Rebel Wheelers, a Cork based IWA (Irish Wheelchair Association) Multi-sports Group, has partnered with Cork On Ice this year to help empower young people with a physical disability and raise much needed funds. The […]

Five Cork areas – including Clonakilty – have chance of winning IPB Pride of Place Award

Five Cork areas – including Clonakilty – have chance of winning IPB Pride of Place Award

1 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Clonakilty, Whiddy Island, Carrigtwohill, Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge & Mitchelstown head for IPB Pride of Place Awards 2017. What is price of place? IPB Pride of Place is an all-island (North and South) competition that acknowledges the work that communities are doing all over the island of Ireland. Where does the […]

WATER SAFETY: Cork County Council receives ‘Charles Thomson Award’

WATER SAFETY: Cork County Council receives ‘Charles Thomson Award’

1 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has won the Charles Thomson Award, an annual award which recognises the work of Local Authorities in promoting water safety. The Award is presented by Irish Water Safety (IWS) within the Republic of Ireland and the Royal Life Saving Society (Northern Ireland and Ireland branches). […]

Cork County Mayor’s Coffee Morning raises over €1,500 for Friends of Marymount

Cork County Mayor’s Coffee Morning raises over €1,500 for Friends of Marymount

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley hosted a Coffee Morning today in County Hall which raised over €1,500 in aid of Marymount Hospice. Speaking at the Coffee Morning, Mayor Hurley paid particular thanks to all who had joined him, “As Mayor, I am honoured to […]

‘Cork Person of the Year’ awards – now in their 25th year

‘Cork Person of the Year’ awards – now in their 25th year

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme which leads to the Cork Person of the Year selection will mark its 25th anniversary in January. Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a civic reception at City Hall to mark […]