ALLOTMENTS: Janssen Sciences Ireland partner with Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

ALLOTMENTS: Janssen Sciences Ireland partner with Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

8 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, PM Group and SISK have partnered with the Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland to continue to support the development of their Field of Dreams project in Curraheen, Co. Cork. Down Syndrome Cork’s Field of Dreams is a market garden for the cultivation of […]

PHOTOS: Launch of Passage West Maritime Museum

PHOTOS: Launch of Passage West Maritime Museum

5 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie All hands on deck to launch the new Passage West Maritime Museum Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy officially opened the exciting new project which has been funded by Cork County Council and the Department of Community & Rural Development. Speaking at the launch […]

Should Ireland have a “Bike to School” discount scheme (similar to Bike to Work scheme)

Should Ireland have a “Bike to School” discount scheme (similar to Bike to Work scheme)

5 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Election candidate in Cork City South East Ward Peter Horgan has secured backing from the Labour Party national conference for the creation of a Bike to School incentive similar to the Bike to Work scheme operating since 2009. “This is an incentive that if followed through […]

MARINE PLASTIC: Cork receives award

MARINE PLASTIC: Cork receives award

1 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Current research estimates approximately 8 million tonnes of plastic enter our oceans each year, with the Ellen McArthur Foundation citing there is likely to be more plastic than fish in our seas by 2050. The issue of marine plastics is particularly pertinent to Ireland, as an island nation […]

Turas Nua targetting additional 850 employers from Cork

Turas Nua targetting additional 850 employers from Cork

1 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Currently working with 2,615 Cork based employers and have placed 4,029 people in jobs Turas Nua has announced they are increasing their efforts to work with more employers in Cork and are targeting an additional 850 businesses and organisations over the course of the coming year. This is […]

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

30 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 6 asthma triggers that will make you shiver this Hallowe’en With Halloween just around the corner, the Asthma Society is highlighting six asthma triggers that are very common at this time of the year. Sarah O’Connor, CEO of the Asthma Society, said: “Hallowe’en is a time to be spooked – […]

Cork Chocolate and Baking Weekend – 23rd to 25th November 2018

Cork Chocolate and Baking Weekend – 23rd to 25th November 2018

28 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork will host a major Chocolate and Baking Weekend this November with world-renowned chocolatiers and bakers descending to showcase their love of all things sweet. The Cork Chocolate and Baking Weekend will return to The Cork International Hotel on 23rd to the 25th November 2018. Chocolatiers and bakers […]