Shpwjumping – Cork’s Billy Twomey makes podium in Spain

Shpwjumping – Cork’s Billy Twomey makes podium in Spain

12 December 2015, Saturday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish riders featured at the business end of affairs in Friday’s five-star meetings in Geneva, Switzerland, and La Coruna, Spain. At La Coruna, Tipperary’s Denis Lynch kicked off the Irish placings by netting third spot with a clear in 66.96 in the afternoon speed class on board […]

Film In Cork (which replaced the Cork Screen Commission) announces new training scheme

Film In Cork (which replaced the Cork Screen Commission) announces new training scheme

11 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Film In Cork (which replaced the Cork Screen Commission), a joint initiative of Cork City & County Councils, works to promote all aspects of production in the Cork region. As part of this creative initiative, Film in Cork will be running a training scheme called the “Production Club” […]

Puppies must be microchipped – says Cork based Minister Simon Coveney

Puppies must be microchipped – says Cork based Minister Simon Coveney

11 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD (elected in Cork South Central), reminded dog owners today that, under the new Microchipping regulations which were introduced earlier this year, they are now legally obliged to microchip all pups. He also explained that, from 31 March […]

Buttimer welcomes reforms in Cork City Council housing department

Buttimer welcomes reforms in Cork City Council housing department

10 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that changes implemented in the housing department in Cork City Council will ensure that the use of available funding is maximised. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following a meeting with the Chief Executive of Cork City Council and […]

Cork Lions Club Christmas Food appeal begins today

Cork Lions Club Christmas Food appeal begins today

10 December 2015, Thursday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The annual Cork Lions Club Christmas Food appeal begins today, Gifts for the appeal will be collected at Merchant’s Quay SuperValu today (Thursday 10th December) until Saturday (12th December). Collections are also taking place at Ballyvolane Dunnes Stores today (Thursday 10th December) until Friday (11th December) and […]

Joan Walsh elected President of Network Cork

Joan Walsh elected President of Network Cork

9 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A local Business Networking Group has appointed a new president for the remainder of 2015, and most of 2016. Network Cork is a women-only business networking forum. It holds monthly networking meetings where a guest speaker is invited to educate, inform and entertain on topics of interest to […]

FF Micheál Martin Leader Calls for New Insurance Scheme for Flood Victims

FF Micheál Martin Leader Calls for New Insurance Scheme for Flood Victims

9 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD has called on the Taoiseach today in Dáil Éireann to initiate a new scheme with insurance companies here to ensure that homeowners who have been victims of flooding can continue to access affordable house insurance. #Bandon is flooding, possibly worse than 09 […]

Large volume of water still being released from Inniscarra Dam in Cork

Large volume of water still being released from Inniscarra Dam in Cork

9 December 2015, 12 noon By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The ESB is continuing to spill at a rate of 180 cubic metres per second (cumecs) as of noon today. The heavy rain last weekend has increased water inflows significantly into the Lee Dam reservoirs at Inniscarra and Carrigadrohid. On Monday, ESB increased its discharge from 150 […]

‘Heritage Churches of County Cork’ Book launched in County Hall this morning

‘Heritage Churches of County Cork’ Book launched in County Hall this morning

9 December 2015 By David O’SUllivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s new book “Heritage Churches of County Cork” is being launched this morning at 10:30am at Vertigo, Floor 17, County Hall. The publication was compiled by the local authority’s Heritage Unit. It’s the third in the ‘Heritage of County Cork’ series, a series which was shortlisted in 2015 […]