GOOD NEWS: Famous gig venue ‘DeBarras’ goes online to entertain via Facebook live #COVID-19 #WestCork #Clonakilty

GOOD NEWS: Famous gig venue ‘DeBarras’ goes online to entertain via Facebook live #COVID-19 #WestCork #Clonakilty

2 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Famous venue in Clonakilty, West Cork has asked famous artists to perform online via its Facebook page Featuring John Spillane, Trad Sessions, Áine Tyrell, Eve Clague, and many more Live each night at https://www.facebook.com/DeBarrasClon/ Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, DeBarras live music venue in Clonakilty, West Cork, has […]

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT: for Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT: for Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2

2 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2 Needs You! Following the success of Cork County Councils ‘Colourful Heritage of County Cork’, a colouring book for all ages, a second volume is now in the works. In addition, The Council’s “Heritage of County Cork” series will this year […]

FARMING: Cork food producers can enter “Blas na hÉireann, the Irish Food Awards”

FARMING: Cork food producers can enter “Blas na hÉireann, the Irish Food Awards”

1 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie With 46 winners from Cork announced at the awards in 2019 – the upcoming 2020 awards year will certainly be of interest to Cork food producers Despite the current shutdown of life, in general, it is great to see that the Blas na hÉireann 2020 entries are now […]

Grow your small business by accepting contactless card payments #CashLessSociety #COVID-19

Grow your small business by accepting contactless card payments #CashLessSociety #COVID-19

31 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cash is king used to be a mantra in business, but things have changed quickly “Oh” exclaimed the lady in the Pharmacy when I produced a banknote “We accept card only”. I was stumped. Not since I visited an ultra-trendy Scandinavian style cafe in a New York Metro […]

FARMING NEWS: Vets encouraged to focus on animals involved in food production or emergency care only

FARMING NEWS: Vets encouraged to focus on animals involved in food production or emergency care only

31 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI), the statutory body responsible for the regulation and management of the practise of veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing in the state, has issued guidance to veterinary registrants regarding COVID-19, following updated Government restrictions to curtail the spread of the virus, which came […]

CORK CRIME: Man aged in 20s stabbed in Bandon, West Cork

CORK CRIME: Man aged in 20s stabbed in Bandon, West Cork

31 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating a stabbing incident following the discovery of an injured man at a bus stop in the Glasslynn Road area of Bandon, West Cork this morning around 7.45am. A man in his 20s received multiple stab wounds and was taken to Cork University Hospital by ambulance. […]

Cancel the Junior Cert – says Fianna Fail TD

Cancel the Junior Cert – says Fianna Fail TD

30 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Junior Cert should be cancelled to alleviate pressure on families during the coronavirus crisis, Cork South West Deputy Christopher O’Sullivan said, joining calls by Fianna Fáil education spokesperson Thomas Byrne that all efforts be directed to ensuring the Leaving Cert goes ahead. Cancelling the junior cert will […]

All Civic amenity sites RE-OPEN in County Cork: Youghal, Raffeen, Mallow, Kanturk, Clonakilty, Castletownbere, Rossmore, Millstreet, Macroom, Derryconnell, Bandon

30 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie All of Cork County Council’s Civic Amenity Sites will reopen tomorrow. In a statement yesterday the Council had closed the sites, stating: “…Customers are requested to store recyclable materials at home until the movement restrictions are lifted and Cork County Council can return to a full service offering…” […]

First batch of distillery made hand sanitiser rolls off production lines in #WestCork

First batch of distillery made hand sanitiser rolls off production lines in #WestCork

30 March 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Have you tried to buy hand sanitiser / sanitizer recently? The shelves are bare in most shops, and online it is mostly sold out. Indeed, online retailers such as boots.ie have implemented a virtual queuing system just to browse their website to manage the high levels of traffic, […]

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