Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat in callout to 75 foot Fishing Vessel in difficulties 27 miles off Old Head of Kinsale #WestCork

Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat in callout to 75 foot Fishing Vessel in difficulties 27 miles off Old Head of Kinsale #WestCork

9 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat in callout to 75 foot Fishing Vessel in difficulties 27 miles off Old Head of Kinsale The Courtmacsherry All Weather Trent Class RNLI Lifeboat was called out this morning Sunday at 11am, to go to the aid of a 75 foot Fishing Vessel that had […]

Clonakilty Distillery Launches New Premium Irish Vodka called ‘Minke Irish Vodka’

Clonakilty Distillery Launches New Premium Irish Vodka called ‘Minke Irish Vodka’

8 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie From “Minke Gin” to “Minke Vodka” – Clonakilty Distillery have added to their growing portfolio of exceptional spirits with the launch of a new premium Irish vodka. Minke Irish Vodka Distilled from whey alcohol in the distilleries copper pot still, Minke Vodka is a smooth and sophisticated spirit, […]

WEST CORK: Clonakilty Access Group praises local Camogie members initiative

WEST CORK: Clonakilty Access Group praises local Camogie members initiative

5 May 2021 By Mery Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Access Group, which campaigns for enhanced facilities and infrastructure in public places for people with physical disabilities, has commended the Clonakilty Camogie Club whose members have decided to undertake an online fundraising initiative to provide a beach wheelchair at Inchydoney. Physical access to most beaches is a […]

Creative Ireland County Cork Grant Scheme 2021

Creative Ireland County Cork Grant Scheme 2021

5 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting applications for its Creative Ireland County Cork Open Call Grants Scheme 2021. The scheme supports not-for-profit groups and organisations in creating community-centred, developmental, artistic and cultural projects, events and initiatives which positively impact their community. Launching the call for applications, Mayor of the […]

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI on second callout of the day

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI on second callout of the day

3 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI were called out to provide assistance to a yacht in difficulty in Baltimore harbour, West Cork this afternoon (Monday 3 May) in a second callout of the day. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their inshore lifeboat at 12.05pm, following a request from the Irish Coast Guard […]

100,000th bottle of Kinsale Gin sold

100,000th bottle of Kinsale Gin sold

1 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ernest Cantillon from Kinsale Spirit Company, shopper Claire McLaughlin from Blackrock, and Michael Creedon of Bradley’s Specialist Off-Licence and Foodstore, North Main Street, Cork, celebrated a major milestone for Kinsale Gin as Claire was the purchaser of the 100,000th bottle, providentially in the first store that stocked the […]

Council wants to reduce littering with ‘Be Proud, Be Sound’ campaign

Council wants to reduce littering with ‘Be Proud, Be Sound’ campaign

1 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Public asked “Be Proud, Be Sound” and to help keep County Cork clean An anti-litter campaign has been launched by Cork County Council in anticipation of an increase in daytrips and staycations across the county this summer. Designed to appeal to people’s pride of place, the campaign is […]

Council Awards Cork County Road Resurfacing Contract 2021

Council Awards Cork County Road Resurfacing Contract 2021

1 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has recently appointed Lagan Asphalt Ltd., for the Cork County Road Resurfacing Contract 2021. Valued at €1,600,000, this is the first in a number of road resurfacing contracts that Cork County Council will procure this year. The resurfacing contract incorporates 13 sites extending to 10km […]

Women’s inequality in the workplace widens due to pandemic

Women’s inequality in the workplace widens due to pandemic

27 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Network Ireland West Cork President, Katherine O Sullivan, expressed grave concerns about the pressure that women in the workplace have experienced during the global pandemic and the negative impact this has on the progress of females in their careers and businesses. She said “In my role and lead […]

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