WEST CORK: Clonakilty lecture on JFK this Thursday

WEST CORK: Clonakilty lecture on JFK this Thursday

22 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie People are reminded that they should arrive well before the 8pm start time of the “John F. Kennedy: The West Cork Connection” illustrated lecture at the Clonakilty Parish Centre this Thursday evening 23rd November. Fachtna McCarthy of Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage will deliver the lecture, which happens to be […]

John F Kennedy in Clonakilty

John F Kennedy in Clonakilty

18 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Clonakilty lecture on JFK day after his anniversary “John F. Kennedy: The West Cork Connection” will be the title of Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage’s next illustrated lecture on Thursday 23rd November – the day after the 54th anniversary of the US Presidents assassination. The lecture will be held at […]

TOURISM: Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa hotelier joins sales blitz to the United States

TOURISM: Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa hotelier joins sales blitz to the United States

17 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland, together with a delegation of 18 tourism enterprises, is undertaking a three-city trade and media blitz to the United States this week. The ‘Jump into Ireland’ (JITI) sales blitz will see 12 Irish companies – including Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, from Inchydoney, West Cork – […]

FARMING: Skimmed Milk payment structure must be protected – says West Cork TD

FARMING: Skimmed Milk payment structure must be protected – says West Cork TD

17 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that she is deeply concerned at reports that the 2018 intervention for skimmed milk powder will be via tender rather than the current regulation price of €1690 per tonne. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was commenting as reports […]

SCHOOL BUS PASSES: system needs reform – says Cork Senator Tim Lombard

SCHOOL BUS PASSES: system needs reform – says Cork Senator Tim Lombard

17 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The system of allocation for school bus passes, especially in rural communities, needs to be re-evaluated says Cork Senator Tim Lombard. “Many families in both urban and rural communities rely on Bus Eireann for transporting their students to and from school. The current system to gain a bus […]

RENTAL CRISIS: Too many young CORK workers are LIVING WITH PARENTS because they cannot afford RENT

RENTAL CRISIS: Too many young CORK workers are LIVING WITH PARENTS because they cannot afford RENT

14 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Spiralling private rent in Co Cork forcing many young people to move home to their parents – says TD 10.3% increase for one bed apartments; 9.9% for four bed house Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that rocketing rental prices in County Cork are forcing […]

WEST CORK ISLANDS: €58,300 Govt investment in Sport and Physical Activity thanks for Dormant Accounts Fund

WEST CORK ISLANDS: €58,300 Govt investment in Sport and Physical Activity thanks for Dormant Accounts Fund

14 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin TD has announced €58,333 worth of funding for sport and physical activity projects in Cork through the Dormant Accounts Fund. The investment is part of €2.9 million is being allocated to National Physical Activity Plan measures for disadvantaged […]

SCHOOLS COMPETITION: Cork food company ‘Cully and Sully’ launch Food Entrepreneur Competition

SCHOOLS COMPETITION: Cork food company ‘Cully and Sully’ launch Food Entrepreneur Competition

14 Novemebr 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie GIY and Cully & Sully search for Ireland’s best young food entrepreneurs Secondary school students across the country are now invited to take part in the new ‘GROW 2 CEO’ competition as GIY and Cully & Sully have set about finding Ireland’s brightest young food entrepreneurs. ‘GROW 2 […]

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