Baltimore RNLI provides assistance to a yacht in difficulty

Baltimore RNLI provides assistance to a yacht in difficulty

24 August 2019 11.55am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI was called out in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 24 August) to a yacht in difficulty south of Sherkin Island near Baltimore in west Cork. The inshore lifeboat was launched at 12.31am at the request of the Irish Coast Guard to assist a […]

Proposal to end roadside wait for school buses

Proposal to end roadside wait for school buses

24 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has proposed to Bus Eireann a technical solution that would save hundreds of families the dreaded wait for the morning school bus. In a letter to Bus Eireann CEO, Stephen Kent, […]

Cork winners at this years Comhaltas All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil, in Droheda

Cork winners at this years Comhaltas All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil, in Droheda

19 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Competitions, concerts, céilithe, sessions and more at Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019 It was an exciting and successful week of competitions, concerts, céilithe, sessions and more at the 2019 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. Over 500,000 people thronged the streets of Drogheda over the past eight […]

Discover Cork’s Hidden Heritage This National Heritage Week

Discover Cork’s Hidden Heritage This National Heritage Week

17 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Office of Public Works to host range of events across Cork to celebrate Heritage Week 12 August 2019: The history of exotic gardens, archery demonstrations and the technology behind a 19th century gardens are some of the great events being hosted by the Office of Public Works (OPW) […]

West Cork Duck – wins at International Great Taste Awards #FoodIndustry

West Cork Duck – wins at International Great Taste Awards #FoodIndustry

15 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Dunnes Stores Simply Better collection was once again recognised on an international stage as the brand took home 34 awards at the prestigious 2019 International Great Taste Awards, which are considered the “Oscars” of the food industry. Winning a coveted 2 Star Award for the Dunnes Stores […]

Cork hotelier attends travel show in Florida

Cork hotelier attends travel show in Florida

11 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Promoting the island of Ireland to influential North American travel professionals Nine Irish tourism companies – including Inchydoney Lodge and Spa – joined Tourism Ireland in Florida recently for the annual Global Travel Marketplace (GTM). GTM Florida is a three-day event, involving a programme of bespoke one-to-one appointments […]

Aldi’s West Cork Cheese wins sliver award

Aldi’s West Cork Cheese wins sliver award

8 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Aldi’s Specially Selected Irish Buffalo Mozzarella Pearls is the Big Cheese at International Cheese Awards Aldi Ireland has seen success on the world stage once more, as its Specially Selected Irish Buffalo Mozzarella Pearls beat 5,000 cheeses from across the globe at the annual International Cheese & Dairy […]

WEST CORK HERITAGE: Lios-na-gCon Ringfort

WEST CORK HERITAGE: Lios-na-gCon Ringfort

8 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Lios-na-gCon is a Ringfort in Darrara, Clonakilty, West Cork, Ireland. It has been reconstructed on its original site. It was previously open as a tourist attraction but has been closed for a number of years. Overview The Excavation of Lios-na-gCon – sometimes anglicised to Lis-na-gun/Lisnagun – the Ringfort […]

New Road Tar Sprayers for County Council Fleet

New Road Tar Sprayers for County Council Fleet

7 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Christopher O’ Sullivan welcomed news of the recent addition of two, new, 32-tonne tar sprayers to Cork County Council’s Roads Maintenance Fleet. Chief Executive Tim Lucey noted that it demonstrates Cork County Councils continuing commitment to improving delivery of road services […]

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