FARMING POLITICS: Poor leadership has led to current crisis in beef farming says TD

FARMING POLITICS: Poor leadership has led to current crisis in beef farming says TD

27 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says poor leadership from the outgoing Minister for Agriculture has done nothing to ease the crisis in the beef sector. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony said, “Farmers throughout West Cork have faced the most difficult 14 months on record as […]

Today is Irish Coffee Day

Today is Irish Coffee Day

25 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish coffee is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, and sugar, stirred, and topped with cream. The coffee is drunk through the cream. (Yes it is a cocktail even though the word cocktail is not used in Ireland for it.) Several places claim to have developed […]

Church offers free houses on #WildAtlanticWay

Church offers free houses on #WildAtlanticWay

25 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Some of the parish churches on the coast of the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross are only open in the summer months, mainly to cater for the upsurge of summer residents and tourists in this popular holiday area. Would you like a holiday home in some of the most […]

Presenters of Sophie Toscan du Plantier related podcast to speak live in Ireland this April

Presenters of Sophie Toscan du Plantier related podcast to speak live in Ireland this April

25 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The ‘West Cork Podcast Live’, presented by journalist Sam Bungey and documentarian Jennifer Forde, will tour to Vicar Street, Dublin, April 22nd, Black Box Theatre, Galway, April 23rd and Live at St Luke’s, Cork, April 24th 2020. Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered days before Christmas in 1996, her broken […]

ELECTION 2020: Upgraded harbour for Schull… if Fianna Fail are elected to Government

ELECTION 2020: Upgraded harbour for Schull… if Fianna Fail are elected to Government

23 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Murphy O’Mahony will pursue Schull Harbour Development Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says she will pursue the development of Schull Harbour if her party is elected to government. The Schull Marina and Harbour development was promised by the outgoing government but after nine […]

WEST CORK: Green Party name Bernie Connolly as candidate for Cork South West constituency

WEST CORK: Green Party name Bernie Connolly as candidate for Cork South West constituency

22 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth news@TheCork.ie Bernie Connolly, current Coordinator of Cork Environmental Forum, has been added to the Green Party ticket in Cork, being formally announced as the party’s candidate to contest the Cork South West constituency. Ms. Connolly, who previously stood for the party in the 2004 local elections, is the current […]

The Cork Person of the year for 2019 is…

The Cork Person of the year for 2019 is…

17 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Later today the ‘Cork Person of the Year’, and the ‘Honorary Corkman Award’ will be announced at a gala awards lunch in Rochestown Park Hotel. Also to be announced will be the newest inductee to Cork’s ‘Hall of Fame’, and a Special Award shall be given to Nationwide’s […]

#CORK: Storm Brendan will bring high winds and rain for Monday 13th January #BíCúramach

#CORK: Storm Brendan will bring high winds and rain for Monday 13th January #BíCúramach

12 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Met Éireann has issued a Level Orange Weather Warning (Storm Brendan) from Monday January 13th 07.00 to 15.00. Southerly winds will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/h with gusts of 110 to 130 km/h, highest in coastal areas. There is a significant risk of coastal flooding due […]

DRUGS: €300,000 worth of Cannabis herb seized in Bantry

DRUGS: €300,000 worth of Cannabis herb seized in Bantry

11 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Friday, 10th January 2020 a search operation was conducted at various locations in the Bantry area by Cork West Divisional Drugs Unit and members of Bantry Local Unit with the assistance of the Garda Southern Region Dog Unit. During the course of the searches a large quantity […]