Cork receives less Funding for Protected Structures than any other County

4 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The author of ‘The Buildings of Ireland: Cork City and County’ has said he is disappointed that Cork receives less Funding for Protected Structures than any other County. His impressive book was published in February 2020 (see our article here). The state of Ireland has 26 Counties, which […]

BUSINESS NEWS: One to one mentorship programme from new ‘Kinsale Enterprise Academy’

BUSINESS NEWS: One to one mentorship programme from new ‘Kinsale Enterprise Academy’

3 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie This week, Future Kinsale has launched the Kinsale Enterprise Academy, to provide mentoring to local businesses looking to reorient post-COVID, to grow their existing operations or to start something completely new.  The academy leverages the incredible skills and huge experience of a panel of 20 local experts and […]

3 people rescued from 50ft yacht off #OldHeadOfKinsale by @RNLI and towed @KinsaleYC #WestCork

3 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat in callout to 50ft Yacht, with three people on board, in difficulties off the Old Head of Kinsale. Yacht was enroute from Salcolme, South East Devon, England to Kinsale, Co Cork Ireland The Courtmacsherry All Weather Trent Class RNLI Lifeboat was called out at 7am […]

Arts Funding Opportunities announced for Cork County in 2021

Arts Funding Opportunities announced for Cork County in 2021

2 January 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council recently announced details of its 2021 funding for the Arts. Within its general call for proposals, there are four strands available including the Arts Grant Scheme, the Artists in Schools Scheme and Irish Language Arts, as well as Artists’ Funding Schemes, which are open to […]

Well known Baltimore RNLI Lifeboatman Coxswain Kieran Cotter retires after 45 years service @RNLIBaltimore @RNLI #WestCork

Well known Baltimore RNLI Lifeboatman Coxswain Kieran Cotter retires after 45 years service @RNLIBaltimore @RNLI #WestCork

31 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Yesterday, Wednesday 30 December 2020, marked the end of an era for the Baltimore Lifeboat with the retirement of Coxswain Kieran Cotter after 45 years of service. At age 17, Kieran first became interested in Baltimore Lifeboat and he officially joined the crew on 1st January 1975. In […]

2020 was a busy year for the Irish Coast Guard

2020 was a busy year for the Irish Coast Guard

29 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie In an end of year commentary, the Coast Guard has highlighted, that despite the impact of Covid-19, 2020 has proven to be a relatively busy year. Overall, the Coast Guard coordinated 2643 incidents in comparison with 2490 incidents in 2019. Activity over February, March and April was the […]

DID YOU KNOW? Ireland’s first “co-located brewery & distillery” is in Kinsale @BlacksBrewery

DID YOU KNOW? Ireland’s first “co-located brewery & distillery” is in Kinsale @BlacksBrewery

27 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie While this year has been challenging, Blacks, Ireland’s first co-located brewery & distillery, nevertheless received international awards. The modern business is “located on the Wild Atlantic Way in Kinsale”. They are an industrial unit on the Cork side of the town. Blacks want to be the opposite of […]

FREE DOWNLOADABLE PDF: Memories of a Real Cork Christmas

FREE DOWNLOADABLE PDF: Memories of a Real Cork Christmas

24 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A collection of cherised Christmas memories and beloved traditions Cork County Older People’s Council has published an anthology of festive stories, Memories of a Real Cork Christmas, collating Christmas memories from older citizens across the county. This unique collection contains stories and history from the 1940s onwards. The […]

Cork Hospital management urge public to heed COVID19 guidelines to reduce spread

24 December 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ahead of the Christmas break and as the number of Covid-19 cases are increasing across the country, management at South/South West Hospital Group (which includes Cork University Hospital, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Mercy University Hospital, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Bantry General Hospital, Mallow General Hospital) are appealing […]

WEST CORK: @Aldi_Ireland receives final planning permission to open new Clonakilty store by end of 2022

WEST CORK: @Aldi_Ireland receives final planning permission to open new Clonakilty store by end of 2022

23 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 25 new permanent jobs to be created The best prices in grocery are coming to Clonakilty as Aldi today confirmed it will open a new store in the town in 2022. Aldi has received final planning permission for the store at the Waterfront, which will create 25 permanent […]