Kinsale Outdoor Education Centre ‘Young Mariner Programme’

Kinsale Outdoor Education Centre ‘Young Mariner Programme’

30 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The achievements of 21 young students were celebrated Friday 28th June with an event at the Kinsale Outdoor Education Centre (OEC) in Cork’s stunning coastal town. The event in question marked the graduation ceremony following the completion of the second Young Mariner Program; a 9-month outdoor education course […]

EDUCATION: Schools out for summer, and four principals are retiring

EDUCATION: Schools out for summer, and four principals are retiring

29 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The school term has ended for Primary Schools. In the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, following cumulative service of over 160 years, four primary school principals are retiring: Sinead Solleveld (South Abbey National School, Youghal), Harriet Pritchard (Bandonbridge National School), Sharon Hosford (The Model […]

Progress for Summercove National School – Daly

Progress for Summercove National School – Daly

24 June 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 confirmed that further substantial progress has been made in the delivery of a new National School at Summercove. Speaking, Minister Daly said, ‘I can confirm that the Department of Education […]

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

22 June 2019, Saturday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from Cork was highlighted Friday as ‘Dáil 100’ was launched regionally for the first time, on Leeside. The launch of the exhibition at Cork County Council Offices, is part of a programme of events designed to commemorate the […]

County Cork XL Stores Take Top Prizes at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

County Cork XL Stores Take Top Prizes at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

18 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 11 County Cork stores were honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards, which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to the Citywest Hotel in Saggart, Co. Dublin, for the ceremony run by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL […]

Air Ambulance one step closer – says Cork based Director

Air Ambulance one step closer – says Cork based Director

17 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ICRR welcomes contract signing for new Air Ambulance Service Call for Date when Air Ambulance will go Airborne Irish Community Rapid Response today welcomed the announcement by the Department of Health that a service contract has been signed – and Ireland’s first community Air ambulance will be airborne […]

Applications open for Support Scheme for Renewable Heat – Lombard

Applications open for Support Scheme for Renewable Heat – Lombard

14 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The second phase of the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH), which will provide operational support for biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion heating systems, has opened for applications, Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said. “As a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action, I know the […]

Govt need to do more to encourage people to take up apprenticeships – Murphy O’Mahony

Govt need to do more to encourage people to take up apprenticeships – Murphy O’Mahony

12 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South-West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has welcomed the €1,270,000 allocated to Cork IT to support apprenticeship programmes but has said that more needs to be done to entice and encourage young people, and particularly women, to take up apprenticeships. She explained, “Cork IT will […]

Aldi adds two new Irish cheese products from award-winning Cork Buffalo Mozzarella producer

Aldi adds two new Irish cheese products from award-winning Cork Buffalo Mozzarella producer

8 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Products launched as part of Aldi’s summer seasonal range Aldi Ireland has added two new cheese products to its summer seasonal range from award-winning Cork Buffalo Mozzarella producer Johnny Lynch. The latest products from Johnny’s farm, just in time for summer are: Specially Selected West Cork Irish Buffalo […]