9 Cork Pharmacies competing in St Patrick’s Day themed shopfront window-dressing competition

9 Cork Pharmacies competing in St Patrick’s Day themed shopfront window-dressing competition

9 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Nine Cork city and county retail outlets are seeking the public’s vote to help them win the Go Green with Green Angel Skincare Challenge – a nationwide search to find Ireland’s most creative shop window. The competition challenges Green Angel stockists to produce the country’s best St Patrick’s […]

New Cork pharmacy technicians graduate from Irish Pharmacy Union course

New Cork pharmacy technicians graduate from Irish Pharmacy Union course

9 March 2017, Thursday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On Monday 6th March new pharmacy technicians enjoyed their graduation ceremony from a comprehensive two-year course, which is delivered and administered by the Irish Pharmacy Union. The course prepares pharmacy technicians to “assist pharmacists in ensuring the delivery of a high quality pharmacy service efficiently and safely […]

VIDEO: Cork Convention Bureau publishes 2016 report

6 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Convention Bureau has published its 2016 Yearly Review. Some of the highlights include details of the €11.5 million value of conferences and events facilitated by the Cork Convention Bureau, the exciting and busy 2017 calendar and acknowledgement of the wonderful honourees at the Cork Ambassador Awards 2016. […]

Cork woman wins €32k on Winning Streak TV gameshow

6 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The fifth show of the National Lottery’s Winning Streak for this season, presented by Marty Whelan and Cork’s Sinead Kennedy, took place in RTÉ Studios on Saturday 4th March 2017. Five players from Leitrim, Cork, Kerry, Waterford and Sligo won prizes to the value of €180,000. The biggest winner […]

Founder of the Cork Academy of Music – Bob Seward – is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

5 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Bob Seward, founder of the Cork Academy of Music, has been named February’s ‘Cork Person of the Month’ for his ground-breaking work in music education on the northside of Cork city. Mr. Seward set up the voluntary, not-for-profit school of music in 1994 on Cork’s northside to provide […]

James Healy from Donoughmore, Co Cork is running to be National President of Macra na Feirme

5 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The nomination process for Macra na Feirme’s presidential and vice-presidential candidates has now closed and the election candidates have been announced. Every two years, Macra clubs elect a new National President and three Vice Presidents to represent the young farmers and rural youth organisation. They are: Candidates for National […]

Cork Hoteliers report strong start to 2017

1 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Almost 3 in 4 (74%) report business levels up compared to this time last year Seven in ten (71%) say advance bookings are up Notable increases in business levels from domestic, US and continental markets Visitors numbers from NI and GB markets falling 9 out of 10 plan […]

Food Tourism on the Menu in North Cork

Food Tourism on the Menu in North Cork

26 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland and Taste Cork have joined forces to encourage over twenty food operators in North Cork to tell their story and help them stand out in the international food tourism landscape. The workshop event, which was held at Longueville House, Mallow, addressed the growing expectations of visitors […]