Charleville goes dry

Cork County Council wishes to announce that due to the prolonged dry spells of late, it will be necessary to turn off water supply to Charleville town and surrounding areas tonight from 10.30pm-7.30am to conserve supplies. Cork County Council regrets any inconvenience caused.

Cork Sports Partnership Awards Scheme

Cork Sports Partnership Awards Scheme

12 October 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie These awards, promoted by the Cork Sports Partnership, an initiative of the Irish Sports Council, recognise the achievements and dedication of local sports people, volunteers and coaches of all ages, across all sports and communities in Cork. Local people, sports clubs, schools, higher and further education establishments, community […]

Eating disorders must be catered for

CORK’s new psychiatric hospital must have beds dedicated to young people suffering with eating disorders according to Deirdre Clune, Fine Gael TD. Speaking on the eve of World Mental Health Week, Deputy Clune said the new services, which are set to open in Cork before the end of the year, must cater for the desperate […]

Unemployment too high in East Cork

ACCORDING to the latest figures, the number of people living in Cork East Constituency on the live register has doubled in 2 years to reach as total of more than 12,500, says Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton. “Cork East Constituency, which I represent in Dail Eireann, covers parts of East and North Cork […]

Water sports are vital to Youghal, says TD

CORK East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton has asked a parliamentary question in the Dail about Government proposals for the Blackwater Estuary. The Minister for the Environment proposes to redesignate part of the Blackwater Estuary near Youghal as a Special Protection Area. “I have been contacted by a number of people in the Youghal area […]

Cycling for CF comes to Cork

TWO friends are on a 2,500km journey to help those living with Cystic Fibrosis. Two young friends Conor Doyle and Cathal Phelan are doing a marathon bike ride around Ireland to raise funds and awareness for Cystic Fibrosis. The lads left Dublin on Saturday 9th of October with the support of Minister for Communications Energy […]

TV license is too expensive, says Cork Councillor

Fianna Fáil Councillor Kenneth O’Flynn has called on the Minister for Communication to index link the television licence. Speaking on this O’Flynn said; “RTÉ have been pointing out significant salaries paid to bankers, politicians and public servants. Yet their ‘stars’ are all paid in excess of An Taoiseach or Barack Obama.” Continuing O’Flynn said; “RTÉ […]

Michael McGrath welcomes new CUH unit

CORK South Central T.D. Michael McGrath has welcomed the news that a a state-of-the-art €85 million cardiac and renal unit has been completed at Cork University Hospipal. ‘A dedicated 35 bay renal dialysis unit is already up and running in the new building, which is situated adjacent to the Cork University Maternity Hospital. The new […]

eircom opens eMobile store in Cork City

eircom are opening of their first “eMobile” store in Cork, as the company reenters the mobile phone market. Eircom had previously exited the GSM arena when the then Telecom Eireann spun off Eircell into a seperate company which today is know as Vodafone Ireland. In Cork Lord Deputy Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Michael O’Connell will […]

Mallow Nursing Home receives awards

Brídhaven Nursing Home in Mallow has become the first nursing home in the UK and Ireland to hold three prestigious ISO awards for excellence simultaneously. The 134-bed Nursing Home, making it the largest Nursing Home in Munster offering long-term, respite and convalescent care, received the internationally-recognised ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard, the ISO 14001 Environmental […]