VIDEO: Historian Cllr Kieran McCarthy PhD is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

VIDEO: Historian Cllr Kieran McCarthy PhD is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

7 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie For over twenty years Kieran McCarthy has promoted Cork’s history and heritage and promoted its various communities and people. His love of local history has inspired his many successful heritage initiatives and he has now received the January Cork Person of the Month award to mark his work. […]

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

21 November 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 6723 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is encouraging young people in County Cork to make sure they are registered to vote before the deadline for inclusion on the electoral register […]

Cork County Mayor ‘Hooley in the Hall’ raises €22k for charity

Cork County Mayor ‘Hooley in the Hall’ raises €22k for charity

10 August 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Former Cork County Mayor’s charity event, the ‘Hooley in the Hall’ was a success, according to organisers, raising a total of €22,524.48 which will be now shared between two very worthy Cork charities, the Mercy Hospital Foundation Cancel Appeal and Pieta House, Cork. Speaking at the presentation, […]

Anthony McDermott installed as Mayor of Clonakilty

Anthony McDermott installed as Mayor of Clonakilty

27 June 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anthony McDermott was installed as the new Mayor of Clonakilty on Thursday evening 9th June at a pleasant ceremony attended by a large crowd at Asna Square. At 8pm, the Mayoral Council members led by the outgoing Mayor Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin, arrived on foot from O’Donovan’s Hotel as […]

County Cork is getting a new town, it’ll be called “Monard”

County Cork is getting a new town, it’ll be called “Monard”

1 June 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Mr. Tim Lucey has today welcomed the significant decision made by An Bord Pleanala on 31st May, 2016 to approve the Councils Planning Scheme for the Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) at Monard. Mr. Lucey said “This decision gives national recognition to the Council’s strategic approach to forward planning in […]

Cork County Mayor Slams Blockers Of U.S. Transatlantic Route From Cork

Cork County Mayor Slams Blockers Of U.S. Transatlantic Route From Cork

19 May 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea has come out strongly in response to an objection lodged by the Irish Air Line Pilots Association (IALPA) against the granting of a licence to Norwegian Air International to commence its planned Cork – Boston route. He said: “The submission […]

€170k investment in Cork Opera House from Cork COUNTY Council

€170k investment in Cork Opera House from Cork COUNTY Council

9 May 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Opera House is located in Cork City, but today Cork County Councillors today voted in favour of contributing €170,000 to the much loved institution. Why? because the Opera House plays an integral role in sustaining the Arts in Cork County. Cork County Council have already providing €50,000 […]

‘Michael Collins House’ Museum opens in Clonakilty, West Cork

‘Michael Collins House’ Museum opens in Clonakilty, West Cork

28 April 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Saturday the 23rd of April, on a beautiful sunny Clonakilty day, the Mayor of the County of Cork John Paul O’Shea officially open the Michael Collins House Museum. The master of ceremonies for the day was Helen Collins the grand niece of Michael Collins, Helen was joined […]

Irish Road Bowling Association recognised by Cork Mayor

Irish Road Bowling Association recognised by Cork Mayor

28 April 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, held a Civic Reception for the Irish Road Bowling Association (Bol Chumann na hÉireann) in recognition of their work over their 62 year history. The Association’s Executive was joined at the reception by the 29 bowlers of the […]

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