enet provides Cork schools with superfast broadband connectivity

23 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Broadband provier ‘enet’ has announced a new contract to supply superfast broadband network connectivity to numerous schools in County Cork through the 100Mbs for Schools project run by the national educational and research network HEAnet on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills. Over 40 post-primary schools […]

Government Department stops accepting paper forms – but many rural farming customers do not have broadband – says Cork MEP

22 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Liadh na Riada MEPSinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has urged the Department of Agriculture to continue to accept paper applications for CAP payments such as TAMS, SFP and BPS as well as online ones. The Ireland South MEP made the request after it emerged that such applications […]

Clonakilty ‘Irish Aid’ worker wades through snake infested swamps to support civilians fleeing South Sudan war

22 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Irish aid worker has revealed how petrified civilians are hiding in snake-infested swamps to avoid getting killed by militia in war-ravaged South Sudan. Nellie Kingston, who works with Concern Worldwide, has been responding to the crisis in the East African nation ever since famine was declared by […]

Top Cork Restaurants announced at Irish Restaurant Awards in Stand Hotel Limerick

22 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The third of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Limerick Strand Hotel last night where 60 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 600 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Tuesday evening where the top […]

Lecture on sunken WW2 German Submarine in West Cork

21 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A German submarine which sank off Glandore Harbour towards the end of World War 2 is the subject of Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage’s lecture next om Thursday – 23rd March – at 8pm at the Clonakilty Parish Centre. The illustrated lecture will be delivered by Brendan Cahill, who has […]

CONCERT: Handel’s Acis and Galatea to be performed in St Brendan’s Church, Bantry, West Cork

CONCERT: Handel’s Acis and Galatea to be performed in St Brendan’s Church, Bantry, West Cork

18 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: Handel’s Acis and Galatea Who: Presented by Opera Theatre Company and West Cork Music Where: St Brendan’s Church, Bantry, West Cork When: Wednesday 29th March 2017, 8pm Opera Theatre Company and West Cork Music present Handel’s Acis and Galatea, in St Brendan’s Church, Bantry, for their only Cork performance […]

Cork County Council St Patricks Day delegation visits New York to promote tourism

17 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Representatives of Cork County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland in New York yesterday (16 March). They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme for 2017, which is in full swing right now. Tourism […]

Irish Water to invest €4.3m in Cape Clear water supply network

16 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish Water is to invest €4.3 million to improve the water supply infrastructure on Cape Clear, which will result in a much more reliable and sustainable water supply for residents and visitors to the island, especially during the busy summer tourist season. The Cape Clear Watermain Rehabilitation Project, […]

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