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, […]

Cork Postmasters protest at Dublin GPO to resist Post Office closures

14 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Postmasters’ Union to mount a national campaign to ‘save post offices’ and plan Dáil rally for April Postmasters protested outside the GPO today saying that they will resist any Post Office closures driven by An Post, and are to mobilise a national campaign to support communities and […]

Carrigaline Senator Tim Lombard welcomes Cllr John O’Sullivan’s return to Cork County Council

13 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the co-option of John O’Sullivan to Cork County Council at a Co-Option Selection Convention held on Friday at the Parkway Hotel in Dunmanway, West Cork. The Convention was held to fill a vacancy that arose in the West Cork […]

Vacant properties in Cork must be brought back into use – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

12 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has called upon the Government to explore the prospect of bringing some of the 198,000 vacant properties in the state back into use in order to alleviate some of the pressure that has resulted in both a housing and homeless crisis. The […]

‘Diaspora training’ available across County Cork

‘Diaspora training’ available across County Cork

10 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Foundation, which connects Cork people globally to help Cork people locally recently held a number of diaspora training sessions. As part of the partnership between Cork County Council and Cork Foundation, the aim is to get communities active and engaged with their diaspora. Further training sessions […]

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 […]

Cork International Choral Festival selects winning composer – John Lonergan

Cork International Choral Festival selects winning composer – John Lonergan

9 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork International Choral Festival is proud to announce it has selected a winning composer, John Lonergan with his piece City Shower; and Michael Doherty, with his piece The Art of Dying and Criostóir Ó Loingsigh, with his piece, Scél Lemm Duib as runners up. The winning composition City […]