Cork woman wins €32k on Winning Streak TV gameshow

6 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth 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 […]

Kinsale Macra Capture Seandun Drama Title

5 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan   The Seandun Macra na Feirme One Act Drama final took place in Ringaskiddy Hall on Sunday February 26th. Three teams contested the final. On the night Glanmire performed ‘Bloody Actors’, Whitechurch ‘Exit Right, Running’ while Kinsale performed ‘Victor’s Dung’. The standard was incredibly high and judge Tony […]

RNLI Lifeboat Medevac from Bere Island to Hospital

5 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat launched early this morning to assist a Bere Island resident in need of medical attention Castletownbere’s lifeboat was tasked by Valentia Coastguard Radio this morning at 4.38 a.m. to go to the assistance of a Bere Island resident in his 60s who was experiencing chest […]

Jack & Jill Children’s foundation host Tea Party in Inchydoney Island Hotel

5 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan The founder of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation, Jonathan Irwin was in Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa in Clonakilty, West Cork today. He hosted an Afternoon Tea Party for 100 guests as a fundraiser marking the charitys 20th anniversary year. The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation has supported […]

Mobile service providers completely disingenuous on coverage claims – Murphy O’Mahony

3 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth Major discrepancy between urban and rural areas Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called for the establishment of a universal service obligation to guarantee a minimum standard for mobile phone services throughout the state. “Despite claims from some operators that they provide 90% […]

Cork Hoteliers report strong start to 2017

1 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan 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 […]

Funeral of former Falkland Islands Govenor held in Bantry

28 February 2017, Tuesday By Tom O’Sullivan The funeral took place today of Sir Cosmo Dugal Patrick Thomas Haskard, KCMG, MBE. Sir Cosmo Haskard died this day last week at his home at Tragariff on the shores of Bantry Bay. Born in Dublin in November 1916 he had marked his 100th Birthday just three months […]

2017 BIM Young Fishmonger of the Year speaks at Union Hall cooking demonstation

24 February 2017, Friday By David O’Sullivan “A-fish-ionado Open Day” at The Fish Shop in Union Hall today which featured Conor Sheridan, owner/chef, the Glandore Bistro and Stephen Hurley, 2017 BIM Young Fishmonger of the Year. Stephen talked about what fish are in season, the importance of provenance and preparation and indicated some of […]

Raw sewage still being pumped into Cork rivers and sea

Raw sewage still being pumped into Cork rivers and sea

16 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy The Green Party has condemned Government failure to protect health, tourism and the environment in Cork, after the European Commission announced it is taking Ireland to court over the pumping of raw sewage into rivers and the sea in the county. Green Party representative in Cork North Central, […]

Allsop to Bring 16 Cork Properties to Market in February Auction

Allsop to Bring 16 Cork Properties to Market in February Auction

2 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth Allsop have announced details of their first auction of 2017, an Online Auction featuring over 190 properties to be held on 23rd February. The auction will open with a large selection of residential properties, both tenanted and vacant. This will be followed by the commercial offering, featuring over […]