A marble bust of one of Cork’s martyr Lord Mayors and a second important War of Independence artefact are acquired for the people of Cork by Cork City Council

Pictured from left: Dan Breen, Acting Curator, Cork Public Museum; Tom Dowdall, Grandson of Jane Dowdall, Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn; and Deborah Dowdall, granddaughter of Jane Dowdall. A marble bust of Cork’s former martyr Lord Mayor, Terence McSwiney, sculpted by renowned Irish sculptor Albert Power and a Cork Republican Silver loving cup…

THIS IS THE FUNERAL OF YOUR LIFE CREATED AND DIRECTED BY LOUISE WHITE

Featuring Philip Connaughton (dancer), Lucy Miller (actress) & Michelle O’Rourke (mezzo soprano) COMING TO THE EVERYMAN THEATRE CORK MONDAY 25TH & TUESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY Watch as your funeral is facilitated in real time. Find out who you really are. No really…You. Right in front of you, like never before. “★ ★ ★ ★ An unexpectedly funny and…

Government Publishes Brexit Omnibus Bill to prepare Ireland for no deal withdrawal by the UK

The Government this morning (Friday 22nd Feb 2019) published the ‘Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2019’. The landmark piece of legislation crosses the remit of nine government Ministers and is made up of 15 parts to prepare Ireland for a disorderly Brexit. This Omnibus Bill focuses on protecting…

VIRGIN MEDIA DUBLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL LIGHTS UP DUBLIN

Iconic buildings turn red at Heuston Station, Smithfield Square, Mansion House & City Hall   Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland’s premier film event (February 20th – March 3rd), is marking the countdown to the festival by lighting up a number of iconic Dublin buildings in Virgin Media Red.  The lighting and projections onto these…

SEAHORSE GOES TO THE EVERYMAN, CORK TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ON FRIDAY 8 MARCH

SEAHORSE, A CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED, RAZOR-SHARP AND FUNNY PLAY ABOUT THE ANXIETY OF BEING A WOMAN IN MODERN IRELAND, COMES TO THE EVERYMAN, CORK TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ON 8 MARCH 2019 Mara finds herself in an aquarium in the middle of the night, face to face with a pregnant male seahorse, and promptly has an…

Global Food Authenticity Expert to speak in UCC on subject of Food Fraud Prevention

UCC, Musgrave, Teagasc and Michigan State University are exploring policies and practices to protect food supply chain integrity. The Musgrave Inaugural Guest Lecture on Food Authenticity will take place at UCC’s new Centre for Executive Education on February 28. Part of a collaborative research project titled “Protecting Irish agri-food Chain Integrity”, the lecture will be…

Sanctuary Runners join Lord Mayor Cllr. Mick Finn in celebrating their new Cork City Council branded running tops ahead of Cork City Marathon

Hundreds of people living in Direct Provision centres and Irish runners in Cork are running in ‘Sanctuary Runner’ tops funded by Cork City Council’s Social Inclusion Unit.   Co-founder of Sanctuary Runners, Graham Clifford notes: “The Sanctuary Runners initiative is now nationwide and it all started here in Cork. Cork City Council have supported us…

UCC STUDENT AWARDED JANSSEN / UCC BIOTECHNOLOGY DEGREE SCHOLARSHIP

Róisín Moore, right, who received the Janssen Sciences/UCC Biotechnology Degree Scholarship at the Janssen Sciences Facility in Ringaskiddy. She is pictured with her fellow UCC student finalists, from left, Claire Ryan; Cal Hegarty; Steven Williamson; Kate O’Connor; and Stefanie Marques. Photo: Adrian O’Herlihy University College Cork (UCC) student Róisín Moore from Ballyvolane in Cork has…