Cork City Hall will light up green this week to mark the beginning of the Green Ribbon campaign in Cork.

CORK City Hall will light up green this week to mark the beginning of the Green Ribbon campaign in Cork. The Green Ribbon Campaign aims to get people talking openly about common mental health problems, encouraging everyone to talk, listen and end mental health stigma. Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Fergal Dennehy is among tens of…

National Famine Commemoration – Saturday, May 12th, at University College Cork (UCC) with Cork City Council

This year’s National Famine Commemoration will take place on Saturday May 12 at University College Cork (UCC).  The event will be hosted by UCC in collaboration with Cork City Council. President Michael D. Higgins and Tánaiste Simon Coveney will attend the State Ceremony on Saturday week as will ambassadors. The President will unveil a plague…

Cork’s Shandon gets a new lease of life with a new plaza and major renovations at the Firkin Crane

One of the most charming and historic parts of Cork City is undergoing a quiet renaissance due to an €500,000 investment in its public spaces, cultural and community offering. A new €38,000 European-style plaza has been developed by Cork City Council in the heart of Cork city’s historical quarter just beneath the Shandon Bells and…