Creed announces appointment of Project Team for new Freshwater Pearl Mussel programme

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., announced today that a Project Team to run the new Freshwater Pearl Mussel Programme has been selected. The programme is one of a number of European Innovation Partnership (EIP) projects being rolled out by the Department under Ireland’s Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. Two of…

‘Teen Talk’ TY students encouraged to look after themselves and each other

Almost 600 Transition Year students from 30 schools from around Cork county and city came together in the Radisson Blu, Little Ireland on May 1st for the first ever ‘Teen Talk’ health and wellbeing conference organised by Cork County Council, in association with their Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) and funded under Healthy Ireland. MC…

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…