Cork City Council welcomes €7.13 million in Government funding for the wider Cork Metropolitan Area under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund

Cork City Council has welcomed €7.13 million in funding from the Government for the wider Cork Metropolitan Area under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF). The URDF was established to support the more compact and sustainable development of Ireland’s five cities and large towns. Lord Mayor, Councillor Mick Finn said: “Cork City is experiencing…

Top Irish surgeon says Ireland is at the forefront of new medical innovations and technology in cardiology

Professor Damien Kenny, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, has said that Ireland is leading the way and has firmly placed itself on the international stage, when it comes to medical innovations and technology in cardiology. His smallest patient this year has been less than 1.5kgs and he is involved in researching paediatric cardiology.…

Food Glorious Food with RTÉ chef Richy Virahsawmy at Network Ireland West Cork’s November event

The Network Ireland West Cork Food Glorious Food event with keynote speaker Richy Virahsawmy, TV chef and restaurateur took place recently in the Maritime Hotel, Bantry. Virahsawmy wowed the crowd with a food demonstration, followed by a panel discussion with esteemed food business entrepreneurs, including Caroline Murphy of West Cork Eggs, Avril Allshire of Rosscarbery…

A Journey called Home, poems and stories of the new Corkonians launched in The City Hall

A Journey called Home, poems and stories of the new Corkonians was recently launched in The City Hall. The multilingual anthology includes poems and prose set in Cork City from 62 writers, including translations in 20 languages and photographs. This Cork City Library initiative is in collaboration with Ó Bhéal and is part of Cork City…

Greenes Restaurant shines a spotlight on local Cork producers with new Winter Season Menu

Multi-award-winning Greenes Restaurant in Cork City is showcasing local produce by collaborating with local Cork producers on a new special Winter season menu. The team at Greenes Restaurant recognises the uniqueness and quality of the outstanding ingredients that are available in Ireland and work in tandem with the best Irish food producers year-round to create…

Cork Airport wins national award for its charity fundraisers

Photo: Maxwell Photography Cork Airport’s Charity of the Year programme has won the Social Good – Corporate award at the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) prestigious National Project Awards 2018. The announcement was made at the black-tie gala dinner at the offices of headline sponsor PwC on Spencer Dock, Dublin. The Social Good – Corporate 2018 award,…

Davis College Student wins trip of a lifetime to Brussels as part of prestigious European Parliament Ambassador School Programme

There was a rapturous welcome awaiting transition year student Emily Noonan Keane, who recently returned from a three-day trip to Brussels, where she and a group of her peers took part in the prestigious European Parliament Ambassador School Programme. Emily, a student of Gaelcholáiste Dáibhís in Mallow, became involved in the initiative after entering a competition…

Fianna Fáil Councillor Padraig O’Sullivan seriously concerned following recent application for waste facility on Little Island

I am gravely concerned at a fresh planning application to Cork County Council for a Waste Transfer and Recycling Facility from Country Clean Recycling. The proposed site for this facility at Courtstown Industrial Estate on Little Island is, in my opinion, wholly unsuitable, as the area is already zoned for future residential development. I’m also…