Irish Cancer Society urges the public to be SunSmart as temperatures set to rise

With temperatures in Ireland set to reach as high as 29 degrees over the coming days, the Irish Cancer Society is urging the public to take measures to protect their skin and follow the SunSmart code. Kevin O’Hagan, Cancer Prevention Manager with the Irish Cancer Society said, “With the onset of increasing temperatures, it is…

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Johnny Fall Down – Supreme International Champion Award, Royal Bath & West International Cider Competition

Artisan Irish Cider producers Killahora Orchards of Cork, have swept the board at the prestigious Royal Bath & West International Cider Competition, taking medals in three categories, as well as the coveted ‘SUPREME INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION’ award for their Johnny Fall Down – Wild Apple Bouché.  Cousins Barry Walsh and David Watson are the founders &…

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Bandon fireman joined by Rob Heffernan to launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ 2018 in aid of Mercy Cancer CARE Centre

Olympic race walker and star of RTE’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’, Rob Heffernan joined Bandon fireman, Dave Crean to officially launch this year’s ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of the Mercy Hospital Foundation. The annual 22km walk will start at 9am on Sunday, July 15th at The Viaduct on the N71, when…

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Contractors to begin work next week on the €1.2 million repair and restoration of Cork’s St Patrick’s Bridge

Building and civil engineering contractors, Cumnor Construction are to begin work next week on the €1.2 million repair and rehabilitation of Cork city’s much-loved St. Patrick’s Bridge. An under bridge crane unit – one of three in the country- is already in place and will be used to clean, repoint and repair the stonework on…

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Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) programme

Silvia Lopez of Hola Students and Claire O’Connor of East Cork Cookery School as they graduate the Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) programme, run by SECAD in partnership with Ballyhoura Development in Limerick, Cork Institute of Technology`s Rubicon Centre and Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence. Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) programme. The programme is run…

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Ballinwillin House & Farm ‘butters up’ guests with good food and mindfulness

Recently, Pat and Miriam Mulcahy welcomed visitors to Ballinwillin House & Farm in Mitchelstown, Cork, to celebrate the Old Butter Roads. A diverse programme of events, which included an outdoor pop up Bao Boi supper, an intimate long table dinner by Bryan McCarthy from Greene’s Restaurant and Cask in Cork and a Slow at Work workshop…

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Minister Coveney opens new €5 million UCC Paediatric Academic Unit

The first integrated paediatric academic unit in Ireland was officially opened on June 18 by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, TD. Following a multi-million euro investment by University College Cork (UCC), Science Foundation Ireland and a generous philanthropic donation, the new unit is located in an exceptional tri-location between Cork University Hospital, Cork University Maternity…

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Internationally renowned London cocktail bar, Callooh Callay, is popping up in Cork for one night only

Cork is set to come alive this Summer as Cask cocktail bar on MacCurtain Street in the city’s vibrant Victorian Quarter hosts a series of special one-off bar takeovers over the next three months. The first of these events is sponsored by Diageo Reserve and will see globally recognised Callooh Callay from Shoreditch, London, taking…

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