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…Details
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…Details
Photography by: Darragh Kane
US Senator, Dianne Feinstein will be presented with a Civic Award from the City of Cork in San Francisco this Friday May 4th for her work in establishing and nurturing the Cork-San Francisco twinning relationship. Just last month, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald led a 60-strong delegation to the US city. Amongst…Details
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…Details
The Flagship of MSC Cruises and the largest Cruise ship to ever visit Cork will arrive in the Harbour town of Cobh on Sunday 6th May. Carrying 5700 guests and with a gross tonnage of 167,600 tonnes, the MSC Meraviglia is the largest but not the longest Cruise ship to berth in Cobh, exceeding the weight of Independence…Details
On Sunday 6th May, the tragedy of the sinking of the Lusitania will be commemorated in Cobh. It is almost 103 years since the Lusitania slipped below the waves off the Old Head of Kinsale, just 18 minutes after being struck by a torpedo from a German U-boat. The ceremony will commence in the Old…Details
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…Details
Deirdre Clune Appeals to Norwegian Air CEO Bjorn Kjos on Cork-Providence Route As a member of the European Transport & Tourism Committee, and Cork native, Deirdre Clune was actively involved in the political will and commitment to the transatlantic Norwegian Air flights from Cork. In her role as MEP, Clune had advocated at European level for…Details
SECAD PARTNERSHIP will shortly roll out an employment focused Personal Development Programme in Carrigaline.
This 6 week programme is for Women who are thinking of returning to work and would like to explore career options, build confidence and update their CV. A career in Healthcare might be one of these options but you can’t decide? Maybe another career is on the horizon but you don’t know where to start?…Details