Minister Ring reminds people to say THE BIG HELLO! to their neighbours this weekend

Over 800 events are taking place nationally in an attempt to strengthen community ties and tackle social isolation. Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, is today (Friday) reminding people to reach out to their neighbours as part of The Big Hello!, the first National Community Weekend which takes place this Bank Holiday Weekend (4-6 May).   “The Big Hello” supports communities to host events in their local area in order to strengthen community ties and help…

Spectacular world premieres for 2019 Cork Midsummer Festival

Cork Midsummer Festival launches its 2019 programme today, with 11 days of theatre, literature, dance, circus and visual art to include 25 world, European and Irish premieres. As well as showcasing some of Ireland’s finest artists, the Festival, running from 13 – 23 June, will welcome artists from across the world, including Chile, Canada, USA, Poland,…

Drones, cows & plenty of wows – Cork Summer Show 2019 launches a stellar lineup

Munster Agricultural Society launches the Cork Summer Show, Munster’s largest agricultural show. Munster Agricultural Society has launched its most ambitious show schedule for the much-loved Cork Summer Show 2019. Taking place at the Curraheen showgrounds on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 & 16, the largest agricultural show in Munster promises to top the summer events…

Network Ireland West Cork hosts ‘Women in STEM’ event in Clonakilty

Network Ireland West Cork held its April event entitled ‘Women in STEM’ yesterday evening in The Whale’s Tail, Clonakilty, Co Cork. The guest speaker Gillian Keating, co-founder at I WISH and partner at Ronan Daly Jermyn, was joined by Gráinne Bagnall of All Things STEAM, Niamh Shuley, Department of Health Women’s network, Queensland, and Jennifer…

Minister Flanagan today commences new law criminalising offences committed abroad by Irish citizens or residents

·         Act dealing with serious offences committed abroad comes into effect today ·         Rape, murder and manslaughter amongst offences included The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has announced that a new law criminalising serious offences committed abroad by Irish citizens or residents – the Criminal Law (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction) Act 2019 – has come into…