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€75,000 granted to 86 projects across Ireland by ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’

  The winners have been announced in the ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ community growing fund created by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia. A fund of €75,000 has today been awarded to 86 community food growing projects across the island of Ireland. The teams behind 86 community projects will each receive funds in…

CORK AIRPORT INTRODUCES LANYARD SCHEME FOR PASSENGERS WITH HIDDEN DISABILITIES

  The project is part of an initiative by OCS, a large provider of passenger assistance services worldwide Cork Airport is the first airport in the Republic of Ireland to roll-out the sunflower lanyard initiative supporting passengers with hidden disabilities. The discreet identification scheme, recognised in key global airports including Heathrow, provides those with hidden…

CALLS ON THE PEOPLE OF CORK TO SUPPORT NEW €2M STATE-OF-THE-ART RECOVERY CENTRE

BRAIN INJURY SURVIVORS CALL ON THE PEOPLE OF CORK TO SUPPORT NEW €2M STATE-OF-THE-ART RECOVERY CENTRE  A group of survivors from Headway, Brain Injury Services & Support, have launched a fundraising campaign for a new €2 million state-of-the-art brain injury recovery centre in Cork.The campaign launch was held at Cork City Hall in the presence…

Bookings now open for the West Cork Chamber Music Festival

West Cork Chamber Music Festival Bantry, Co Cork 28 June – 7 July 2019 Booking has opened for one of the highlights of the Irish Summer, the 2019 West Cork Chamber Music Festival, which presents world-class chamber music on the shores of Bantry Bay from June 28th until July 7th. This year’s stellar line-up includes violinists Viviane Hagner, Henning Kraggerud, Mairéad…

Over 158 Cork Paddys celebrate the refurbishment of 158 year old St Patrick’s Bridge

Over 158 Paddys, Pats, Patricias, Patryks and Patricias braved the inclement weather to don St Patrick’s costumes and take part in the ultimate St Patrick’s Festival photo to celebrate the €1.2 million restoration of Cork’s St Patrick’s Bridge. Three generations of  Buckleys from Glasheen and Bishopstown were amongst the fun-loving crowd. Grandfather, Patrick Buckley, his…

'Timeless Minimalism' is a key theme in Brown Thomas' SS19 collection

‘Timeless Minimalism’ is a key theme in Brown Thomas’ SS19 collection

On Friday 15th March, top models launched Brown Thomas Cork’s luxurious new Spring Summer 2019 designer collections at Ballyfin, Co.Laois. From New York and London to Milan and Paris, Spring Summer 2019 showcases a vibrant, versatile and colourful season. The new season brings a spectrum of newness from the glamorous ‘All Dolled Up’ to the…

A powerful play exploring mental health is coming to The Everyman next week

A powerful play exploring mental health is coming to The Everyman next week

Cracks will be performed in The Everyman Palace Theatre on Wednesday, March 20 and Thursday 21. “I’m falling between the cracks in myself, and I don’t know how to crawl back out…” In this darkly comic and deeply moving new play, an unsuccessful suicide attempt leaves young Leanne Dowd estranged from those she loves and…