Monthly Archive:: February 2017

Des Bishop calls on Cork to take action and help stop cancer on 30th Daffodil Day

Since 1988 people of Cork have helped raise €66m on Daffodil Day, funding vital cancer research and support for people affected by cancer Daffodil Day volunteers from Cork helped launch the Irish Cancer Society’s 30th Daffodil Day, the longest running national collection day in the country, before hundreds of daffodil volunteers at an event in Croke Park on Friday. Daffodil Day supporters have raised over €66million for people affected by cancer in Ireland since

Cork’s Budding Country Music Star Dermot Lyons competes for Coveted TG4 Glór Tíre Title!

Tune in on Tuesday 21st of February, 9.30pm for the seventh episode of the 13th season with country music legend Louise Morrissey! Calling country music fans from Limerick, Cork and beyond! Popular TG4 country music series Glór Tíre is back on our screens and Cork contestant Dermot Lyons is making his debut in the concert


Leading experts to share advice ‘Let’s Talk Menopause’ an informational campaign led by Cleanmarine® MenoMin, a natural supplement for women in perimenopause and menopause, is holding an evening of experts and information in The Clayton Hotel, Lapps Quay, Cork, on Tuesday 28th February 2017. The evening will include talks from; Dr Mary Ryan Consultant Endocrinologist,

Carrigaline Community News

Is there a community event or fundraiser in your area? Please let us know and we will be delighted to publish it for you.  Email to – To ensure publication your entry should reach us before 5 PM on Mondays Active Retired Carrigaline Active Retired Association is consistently attracting a good attendance of members

Swan Lake at the Opera House

Buttimer welcomes new Cork finance jobs

Fine Gael Cork Senator, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed today’s announcement that Willis Towers Watson is to establish Asset Management Operations in Cork, creating 40 jobs.“I am delighted with the announcement of 40 high-quality jobs for Cork. I would like to thank the Chamber of Commerce for their role in attracting inward investment into the city.

Cork woman selected for coveted Enterprise Ireland programme

A CORK woman with a passion for health and nutrition and is playing a key role in improving Ireland’s heart health has won her place on the coveted Enterprise Ireland New Frontiers programme. Celtic Nutrition Business Development & Sales Manager Kim Costa is part of a close-knit team which has just launched a new health

Writer’s Corner on Cork City Community Radio 100.5fm

Cork City Community Radio 100.5fm On line; Writers Corner Sunday 5th February, 3-4:00 pm  Anita Daly and David Jordan of the Ballinlough Writers Group

A call for communities to nominate the forgotten and lonely monuments in their community

Thursday 2 February: The Heritage Council has today issued a call for communities to nominate the forgotten and lonely monuments in their community, that are desperately in need of care and attention, under the 2017 Adopt a Monument Scheme. Aimed at empowering communities to become actively involved in the conservation and interpretation of their local archaeological and

Schools can now apply for free GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow packs

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the sixth annual Sow & Grow initiative, a project that will enable 45,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring. Primary schools across Ireland can now apply for a free Sow & Grow pack to be delivered to