Community News Archive

Frank Hanover Writes About The Port of Cork


SeaFest, Ireland’s Maritime Festival, comes to Cork in July 2015  Dublin & Cork, 8 June 2015: Marking World Oceans Day across the globe today (8 June), Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney T.D., has announced the first national celebration of Ireland’s oceans, SeaFest. The inaugural SeaFest, will take place this year


Billa O’Connell and David McInerney have been presented with Cork Person of the Month awards to mark their careers in entertainment, which stretch back to the 1940′s. “They have been exemplary national ambassadors for Cork through comedy and song for nearly seventy years, and are held in very high esteem and affection by generations of

Minis on The Wild Atlantic Way 2015 – In Aid of Cork Association for Autism.

The Miniclub of Ireland are getting ready to travel along the Wild Atlantic Way taking in parts of West Cork, County Kerry and County Clare to raise funds for the Cork Association for Autism.  On Friday May 22nd their collection of Minis, of all ages, will depart from Kinsale and will drive a total of 700kms

‘The Journey of the Tile’ Lusitania Commemorated

An idea, an appeal, to parents, Swells, members of the community, Interest sparked, names of volunteers gathered, an art teacher sought and engaged. The next step, a talk on the Lusitania in Carrignafoy Community College by local historian Christy Keating.  People gathered to listen to the story, which was to be the backdrop to the

Re-enactment of Lusitania RNLI Rescue in Courtmacsherry over May bank holiday

Lusitania centenary commemorations will kick off in Courtmacsherry over the May bank holiday weekend with a number of events and re-enactments to remember those that lost their lives in the tragedy and the rescue efforts of the local RNLI. The old British Royal Navy Watch Tower of the Seven Heads peninsula in Courtmacsherry Bay is

Local Charity Shortlisted for Fundraising Team of the Year Award

A local Cork Charity the Cork Association for Autism (CAA) has been shortlisted for a Fundraising Team of the Year award with the winner being announced at the National Awards for Excellence in Fundraising 2015 ceremony at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Dublin on March 26th  These National awards have been established by Fundraising Ireland to recognise exceptional achievement in the

Pieta House Fundraiser Night on Friday, 20th of March

Gospel Readings

“Its all about the food” Help Disabled Children in Belarus

March 21st *4 Midleton Park Hotel in association with the Irish Examiner Busy Chefs across Cork give their time and considerable talents to help disabled children in Belarus The following restaurants are coming together to cook at the Midleton Park Hotel  for supporters and judges on Sat March 21st. Pier 26, Murph’s Tavern, Bramley Lodge, Raymond’s