Community News Archive

€30,000 Donated to St Vincent de Paul

For the third consecutive year, the Kilkenny Group has proudly presented a cheque to the value of €30,000 to the St Vincent De Paul charity, marking yet another successful year for Kilkenny’s annual nationwide Christmas Gift Wrap Appeal. The €30,000 contribution to the St Vincent De Paul, Ireland’s largest voluntary charitable organisation, was raised through

Tractor Run for Autism

Inspired by the success of last year’s event, 23 year old Alex Kingston from Cork is organising a Tractor Run in aid of the Cork Association for Autism (CAA) on Sunday March 1st.  It will start at 12pm from the Ramble Inn, Halfway, Ballinhassig and with 87 tractors taking part in the run last year, the organisers hope to have an even bigger turnout

St. Patricks Day Parade in Douglas

Good Neighbour is Cork Person of the Month

Good neighbour Angela Marshall, when checking out her two elderly neighbours, found them unconscious from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning. Angela, from Blarney Street, Cork City, raised the alarm and her prompt actions certainly saved two lives. “Angela Marshall’s community spirit is typical Blarney Street behaviour because we all look out for each other”, said Tom

Light it up Blue Gala Ball in aid of the Cork Association for Autism

Tickets are already selling fast for the Cork Association for Autism’s Light it up Blue Gala Ball, proving that the annual event will be as popular as ever this year. This black-tie affair will take place at the Maryborough Hotel & Spa, Douglas on Friday March 27th and will have all the glitz, glamour and fun to make

Cork Person of the Year Awards


Mickey & Minnie Mouse are coming to Wilton Shopping Centre!

Mickey & Minnie Mouse are coming to Wilton Shopping Centre! January Family Fun Day at Wilton Shopping Centre Saturday, January 24th Families visiting Wilton Shopping Centre on Saturday 24th January are in for some fun & exciting times. Mickey & Minnie Mouse will be visiting the Centre to meet & greet all the boys & girls

Nationwide Celebrates Cork

NATIONWIDE CELEBRATES CORK. To mark the 21st Anniversary of the Cork Person of the Year awards scheme, RTE’s Nationwide meets some of the past winners of awards in a special Cork programme to be transmitted on Jan 14th next on RTE1 at 7.00pm. Pictured announcing the special prog., L/R Manus O’Callaghan, Awards Scheme Organiser, Mary

Anam Cara Cork Parental & Sibling Bereavement Support

Anam Cara Cork Parental & Sibling Bereavement Support Anam Cara is holding its monthly Parent Evening on Wednesday 7th of January 2015 from 19:30 to 21:00 at the Silver Springs Hotel, Tivoli, Cork. Anam Cara Services are available free of charge to all bereaved parents. Anam Cara support groups are situated throughout Ireland and provide parents a safe, comfortable environment where they have the opportunity to connect with other bereaved parents. Anam Cara is

Walk-in interviews for nurses jobs at Mater Private Cork over Christmas

Walk-in interviews for nurses jobs at Mater Private Cork over Christmas Open interviews will take place at Mater Private Cork, which is located at City Gate Mahon, on December 30th 2014 to recruit over 25 nurses as part of the hospital’s ongoing expansion. The 75 bed private hospital is recruiting for nurses across a range of