Cork County Council proposes to temporarily close the L3809-0 & L3627-0 fromProposed road closure: Mogeely to N25 at The Two Mile Inn from March 11th to May 23rd Mogeely to the N25 at The Two Mile Inn from Monday, March 11th at 8am to Thursday, May 23rd at 6pm. This is a daily 24 hour closure to facilitate the installation of ductile iron pipe.
The Cork Light Orchestra (CLO) makes an acclaimed return to Fota House on Friday, February 22nd. It will play a selection of its light instrumental repertoire, which is inspired by the salon, jazz and light orchestras of the 1920s and 30s. Audiences often sing along to well-known hits of more recent years. They may even be seen waltzing to Viennese classics and jiving to pop medleys!
This week's Prize Bond Star Prize of €50,000 goes to lucky Prize Bond number AMG 256935 held in County Cork. The lucky bond was purchased in 2018. There were over 4,500 prizes awarded in this week’s Prize Bond Draw, amounting to over €290,000.
Spike Island Cork was one of two Cork sites to place in the top 5 attractions in Ireland’s Ancient East at the Irish Tourism Awards 2019, held in Dublin’s Clayton Burlington hotel on Friday 1st February.
Last week, an invitation was extended to all to attend a Public Meeting at Midleton Library to discuss the possibility of setting up an independent committee to run this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Midleton.
East Cork Municipal District chief officer Joe McCarthy says concerns over Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII)’s timescale for upgrading the N25 between Midleton and Carrigtwohill should not impede approval of the Water Rock housing scheme, writes Christy Parker.
Last week, on 30th January, Malaysia swore in its new king, writes Tony Harpur. Under a unique system that dates from 1957, when the country became independent of the British Empire, Malaysia enjoys a rotating system of monarchy – the nine sultans on the Malay Peninsula take turns as King of Malaysia. The term of office of the monarch is just five years – like an elected president.
Huge congratulations to the CCC (that’s Carrigtwohill Community College!) Cosmonauts who won the Robot Design Award at the Munster FIRST LEGO Leagues competition this past Saturday in UCC!
The 5 Star Castlemartyr Resort marked the launch of their new Health & Luxury Spa treatments with their first Wellness Day on Saturday, February 2nd.
Cork made two changes to the team for the visit of Kildare to Pairc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday in Round 2 of the Allianz Football League with Michael Hurley and Mark Collins coming into the attack for Brian Hurley and Damien Gore.