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Cllr Sheppard welcomes Organ donation register to become ‘opt-out’ under new proposed law

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Cllr Sheppard welcomes Organ donation register to become ‘opt-out’ under new proposed law

I am delighted to see the Opt-Out Organ donation legislation coming forward hopefully in the next month in Ireland. Having received full support from Cork County Council on a motion I put forward over 12 months ago to write to the Minister of Health to roll out this system in Ireland it’s great to see […]

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THOUSANDS OF HOLIDAYMAKERS EXPECTED AT THE CORK INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR

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THOUSANDS OF HOLIDAYMAKERS EXPECTED AT THE CORK INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR

Trip to Cornwall among prizes to be won The Cork International Travel Fair in association with Cork Airport will take place once again at the Cork International Hotel on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of February. Now in its third year, the Cork International Travel Fair will see more than 3,000 people availing of special […]

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Minister Stanton Welcomes Summer Works Funding for Local Schools

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Minister Stanton Welcomes Summer Works Funding for Local Schools

Five schools based in Cork East Constituency have been successful in securing funding under the Summer Works Scheme according to Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, David Stanton. This scheme is operated by the Department of Education and Skills to allow schools to carry out […]

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Christmas Wildlife Walk with Jim Wilson – Thursday 27th December

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Christmas Wildlife Walk with Jim Wilson – Thursday 27th December

Cobh Tidy Towns is delighted to announce the date for the Christmas Wildlife Walk which is becoming a tradition in Cobh. ?On Thursday 27th December?, wildlife expert Jim Wilson will lead a Free Family Wildlife Walk at the BWI Cuskinny Marsh Nature Reserve . The meeting point will be the car park ?at 11 am? […]

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SPRING WORKSHOPS at Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

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SPRING WORKSHOPS at Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

Perspex Light Catcher #Workshop with Susan Walsh. Sunday 03 Feb 2019. 2 x 1.5 hour workshops at 10-11.30am & 12.15-1.45pm. Join artist Susan Walsh in this collaborative parent and child perspex light catcher workshop. Use glass paints, alcohol inks and light permeable materials to create your own stained glass effect piece that can be hung […]

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2018 SHOP LOCAL GRAND DRAW

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2018 SHOP LOCAL GRAND DRAW

The draw has taken place. There were 11 winners receiving a selection of vouchers from all the participating businesses. Thank you to all who took part. Merry Christmas The First Prize of €500 vouchers won by Sharon Hackett and the winning ticket came from Wilson’s Pharmacy 2nd Prize €300 – Stephen Walsh, ticket from Garvey’s […]

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TWENTY FOOT CONTAINER IS FILLED WITH THOUSANDS OF FOOD ITEMS FOR CHARITY

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TWENTY FOOT CONTAINER IS FILLED WITH THOUSANDS OF FOOD ITEMS FOR CHARITY

A massive 20 foot container has been filled with food contained in 160 boxes for three Cork charities, following an appeal earlier this month. It has been announced today that this will be be an annual event. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn launched the first ever NRG Food Energy Appeal earlier in […]

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St. Colman’s Cathedral Celebrating 100 Years!

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St. Colman’s Cathedral Celebrating 100 Years!

St. Colman’s Cathedral in Cobh will be celebrating its Centenary in 2019 and we have a full year of events, celebrations and commemorations planned. The official launch of the Centenary year will kick-off with a spectacular Epiphany concert on Sunday 6th January, between 5-6pm – featuring 3 choirs, a candle light procession and tea /coffee […]

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End of year news from Sirius Arts Centre

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End of year news from Sirius Arts Centre

Many thanks to all of you for your interest and support in 2018, it has been an extraordinary year, and it’s hard to believe we are almost at the end of it already. This year we celebrated thirty years as an arts centre in The Old Yacht Club with The Brian O’Doherty / Patrick Ireland […]

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Cobh Tourism – End of year message

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Cobh Tourism – End of year message

The Board of Directors of Cobh Tourism wishes to thank everyone who supported us in our activities throughout the year and hopes for a prosperous 2019. Tourism is vital to the future prosperity of Cobh and the support of the community of Cobh is vital if Tourism is to thrive. Our voluntary Tourism Ambassadors and […]

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