Dunmanway Community Garden is one of nine impactful and diverse Irish projects have been shortlisted for this year’s Europe-wide Innovation in Politics Awards. They are among 80 finalists selected by a European Jury of 1,053 citizens. Organised by the Innovation in Politics Institute based in Vienna, the Innovation in Politics Awards aim to recognise groundbreaking political initiatives across Europe at any level of governance that can act as an inspiration to others. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on 17 November 2018 in Vienna, Austria.
AN exhibition featuring some of Cork and Ireland’s most imaginative and innovative upcyclers, reuse initiatives and eco businesses takes place at Cork County Hall on Wednesday October 31. Now in its second year, ‘Reuse Republic’ will showcase products made by organisations and individuals from end of life materials as well as initiatives encouraging reuse. The exhibition is FREE to attend and members of the public are encouraged to come along.
Almost 600 Transition Year students from 30 schools from around Cork county and city came together in the Radisson Blu, Little Ireland on May 1st for the first ever ‘Teen Talk’ health and wellbeing conference organised by Cork County Council, in association with their Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) and funded under Healthy Ireland.
This year’s Fort 2 Fort Charity Cycle took place on Sunday, April 15th and raised funds for the Mercy University Hospital Foundation, four Cork City and County Lions Clubs, and Camden Fort Meagher Restoration.
With 3 different routes to choose from (120km, 85km and 65km), refreshments along the way and incredible views of Cork Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world, the 2018 Fort 2 Fort Charity Cycle was not to be missed!
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To commemorate the centenary of the ending of the First World War, the Cork Branch of the Western Front Association will be holding an Evening of Remembrance in Music, Song and Story at 7:30pm on Friday, 9th November at St. Fin Barre's Cathedral
The event will feature the Barrack Street Band, Jimmy Crowley, Liam Hutchinson and vocalists Emily Rose Doyle, Sarah Barry and Timothy O'Sullivan. There will also be readings of poetry and extracts from memoirs of the war.
There will be an Illustrated Talk on Exploring the Origins and Practices of Station Masses at An Caipín, Coppeen, Co. Cork
Coppeen Archaeological, Historical & Cultural Society presents "Exploring the origins and practices of Station Masses” an illustrated talk by Fr Tom Hayes, PP. Enniskeane. Wed. 7th Nov at 8:30 in An Caipín.
Not to be missed! Adm. €5 inc teas.
Women of Independence Exhibition at the Cork Folklore Project Outreach Hub, North Cathedral Visitor Centre, Cork
From 05-17 November, Cork Folklore Project will be working with Together-Razeem to host an exhibition celebrating women in Polish Independence. Join us for the launch at our Outreach Hub on Friday 02nd at 5.00pm, by Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Tomás Moloney