Dunmanway Community Garden Shortlisted for European Innovation in Politics Awards

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.

Cork exhibition to recognise the role of reuse

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.

‘Teen Talk’ TY students encouraged to look after themselves and each other

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.

Fort 2 Fort Charity Cycle 2018 - Sunday, 15th April 2018

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!
 

Cork County Joint Policing Committee Public Meeting

You are cordially invited to a public meeting of the Cork County Joint Policing Committee which will take place on Monday 26th November in the Vertigo Suite, Floor 17, County Hall, Cork.
Key-note address by Detective Garda Michael Lynch Electronic Crime Investigation Unit.

Members of the Public are welcome to attend.
Please register your attendance in advance by contacting Majella McMorrow majella.mcmorrow@corkcoco.ie

 

World Remembrance Day for Road Traffic Victims

Sunday 18th November 2018 marks ‘World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims' and for this we hold a mass each year in Cork. Our ceremony gives us an opportunity to remember those who have died on our roads and the families, friends, and communities who have been devastated by their loss and also we remember those who have survived with life-altering injuries. Representatives from the Road Safety Authority, An Garda Síochána, Emergency Services, road safety support organisations & local clergy will be in attendance on the day. Everyone is welcome to attend.

1918 - 2018 An Evening of Remembrance in Music, Song and Story

 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.