Launch of “Plus ca change: the woven history of Douglas” in the newly re-opened and refurbished Douglas Library

Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Colm Kelleher launches an artwork in textiles by Anne Kiely and Carmel Creaner called ‘Plus ca change: the woven history of Douglas’ in the newly re-opened and refurbished Douglas Library. Made over a seven-month period, this work is a response to stories collected from the community of Douglas based on the history of…

CORK GAA CLUBS UNITE TO RAFFLE HOUSE IN WEST CORK “WinAGaff’ returns offering a home in one of Ireland’s most sought-after locations

Three of Cork’s top GAA clubs have joined forces to offer one lucky winner the ultimate prize – a brand new home in Clonakilty, West Cork. The #WinAGaff competition is part of a fundraising initiative on behalf of Douglas GAA, St James’ GAA and Fermoy GAA, with funds being distributed to develop facilities at each…

Enable Ireland Gets into the Swing of Summer with ‘Fun Corner’ for Children Officially opens new play area at children’s respite house

    Today Scarlett Beecher (age 12) and Dean Crawford (age 13) joined Enable Ireland CEO John O’Sullivan for a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the new ‘Fun Corner’ at Lavanagh House, Enable Ireland’s respite house for children with disabilities in Curraheen, Cork. Lavanagh House has been a lifeline for families during the COVID-19…

COPE FOUNDATION INVITES PEOPLE OF CORK TO JOIN THEIR 5 PEAKS 1 WEEK CHALLENGE AND STAND UP FOR PEOPLES’ RIGHTS

People supported by Cope Foundation are sharing their stories, lived experiences and insights to raise awareness and promote equality and inclusion as part of the organisation’s latest virtual fundraising challenge, 5 Peaks 1 Week. The challenge itself involves virtually scaling Munster’s five highest peaks which can be taken on by teams or individuals covering their…

COPE FOUNDATION LAUNCHES AUGUST GOLF CLASSIC

More than €1.7m has been raised over the past 25 years of the event Cope Foundation’s Golf Classic fundraiser returns for the 25th year this August.  The annual event which is sponsored by O’Flynn Exhams Solicitors raises much needed funds for the organisation which now supports 2,800 people with an intellectual disability and/or autism to…

Marymount Hospice Sunflower Day campaign

Jackie Mooney, Conor Shanahan and Diane Magee, Marymount Hospice would like to invite the people of Cork and beyond to support its online Sunflower Day campaign , Together We Remember in conjunction with Together for Hospice. The virtual sunflower remembrance garden will run for the full month of June 2021. During the month members of…

South Parish shines a light on its Lifelong Learners

The residents of one of the oldest parishes in Cork, South Parish, are celebrating local lifelong learners through the launch of a photographic exhibition. South Parish Learning Neighbourhood, as part of Cork Learning City, will launch Faces of Learning a photographic exhibition consisting of a series of striking black and white portraits by photographer Eddie Hennessy, on Thursday…