Submitted on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Kathleen Lynch TD, Minister of State at the Department of Health and Department of Justice, Equality & Defence with responsibility for Disability, Older People, Equality & Mental Health recently opened a €1.5M extension at Brídhaven Nursing Home, Mallow, Co Cork, and congratulated the home on the creation of 30 new jobs at the facility.  Bridhaven, which will now employ 180 people, has secured several quality awards including the prestigious Joint Commission International (JCI) Long Term Care Standard, , the first nursing home outside of the US to achieve this high standard.  

Submitted on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Cork Craft Month is in full swing until 5 September, and offers the perfect opportunity for you to explore your crafty side.  From glass to gemstones, wool to woodwork, or pottery to papercraft, everyone will find something crafty to delight and inspire them in Cork this month.

This week’s focus is on Clay Works at the Wandesfort Quay Gallery in CIT, The ‘Tea & Twitter’ exhibition in Clonakilty, the Cork City Hall Craft Exhibition and MOTIVE in Kinsale.

Submitted on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Musgrave Retail Partners have again set an incredible fundraising target of €250,000 for their annual Musgrave Triathlon, which takes place in Farran Woods on August 30 2014, in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin.

Now in its 13th year, the Musgrave Triathlon will see more than 500 staff from Musgrave, SuperValu and Centra stores and their suppliers from all over Ireland come together to participate in this fantastic challenge and fundraise for these very deserving charities. The triathlon attracts groups and individuals and involves an 800m swim, followed by a 33km cycle and a 10 km run.

Submitted on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

~ 4 marathons to go this week for Endurance Challenge record-attempt ~
~All to raise €500k for Breakthrough Cancer Research ~

Cork Cousins Sean Buckley and James Colbert are in the running to complete Ireland’s biggest ever triathlon challenge this week to raise €500,000 for Breakthrough Cancer Research.  Over the past two weeks, the inspiring duo have swam 120 kilometres of the River Shannon, and they have cycled through every county in Ireland, covering a remarkable 1,780km — more than half of the distance of the Tour De France.  This week they plan to run in four marathons in Monaghan, Dublin, Westport, and Cork.   

Submitted on Thursday, 14 August 2014

(Connemara, Ireland. August 2014):  Ireland’s largest adventure resort, re-branded as Delphi Adventure Resort, now incorporates a stunning 4 star hotel, the Wild Atlantic Hostel, the award winning Spa @ Delphi, Delphi Conference Centre and 3 distinct catering outlets. The Resort has released the first in a series of five videos to promote Delphi and its stunning Connemara location.