Minister Madigan approves over €127,500 in funding for cross-border cultural projects under Cooperation with Northern Ireland Scheme 2019

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has today, July 21, announced €127,500 in funding to support cultural projects with a significant cross-border element under the Cooperation with Northern Ireland Scheme 2019. Eighteen projects are benefitting (from 30 applicants), within maximum funding of €15,000 available per applicant. Projects range from exhibitions, workshops and cultural…

Munster Agricultural Society lodges planning application with the County Council for its Curraheen site

The Munster Agricultural Society has lodged a planning application with Cork County Council for the development of a Multi-Purpose Sports, Exhibition and Education Facility at its 48 acre site at Curraheen, Co. Cork. The purpose of the facility is to support the Cork Summer Show, (which was attended by circa 54,000 people in 2018), and…

More music and dance added to the Sounds from a Safe Harbour festival programme

Save the date! Sounds from a Safe Harbour (SFSH) returns for its third edition, taking place in venues across Cork city, from Tuesday, September 10 to Sunday, September 15. The biennial music festival, which champions new music and collaborations through intimate shows, has been teasing out their programme over the course of a few weeks,…

Cork Airport sponsors WLR’s new outside broadcast unit and three new 100% electric E Golfs

Kevin Cullinane, Head of Communications in Cork Airport with WLR breakfast presenters, Oliver Carroll and Mary O Neill, Kathryn O’Dwyer and Zoe Hendrick Communications Team Cork Airport, Niamh Cullen and Charlotte Counihan of WLR. Cork Airport is a proud sponsor of WLR’s new Outside Broadcast Unit and three new 100% electric E Golfs. It is…

Minister Madigan announces appointments to the Board of the Crawford Art Gallery

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, has announced that she will appoint the following persons as members of the Board of the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, for a term of five years: Dr Louise Crowley and Mr Sean Clarke. The appointments follow a public call for applications on www.stateboards.ie and an assessment process. Commenting on…

Minister Flanagan announces Deputy Garda Commissioner competition to take place

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has today announced that a selection competition is to take place for the post of Deputy Garda Commissioner. The announcement follows Government approval for the Policing Authority to request the Public Appointments Service to undertake a selection competition for the post. The international competition will be open…