ARDÚ STREET ART PROJECT REVEAL NEW MURAL BY RENOWNED ARTIST CONOR HARRINGTON

Ardú Street Art project made a triumphant return to Cork city for their second edition, bringing some of the country’s most exciting street artists to create thought-provoking, large-scale murals across the cityscape: Friz’s “Goddess Cliodhna” at St Finbarr’s Road, Shane O’Malley’s bold and bright coloured angular shapes and colours on Lower Glanmire Road, Asbestos’ “What is…

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Ardú Street Art project returned to Cork city this month with some of the country’s most exciting street artists to brighten up the city’s streets.

Ardú Street Art project returned to Cork city this month with some of the country’s most exciting street artists to brighten up the city’s streets. Commissioning artwork from home grown talent of the highest level is the main aim of Ardú, a street art project launched late last year, supported by Cork City Council and…

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Revive Paint City & County Councils and Social Enterprises Rethinking Waste New Cork initiative sees waste paint reused and upcycled

October is National Reuse Month, and to help us play our part, Cork County Council and Cork City Council have launched an innovative circular economy initiative called Revive Paint, which involves the production of good quality, affordable paint by two Cork based social enterprises using paint which they collect from local authority civic amenity sites. The social enterprises involved are Northside…

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John Paul Construction make their mark on the Cork community whilst making a sizable donation to one of city’s most vital charities

As they break ground on their latest Cork project, John Paul Construction – leading international specialists in construction, infrastructure and fit-out – make a significant donation to one of Cork’s most important charitable organisations, Cork Penny Dinners. Embracing the spirit of giving back to the local community, the company donated the sum to well-known Cork organisation, Penny…

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Breakthrough Cancer Research celebrates World Cancer Research Day with €250k investment in brain and oesophageal cancer research

To celebrate World Cancer Research Day (tomorrow, 24 Sep), Breakthrough Cancer Research has announced over a quarter of a million euro investment in two new PhD Scholarships, one in Dublin and one in Cork to investigate new treatment options for brain cancer (glioma) and oesophageal cancer.  As the funders of much of the world-class, cutting-edge cancer…

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Minister O’Brien launches a New National Pilot Community Volunteers Programme

    Initially running in seven counties with ten Volunteer Centres Pilot programme is built on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic Designed to ensure that communities are better placed to respond quickly and effectively Joe O’Brien TD Minster of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, today (14th September), launched a new National Pilot Community Volunteers Programme…

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