VIDEO: Free concert in School of Music – Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (1937)

VIDEO: Free concert in School of Music – Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (1937)

28 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie CIT Cork School of Music Artist-in-Residence Alex Petcu will be performing Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (1937) in the Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music, Union Quay, Cork City on Sunday 4th June at 4:30pm, free admission. Alongside pianists Dr. Gabriela Mayer, (head of department, Keyboard […]

SOCCER: Preview – Kilkenny United Women’s FC vs Cork City Women’s FC – KO 2pm today

SOCCER: Preview – Kilkenny United Women’s FC vs Cork City Women’s FC – KO 2pm today

28 May 2017, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City Women’s FC enter the Continental Tyre’s Women’s League Cup Competitiontoday as they travel to face Kilkenny United WFC at United Park in Thomastown with a kick off at 2pm. This is Cork City WFC’s final game before the summer break and they will hope to go […]

BUSINESS: Hospitality and drinks businesses employ 19,542 people in Cork

BUSINESS: Hospitality and drinks businesses employ 19,542 people in Cork

27 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Hospitality and drinks businesses, including pubs, hotels, off-licences, restaurants, wholesalers and producers, employ 19,542 people in Cork, generating €784 million in revenue for the local tourism economy. These businesses also purchase €21.8 million in agricultural outputs and pay out €434.7 million in wages each year. The figures are […]

HERITAGE AND TOURISM: Cork City Culture and Creativity Plan unveiled – part of Creative Ireland Programme

HERITAGE AND TOURISM: Cork City Culture and Creativity Plan unveiled – part of Creative Ireland Programme

26 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie New Local Culture Plan will help to drive creativity in Cork City – Minister Humphreys An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, and Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, were joined by members of the Cork City Culture Team to launch the Cork City […]

EDUCATION: University College Cork wins ‘Best Student Campus’ at the Education Awards.

EDUCATION: University College Cork wins ‘Best Student Campus’ at the Education Awards.

26 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork has been named the winner of Best Student Campus at the Education Awards. The final of the Education Awards, recognising excellence in the third-level sector in Ireland, were held this week at a ceremony in Dublin, attended by hundreds of education professionals. “We’re delighted to […]

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

26 May 2017 David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   Five public hospitals in Cork are participating in the National Patient Experience Survey, a new nationwide survey asking patients for their views on hospital care. These hospitals include Mercy University Hospital, Bantry General Hospital, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Mallow General Hospital, and Cork University Hospital. With an estimated […]

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Feelgood Friday’ begins in Cork City Centre tomorrow

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Feelgood Friday’ begins in Cork City Centre tomorrow

25 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie There will be a festival-like atmosphere in the Cork City centre tomorrow, with live music, free finger food, special offers, competitions, workshops, and lots of fun. Retailers, businesses organisations and the City Council come together to host Feelgood Friday, an exciting event that takes place throughout the streets of Cork […]

NEW CITY CENTRE HOUSING: Green Party in Cork supports social housing development in White Street Carpark

NEW CITY CENTRE HOUSING: Green Party in Cork supports social housing development in White Street Carpark

25 May 207 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has backed a social housing development in the city to replace White Street car park. The car park is currently the site of anti-social behaviour in the South Parish, according to a statement from the Party. The statement also says that building housing on […]

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