Metropole Hotel, Cork City marks 120 years in business

Metropole Hotel, Cork City marks 120 years in business

28 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Metropole Hotel Cork was opened in 1897. The property was designed by architect, Arthur Hill and built by John Delaney & Co Builders, who were previously awarded the building contract to build the sweetshop behind the hotel. The Metropole Hotel was built to the highest standards and opulence […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork Choral Festival – Programme 2017 – What’s on in Cork City this weekend

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork Choral Festival – Programme 2017 – What’s on in Cork City this weekend

27 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The weekend ahead boasts a rich variety of music and song in Cork as the Cork International Choral Festival reaches its peak and the city buzzes with a harmony of voices. There is something for everyone this weekend with both planned and impromptu events on every corner – […]

WEST CORK: Fastnet Film Festival, discloses guest list for May 2017 at the Cinematrographers’ Party

WEST CORK: Fastnet Film Festival, discloses guest list for May 2017 at the Cinematrographers’ Party

26 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fastnet Film Festival, discloses guest list for May 2017 at the Cinematrographers’ Party The festival, which will take place in Schull, West Cork from Wednesday the 24th – to Sunday 28th May, was launched last night (25rd April) at the ‘Cinematographer’s Party’ at The Crane Lane Theatre, Cork. […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Grammy winning acapella group – ‘The Swingles’ – to perform at Cork International Choral Festival Gala Concert

ENTERTAINMENT: Grammy winning acapella group – ‘The Swingles’ –  to perform at Cork International Choral Festival Gala Concert

26 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of the mammoth programme of events taking place this week across Cork for the 2017 Cork International Choral Festival, there will be a very special performance by the multi Grammy® award winning acapella group, The Swingles at Cork City Hall this Thursday evening at 8pm. The […]

The English Market gets a facelift

The English Market gets a facelift

25 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The English Market, Ireland’s oldest indoor food market, officially revealed its new look today. The world renowned market has stepped into the 21st century by giving its main entrance, the Grand Parade facade, a new and improved look in keeping with the Market’s new logo and branding. With […]

AWARD: The Kingsley Hotel Cork voted as one of the top spa hotels in the world

AWARD: The Kingsley Hotel Cork voted as one of the top spa hotels in the world

25 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Kingsley Hotel on the Carrigrohane Straight Road, Cork has been named as one of the top spa hotels in the world by hotels.com, the world’s biggest accommodation website. Based on independent customer reviews, The Kingsley was listed in the spa category in the website’s ‘Loved by Guests’ […]

HEALTH & BEAUTY: The Spa at Castlemartyr introduces divine new spa range, Germaine de Capuccini

HEALTH & BEAUTY: The Spa at Castlemartyr introduces divine new spa range, Germaine de Capuccini

25 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Spa at Castlemartyr features a variety of exquisite products, the latest addition to which is deluxe professional skincare and therapies from Germaine de Capuccini. An exciting addition to the Spa at Castlemartyr, with a special launch evening taking place on April 6th next, Germaine de Capuccini has […]

VIDEO: ‘ProdiJIG’ to perform in Cork Opera House as part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2017

VIDEO: ‘ProdiJIG’ to perform in Cork Opera House as part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2017

21 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Opera House and Cork Midsummer Festival team up for return of hit Irish dance show Innovative Irish dance troupe, ProdiJIG, returns to the stage this June as part of an exciting new collaboration between Cork Opera House and Cork Midsummer Festival. After last year’s sell-out run, Cork […]

WEST CORK: TD concerned for cyclists’ safety

WEST CORK: TD concerned for cyclists’ safety

21 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork South West, Fine Gael, Dáil Deputy Jim Daly has been making representations to Cork County Council, District Supervisor, Edmond Coleman with regard to road safety issues in Kinsale. Deputy Daly has heard numerous concerns from his constituents regarding road safety in the town, particularly from cyclists. The […]

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