BONFIRE NIGHT: What do see and do in Cork City? – Cork City Council running 5 events

BONFIRE NIGHT: What do see and do in Cork City? – Cork City Council running 5 events

22 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dowtcha Puppets have built some jaw-dropping bonfire sculptures with local youth groups as part of Cork City Council’s family friendly Bonfire Night celebrations tomorrow Friday, June 23. This is the 10th anniversary of the hugely successful event, Young people created sculptures with Dowtcha Puppets in parks at Mahon, […]

PICTURES: Elton plays Live at the Marquee, Cork

PICTURES: Elton plays Live at the Marquee, Cork

21 June 2017, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Elton John brought his Wonderful Crazy Night tour to Live at the Marquee, Cork last night at 8pm. It was his 4th time playing Cork’s tented summertime venue, and his 23rd time performing in Ireland. Photographer Darragh Kane was at the sunny evening event and sent us […]

ENTERTAINMENT: 3rd time Lotto winner cashes in his Supervalu Ballincollig winning ticket at Lotto HQ

ENTERTAINMENT: 3rd time Lotto winner cashes in his Supervalu Ballincollig winning ticket at Lotto HQ

20 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Munster bachelor, who works in Cork, is claiming to be Ireland’s luckiest man after he paid his third visit in 13 years to the coveted National Lottery Winners room today. The delighted player, who left the Dublin building with a cheque for almost €20,000, joked with National […]

HERITAGE: 1798 “Battle of the Big Cross” to be remembered in Clonakilty, West Cork

HERITAGE: 1798 “Battle of the Big Cross” to be remembered in Clonakilty, West Cork

18 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage, a local, non-political historical organisation in Clonakilty will remember “The Battle of the Big Cross” on Monday evening, 19th June at 8pm at Asna Square. Over the last few years, since the demise of the local town council, (which used to organise the event), Dúchas […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Seandun Macra na Feirme Host National Final of Creative Challenge at Cork Summer Show

ENTERTAINMENT: Seandun Macra na Feirme Host National Final of Creative Challenge at Cork Summer Show

18 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Seandun Macra hosted the National Final of the Macra na Feirme Creative Challenge last Sunday June 18th at the Cork Summer Show. Three Cork teams took part on the day under the blazing heat of the sun; Knockraha, Carrigaline and Caheragh. Over the course of 90 minutes the […]

GAA: New Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium in Cork WILL open just in time to host All Ireland Quarter Finals

GAA: New Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium in Cork WILL open just in time to host All Ireland Quarter Finals

18 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Blackrock based local Area Representative for the Labour Party Peter Horgan has welcomed confirmation that Pairc Ui Chaoimh will open and host the All Ireland Quarter Finals. “The State investment in this project is not insignificant at €30 million and was approved by my colleague, Labour Party Leader […]

TOURISM: 1.2 million French to read all about Cork

TOURISM: 1.2 million French to read all about Cork

16 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Seven top travel and lifestyle journalists from France have been visiting Cork and Ireland’s Ancient East, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. Representing 14 different online and print publications, with a combined readership of more than 1.2 million, the journalists travelled from Roscoff to Cork with […]

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