COBH, IRELAND: Historic ‘Heartbreak Pier’ where final Titanic Passengers boarded from is to be revamped

COBH, IRELAND: Historic ‘Heartbreak Pier’ where final Titanic Passengers boarded from is to be revamped

4 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ​​Significant Project to Save ‘Heartbreak Pier’ Gets Underway in Cobh Possibly one of the most historic piers in Ireland is set for significant investment and an ambitious re-development plan to protect and conserve, whilst also becoming a leading and poignant tourist destination for Ireland’s Ancient East. Known locally […]

Attention Cork – It’s European Year of Cultural Heritage

Attention Cork – It’s European Year of Cultural Heritage

4 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie “From archaeological sites to contemporary architecture, from medieval castles to folklore traditions and arts, Europe’s cultural heritage is at the very heart of the collective identity of European citizens. With more than 220,000 people in Ireland employed in the cultural heritage and tourism sector” – Ireland South MEP, Deirdre […]

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

2 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme – leading to the overall Cork Person of the Year title – is marking its 25th Anniversary this month. Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a Civic Reception to mark the […]

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

31 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has created more than 22 new millionaires so far in Ireland in 2017, it was revealed this week. Cheques of one million euros or more were written by National Lottery chiefs to 22 winning ticketholders on EuroMillions, Lotto, and Daily Millions draws during the year. In […]

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

24 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley (RC) and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton (COI) As the season of Christmas approaches, we pray that God will bless the people of Cork during the forthcoming Feast and during the year ahead. […]

CHRISTMAS EVE: Cork Tourist Attraction gives out free soup and apple juice

CHRISTMAS EVE: Cork Tourist Attraction gives out free soup and apple juice

24 December 2017, 8am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Nano Nagle Place to host charity event in aid of the Cork Simon Community On Christmas Eve, Sunday 24th December, the newly opened Nano Nagle Place on Douglas Street in Cork, will revive a centuries-old tradition by offering a warm mug of soup and mulled apple juice […]