SAME SEX MARRIAGE: 1,147 same couples married in Ireland since 2015 law change – Cork Senator welcomes the stats

SAME SEX MARRIAGE: 1,147 same couples married in Ireland since 2015 law change – Cork Senator welcomes the stats

14 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Same sex marriages account for almost 5% of all marriages The average age of brides and grooms tying the knot continues to rise reaching 33.8 years for brides and 35.7 years for grooms The average age of males entering same sex marriages was 40.5 years while the average […]

Cork City Council is delighted to announce a programme of entertainment for Cruinniú na Cásca

Cork City Council is delighted to announce a programme of entertainment for Cruinniú na Cásca

10 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On Easter Monday Cork City Council will host a number of events for Cruinniú na Cásca, the national culture day. The programme for the day in Cork allows people to discover and experience Cork City’s heritage buildings. This new country wide event is organised in partnership with Creative […]

Bumper weekend in Kinsale 7-9th April

Bumper weekend in Kinsale 7-9th April

6 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The weekend of 7th-9th April is a bumper one in Kinsale, with Bank of Ireland Kinsale Enterprise Town taking place at the Sáile Community Centre on Friday 7th April from 6-9pm with a Business, food and fashion focus, then on Saturday 8th April from 9am-1pm with a sports […]

EAST CORK: Cobh Tourism group invites tourism stakeholders to Heritage Centre for briefing on latest attractions

EAST CORK: Cobh Tourism group invites tourism stakeholders to Heritage Centre for briefing on latest attractions

6 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Last evening front of house staff from the hospitality industry in Cork were invited to Cobh Heritage Centre to hear about what the town has to offer to tourists. The event (on April 6th) provided information on the considerable number of attractions in the area together with exciting new itinerary […]

RUGBY: Craig Gilroy launches 2017 Heineken Kinsale 7s

RUGBY: Craig Gilroy launches 2017 Heineken Kinsale 7s

5 April 2017, 3pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Current Irish International and Ulster rugby player, Craig Gilroy will officially launch the Heineken Kinsale 7s 2017 at a reception at the White Lady, Kinsale this evening. He will be joined by Peter Elliot, President, Kinsale RFC, Tomás O’Brien, Tournament Director, sponsors and Kinsale RFC club members […]

50,000 to visit Cork for Choral Festival

50,000 to visit Cork for Choral Festival

5 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork International Choral Festival will bring a city to life with song Almost 5,000 world class singers and 50,000 visitors from across Ireland, Europe and beyond will descend on Cork over the May Bank Holiday weekend from 26-30 April for the 63rd annual Cork International Choral Festival. The Festival, […]

It’s official – someone has created a “Blackpudding Sausage” – and it’s the famous Clonakilty Blackpudding Company themselves

It’s official – someone has created a “Blackpudding Sausage” – and it’s the famous Clonakilty Blackpudding Company themselves

3 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Clonakilty Blackpudding Company has unveiled a new product. It is the Clonakilty Blackpudding Sausage! It appeared on the shelves before the weekend in a select number of Tesco stores, and independent shops across Ireland. Using a recipe first created in their Clonakilty Town centre butcher shop – […]

KINSALE: Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town roadshow visits town on Friday and Saturday

3 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Over €1.2 million invested in Bank of Ireland’s 2017 Enterprise Town Programme Bank of Ireland has announced that Enterprise Town is coming to Kinsale, Co. Cork, on Friday, April 7th, from 6pm-9pm, and Saturday April 8th, from 10am -1pm. Taking place in Sáile Community Hall, the event features […]