VIDEO: Cork’s RedFM Launch New Online Travel YouTube series

VIDEO: Cork’s RedFM Launch New Online Travel YouTube series

15 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork’s RedFM have partnered with award winning travel website OnTheQT.ie to launch a brand new tv series for online called Red Travel. Red Travel presented by Stephanie Lynch of OnTheQT.ie will be a weekly tv show for online that will feature a unique look at tourism destinations both in Ireland and Overseas. […]

RURAL TRANSPORT: New public 7-day bus service between Kinsale and Clonakilty begins on Monday – Route 253

RURAL TRANSPORT: New public 7-day bus service between Kinsale and Clonakilty begins on Monday – Route 253

15 July 2017, Saturday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A new seven day return bus services, operating five times daily, will run between Kinsale and Clonakilty from Monday, July 17th next. Speaking at the launch, David O’Brien, CEO of Local Link Cork outlined how the service was initially proposed by local tourism interests in the area, […]

HOLIDAY INSURANCE: Free ‘EU Health Insurance Card’ can protect holiday-goers from costly healthcare bills

HOLIDAY INSURANCE: Free ‘EU Health Insurance Card’ can protect holiday-goers from costly healthcare bills

14 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie In advance of the peak holiday season, Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging all overseas travellers to avail of the free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), formerly the E111 form. “With the school holidays now in full swing, many families will be setting off on trips abroad. […]

SPORT & ENTERTAINMENT: €1.6m upgrade of Bishopstown Leisure Centre, Cork

SPORT & ENTERTAINMENT: €1.6m upgrade of Bishopstown Leisure Centre, Cork

13 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie LW Management, the management agency responsible for LeisureWorld Bishopstown, has announced details of a €1.6 million self-financed investment to modernise the Bishopstown facility over the coming months. Opened in 1997 LeisureWorld Bishopstown has grown and evolved over the past 20 years to be one of the leading health, […]

NORTH CORK: €369k EuroMillions ticket sold in Ballydaheen, Mallow, Co Cork

NORTH CORK: €369k EuroMillions ticket sold in Ballydaheen, Mallow, Co Cork

13 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie EuroMillions players in Cork are today being urged to check their tickets after last night’s EuroMillions draw produced another big Irish winner who scooped €369,210 on a Match 5 + Lucky Star. The latest big Irish EuroMilllions win follows Friday night’s €28.9 million EuroMillions jackpot win in Castlebar, […]

WALKING: Ireland’s first fully guided pilgrim journey launched – Cork’s St. Finbarr’s Pilgrim Path included on Irish Pilgrim Passport

WALKING: Ireland’s first fully guided pilgrim journey launched – Cork’s St. Finbarr’s Pilgrim Path included on Irish Pilgrim Passport

13 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland’s first fully-guided pilgrim journey has been launched today. The guided journey along Ireland’s passported pilgrim paths will take place during Heritage Week (19 – 26 August). The five ancient routes included on the Irish Pilgrim Passport are: Tochar Phadraig, Co Mayo; St Kevin’s Way, Co Wicklow; Cosán […]

CONCERNS: Ed Sheeran concerts will cause traffic mayhem – traffic management plan needed

CONCERNS: Ed Sheeran concerts will cause traffic mayhem – traffic management plan needed

13 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative[*1] in Cork South Central Peter Horgan has called for a comprehensive traffic management plan for the Blackrock and Ballintemple areas of Cork ahead of three Ed Sheeran concerts next May. “The latest addition of a third concert is no doubt welcomed by fans across […]

HERITAGE: Glucksman successfully retains museum accreditation

HERITAGE: Glucksman successfully retains museum accreditation

12 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Glucksman, University College Cork has successfully retained its full accreditation with the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland. The Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI), which started in 2006 with just 12 participants, now has 57 museums across the island of Ireland, participating in it. The programme recognises excellence in […]

NATURE: Fota Wildlife Park holds free talks on native Irish ladybirds in Midleton, Fermoy, and Fota itself

NATURE: Fota Wildlife Park holds free talks on native Irish ladybirds in Midleton, Fermoy, and Fota itself

12 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   Fota Wildlife Park are delighted to present a series of talks on ladybirds in Ireland. They are working with University College Cork on a citizen science project to map out the location of ladybirds in Ireland. The All Ireland Ladybird Survey is an online research project funded […]

TOURISM: ​’Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage’ hosting free guided walks of Clonakitly Town every Wednesday for summer

TOURISM: ​’Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage’ hosting free guided walks of Clonakitly Town every Wednesday for summer

12 July 2017, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ​Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage invite locals and visitors alike to join them on their free, guided historical walks ​of​ Clonakilty ​town centre area each Wednesday evening during July and August. Interested people should meet at 7pm at the Michael Collins statue, which is the starting point. No pre-booking […]