GRAHAM NORTON: hosts annual Quiz Night in Ahakista, West Cork, Ireland – next month on 4th August 2017

GRAHAM NORTON: hosts annual Quiz Night in Ahakista, West Cork, Ireland – next month on 4th August 2017

11 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Graham Norton and O’ Donovan Brothers go head to head There’s great excitement around Ahakista, West Cork in anticipation of this year’s annual Graham Norton Quiz Night which will be held on Friday the 4th of August. It was announced last week that Graham will be joined this year by […]

VIDEO: Cork’s Bantry House & Blarney Castle feature in Tourism Ireland YouTube video entitled “The Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”

VIDEO: Cork’s Bantry House & Blarney Castle feature in Tourism Ireland YouTube video entitled “The Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”

9 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland has created a new online film showcasing some of Ireland’s grand estates and glorious gardens, taking viewers on a tour of Ireland’s more ‘glamorous’ side. It features two Cork locations – Bantry House and Blarney Castle. Titled “The Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”, the video gives viewers a […]

TOURISM: Australian Ambassador visits Spike Island in Cork on Cobh’s Australia Day

TOURISM: Australian Ambassador visits Spike Island in Cork on Cobh’s Australia Day

7 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Richard Andrews, Australian Ambassador to Ireland, has today visited Spike Island on Cobh’s Australia Day, the day which celebrates the arrival of an Australian cruise liner into Cobh. The Sea Princess arrived in this morning with 2,342 visitors aboard. Councillor Cathal Rasmussun, deputising for the Mayor of the […]

CORK CITY: is one of Europe’s leading CULTURAL cities – in new European research

CORK CITY: is one of Europe’s leading CULTURAL cities – in new European research

7 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is delighted that Cork has been recognized as one of eight “ideal” cities for culture and creativity across the European Union. Cork was ranked as number one for cultural venues and facilities amongst European cities with a population of under 500,000. It also came top […]

CORK CITY: English Market ‘Start-Up Stall’ celebrates successful first year.

CORK CITY: English Market ‘Start-Up Stall’ celebrates successful first year.

7 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The popular Start-Up Stall in The English Market is celebrating 12 successful months as it approaches its one year anniversary later this month. The English Market launched the Start-Up Stall last summer to give small food businesses a rare chance to test the market. The Start-Up Stall, situated […]

TOURISM: Cork continues to benefit from Government investment – says Senator Tim Lombard

TOURISM: Cork continues to benefit from Government investment – says Senator Tim Lombard

5 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Increases in tourists traveling to Ireland show that “Government initiatives are working” says Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard. During the period of March to May 2017 the total number of trips to Ireland increased to almost 2.5 million; an overall increase of 5%, or 113,500 compared to the […]