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Archives / February 2013
The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has revealed that a total of seven nominees from County Cork have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious ISA Annual Awards. A total of 25 nominees have been announced across six categories with the Corkonians in contention for five of those awards. The winners will be announced at the ISA... Read More
Cork business woman Jenny Murphy who owns Red Balloon based in Ballincollig is one of 2,000 people worldwide to be awarded a Certificate in Balloon Artistry. Making balloon history she is also the first Irish person to be invited to participate at “Float”, a balloon convention in St Louis, Missouri, USA. Speaking this week after... Read More
In July 2012, consultants on behalf of Cork County Council, completed a Feasibility Study on the development of an 8km greenway (shared walking and cycling route) between Passage West and Carrigaline, and including a branch to Ringaskiddy. This will link the Rochestown to Passage West and Carrigaline to Crosshaven routes and thereby provide a continuous... Read More
Firkin Crane is entering its 21st year of operation and has become a vital facility for everyone interested in dance, from professional artists preparing for performances of the highest quality, to social dancers seeking a fun night out. With some of the country’s best teachers, there is an eclectic weekly programme of classes, from three-year-olds... Read More
The 2013 An Post Rás route was announced this morning at the GPO. A demanding eight days of competition faces the riders with the 61st edition of the race featuring over 1180 kilometres of cycling and no less than 33 categorised climbs, four of which are category one mountains. Cork is set to see plenty... Read More