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Archives / 2014
2nd December 2014 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie It was RedFM’s Biggest Giveaway Ever. In association with Keary’s Motorworld, Cork’s no.1 radio station gave away a brand new 151 Nissan Juke The stations Patrollers were travelling up and down Cork city and county and leaving the car in different locations each day. Every day the KC... Read More
2nd December 2014 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has given in to pressure from local elected Councillors again. Officuals have already relaxed parking for Christmas in Douglas, Kinsale and Bandon and now Cobh. Cobh Municipal District Council has announced that there will be Free Parking in Cobh Town from Monday 8th December, 2014... Read More
2nd December 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anna Geary, Captain of the Cork Senior Ladies Camogie Team and Briege Corkery, Captain of the Cork Senior Ladies Football Team received Cork Persons of the Month Awards to mark their All-Ireland wins this year. The girls’ names now go forward, together with the other Persons of Month... Read More
1st December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie People interested in the history of Cork City and Harbour have the chance to view historic maps, charts and plans this week. A free exhibition with rare maps from the 1700’s onwards has gone on display at the “Ivan Wolfe Gallery” in Monkstown. The exhibition includes rare... Read More
18th November 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s two separate Councils; the County Council and the City Council have today announced they are joining forces with Failte Ireland to establish a “high level Tourism Strategy Group” It will develop a “vision” and “action plan” for the future growth of tourism across Cork. The group will... Read More
10th November 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new book featuring historic photographs of Cork City taken by the man who built up “Barry’s Tea” has been published. The late Anthony Barry had a successful business and political career; serving as a TD, Senator, and City Councillor including a term as Lord Mayor. Every... Read More
31st October 2014, Friday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Excitement is building around Shandon, where a cultural tradition of Halloween will be seen in the coming hours. The annual Dragon of Shandon Parade is the culmination and highlight of of the new Dragon of Shandon FESTIVAL. Almost 300 costumed performers will escort a 36 foot... Read More
26 September 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork businessman George Barter of Barter’s Travel agency on Patrick Street has been appointed as the Honorary Consul of Portugal with responsibility for Cork City and County. While most countries already have an Embassy in Dublin, many such as Portugal choose to cement their presence in Ireland... Read More