30 foot dragon on streets of Cork for Halloween

30 foot dragon on streets of Cork for Halloween

31 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Above: route of dragon procession. Cork’s Dragon of Shandon Festival will end in a spectacular grand finale on Halloween night (tonight) as a host of ghouls, ghosts and demons emerge from the underworld with the renowned 36 foot dragon in the Dragon of Shandon Parade. Creatures, beasts […]

VIDEO: Starring role for West Cork in new tourism film

30 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland invites top travel vloggers to check out West Cork, as part of a series of online films showcasing Ireland Popular travel vloggers (or video bloggers) the Vagabrothers have released a brand new online film – this time called “Kayaking Ireland’s Wild Coast”. It’s the seventh […]

Clonakilty Community website launched

Clonakilty Community website launched

30 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Mayor Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin recently launched a new website www.Clonakilty.Club on which he encourages all local voluntary organisations, charities, schools, etc. to register their contact details. The website is a joint venture with Matthew Harte, web designer-programmer from Shannonvale. The Mayor said: “This is a completely […]

Five Cork pubs featured in ‘Michelin Eating out in Pubs guide’

Five Cork pubs featured in ‘Michelin Eating out in Pubs guide’

30 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Five popular Cork pubs have secured listings in the 2016 Michelin ‘Eating Out In Pubs’ Guide just published. They are Mary Ann’s (Castletownshend), Poacher’s Inn (Bandon), Deasy’s (Clonakilty), Cronin’s (Crosshaven) and Toddies at The Bulman (Kinsale). Toddies at The Bulman has also secured an ‘Inspectors’ Favourites’ commendation, […]

Joanne O’Riordan Presented with Outstanding Contribution to Technological Empowerment Award

Joanne O’Riordan Presented with Outstanding Contribution to Technological Empowerment Award

30th October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This year’s coveted eir Spider Grand Prix has been awarded to NewsWhip; the global social media monitoring company that created a technology platform called Spike to track activity across a range of channels, in an effort to determine what stories are generating the most online discussion. The eir […]

Cork MEP wants more women TDs, Senators and MEPs

Cork MEP wants more women TDs, Senators and MEPs

30 October 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada – from the Muskerry Gaeltacht on the Cork/Kerry border – has said society must do more to increase women’s representation in government. Speaking after a meeting of the Countess Markievicz Circle of Women for Election in Brussels, Ms Ní Riada said, “The […]

Cork Lord Mayor to meet Cork City FC players

Cork Lord Mayor to meet Cork City FC players

30 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork City will meet with players, management and backroom staff in advance of Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup decider. Cork City FC will take on Dundalk FC in the 2015 Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday, November 8th […]

Cork web firm merges with Dublin outfit

Cork web firm merges with Dublin outfit

29 October 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Two of Ireland’s leading web development and digital marketing agencies, Cork-based Granite Digital and Enhance Multimedia of Dublin, are teaming up to provide web design, development and digital marketing services nationwide, in a partnership worth €2m in turnover. Granite Digital has signed an agreement with web firm, Enhance […]

Macra na Feirme Annual Rally in Rochestown Park Hotel was a success

Macra na Feirme Annual Rally in Rochestown Park Hotel was a success

29 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A successful weekend was had at the Rally in the Lee Valley last weekend. Hosts, Muskerry Macra, organised a fantastic weekend of entertainment, competitions and the annual young farmers conference alongside sponsors Coopsuperstores.ie. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister Simon Coveney announced a top up payment for […]

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