VIDEO: Californian vLoggers visit Kinsale #Cork

25 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Popular travel vloggers (or video bloggers) the Vagabrothers have released a brand new online video, called “Kinsale Catch and Cook” – the sixth in a series of nine videos, or vlogs, which they are publishing during October and November. Last month, Tourism Ireland enlisted the help of the […]

‘International Meeting Planners’ visit Cork to scope out locations

‘International Meeting Planners’ visit Cork to scope out locations

25 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Up to €230m in business was up for grabs at the Meet in Ireland 2015 – a five day programme bringing over 100 top international meeting planners face to face with Irish businesses to scope out future opportunities for corporate meetings and incentive travel. Meet in Ireland 2015 […]

Cork Person of Year organiser expresses condolences to Maureen O’Hara family

Cork Person of Year organiser expresses condolences to Maureen O’Hara family

25 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The organisers of the Cork Person of the Year have expressed their sadness on hearing of the death of actress Maureen O’Hara. The Irish-American hollywood legend attended the awards twice in recent years, as a Person of the Month winner and later as a Guest of Honour. Awards […]

Buttimer hosts public meeting on proposed M28 Cork-Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme

Buttimer hosts public meeting on proposed M28 Cork-Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme

24 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has organised a public meeting to discuss the Rochestown exit and Carr’s Hill Interchange on the proposed M28 Cork-Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme. The meeting will take place at 8pm on Friday on 30th October in Garryduff Sports Centre. “This is a […]

Cork TD wants to extend Daylight Saving Time

Cork TD wants to extend Daylight Saving Time

23 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, David Stanton, has said that further consideration should be given to Justice Committee recommendations to extend Daylight Saving Time by three weeks. “The clocks go back this weekend meaning, on the plus side an extra […]

East Cork Sinn Fein TD says Funding cuts to Family Resource Centres are a ‘reactive measure’

East Cork Sinn Fein TD says Funding cuts to Family Resource Centres are a ‘reactive measure’

23 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children, Sandra McLellan TD, queried Minister on Children, Dr James Reilly (Fine Gael), about his commitment to Family Resource Centres given government cuts in their funding. Deputy McLellan said: “Family resource centres have had their core funding cut by 17%. I have been informed […]

Garden Conference in Baltimore, West Cork this weekend

Garden Conference in Baltimore, West Cork this weekend

23 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The West Cork Garden Trail, in association with The Irish Garden/Garden.ie, is hosting the first ever Garden Trails of Ireland conference in Baltimore, Co Cork this coming Saturday. Mayor of County Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea (pictured above), in a welcome message to the conference delegates said, “Irish […]

Cork based EU Minister meets British counterpart

Cork based EU Minister meets British counterpart

23 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection Dara Murphy T.D., today met with his British counterpart, Minister for Europe, David Lidington MP. The two Ministers discussed the EU-UK relationship, in the context of the ongoing negotiations that the British are undertaking with the EU institutions in advance of […]

2015 Kinsale Gourmet Festival was a success

23 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The 39th Kinsale Gourmet Festival on 9-11 October 2015, hosted by Kinsale’s eleven Good Food Circle restaurants, saw fine food celebrated in appropriate style, with a bevy of visiting gourmets from home and abroad relishing the festive atmosphere. The historic town was packed, with the event fully sold […]