IndieCork Festival announces 2015 award winners

IndieCork Festival announces 2015 award winners

12 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The IndieCork Festival of Independent Film and Music wrapped yesterday, Sunda, Awards were made to selected short films, features and a new IndieMusic Discovery award for performers in the enhanced music programme this year. Festival organisers were particularly pleased with the third festival. Mick Hannigan, Festival Co-Director said: […]

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

11 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland will today begin showcasing Cork to a group of 40 influential US travel buyers who arrived in Ireland this weekend ahead of the third workshop in a series of six Fáilte Ireland Autumn Sales Workshops, designed to allow Irish tourism businesses to pitch to overseas operators […]

Sinn Fein TD in Cork East to step down, and Cllr to run in General Election instead

Sinn Fein TD in Cork East to step down, and Cllr to run in General Election instead

11 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sandra McLellan not to run Sinn Féin Leader, Gerry Adams TD, has commented today on the decision made by Sandra McLellan TD not to run in the General Election. Teachta Adams said: “I was sorry to hear that Sandra McLellan decided not to contest the selection convention for […]

Kinsale Gormet Festival 2015 was a success

Kinsale Gormet Festival 2015 was a success

11 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@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 […]

Cork’s Gaeltacht areas would be better under a Sinn Fein Government – says Cork MEP

Cork’s Gaeltacht areas would be better under a Sinn Fein Government – says Cork MEP

9 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork is the home county of three MEP’s (Members of the European Parliament). They are Brian Crowley (Fianna Fail), Deirdre Clune (Fine Gael), and Liadh nia Riada (Sinn Fein). Speaking following the publication of Sinn Féin’s Alternative Budget for 2016 Liadh Ní Riada stated that Gaeltacht areas – […]

Let me tell you about a Festival in Ballincollig

Let me tell you about a Festival in Ballincollig

9 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan Tom@TheCork.ie This October the annual Beer and Food Festival returns to The White Horse in Ballincollig, October 15th – 18th. The White Horse in Ballincollig is hosting a festival weekend filled with craft beer and artisan food, with some livelytunes from of Ireland’s favourite musicians. With twelve events running […]

Who are Cork’s Best Young Entrepreneurs?

Who are Cork’s Best Young Entrepreneurs?

9 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Nine of Cork’s ‘Best Young Entrepreneurs’ were named at an awards ceremony hosted by Cork’s three Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) yesterday at City Hall. The winners were chosen from 45 young entrepreneurs, shortlisted from almost 150 applicants in the competition launched this summer by the LEOs in Cork, […]

The French Connection – New Route – Cork Airport to Nantes and La Rochelle

The French Connection – New Route – Cork Airport to Nantes and La Rochelle

8 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie CityJet have announced additional flights between Cork Airport and France from next summer. Corconians will be able to sample the delights of Nantes and La Rochelle. The new Cork to La Rochelle route will fly twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The new Cork to Nantes route […]

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

8 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork County Council today confirmed that it has committed €100,000 to support a ‘cooperative marketing programme’ with Cork Airport aimed at increasing inbound tourist numbers. County Mayor Cllr. John Paul O’Shea said that “Cork Airport is on the crest of a wave with recent route announcements demonstrating that […]

Startup Ireland 2020 forum begins in Cork

Startup Ireland 2020 forum begins in Cork

7 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie According to projections, more than 17,500 people will have taken part in the Startup Gathering week activities to promote entrepreneurship and showcase Ireland’s startup sector nationally and internationally. The Startup Ireland Vision 2020 Forum held in Cork today (Wednesday) with a panel of international and national business leaders […]

Cork University Maternity Hospital to hold annual Remembrance service

Cork University Maternity Hospital to hold annual Remembrance service

7 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork University Maternity Hospital will be holding their annual Service of Remembrance on Friday of next week (16th October, 2015) at 7.30pm in the Sacred Heart Church, Western Road, Cork for anyone who has experienced pregnancy or infant loss. CUMH warmly welcomes all parents and families who have […]