Corcadorca founder Pat Kiernan is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

21 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Throughout the years, Corcadorca has pioneered the art of theatre performance in unusual venues and has carved out a unique place for itself in Irish theatre. Last June/July Corcadorca staged ‘Sacrifice at Easter’ at Elizabeth Fort on Barrack Street as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival. Written […]

1,501 .ie domains registered in Cork in first half of 2016

1,501 .ie domains registered in Cork in first half of 2016

20 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 1,501 .ie domains were registered in Cork in the first half of 2016 (1 January—30 June), according to the latest dot ie Domain Profile Report, published by the IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the Dublin based company responsible for the management and administration of Ireland’s official internet address, […]

Youghal Medieval Festival – Sunday 21st August 2016

Youghal Medieval Festival – Sunday 21st August 2016

20 August 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 20/08/16 Update: Due to forecast windy and wet weather, Youghal Medieval Festival has been rescheduled to next Saturday instead, 27th August Celebrating 10 years in 2016 St. Mary’s College Gardens, in the Raleigh Quarter of Youghal, will once again be the venue for Youghal’s prizewinning Medieval Festival. It […]

Cork TD Sean Sherlock says Labour party welcomes independent inquiry into Olympic ticket scandal

Cork TD Sean Sherlock says Labour party welcomes independent inquiry into Olympic ticket scandal

19 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The announcement by Minister Shane Ross today of a judge-led independent inquiry into the Olympic ticket scandal is “a welcome recognition of the gravity of the matter”, according to Mallow based TD Sean Sherlock, who wa speaking on behalf of the Labour Party. “Over recent days, we […]

VIDEO: Redhead Festival 2016 takes place this weekend in Crosshaven, Co Cork, Ireland

VIDEO: Redhead Festival 2016 takes place this weekend in Crosshaven, Co Cork, Ireland

19 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Redheads of all shades from strawberry blonde to titian and from all corners of the world are expected to descend on Crosshaven, Co. Cork this weekend, 19-21 August for the 7th annual Irish Redhead Convention. The fun family festival of ginger-loving madness is a celebration of all […]

Live auditions for jobs at The Nightmare Realm in Cork

Live auditions for jobs at The Nightmare Realm in Cork

19 August 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Nightmare Realm, “Ireland’s most terrifying scare attraction”, is now recruiting staff to play a part in the live horror experience taking place in Albert Quay, Cork for the month of October. Release your inner monster and terrify thrill seekers who dare to enter the Realm. The only […]

VIDEO: Biobank facility opens at University College Cork

VIDEO: Biobank facility opens at University College Cork

18 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This new UCC facility will help centres like INFANT to biobank samples and data for future needs, and meets the critical need for supported storage resources. The INFANT centre, working within Cork University Maternity Hospital and other biobanking researchers throughout the world, has developed a burgeoning and […]

EMC Cork welcomes boost in numbers taking S.T.E.M. subjects

EMC Cork welcomes boost in numbers taking S.T.E.M. subjects

17 August 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Commenting on the publication of the Leaving Cert results today, EMC, the IT multinational that employs 3,000 people in Ireland, has welcomed the rise in the number of secondary school pupils studying STEM subjects and taking Higher-level Mathematics but signalled caution over failure rates in the ordinary level […]