Cork Film Festival 2016

Cork Film Festival 2016

18 October 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   The Cork Film Festival will launch its 2016 programme today, with this year’s event showcasing home-grown talent alongside international features, and a strong focus on documentary film. Ireland’s oldest film festival takes place 11-20 November and will screen more than 70 feature films, including Kelly Reichardt’s Montana […]

Grandons Toyota sponsor Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium Cork

Grandons Toyota sponsor Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium Cork

18 October 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium has announced a new partnership with Grandon Car Sales of Glanmire, with the addition of a new 24 dog Mini Open Stake to the Cork racing calendar. The Grandons Toyota Mini Open will begin on Saturday 29th October and run over 3 weekends with […]

Cork businesses meet in Brussels

Cork businesses meet in Brussels

17 October 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Convention Bureau joined Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland in Brussels, for a networking ‘Meet in Ireland’ event which was attended by conference buyers from top international associations. The headquarters of more than 2,000 associations are in Brussels, making the city an important source of association conferences and […]

€500k EuroMillions Plus ticket sold in SuperValu, Macroom, Co Cork

€500k EuroMillions Plus ticket sold in SuperValu, Macroom, Co Cork

16 October 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie While there was no winner of Friday’s (October 14) headline €17 million EuroMillions draw, but one lucky player from Cork did scoop the EuroMillions Plus top prize of €500,000. Remarkably, this is the 21st EuroMillions Plus top prize win of €500,000 in 2016. EuroMillions Plus is an exclusive […]

Youghal RNLI launch to reports angler taken ill

Youghal RNLI launch to reports angler taken ill

15 October 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Youghal RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew were tasked to launch today at 11.30am to reports of a angler taken ill on board a chartered fishing vessel. The casualty a male was reported as conscious but pale, the volunteer lifeboat crew proceeded to the location approximately a mile and a […]

Cork gets ready to say ‘hola’ to Spanish students

Cork gets ready to say ‘hola’ to Spanish students

15 October 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Five specialist travel agents from Spain have been enjoying a fact-finding visit of Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. The group was made up of ELT (English Language Training) specialists – responsible for putting in place arrangements for Spanish students who wish to […]

House building in Munster falls significantly short of demand for new homes

House building in Munster falls significantly short of demand for new homes

15 October 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Senior industry representatives from the Construction Industry Federation’s Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA) will meet with local builders in Limerick next week to discuss blockages to housing supply across the southern region. Recent statistics from the department of Housing, Planning and Local Government show that only 1713 housing […]