SOCIAL PICS: CIT Multimedia and Visual Communications final year exhibition entitled ‘Sonder’

SOCIAL PICS: CIT Multimedia and Visual Communications final year exhibition entitled ‘Sonder’

28 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Students of ‘Multimedia and Visual Communications’ at Cork Institute of Technology have held a exhibition of their final year work. Entitled “Sonder”, the exhibition contained an array of movement interpretations, such as immersive game technology to assist in physical rehabilitation and interactive audio/visual collaborations with local musicians. Photographer […]

VIDEO: Free concert in School of Music – Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (1937)

VIDEO: Free concert in School of Music – Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (1937)

28 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie CIT Cork School of Music Artist-in-Residence Alex Petcu will be performing Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (1937) in the Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music, Union Quay, Cork City on Sunday 4th June at 4:30pm, free admission. Alongside pianists Dr. Gabriela Mayer, (head of department, Keyboard […]

BUSINESS: Hospitality and drinks businesses employ 19,542 people in Cork

BUSINESS: Hospitality and drinks businesses employ 19,542 people in Cork

27 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Hospitality and drinks businesses, including pubs, hotels, off-licences, restaurants, wholesalers and producers, employ 19,542 people in Cork, generating €784 million in revenue for the local tourism economy. These businesses also purchase €21.8 million in agricultural outputs and pay out €434.7 million in wages each year. The figures are […]

LIFESTYLE: Talk series – An evening with Rosanna Davison – Montenotte Hotel Cork

LIFESTYLE: Talk series – An evening with Rosanna Davison – Montenotte Hotel Cork

27 May 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Montenotte Event Series Launches with a Wellbeing & Nutrition Evening presented by Rosanna Davison Renowned model and more recently author and nutrionist, Rosanna Davison, will be coming to Cork’s Montenotte Hotel, on Wednesday, 14 June for the first in the hotel’s “An Evening With …” series. With quite […]

MAHON POINT: Farmers market will take place on TUESDAY’S for summer – in addition to normal THURSDAY’S

MAHON POINT: Farmers market will take place on TUESDAY’S for summer – in addition to normal THURSDAY’S

26 May 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Get Set for a Summer of Flavour! Foodies and lovers of all things fresh and local are in for a treat this summer, with the launch of Mahon Point’s Summer Market. Tempting delights will be available every Tuesday from the 6th June with many of the areas […]

COMMUNITY FUNDING: €65,000 in CLAR funding for Cork

COMMUNITY FUNDING: €65,000 in CLAR funding for Cork

26 May 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the funding allocated to Cork Emergency Response organisations under the latest round of the CLÁR programme. “I am delighted to see the allocation of over €65,000 in funding for local first response organisations here in Cork. It will […]

EAST CORK: Garryvoe beach reopens to swimmers after water quality improves

EAST CORK: Garryvoe beach reopens to swimmers after water quality improves

26 May 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Swimming can now resume at Garryvoe Beach, East Cork. It follows a second satisfactory water quality sample by Cork County Council. The local authority then consulted with the HSE, who were satisfied that the water quality had indeed returned to “excellent” grade.  This means that the bathing water prohibition […]

HERITAGE AND TOURISM: Cork City Culture and Creativity Plan unveiled – part of Creative Ireland Programme

HERITAGE AND TOURISM: Cork City Culture and Creativity Plan unveiled – part of Creative Ireland Programme

26 May 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie New Local Culture Plan will help to drive creativity in Cork City – Minister Humphreys An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, and Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, were joined by members of the Cork City Culture Team to launch the Cork City […]

CORK HERITAGE: Book detailing history of Barryscourt Castle launched by Deirdre Clune MEP

CORK HERITAGE: Book detailing history of Barryscourt Castle launched by Deirdre Clune MEP

26 May 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Barryscourt Castle, Co. Cork: Archaeology, History and Architecture – the eleventh volume in the Archaeological Monograph Series launched by Ms Deirdre Clune MEP Barryscourt Castle (Caisleán Chúirt an Bharraigh in Irish) is a castle located in East Cork south of the village of Carrigtwohill. Cork MEP Deirdre […]

EDUCATION: University College Cork wins ‘Best Student Campus’ at the Education Awards.

EDUCATION: University College Cork wins ‘Best Student Campus’ at the Education Awards.

26 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork has been named the winner of Best Student Campus at the Education Awards. The final of the Education Awards, recognising excellence in the third-level sector in Ireland, were held this week at a ceremony in Dublin, attended by hundreds of education professionals. “We’re delighted to […]