Cobh is “One of Western Europe’s best cruise destinations” – according to Cruise Critic

Cobh is “One of Western Europe’s best cruise destinations” – according to Cruise Critic

4 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie For the second year running Cobh has been ranked second favourite cruise destination in the British Isles and Western Europe in the 2017 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. Cruise Critic is the world’s leading cruise review site and online cruise community and the awards name the best […]

SPORT: Cork Sailor to Race with Alex Thompson in Fastnet Race

5 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish sailor Nin O’Leary will race with British skipper Alex Thomson in the famous biennial offshore Fastnet Race, starting from Cowes on Sunday 6th August and finishing at Plymouth. Nin is a brother of Peter O’Leary’s, the man competed in the Olympics for Ireland in 2008.​ Speaking ahead […]

PICS: Honda competition will award €5k to a Cork Community Project

PICS: Honda competition will award €5k to a Cork Community Project

4 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Powering Local Dreams is in association with Johnson and Perrott Honda Mahon Point, Kevin O’Leary Honda Bandon & Silversprings, and Hurley Bros Honda Skibbereen, your local Cork Honda dealers. The competition will award €5,000 to a community project. The company said: At Honda, we’ve been here in Ireland […]

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Include West Cork’s hidden gems on route – says Government Party Senator Tim Lombard

4 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Last week Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, visited in Union Hall and Courtmacsherry discussing with local community members and public representatives the proposal to have these charming coastal towns, and the drive between them, included in the Wild Atlantic Way. “Tuesday started with a scenic drive […]

NEW CITY CENTRE BUSINESS: Historic hidden Cork Pub ‘Oyster Tavern’ re-opens after €1.5m building makeover

3 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The highly anticipated opening of the iconic Oyster Tavern, located in the new Capitol building on Patrick Street, Cork City Centre, will take place this weekend, just in time for the bank holiday. The launch of The Oyster Tavern, which dates back to the 1700’s, is part of […]

HERITAGE: More than 40 Cork CITY buildings will open for Heritage Day 19th August 2017

HERITAGE: More than 40 Cork CITY buildings will open for Heritage Day 19th August 2017

3 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie More than 40 buildings are set to throw open their doors free-of-charge on Saturday 19 August for the 13th annual Cork Heritage Open Day. Organised by Cork City Council as part of Heritage Week in partnership with the Heritage Council, this year’s open day will be the biggest […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork classical singer Amanda Neri performs works of Vera Lynn

2 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Multi-award winning, classical singer, Amanda Neri, celebrates the life and music of Vera Lynn with her show ‘Vera Lynn 100’ at the Cork Arts Theatre from Wednesday 2nd to Saturday 5th August. Amanda devised the show as an homage to the singer who celebrated her 100th birthday this […]

RETAIL EXCELLENCE IRELAND: 7 Cork Retailers in Ireland’s Top100 Stores

RETAIL EXCELLENCE IRELAND: 7 Cork Retailers in Ireland’s Top100 Stores

1 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Seven Cork businesses have been named among the Top100 Stores in Ireland by Retail Excellence, the largest retail industry representative organization in Ireland. Cork City retailers Compu b, Lifestyle Sports, Patrick Street, Sketchers, Specsavers and Miss Daisy Blue, Mellerick Pharmacy, Fermoy and O Crualaoi Delicatessen, Ballincollig have made […]

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