EAST CORK: Youghal Clock Tower extends opening hours during school mid-term holiday

EAST CORK: Youghal Clock Tower extends opening hours during school mid-term holiday

27 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie To celebrate Halloween, Youghal Clock Tower – which was officially opened only earlier this year – will open right across the school mid-term from Saturday 28th October to Sunday 5th November inclusive. Tours will run on the hour, every hour from 12.00 pm through to 4pm. As an added bonus […]

RACHEL ALLEN’S CORK RESTAURANT: includes a ‘Piano Bar’ – which is handy for the Guinness Cork Jazz Weekend

RACHEL ALLEN’S CORK RESTAURANT: includes a ‘Piano Bar’ – which is handy for the Guinness Cork Jazz Weekend

27 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Piano Bar @ Rachel’s is Cork’s newest jazz venue Exciting line up and jazz cuisine The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival has a new dedicated Jazz venue for its 2017 event.  Rachel’s Restaurant and Piano Bar will host one of the Festival’s most exciting line-ups of performers and musicians this […]

AMATEUR RADIO: Cork’s Glanmire Community College communicates with International Space Station

AMATEUR RADIO: Cork’s Glanmire Community College communicates with International Space Station

26 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Students of Glanmire Community College make history as some of the first Irish students to make direct contact with the International Space Station via Amateur Radio Space, the final frontier! Today, Glanmire Community College boldly went where no Cork school had gone before! It was a case of […]

HOLIDAYS: Fly from Cork Airport (Ireland) to Salzburg (Austria) to Ski with TopFlight

HOLIDAYS: Fly from Cork Airport (Ireland) to Salzburg (Austria) to Ski with TopFlight

26 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Topflight has launched their winter ski route to Salzburg from Cork Airport, giving South of Ireland passengers even more choice of winter destinations. The service will operate each Saturday commencing 30th December right through until 17th March. Pictured at the launch were, Kevin Cullinane, Head of Communications, Cork […]

VIDEO: Watch ‘On the Hemline’ – a Cork drama commissioned by RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen

VIDEO: Watch ‘On the Hemline’ – a Cork drama commissioned by RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen

26 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie On the Hemline is a brand new Cork drama commissioned by RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen for the new season of Storyland, the award-winning commissioning project that gives emerging Irish drama talent an opportunity to make original programmes, viewable to a global audience on RTÉ Player. The new […]

COME TO CORK: 42,000 passengers expected thru Cork Airport for Jazz Bank Holiday weekend

COME TO CORK: 42,000 passengers expected thru Cork Airport for Jazz Bank Holiday weekend

26 October 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Airport is preparing for a busy October Bank Holiday weekend, as 42,000 passengers are expected to travel through the Gateway to the South of Ireland between Thursday 26th and Tuesday 31st October. With nearly 8,000 passengers arriving before the Cork Jazz Festival alone, Cork Airport is looking forward to […]

HEALTHY CROSSHAVEN: Ireland’s Fittest Family 2017 takes place in Camden Fort Meagher

HEALTHY CROSSHAVEN: Ireland’s Fittest Family 2017 takes place in Camden Fort Meagher

26 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council was delighted to welcome Irelands Fittest Family to Camden Fort Meagher earlier this year to film the latest series which airs Sunday next. Irelands Fittest Family has been running since 2014 and has been putting each of the families through some fairly rigorous obstacle courses […]

HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVE: Dublin interior design consultancy ‘Ventura Design’ open studio in Kinsale, Co Cork

HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVE: Dublin interior design consultancy ‘Ventura Design’ open studio in Kinsale, Co Cork

26 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ventura Design, have opened a Cork Studio at The Giles Norman Townhouse, a beautifully refurbished Georgian building in the heart of Kinsale, a town famous for its history, heritage, food tourism, shops and galleries. Having collaborated on various projects in the past, Arlene McIntyre of Ventura Design and […]

FARMING: NCT for tractors makes no sense as currently designed – says Cork TD

FARMING: NCT for tractors makes no sense as currently designed – says Cork TD

26 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that Minister for Transport, Shane Ross’ proposals to force farmers who drive their tractors more than 25km to undergo NCTs is another example of a meddling minister not focused on his department’s core priorities. “Once again, Minister Ross is ignoring […]