Encouraging Millions of Spaniards to Visit Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way

Encouraging Millions of Spaniards to Visit Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way

19 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Iberia Express Madrid to Cork service to operate twice weekly from Cork Airport Fáilte Ireland, in conjunction with partner Tourism Ireland, welcomed a group of Spanish media at Cork Airport, over the weekend. The Journalists were in Cork thanks to Iberia Express airlines; to explore Cork and Kerry […]

WEST CORK: Annual “Battle of the Big Cross” commemoration in Clonakilty

WEST CORK: Annual “Battle of the Big Cross” commemoration in Clonakilty

18 June 2018, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Annual “Battle of the Big Cross” commemoration in Clonakilty Tuesday 19th June marks the 220th anniversary of the “Battle of the Big Cross” – the only engagement in the whole of Munster between the United Irishmen and Crown Forces in 1798. The “Big Cross” is located just […]

SOCIAL PICS: County Mayor’s Masquerade Charity Ball

SOCIAL PICS: County Mayor’s Masquerade Charity Ball

18 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The County Mayor’s Masquerade Charity Ball took place on Saturday. Ciara Dineen speaking on behalf of Special Olympics Munster, at the masquerade ball hosted by the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Declan Hurley, in aid of West Cork Rapid Response, Enable Ireland and Special Olympics Munster, […]

Cork headquartered company ‘Wisetek’ opens new Recycle and Reuse Electronic Data Warehouse Facility

Cork headquartered company ‘Wisetek’ opens new Recycle and Reuse Electronic Data Warehouse Facility

17 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Wisetek expands US operations in Sacramento, California Wisetek a global leader in advanced IT asset disposal, data destruction, technology reuse and manufacturing services, has announced the opening of its new West Coast operation in Sacramento, California. To support its continued business growth in the U.S, the company will […]

Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat assists yacht which had been attempting transatlantic journey

Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat assists yacht which had been attempting transatlantic journey

17 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie RNLI Lifeboat assists lone sailor to safety Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat has successfully assisted a yacht with engine trouble off West Cork coast this morning, Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat ‘Annette Hutton’ was put on standby yesterday evening when a yacht 85 miles south west of Bere Island requested assistance from […]

50,000+ attend Cork Summer Show 2018

50,000+ attend Cork Summer Show 2018

17 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Drawing crowds from all over the country, this year’s Cork Summer Show has been “a sell out success with more than 50,000 visitors over the weekend”, according to organisers. The show extended its hours on both Saturday and Sunday due to the good weather and numbers attending the […]

CORK POLITICS: ‘Same old craic with sports capital’ – says Labour’s Peter Horgan

CORK POLITICS: ‘Same old craic with sports capital’ – says Labour’s Peter Horgan

16 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Labour Party Local Area Representative in Cork Peter Horgan has criticised Minister Brendan Griffin for reverting to the same old craic and tactics with the new Sports Capital announcement. “Government TDs, Senators and Candidates were tweeting mightily the other night that €40 million is to be allocated for […]

Mayor of County Cork meets Prince of Wales

Mayor of County Cork meets Prince of Wales

16 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor Hurley presents The Prince of Wales with a replica of sketch prepared by his great great great grandmother Queen Victoria During this week’s Royal visit to Cork, the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Declan Hurley presented HRH The Prince of Wales with a reproduction of […]

BALLINCOLLIG: Oriel House Hotel launches new ‘Chic Boutique’ Guest Bedrooms’

BALLINCOLLIG: Oriel House Hotel launches new ‘Chic Boutique’ Guest Bedrooms’

16 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Everyone dreams of the Royal treatment, and with Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla visiting Ireland this dream is more present than ever. With last nights’ launch of two luxury boutique collections; The Ellis and Tobin, the Oriel House Hotel are making this Royal treatment possible for […]

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