Hotel visited by Walt Disney, Ella Fitzgerald, and Charlie Chaplin celebrates 124 years in business

Hotel visited by Walt Disney, Ella Fitzgerald, and Charlie Chaplin celebrates 124 years in business

21 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Metropole Hotel Cork is celebrating 124 years of excellent hospitality and warm service. The hotel, which is located in the heart of the Victorian Quarter in Cork’s City Centre, will be celebrating this important milestone today. The hotel, which is part of the fabric of Cork City, […]

THE BUSINESS OF TOURISM: Fáilte Ireland unveils digital ‘Discover West Cork’ brochure

THE BUSINESS OF TOURISM: Fáilte Ireland unveils digital ‘Discover West Cork’ brochure

20 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland has thave launched a new digital brochure to showcase the very best of West Cork. The digital brochure was developed by the West Cork Tourism Network (WCTN)1, a representative group which includes Fáilte Ireland, Cork County Council, Pure Cork and local tourism businesses. The Discover West […]

Cork finalists shine bright for Miss Ireland 2021

Cork finalists shine bright for Miss Ireland 2021

19 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Entertainment What is ‘Miss Ireland’? It’s a competition that young women voluntarily enter. Established in 1947 it is still in existence, in a world that has otherwise changed much. Cork will be well represented this year at the September 5th event with two contenders for the coveted Miss […]

EAST CORK CRIME: Revenue use search warrant to find 61,000 unstamped Cigarettes hidden in children’s furniture

EAST CORK CRIME: Revenue use search warrant to find 61,000 unstamped Cigarettes hidden in children’s furniture

19 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Yesterday, as a result of an intelligence led operation, Revenue officers seized over 61,000 unstamped cigarettes following the search, under warrant, of a residential property in the Youghal area of County Cork. The illegal cigarettes, branded ‘Marlboro’, ‘Minsk’, ‘Pect and ‘L&M’, had been smuggled into the State from […]

Cork City Council elects Ballincollig-based Cllr Colm Kelleher as 2021-2022 Lord Mayor of Cork

Cork City Council elects Ballincollig-based Cllr Colm Kelleher as 2021-2022 Lord Mayor of Cork

19 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The new Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Colm Kelleher (Fianna Fail) was elected last evening at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Cork City Council The Ballincollig-based Fianna Fáil councillor was elected 21 votes to 7 Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this year’s AGM took place at Coláiste Choilm […]

How to choose a Online Casino – What to look for and why

How to choose a Online Casino – What to look for and why

19 June 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Online casinos are getting increasingly popular continually. Many players, including those with years of gambling experience, are turning their backs to traditional casinos and switching to playing online, due to the many advantages and benefits.  But choosing an online casino can be more intricate than you think. As […]

Online Casino Regulation In Ireland

Online Casino Regulation In Ireland

18 June 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Gambling is a fairly old type of activity, which was legalized in 1931. And today, several dozen land-based casinos are operating in the country, most of which are concentrated in Dublin. There are also about 1,000 online bookmakers and more than 10,000 slot machines in Ireland. Thanks to […]

Lord Mayor Cllr Joe Kavanagh presented with a special recognition award from the Cork Business Association

Lord Mayor Cllr Joe Kavanagh presented with a special recognition award from the Cork Business Association

17 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie On Wednesday afternoon, The Lord Mayor Cllr Joe Kavanagh, Lady Mayoress Stephanie Kavanagh and Eoin O’Sullivan, President of the Cork Business Association took to the streets of the city to meet with business owners, welcoming them back to work. Over lunch in the Metropole to celebrate, Eoin O’Sullivan […]

WATCH: Sophie Toscan du Plantier documentary on Netflix – trailer released today

WATCH: Sophie Toscan du Plantier documentary on Netflix – trailer released today

17 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Netflix documentary series, Sophie: A Murder in West Cork will start streaming in a fortnight on Wednesday 30 June 2021. Netflix have release the trailer today. The three-part series examines one of Ireland’s most famous murders, that of French documentary producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier, in West Cork in 1996, […]