CHRISTMAS PARTY IDEAS: Bee Gees night at Ballymaloe Grainstore, East Cork

CHRISTMAS PARTY IDEAS: Bee Gees night at Ballymaloe Grainstore, East Cork

7 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What: Christmas Party Night Where: Ballymaloe Grainstore, Shanagarry, East Cork When: Thursday 5 December You can’t see the Bee Gees anymore, but they are Stayin’ Alive in this tribute show in Ballymaloe Grainstore on Thursday 5 December. Dining, drinks and non-stop dancing make it the perfect Christmas night […]

AUDIO: 5,500 School children “practically offline” in Cork East – Sherlock

AUDIO: 5,500 School children “practically offline” in Cork East – Sherlock

6 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over 5,500 school children in schools across Mallow, Fermoy, Midleton and Cobh are in schools with broadband speeds of less than 20 MBs, says Cork East TD Seán Sherlock. “These numbers highlight a digital divide in this country with Dublin doing well but schools outside the M50 doing […]

CORK TOURISM: Spike Island is ‘Best Attraction’ in Prestigious ITTA Awards

CORK TOURISM: Spike Island is ‘Best Attraction’ in Prestigious ITTA Awards

6 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Spike Island has been named “Best Attraction” at the prestigious “International Travel and Tourism Awards” 2019, the ITTAs hosted at The Magazine in London yesterday evening. This recognition of the achievements of Cork County Council in the development of the former prison site into a world class visitor […]

Cork County Council and the Rubicon Centre launch Scale Cork Programme

Cork County Council and the Rubicon Centre launch Scale Cork Programme

4 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and the Rubicon Centre at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) have teamed up to provide Ireland’s first Scaling Programme for SMEs who are in the medtech, agritech and digital health sector. Scale Cork is a 9 month programme starting in January 2020, supported by Cork […]

NEW BOOK: Features photos of 16 old Cork Cinemas

NEW BOOK: Features photos of 16 old Cork Cinemas

29 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Late October/Early November is one of the busiest times for book releases, as publishers vie to secure a place on the Christmas book market. “Irish Cinemas: A History in Photographs” is a pictorial record of 139 old Irish cinemas. Illustrated with over 200 photographs, it includes an assorted […]

THINGS TO DO IN EAST CORK: 12 lane Bowling with free parking and mini golf and more #Indoors

THINGS TO DO IN EAST CORK: 12 lane Bowling with free parking and mini golf and more #Indoors

25 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The new expanded Airtastic Entertainment Centre opens in Little Island today becoming “Cork’s largest leisure destination”, according to the backers. At a cost of €1.5m and creating up to 30 new jobs a Northern Ireland leisure firm opened its first site in the South in October 2017, focusing on […]

Comedy Play Starring The X Factor’s Mary Byrne @ Ballymaloe Grainstore, Shanagarry, EastCork

Comedy Play Starring The X Factor’s Mary Byrne @ Ballymaloe Grainstore, Shanagarry, EastCork

24 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What:“Dirty Dusting” When: Sunday 10 November Hang onto your Hoover when Dirty Dusting comes to Ballymaloe Grainstore on Sunday 10 November.  Starring The X Factor’s Mary Byrne, it is a hilarious comedy about a trio of hard-working, 70-something cleaners facing redundancy. They might be past their best, beyond their sell-by date, and over the […]

New campaign highlights role Cork County Council plays in daily lives across the county

New campaign highlights role Cork County Council plays in daily lives across the county

23 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County council wants everyone in County Cork to be more aware of the range of services they provide and how the public benefits from those services and supports. County Hall, Cork Pic: Daragh McSweeney/ProvisionIn a recent survey carried out on behalf of the National Oversight and Audit […]

PHOTOS: Council creates flagship meadow in town centre (i.e. stops cutting grass, and more!) to promote #BioDiversity #DontMowLetitGrow #AllIrelandPollinatorPlan

PHOTOS: Council creates flagship meadow in town centre (i.e. stops cutting grass, and more!) to promote #BioDiversity #DontMowLetitGrow #AllIrelandPollinatorPlan

22 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Council’s Midleton Meadow has Big Benefits for Bees One third of Ireland’s bee species are threatened with extinction. Local authorities have a leading role to play in reducing their decline and protecting them and our other important pollinators. With this in mind staff at the East Cork Municipal […]