[Audio] Pavillion music venue closes

22nd July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The well known Cork venue The Pavilion has closed. Over the years the Carey’s lane pub hosted gigs by Franz Ferdinand and Mike Scott and many others but yesterday the “Pav” suddenly announced on twitter they were closing with immediate effect. No reason was given but venue managers […]

[Audio] Kingsley Hotel reopens

21st July 2014, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The @KingsleyHotel in #Cork reopens today pic.twitter.com/1F9GK4yE1X — David O'Sullivan (@David_OSullivan) July 21, 2014 It’s located on the south side of Cork’s River Lee: the 4-star 131-bedroomed Kingsley re-opens today.The Hotel was flooded in 2009 and guests had to be evacuated, since that time adjacent Apartments re-opened […]

[Audio] Travel the Wild Atlantic Way…. by Bus? Yes you can!

16th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bus Eireann is promoting the bus as a means of traveling the Wild Atlantic Way. The 2,500 kilometre tourist route stretches from Kinsale to Donegal, and already Failte Ireland are promoting it as a driving route for tourists who have their own, or rented cars. Now, Bus Eireann […]

[Audio] Exclusive – Identity of Mystery Cork food promoter revealed

[Audio] Exclusive – Identity of Mystery Cork food promoter revealed

7th July 2014, 10.10am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie The mystery identity of an innovative person behind a Facebook page promoting Cork food and lifestyle has been revealed! The page called “Alone in Cork City” has attracted more than 10-thousand loyal followers on the social networking site. Journalist David O’Sullivan can exclusively reveal the details […]

[Audio] Cork celebrates it’s fine food

29th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Final preparations are being made for major showcase of Cork’s artisan food producers which takes place tomorrow in the City. It will feature a celebrity chef, several local food producers, a handful of food start-ups, add a “sprinkling” of major retailers! The Cork & Kerry Food Forum is […]

[Audio] Cork Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference

12th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Annual Conference of Cork Chamber of Commerce takes place this morning. Seven speakers will tell the delegates about “Sales” and how skills can be taught and implemented in any business. From the background research to the first phone-call organisers say it’s about perfecting the skills that turn […]

Old Beamish & Crawford site rebranded as “The Brewery Quarter”

Old Beamish & Crawford site rebranded as “The Brewery Quarter”

11 November 2013 Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A group of Cork city centre businesses have joined forces to support the redevelopment of the old Beamish & Crawford site as the preferred home for Cork’s new events centre. The project has the full backing of some of Cork’s leading businesses, including restaurant owners, publicans and retailers who today […]

Producer of RTE Nationwide Programme is Cork Person of Month

Producer of RTE Nationwide Programme is Cork Person of Month

25 October 2013 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan His name is Eoin Ryan and he is the person behind the RTE Nationwide TV programme. Nationwide is produced from RTE Cork and Editor Eoin Ryan is responsible for its unique format and stories, which attracts over 300,000 viewers, three nights a week on RTE One TV. “It […]

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

12 March 2013 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork solicitor, Sinead McNamara has become the first female County Sheriff in Ireland. Ms. McNamara, originally from Cork City, but now living in Clonakilty, will be one of only four sheriffs in Ireland (two in Dublin and two in Cork), who combine the powers of Revenue Commissioners’ officials and county registrar. As Cork […]