AUDIO: Cyclist finishes Wild Atlantic Way in Kinsale, Cork

8th September 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Finnish travel journalist has completed her mammoth 2,500 kilometre cycle along the Wild Atlantic Way (We previously did an Audio Tour of the Cork Section) One of Scandinavia’s leading travel journalists Satu undertook the journey as part of a promotional initiative by “Tourism Ireland” to highlight […]

[Audio] Gluten free food popular in Cork

28th August 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The market for Gluten Free products is growing. An estimated 45,000Irish people are now coeliac: meaning they must avoid wheat in the diet. Symptoms of gluten intolerance include fatigue, and weight loss. To cater for the increasing market many companies have been introducing gluten free foods. Today […]

[Special Audio Report] National Food Centre would be ‘Capitol’ idea for Cork

28th August 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie News that Minister for Food Simon Coveney is backing a National Food Centre for Cork City has been welcomed by businesses on the Grand Parade. The former Capitol Cineplex cinema has a strategic location on the Grand Parade, facing towards Washington Street, but it’s been vacant since […]

[Audio] “Floods Minister” invited to Cork

5th August 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Business Association says it supports the idea of inviting the Minister responsible for flooding to visit Cork. Earlier today Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer officially wrote to the Minister of State for the OPW Simon Harris The Government and the Office of Public Works have committed […]

[Audio] 1st award for 10 day old Kingsley

31st July 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The New Kingsley Hotel has won an award.Flooded in 2009 it re-opened 10 days ago employing more than 100 people.It’s part of the Fota Collection which also includes the Fota Island Resort, and Jacques Restaurant. https://twitter.com/TheCork_ie/status/491143548243566593/photo/1 A few days ago we visited the Kinglsey Hotel and had a […]

Revenue Seizes Cigarettes and Tobacco in Cork City

31st July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaime@TheCork.ie In an intelligence-led operation, code-named “Church”, officers from Revenue’s Customs Service, backed up by An Garda Síochána, seized 41,000 cigarettes and 27kgs of tobacco with a retail value of €32,000 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €25,000 on the north side of Cork city last night The ‘MG’, ‘Golden […]

[Audio] Cork celebrates it’s fine food

29th June 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]