Tourism Ireland continues promoting Cork to French, Spanish and Italians – encouraged to discover Cork, the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East

Tourism Ireland continues promoting Cork to French, Spanish and Italians – encouraged to discover Cork, the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East

30 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism industry leaders from Cork and the South of Ireland attended a Tourism Ireland event in the Montenotte Hotel in Cork this week, where they heard about new opportunities to grow visitor numbers from France, Spain and Italy. Monica MacLaverty, Tourism Ireland’s Manager Southern Europe, said: “France, Spain […]

Griffith College to host Cork Educate Together Secondary School at its Wellington Road campus for two years

Griffith College to host Cork Educate Together Secondary School at its Wellington Road campus for two years

30 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Educate Together and Griffith College Cork today reached an agreement to rent lecture rooms to Cork Educate Together Secondary School, at Griffith’s five-acre, third-level higher education college on Wellington Road. A permanent site for the school was recently purchased by the Department of Education and Skills in Douglas […]

International conference on building great cities to take place in Cork next month

International conference on building great cities to take place in Cork next month

27 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Hundreds of international delegates interested in the opportunities and challenges facing ‘cities on the rise’ will travel to Cork next month, June 27-30 for the annual congress of the international Academy of Urbanism. The controversial US ‘ godfather of gentrification’ , Richard Florida, who has been derided by […]

Cork Harbour Festival – 2-10th June 2018

Cork Harbour Festival – 2-10th June 2018

24 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Vibrant Harbour. A Maritime Haven. 9 Festival Days and over 70 Great Events. Cork Harbour Festival is the largest annual event in Cork Harbour offering a nine day celebration of Cork’s maritime culture, from 2nd  – 10th  June 2018.  Kicking off on the June Bank Holiday, with […]

River Lee Hotel Cork announced as partner for FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries

River Lee Hotel Cork announced as partner for FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries

22 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The River Lee Hotel in Cork has been confirmed as official partner of Basketball Ireland and Mardyke Arena UCC for the upcoming FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries. The announcement comes with just five weeks to go until the tournament tips off on June 26th at the […]

Calling on Cork City Marathon participants to go the extra mile with #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd

Calling on Cork City Marathon participants to go the extra mile with #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd

19 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Calling on Cork City Marathon participants to go the extra mile with #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd With just over two weeks to go until the Cork City Marathon, the Mercy Hospital Foundation is approaching the home stretch and is calling on individuals and teams to join #TeamMercy […]

Cork City’s 8th Annual LGBTI+ Awareness Week

Cork City’s 8th Annual LGBTI+ Awareness Week

15 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Theme: Cork – A Republic of Equals When: 13th -19th May 2018 The official launch of Cork LGBT Awareness Week took Cork City Hall yesterday. The Lord Mayor, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald will launch the event and music is provided by ‘Choral Con Fusion’, Cork’s LGBT Community Choir. This […]