CORK CITY: Heineken Ireland unveil refurbished HQ – in former Murphy’s Brewery, Ladyswell

CORK CITY: Heineken Ireland unveil refurbished HQ – in former Murphy’s Brewery, Ladyswell

17 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marking the completion of a multi-million euro upgrade project, HEINEKEN Ireland today welcomed Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, to unveil its new look headquarters in Cork. The 128 year-old iconic Malt House building at Leitrim Street has been revamped to provide an inspirational […]

ENTERTAINMENT: The Improv Panto at Cork Opera House – leave the children at home for this one!

ENTERTAINMENT: The Improv Panto at Cork Opera House – leave the children at home for this one!

16 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What: The Improvised Panto – It’s a different panto every night! – Oh yes it is! Starring: Dominic MacHale, Laura O’Mahony, Laura Harte, Cornelius O’Sullivan and Bernard Casey with Darragh Keary on keys. Where: Cork Opera House Mainstage When: Friday, 8th & Saturday, 9th December, Friday, 15th & Saturday, 16th December Thursday, 21st, […]

CORK ENTERTAINMENT: This years’ Adult Panto from Chattyboo Productions is called ‘Cinderella Goes Down’

CORK ENTERTAINMENT: This years’ Adult Panto from Chattyboo Productions is called ‘Cinderella Goes Down’

16 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie YOU, YES YOU.. Off today? Bored? Looking for something to do? Why not use this time to call up your friends, arrange a night that suits everyone and get booking your Adult Panto tickets? The tickets for this years show CINDERELLA GOES DOWN – the adult panto  are […]

CORK ARTS: Cork Film Festival to hold flagship Documentary Industry Day

CORK ARTS: Cork Film Festival to hold flagship Documentary Industry Day

15 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The 62nd Cork Film Festival will hold its flagship Documentary Industry Day on Friday (November 17) at The Metropole Hotel, to be presented in partnership with Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board and supported by Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and Screen Training Ireland. Doc Day brings both […]

When are the Cork City Centre Christmas lights being turned on?

When are the Cork City Centre Christmas lights being turned on?

15 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ho Ho Ho! Christmas Lights in Cork City to be switched on this Sunday November 19 Organised by Cork City Council, the countdown to Christmas has truly begun with the announcement that the switching on of the Cork City Christmas Lights will take place on Patrick’s Street this […]

Why are Cork people bypassing CORK AIRPORT, and instead travelling to DUBLIN and SHANNON airports?

Why are Cork people bypassing CORK AIRPORT, and instead travelling to DUBLIN and SHANNON airports?

14 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Yes, people do use Cork Airport, but any casual survey of ones friends will quickly reveal that many, many people happily travel to Dublin, or Shannon Airports daily. Why? there are a multitude of reasons: more destinations, more frequent flights, and (depending on the airline) cheaper fares, but […]

EDUCATION: UCC releases 31 BIS graduates into jobs marketplace

EDUCATION: UCC releases 31 BIS graduates into jobs marketplace

14 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 31 BSc. Business Information Systems graduates are the first in their Degree Programme to achieve an IIBA Academic Certificate in Business Analysis. At UCC’s Autumn Conferring 2017, 31 BSc. Business Information Systems (BIS) graduates from Cork University Business School (CUBS) at UCC were the first to achieve an […]

24-26th November 2017 – Christmas Food Emporium at City Hall Crafts and Design Fair

24-26th November 2017 – Christmas Food Emporium at City Hall Crafts and Design Fair

14 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over 25 artisan food producers will take part in the Spectacular Christmas Food Emporium at the biggest-ever City Hall Crafts and Design Fair in Cork from November 24-26. This the first time that there has been a dedicated food emporium at the traditional start to the Christmas season […]

35 Christmas Trees with 55,000 lights – Cork City Council preparing for festive season

35 Christmas Trees with 55,000 lights – Cork City Council preparing for festive season

14 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork city and suburbs will sparkle and twinkle this Christmas as Cork City Council are putting up more than 35 Christmas trees and 55,000 Christmas tree lights across the city centre and suburbs. The city’s 35 outdoor Christmas trees will be festooned with 15,000 LED lights while St […]

PHOTOS: Cork Science Festival hears how diet improves SPORT performance

PHOTOS: Cork Science Festival hears how diet improves SPORT performance

14 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 400 people attended an event in the new Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Entitled “Sporting A Better Diet” the event organised by the APC Microbiome Institute, as part of Cork Science Festival. A number of Ireland’s leading sports stars including World Champion rower Mark O’Donovan, Ireland’s Basketball Ladies […]