MUSIC: David Gray to play Cork as part of ‘White Ladder’ tour

MUSIC: David Gray to play Cork as part of ‘White Ladder’ tour

13 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie White Ladder is the biggest-selling album of all time in Ireland. David Gray has arranged to have all the original band members and all the original equipment available to him to recreate the record in its entirety for these much-anticipated gigs. Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 9.00am 13th November. […]

“Without adequate planning and investment, Cork will fail to capitalise on its economic potential” hears Ibec event

“Without adequate planning and investment, Cork will fail to capitalise on its economic potential” hears Ibec event

13 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has said that without adequate planning and investment, Cork will fail to capitalise on its economic potential. The call came as the group hosted the region’s leading businesses at its annual Regional Insights Series 2019 event in Fota Island Resort hotel. […]

Cork’s role in peace process recognised at City Hall event

Cork’s role in peace process recognised at City Hall event

12 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The role of Cork-based individuals in building the Irish Peace Process through their support of charity Co-operation Ireland was celebrated at a special event in Cork City Hall Council Chambers on Tuesday, November 12. To mark Co-operation Ireland’s 40th anniversary, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr John Sheehan hosted a […]

Cork’s role in Peace Process to be celebrated at City Hall

Cork’s role in Peace Process to be celebrated at City Hall

12 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The role of Cork-based individuals in building the Irish Peace Process through their support of charity Co-operation Ireland will be celebrated at a special event in Cork City Hall Council Chambers this evening. To mark Co-operation Ireland’s 40th anniversary, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr John Sheehan will host […]

CORK CITY needs a CYCLING TSAR (there is life in Ireland beyond Dublin)

CORK CITY needs a CYCLING TSAR (there is life in Ireland beyond Dublin)

10 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Greens Members of the Green Party in Cork have said that the recent revelation that the National Transport Authority (NTA) were in the early stages of developing a dedicated office to work on cycling infrastructure that would “focus on schemes in the Dublin City Council area” is a […]

Cork On Ice moves to new Venue on Centre Park Road #WithInWalkingDistanceOfCity #NotInMahonPointAnymore

Cork On Ice moves to new Venue on Centre Park Road #WithInWalkingDistanceOfCity #NotInMahonPointAnymore

10 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Magical Ice Skating Experience this Christmas One of Ireland’s longest-running winter events, Cork on Ice, is set to return for its 13th year this November at its new venue on the Live at the Marquee site on Centre Park Road for another exciting and magical festive period. Opening […]

John Fitzpatrick retires from Cork International Choral Festival after 26 years at the helm

John Fitzpatrick retires from Cork International Choral Festival after 26 years at the helm

9 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A well known Cork face John Fitzpatrick, Festival and Artistic Director of the Cork International Choral Festival, announced his decision to step aside from his full-time, day to day commitment with the Festival and its organisation and artistic planning, at the meeting of the Festival’s Board of Directors […]