Ireland’s largest free maritime celebration moves from Galway to Cork

Ireland’s largest free maritime celebration moves from Galway to Cork

7 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SeaFest, Ireland’s largest free family-friendly maritime celebration, unveils its exciting 2019 programme today for Cork, with over 100 events taking place from 7 – 9 June. An estimated 100,000 visitors are expected at the Port of Cork in Cork City for SeaFest 2019, with the line-up to include […]

Cork Mayoral Plebiscite

Cork Mayoral Plebiscite

2 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie On Friday 24 May, 2019 polling will take place to establish whether or not the electorate support the idea of having a directly elected Mayors in Cork City, Limerick City and County, and Waterford City and County. Polling will take place between the hours of 7 am and […]

Fáilte Ireland Cork Workshops to Commence on ‘Tasty’ New Initiative

Fáilte Ireland Cork Workshops to Commence on ‘Tasty’ New Initiative

29 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Taste the Island – a celebration of Ireland’s food and drink – “We know that our food and drink experiences are world class, now, we want everyone else to know too.” Fáilte Ireland is inviting Cork businesses and individuals interested in providing tourists with a food or drink experience […]

Time for Cork City to beat the odds

Time for Cork City to beat the odds

26 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Having been accustomed to five consecutive seasons of entertaining title challenges, fortunes in the League of Ireland Premier Division have certainly taken a downward turn for Cork City. The 2019 campaign is already shaping up to be one that fans might prefer to forget, unless the team can […]

What would a Directly Elected Mayor (with Executive Functions) mean for Cork City?

What would a Directly Elected Mayor (with Executive Functions) mean for Cork City?

23 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Committee to Oversee the Plebiscite Public Information Campaign earlier this month began a public information campaign for the plebiscites on directly elected mayors with executive functions for Cork City, Limerick City and County Council, and Waterford City and County Council. The three local authority areas will hold […]

Residential property sales in Cork rise by 2.7% to over 6,000 in 2018 – Value of sales rise by 20% to €1.63bn

Residential property sales in Cork rise by 2.7% to over 6,000 in 2018 – Value of sales rise by 20% to €1.63bn

20 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The level of residential property sales in Munster increased by 2.2% in 2018 to 14,178 according to an analysis of the Property Price Register carried out by leading property website MyHome.ie This means that property sales in Munster accounted for 25% of total national sales of 56,836 last […]