PICS: Honda competition will award €5k to a Cork Community Project

PICS: Honda competition will award €5k to a Cork Community Project

4 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Powering Local Dreams is in association with Johnson and Perrott Honda Mahon Point, Kevin O’Leary Honda Bandon & Silversprings, and Hurley Bros Honda Skibbereen, your local Cork Honda dealers. The competition will award €5,000 to a community project. The company said: At Honda, we’ve been here in Ireland […]

NEW CITY CENTRE BUSINESS: Historic hidden Cork Pub ‘Oyster Tavern’ re-opens after €1.5m building makeover

3 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The highly anticipated opening of the iconic Oyster Tavern, located in the new Capitol building on Patrick Street, Cork City Centre, will take place this weekend, just in time for the bank holiday. The launch of The Oyster Tavern, which dates back to the 1700’s, is part of […]

HERITAGE: More than 40 Cork CITY buildings will open for Heritage Day 19th August 2017

HERITAGE: More than 40 Cork CITY buildings will open for Heritage Day 19th August 2017

3 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie More than 40 buildings are set to throw open their doors free-of-charge on Saturday 19 August for the 13th annual Cork Heritage Open Day. Organised by Cork City Council as part of Heritage Week in partnership with the Heritage Council, this year’s open day will be the biggest […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork classical singer Amanda Neri performs works of Vera Lynn

2 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Multi-award winning, classical singer, Amanda Neri, celebrates the life and music of Vera Lynn with her show ‘Vera Lynn 100’ at the Cork Arts Theatre from Wednesday 2nd to Saturday 5th August. Amanda devised the show as an homage to the singer who celebrated her 100th birthday this […]

RETAIL EXCELLENCE IRELAND: 7 Cork Retailers in Ireland’s Top100 Stores

RETAIL EXCELLENCE IRELAND: 7 Cork Retailers in Ireland’s Top100 Stores

1 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Seven Cork businesses have been named among the Top100 Stores in Ireland by Retail Excellence, the largest retail industry representative organization in Ireland. Cork City retailers Compu b, Lifestyle Sports, Patrick Street, Sketchers, Specsavers and Miss Daisy Blue, Mellerick Pharmacy, Fermoy and O Crualaoi Delicatessen, Ballincollig have made […]

NEW CORK CITY BOUNDARY: must empower local neighbourhoods – says Green Party

NEW CORK CITY BOUNDARY: must empower local neighbourhoods – says Green Party

31 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party has welcomed plans for an area-based approach to the expanded Cork City Council after 2019, but warned that these must be more than toothless local committees. The party expects there will be six local areas in the expanded city, including a city centre ward. Plans […]

WORLD RECORD: Most People Wearing SOCK puppets – Part of Cork Puppetry Festival – 30th July to 7th August

WORLD RECORD: Most People Wearing SOCK puppets – Part of Cork Puppetry Festival – 30th July to 7th August

30 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Puppetry Festival Attempt to Break the Record for the Most People Wearing Sock Puppets Ever! Organised by Dowtcha Puppets, the 4th Cork Puppetry Festival, Ireland’s Leading Puppet Festival will take place from today – July 30th – to August 7th and will present a fantastic programme of puppet […]

CSR: Heineken Ireland announces urban greening community initiative

CSR: Heineken Ireland announces urban greening community initiative

28 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Community initiative to create urban growing spaces through – “Growing with Our Communities” Heineken Ireland has today announced an initiative to bring communities together to create urban growing spaces that have a positive impact – socially, environmentally and economically. Entitled “Growing with Our Communities”, the initiative is “rooted” […]

Robbie Williams to perform in Cork City

Robbie Williams to perform in Cork City

28 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are pleased to announce the signing of Robbie Williams. The defender joins the club having made over 100 league appearances for Limerick, since joining them in 2013, and he has played 21 of their 22 league fixtures so far this season. Commenting on the signing, […]

CORK BUSINESS DEALS: ‘Feelgood Friday’ returns this week – various special offers in multiple locations

CORK BUSINESS DEALS: ‘Feelgood Friday’ returns this week – various special offers in multiple locations

26 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Traders in the Victorian Quarter of Cork City will step outside their premises from 5pm – 7pm this Feel Good Friday to give you a taste of what the street has to offer. So whether you’re dashing through on the way home from work or have a few hours […]