Penny Dinners organiser Caitríona Twomey receives Honorary Doctorate from UCC

Penny Dinners organiser Caitríona Twomey receives Honorary Doctorate from UCC

7 June 2018, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The beating heart of Cork Penny Dinners, the Queen of crime with more No. 1 original fiction bestsellers than any other author, and the power behind Other Voices are among those set to be honoured by UCC tomorrow (June 8). Caitríona Twomey, Cork Penny Dinners’ coordinator, who […]

Programme unveiled for Cork Midsummer Festival 2018

Programme unveiled for Cork Midsummer Festival 2018

5 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Midsummer Festival, running from 15-24 June, is to celebrate 250 years of circus with ground-breaking new work and free family-friendly events. Munster’s largest annual multi-disciplinary arts festival will mark the anniversary of the popular art form with the Irish premiere of hip hop/circus fusion Union Black at […]

Bord Iascaigh Mhara Partner with Cork Education and Training Board on Accredited Skills Programme for Ireland’s Seafood Industry

Bord Iascaigh Mhara Partner with Cork Education and Training Board on Accredited Skills Programme for Ireland’s Seafood Industry

31 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, along with Cork Education and Training Board (CETB) have agreed on a memorandum of understanding. Their new partnership with CETB forms part of BIM’s innovative strategy to develop a comprehensive skills and training programme for Ireland’s €1.15 billion Seafood Industry. […]

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 […]