CORK TOURISM: Lee Road ‘Lifetime Lab’ rebrands to use its commonly known name of ‘Old Cork Waterworks’

24 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s leading school tour visitor attractions is rebranding, changing its name from Lifetime Lab to The Old Cork Waterworks Experience. It follows significant investment by Cork City Council and Fáilte Ireland at the site to develop a new Visitor Experience. The Experience, which is part of Ireland’s Ancient […]

INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT: What’s happening in Cork City?

INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT: What’s happening in Cork City?

23 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie More than €700 million is currently being invested in Cork’s city centre by private and public sector organisations. The developments, which include a number of multi-functional sites encompassing retail, office, education, culture and tourism, are driving growth and confidence in Ireland’s second city. Matching this financial investment, traders, […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for St Patricks Day 2018

ENTERTAINMENT: Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for St Patricks Day 2018

16 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Raise your Pulses on St. Patrick’s Day! The hugely-acclaimed show Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for a very special St. Patrick’s Day 2018 performance. Having played to tens of thousands since 2013, Pulses of Tradition takes to the stage once again at Triskel Christchurch at 5pm on […]

Over €3.7 Million Invested in Cork Arts by the Arts Council for 2018

Over €3.7 Million Invested in Cork Arts by the Arts Council for 2018

16 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Outlining its plan to invest €68.4 million nationwide over the course of the year, the agency for developing the arts said the focus of this year’s investment would be on creating opportunities for the public to experience large-scale work, as well as work of real artistic ambition, by […]

US Company Rockley Photonics to establish Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork

US Company Rockley Photonics to establish Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces joint SFI-Rockley investment of €3.4m in Washington DC An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, announced today that Rockley Photonics plans to establish an Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork. The Centre will support Rockley’s growing global activities, in particular, their Silicon Photonics research […]

CITY CENTRE: St Patrick’s Bridge restoration to be completed by October 2018

CITY CENTRE: St Patrick’s Bridge restoration to be completed by October 2018

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council, in conjunction with Transport Infrastructure Ireland, is seeking to place new public lighting, which takes inspiration from Cork’s former tramway, on the refurbished St Patrick’s Bridge. The three lighting columns and lanterns are needed to ensure sufficient lighting on the bridge for road traffic. As […]