Cork barman sets world record for ‘Most Irish Coffees made in 3 minutes.

Cork barman sets world record for ‘Most Irish Coffees made in 3 minutes.

25 January 2020, Saturday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new Guinness World Record made history today in the Old Storehouse Temple Bar as four bartenders went head to head for the title to make the most Irish Coffees in three minutes. On Saturday, January 25th, as people across the world celebrated International Irish Coffee Day, […]

Today is Irish Coffee Day

Today is Irish Coffee Day

25 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish coffee is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, and sugar, stirred, and topped with cream. The coffee is drunk through the cream. (Yes it is a cocktail even though the word cocktail is not used in Ireland for it.) Several places claim to have developed […]

Quadruplets return to Maternity Hospital to mark 18th birthday

Quadruplets return to Maternity Hospital to mark 18th birthday

22 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Quadruplets celebrate 18th birthday with midwives and doctors at Cork University Maternity Hospital The Murphy quadruplets from Cork came to Cork University Maternity Hospital today, their 18th birthday, to meet with the doctors and midwives who delivered them. Kellie, Katie, Shauna and Amy Murphy visited with their […]

Carrigaline Notes

Carrigaline Notes

21 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Scór an bPáistí date change Due to the General Election being held on Saturday February 8th the Scór na bPáistí date had to be changed.  The Carrigdhoun semi-final dates are Friday February 7th in Ballinspittle at 7.00pm (no change) and Sunday February 9thin Ballinhassig Hall at 2.00pm.  All National School children in the division […]

What is #BingoLoco?

What is #BingoLoco?

19 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie If you have been on social media recently you will have heard about Bingo Loco (spelled as Loco, not Logo!) The word loco reminds us of the 1988 hit song Loco in Acapulco by Detroit band the Four Tops (for bonus points: the drummer was Phil Collins!) Bingo […]

The Cork Person of the year for 2019 is…

The Cork Person of the year for 2019 is…

17 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Later today the ‘Cork Person of the Year’, and the ‘Honorary Corkman Award’ will be announced at a gala awards lunch in Rochestown Park Hotel. Also to be announced will be the newest inductee to Cork’s ‘Hall of Fame’, and a Special Award shall be given to Nationwide’s […]

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