Cork City and Bantry allocated funding through new €15.5m Fáilte Ireland Destination Towns Scheme

Cork City and Bantry allocated funding through new €15.5m Fáilte Ireland Destination Towns Scheme

12 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City and Bantry will be allocated significant funding by Fáilte Ireland to develop their potential as tourism ‘destination towns’. The funding has been allocated through Cork City Council and Cork County Council as part of the €15.5million ‘Destination Towns’ initiative launched earlier this year by the National […]

MACRA NA FEIRME: Update from Seandun, Co Cork about their various activities

MACRA NA FEIRME: Update from Seandun, Co Cork about their various activities

8 December 2019 By Aisling Walsh, Seandun Macra PRO news@TheCork.ie Wedding Bells for Seandún Macra Seandún started off the week with our monthly meeting in O’ Shea’s Waterfall. This signalled the start of the festive celebrations as we discussed our upcoming mystery tour and various clubs’ Christmas parties. Friday was a special day for Seandún […]

SOCIAL PHOTOS: Marymount Hospice Ball 2019

SOCIAL PHOTOS: Marymount Hospice Ball 2019

7 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Marymount Hospice Ball, the highlight of Cork’s social calendar each year, had guests dancing the night away for a very worthy cause last night at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island. This is the 13th year of the Marymount Ball and to date, the event has raised […]

ART EXHIBITION: ‘The Irish Coast Through Artists Eyes’ at Cork County Council Library HQ

ART EXHIBITION: ‘The Irish Coast Through Artists Eyes’ at Cork County Council Library HQ

7 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library and Arts Services is delighted to host ‘Left Field: Works from the Ballinglen Foundation Collection’, currently running at Cork County Library Headquarters (LHQ) Gallery until January 17th, 2020. This exhibition brings together the works of several artists, both Irish and international, who relocated to […]

Win for Courtmacsherry and the Seven Heads Peninsula at IPB Pride of Place Competition in association with Co-operation Ireland

Win for Courtmacsherry and the Seven Heads Peninsula at IPB Pride of Place Competition in association with Co-operation Ireland

7 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Christopher O’Sullivan has congratulated the communities of Courtmacsherry and the Seven Heads Peninsula on their recent win in the Islands and Coastal Communities category of the 17th annual IPB Pride of Place Competition in association with Co-operation Ireland.Boherbue were also awarded […]

Ireland’s biggest over 60’s talent competition plans for 44th anniversary

Ireland’s biggest over 60’s talent competition plans for 44th anniversary

6 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 2020 will mark the 44th year of Cork’s Over 60’s Talent Competition. Started in 1977 by Paddy O’Brien, Ireland’s biggest Over 60’s talent competition recognises the need for people to have an opportunity to interact and socialise with each other as they get older. As people age, it’s […]

CHRISTMAS DAY CHARITY SWIM: Myrtleville, in memory of Carrigaline’s Danny Crowley

CHRISTMAS DAY CHARITY SWIM: Myrtleville, in memory of Carrigaline’s Danny Crowley

5 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Christmas Day Swim in memory of Carrigaline teenager Danny Crowley, at 10.30am Over the last six years, Myrtleville Beach has witnessed the people of Cork brave the elements on Christmas morning, taking a plunge in the cold winter sea. What seems like the unquestionable for many; when you […]

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