CIVIC HONOURS: Cork Person of the MONTH is North Cork nun – in recognition of mission nursing in Korea

CIVIC HONOURS: Cork Person of the MONTH is North Cork nun – in recognition of mission nursing in Korea

27 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sr. Philomena O’Sullivan, a Columban sister originally from North Cork, has been named June Cork Person of the Month in recognition of her life’s work as a nursing missionary in Korea. Following Sr. Philomena’s profession in 1949, she trained as a nurse at Mercy University Hospital, Cork. She […]

PROMOTING CORK TOURISM: 130,000 passengers will read about Cork in Swiss inflight magazine

PROMOTING CORK TOURISM: 130,000 passengers will read about Cork in Swiss inflight magazine

27 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Passengers on Swiss International Air Lines flights are reading all about Cork city and county this month – in a major article which appears in the June edition of the airline’s inflight magazine. The article coincides with the launch of the new Swiss International Air Lines service between […]

TOURISM: Camden Fort Meagher in Crosshaven WILL be a sustainable heritage attraction

TOURISM: Camden Fort Meagher in Crosshaven WILL be a sustainable heritage attraction

24 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie In many of our childhoods it was known as “Fort Camden”, and was a derelict out-of-bounds ex British fort in Cork Harbour, just above Crosshaven village. Now it has been repurposed into a Heritage Tourist attraction, and impressive restoration works continue year by year. Yet, it exists in the […]

BONFIRE NIGHT: What do see and do in Cork City? – Cork City Council running 5 events

BONFIRE NIGHT: What do see and do in Cork City? – Cork City Council running 5 events

22 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dowtcha Puppets have built some jaw-dropping bonfire sculptures with local youth groups as part of Cork City Council’s family friendly Bonfire Night celebrations tomorrow Friday, June 23. This is the 10th anniversary of the hugely successful event, Young people created sculptures with Dowtcha Puppets in parks at Mahon, […]

PICTURES: Elton plays Live at the Marquee, Cork

PICTURES: Elton plays Live at the Marquee, Cork

21 June 2017, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Elton John brought his Wonderful Crazy Night tour to Live at the Marquee, Cork last night at 8pm. It was his 4th time playing Cork’s tented summertime venue, and his 23rd time performing in Ireland. Photographer Darragh Kane was at the sunny evening event and sent us […]

ENTERTAINMENT: 3rd time Lotto winner cashes in his Supervalu Ballincollig winning ticket at Lotto HQ

ENTERTAINMENT: 3rd time Lotto winner cashes in his Supervalu Ballincollig winning ticket at Lotto HQ

20 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Munster bachelor, who works in Cork, is claiming to be Ireland’s luckiest man after he paid his third visit in 13 years to the coveted National Lottery Winners room today. The delighted player, who left the Dublin building with a cheque for almost €20,000, joked with National […]

HERITAGE: 1798 “Battle of the Big Cross” to be remembered in Clonakilty, West Cork

HERITAGE: 1798 “Battle of the Big Cross” to be remembered in Clonakilty, West Cork

18 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage, a local, non-political historical organisation in Clonakilty will remember “The Battle of the Big Cross” on Monday evening, 19th June at 8pm at Asna Square. Over the last few years, since the demise of the local town council, (which used to organise the event), Dúchas […]

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