Cork’s RedFM Unveiled As Media Partners For Cork’s St Patrick’s Festival

Cork’s RedFM Unveiled As Media Partners For Cork’s St Patrick’s Festival

15 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s RedFM has been unveiled as media partners for this year’s festival which will see Cork come alive with traditional Irish music from the Lee Sessions, exhibitions celebrating Irish culture, plus theatre, music, tours and talks. This year’s theme is celebrating 100 Years of the Vote for Women.. […]

VALENTINES HINT: Going to DENTIST can fix bad breath

VALENTINES HINT: Going to DENTIST can fix bad breath

14 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dentists have urged budding romantics who suffer from halitosis or chronic bad breath to try and get it treated ahead of Valentine’s Day. Twenty five per cent of the population suffer from the condition which affects men and women equally. However women are more likely to seek treatment […]

RedFM Breakfast show is ‘top breakfast show in Cork for the first time in its 16 year history’

RedFM Breakfast show is ‘top breakfast show in Cork for the first time in its 16 year history’

9 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s RedFM is celebrating today as Ray Foley has helped the station become the top breakfast show in Cork for the first time in its 16 year history. Well known Irish Broadcaster Ray Foley joined co presenter Jason Coughlan last March to present ‘Breakfast with Ray & Jay’ […]

GOODWILL MISSION: Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley travels to Massachusetts to sign economic partnership agreement

GOODWILL MISSION: Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley travels to Massachusetts to sign economic partnership agreement

9 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley has signed an economic partnership agreement with Quincy City in Massachusetts. The aim of the agreement is to promote business, education and tourism links between both regions and to capitalise on the recently established transatlantic route operated by Norwegian […]

Tourism Ireland board meets in Cork

Tourism Ireland board meets in Cork

8 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Montenotte Hotel in Cork was the venue for the February board meeting of Tourism Ireland, which took place today (Thursday, 8 February). The board members took the opportunity to meet with local tourism operators prior to the meeting, to discuss the upcoming 2018 tourism season and the extensive […]

Cork Convention Bureau attends Brexit tourism meeting in London

Cork Convention Bureau attends Brexit tourism meeting in London

6 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, has been visiting London, where he met with the Tourism Ireland team, as well as with senior Irish tourism representatives – including Seamus Heaney of Cork Convention Bureau. They discussed the implications of the decision by the UK to […]

FISHING: Cork City & Co Cork dominate in new Angling catches report for 2017

FISHING: Cork City & Co Cork dominate in new Angling catches report for 2017

4 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork city and county feature prominently in a new Angling catches report for 2017. In Cork city, The Lough and Cork Harbour are highlighted in the Irish Specimen Fish Committee Report 2017, which was published this week. The largest Carp recorded in Ireland last year was caught at […]

Cork Convention Bureau attends launch of new tourism strategy to grow tourist numbers from the United States to 2 million

Cork Convention Bureau attends launch of new tourism strategy to grow tourist numbers from the United States to 2 million

3 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie New strategy targets +23% growth in American visitors by 2021 The United States offers considerable potential for Irish tourism, according to a new Tourism Ireland strategy launched this week by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD. The launch was attended by tourism industry leaders […]

Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin launches new €1.8 million Wild Atlantic Way initiative to boost British market

Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin launches new €1.8 million Wild Atlantic Way initiative to boost British market

1 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way’ promotion will target 10 million Britons Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin TD joined Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland, to launch a new €1.8 million initiative, specially designed to boost tourist numbers from Britain to the Wild Atlantic Way. […]

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