SPORT: Technology investment for Curraheen Park and Youghal greyhound tracks

SPORT: Technology investment for Curraheen Park and Youghal greyhound tracks

19 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s Curraheen Park and Youghal greyhound tracks are set to benefit from a digital transformation after the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) announced a five-year technology partnership which will see the sport enhance its customer experience. The IGB has signed a contract with Innovate Business Technology for the delivery […]

CORK FILM FESTIVAL: unveils 2017 programme

CORK FILM FESTIVAL: unveils 2017 programme

18 October 2017, 11pm By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The 62nd Cork Film Festival launches its 2017 programme today, showcasing the best in Irish and international film. Taking place across 10 days from November 10-19, this year’s Festival will screen more than 200 films, with the majority being Irish premieres. Over 16,000 people are expected to […]

CORK FILM FESTIVAL: Cork filmmaking duo screen film about Gustav Holst

CORK FILM FESTIVAL: Cork filmmaking duo screen film about Gustav Holst

18 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie “Gustav”, an intriguing short film by a Cork filmmaking duo about 19th Century composer Gustav Holst, has been officially selected to screen at the 62nd International Cork Film Festival this November. This curious tale about a man with Gustav Holst trapped in his head had its world premiere […]

TOURISM: Carrigaline tour operator at travel fair in Rimini, Italy

TOURISM: Carrigaline tour operator at travel fair in Rimini, Italy

16 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland is being promoted by Tourism Ireland to thousands of Italian travel professionals attending the annual TTG Incontri travel fair in Rimini, this week. Seven Irish and Italian tourism companies, including Irish Rugby Tours (based in Carrigaline), are joining Tourism Ireland at TTG Incontri, an important B2B travel […]

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Dursey Island to get new cable car AND visitor centre IF Failte Ireland approve funding

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Dursey Island to get new cable car AND visitor centre IF Failte Ireland approve funding

13 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has successfully passed the first stage of a two-stage grant application process with Fáilte Ireland.Dursey Island, a Signature Discovery Point on the Wild Atlantic Way becomes an iconic must visit attraction resulting in increased visitor numbers to West Cork.” Dursey Island in West Cork is […]

NEW BUSINESS: #FrankAndHonest Cafe opens in Merchants Quay Supervalu, Cork City Centre

NEW BUSINESS: #FrankAndHonest Cafe opens in Merchants Quay Supervalu, Cork City Centre

12 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The coffee brand Frank and Honest has become a familiar name in recent months across Ireland. The in-store coffee stations and machines in Centra stores have been rebranded with the fresh image. Now, Frank and Honest have gone a step further and opened a Café in Cork City Centre. […]

BREXIT: Fáilte Ireland helps Cork tourism businesses with Brexit problems

BREXIT: Fáilte Ireland helps Cork tourism businesses with Brexit problems

12 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, yesterday launched their ‘Get Brexit Ready’ programme at their regional industry briefing with Cork tourism businesses in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork earlier this week. The tourism authority provided local tourism industry members with details about its ‘Get Brexit Ready’ programme, […]

CORK, COBH & KINSALE: feature at ‘East Cork Early Music Festival’

CORK, COBH & KINSALE: feature at ‘East Cork Early Music Festival’

12 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie What: East Cork Early Music Festival Where: Cork, Cobh, Kinsale When: October 13th, 14th and 15th 2017 East Cork Early Music Festival 2017 will again bring the music of the Baroque Era to life in Cork City and County. An annual event since 2003, the three day festival […]

MIDLETON WHISKEY: Failte Ireland to promote CORK FOOD AND DRINK as part of Ireland’s Ancient East programme

MIDLETON WHISKEY: Failte Ireland to promote CORK FOOD AND DRINK as part of Ireland’s Ancient East programme

11 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland, is today rolling out a new food innovation programme ‘Taste of Place’ for Ireland’s Ancient East Visitor Attractions to improve and enhance the food and drink on offer. Among the attractions availing of this programme is Cork’s Midleton Experience (Jameson Whiskey). In 2016, almost six million […]

FOOD BUSINESS: Market Lane Group of restaurants now serving Blasket Island lamb (Market Lane, Orso, Elbow Lane, and Castle Cafe)

FOOD BUSINESS: Market Lane Group of restaurants now serving Blasket Island lamb  (Market Lane, Orso, Elbow Lane, and Castle Cafe)

11 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s Market Lane Group of restaurants are celebrating the unique, award-winning lamb from the Blasket Islands on all their food menus from today. This highly anticipated event is now in its 8th year, and given the popularity of this delicious, rare meat, the chance to experience it usually […]

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