2019 Will Be a Record Year for Port of Cork Cruise Calls

2019 Will Be a Record Year for Port of Cork Cruise Calls

19 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The first of 102 cruise liners MV Astoria arrived into Cobh on Monday 1st April. 2019 will be a record year for the Port of Cork with the numbers of scheduled calls the highest the port has ever seen. Capable of handling some of the largest liners, carrying […]

WEST CORK: Ballydehob Jazz Festival 2019

WEST CORK: Ballydehob Jazz Festival 2019

16 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ballydehob “The Little Village with the Festive Heart” wil take place at the start of May. The Ballydehob Jazz Festival rolls out another outstanding programme featuring International Concert Headliners, Irish Supremos, a Live Music Trailall Weekend, Dance and Art Workshops, & the return of the Giant Puppets in […]

HORSE RACING: Mallow gears up to welcome thousands for Annual Racing Family Festival

HORSE RACING: Mallow gears up to welcome thousands for Annual Racing Family Festival

13 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie For residents of Mallow and beyond, the Easter weekend signals the commencement of the biggest event of the season for the region– the renowned Racing Home for Easter Festival. As the main sponsor of the festival, Cork County Council was delighted to welcome members of the Racing Home […]

“Fort 2 Fort” Charity Cycle will raise funds for Mercy University Hospital Foundation, Lions Clubs, and Camden Fort Meagher Restoration

“Fort 2 Fort” Charity Cycle will raise funds for Mercy University Hospital Foundation, Lions Clubs, and Camden Fort Meagher Restoration

10 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie With this year’s Fort 2 Fort Charity Cycle Sportive just around the corner on Sunday, April 14th, organisers of the Fort 2 Fort are looking forward to the return of the popular charity event which raised nearly €20,000 for local beneficiaries in 2018. Registration is now in full […]

Mallow: Bridge Boardwalk plans announced

Mallow: Bridge Boardwalk plans announced

9 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council today announced plans to develop a Boardwalk on the western wall of Mallow Bridge. The bridge, spanning the River Blackwater, is a recorded protected structure dating back to 1712 and is a major access route to Mallow Town Centre. The proposed Boardwalk development is estimated […]

Cork towns set to benefit from funding of up to €1million through major new Fáilte Ireland scheme

Cork towns set to benefit from funding of up to €1million through major new Fáilte Ireland scheme

9 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland will invest €15.5million through the local authorities to boost the attractiveness and tourism appeal of up to 62 towns across the country. The Fáilte Ireland scheme is part of the National Tourism Development Authority’s work to drive a better regional spread of overseas and domestic visitors […]

Cork Convention Bureau launch annual ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ event

Cork Convention Bureau launch annual ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ event

7 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) will host its 7th annual business tourism showcase, Keep Cork Meeting, at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Thursday 11th April from 7.30am to 12 noon. The event is ideal for anyone involved in organising events and meetings in Cork. Keep Cork Meeting, which is Ireland’s […]

SUPPORTING THE ARTS: Denyse Woods is Cork County Council’s 2019 Writer in Residence

SUPPORTING THE ARTS: Denyse Woods is Cork County Council’s 2019 Writer in Residence

7 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Denyse Woods has accepted the post of Cork County Council’s Writer in Residence for Libraries for 2019. The Writer in Residence programme aims to support creative writing activity in local areas, by providing engagement and interaction with people interested in writing, with the local library service as the […]

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