30 foot dragon on streets of Cork for Halloween

30 foot dragon on streets of Cork for Halloween

31 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Above: route of dragon procession. Cork’s Dragon of Shandon Festival will end in a spectacular grand finale on Halloween night (tonight) as a host of ghouls, ghosts and demons emerge from the underworld with the renowned 36 foot dragon in the Dragon of Shandon Parade. Creatures, beasts and […]

VIDEO: Starring role for West Cork in new tourism film

30 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland invites top travel vloggers to check out West Cork, as part of a series of online films showcasing Ireland Popular travel vloggers (or video bloggers) the Vagabrothers have released a brand new online film – this time called “Kayaking Ireland’s Wild Coast”. It’s the seventh in […]

Five Cork pubs featured in ‘Michelin Eating out in Pubs guide’

Five Cork pubs featured in ‘Michelin Eating out in Pubs guide’

30 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Five popular Cork pubs have secured listings in the 2016 Michelin ‘Eating Out In Pubs’ Guide just published. They are Mary Ann’s (Castletownshend), Poacher’s Inn (Bandon), Deasy’s (Clonakilty), Cronin’s (Crosshaven) and Toddies at The Bulman (Kinsale). Toddies at The Bulman has also secured an ‘Inspectors’ Favourites’ commendation, described […]

Joanne O’Riordan Presented with Outstanding Contribution to Technological Empowerment Award

Joanne O’Riordan Presented with Outstanding Contribution to Technological Empowerment Award

30th October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This year’s coveted eir Spider Grand Prix has been awarded to NewsWhip; the global social media monitoring company that created a technology platform called Spike to track activity across a range of channels, in an effort to determine what stories are generating the most online discussion. The eir […]

Play by well known Cork Court Reporter opens in Everyman theatre

Play by well known Cork Court Reporter opens in Everyman theatre

29 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Written by Court Reporter Liam Heylin and directed by Donal Gallagher (Love All, The Chronicles of Oggle) it stars Laura O’Mahony (RTÉ’s Storyland & Comedy Bites) and Shane Casey (Republic of Telly, Love, Peace & Robbery). It runs from Monday 2nd – Saturday 7th November 2015 at the […]

Macra na Feirme Annual Rally in Rochestown Park Hotel was a success

Macra na Feirme Annual Rally in Rochestown Park Hotel was a success

29 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A successful weekend was had at the Rally in the Lee Valley last weekend. Hosts, Muskerry Macra, organised a fantastic weekend of entertainment, competitions and the annual young farmers conference alongside sponsors Coopsuperstores.ie. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister Simon Coveney announced a top up payment for young […]

VIDEO: Californian vLoggers visit Kinsale #Cork

25 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Popular travel vloggers (or video bloggers) the Vagabrothers have released a brand new online video, called “Kinsale Catch and Cook” – the sixth in a series of nine videos, or vlogs, which they are publishing during October and November. Last month, Tourism Ireland enlisted the help of the […]