IndieCork Festival announces 2015 award winners

IndieCork Festival announces 2015 award winners

12 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The IndieCork Festival of Independent Film and Music wrapped yesterday, Sunda, Awards were made to selected short films, features and a new IndieMusic Discovery award for performers in the enhanced music programme this year. Festival organisers were particularly pleased with the third festival. Mick Hannigan, Festival Co-Director said: […]

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

11 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland will today begin showcasing Cork to a group of 40 influential US travel buyers who arrived in Ireland this weekend ahead of the third workshop in a series of six Fáilte Ireland Autumn Sales Workshops, designed to allow Irish tourism businesses to pitch to overseas operators […]

Kinsale Gormet Festival 2015 was a success

Kinsale Gormet Festival 2015 was a success

11 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The 39th Kinsale Gourmet Festival on 9-11 October 2015, hosted by Kinsale’s eleven Good Food Circle restaurants, saw fine food celebrated in appropriate style, with a bevy of visiting gourmets from home and abroad relishing the festive atmosphere. The historic town was packed, with the event fully sold […]

Let me tell you about a Festival in Ballincollig

Let me tell you about a Festival in Ballincollig

9 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan Tom@TheCork.ie This October the annual Beer and Food Festival returns to The White Horse in Ballincollig, October 15th – 18th. The White Horse in Ballincollig is hosting a festival weekend filled with craft beer and artisan food, with some livelytunes from of Ireland’s favourite musicians. With twelve events running […]

The French Connection – New Route – Cork Airport to Nantes and La Rochelle

The French Connection – New Route – Cork Airport to Nantes and La Rochelle

8 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie CityJet have announced additional flights between Cork Airport and France from next summer. Corconians will be able to sample the delights of Nantes and La Rochelle. The new Cork to La Rochelle route will fly twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The new Cork to Nantes route […]

Cara O’Sullivan to sing at Marymount Hospice concert

Cara O’Sullivan to sing at Marymount Hospice concert

6 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie International soprano Cara O’Sullivan, accompanied by the Band of An Garada Siochana, is the star attraction at the Marymount University Hospital and Hospice Concert at Cork Opera House on Saturday, October 17. This concert coincides with the Marymount University Hospital and Hospice first International Conference on Palliative Care […]

Fianna Fáil Leader pays tribute to Irish playwright Brian Friel

Fianna Fáil Leader pays tribute to Irish playwright Brian Friel

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork based Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD has expressed his condolences on the passing of the world famous Irish playwright Brian Friel in Donegal today. Deputy Martin commented, “Brian Friel is truly one of the greatest playwrights our country has ever produced. The deep well of […]

Father and Son named as ‘Cork Persons of the Month’

Father and Son named as ‘Cork Persons of the Month’

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Two members of the same family, from Model Farm Rd., Cork City, achieved huge personal achievements on the very same week last June. Liam O’Leary won the Over 60’s Talent Competition and his son Cillian won the Cork City Marathon. They have now received Cork Persons of the […]

New flights from Cork to USA welcomed by all

New flights from Cork to USA welcomed by all

25 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that the announcement of the first ever transatlantic routes from Cork Airport is great news for the city and county and will be a huge boost for tourism and business throughout the Munster region. “I’m delighted to […]