Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

3 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork moves closer to London (in terms of ease of access) Cityjet will launch an 18-times weekly service between Cork and London City starting on October 1 2015. It will fly three-times daily on weekdays, once on Saturdays, and twice on Sundays. Chairman welcomes News Pat Byrne, Cityjet’s […]

VIDEO FEATURE: West Cork town has Ireland’s first Community Bike scheme – Clonakilty

VIDEO FEATURE: West Cork town has Ireland’s first Community Bike scheme – Clonakilty

1 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Clonakilty, West Cork is a town of firsts! The first to elect it’s own Community Mayor after the Government abolished Town Councils, and now its the first to have a community bike scheme. Bicycle-docking stations have been installed at hotels in Clonakilty and the surrounding areas such of […]

RNLI exhibition opens in Camden Fort

RNLI exhibition opens in Camden Fort

1 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan An exciting new exhibition on the role of the Royal National lifeboat Institution is coming to Camden Fort Meagher In Crosshaven and will be open to the public every weekend during July The bravery of RNLI volunteers who risked their lives to save others during the First World […]

Walking in West Cork

Walking in West Cork

25 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan First there was the Wild Atlantic Way, now a ‘West Cork Way’ is being planned. What is it? West Cork Fine Gael TD Jim Daly wants it to be a walking trail from Cork Airport to Mizen Head. The West Cork Way would consist of identifying a walking […]

Alcohol is good (for economy) says industry

Alcohol is good (for economy) says industry

23 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan It’s easy to criticise the drinks industry, but what Irishman or woman did not work in a pub at some stage? This week local small business owners in the hospitality industry are enthusiastically asking the people of Cork to “Support Your Local” and choose a trip to their […]

Massive crowds at Cork Summer Show

Massive crowds at Cork Summer Show

22 June 2015 David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Scorching sunshine, national and international agricultural competitions, an incredible music and entertainment line up and intense management by Munster Agricultural Society contributed to making the 2015 Cork Summer Show a real record breaker. Attendance at the Cork Summer Show is expected to be over 60,000 people, which is an […]