[Audio] Pavillion music venue closes

22nd July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The well known Cork venue The Pavilion has closed. Over the years the Carey’s lane pub hosted gigs by Franz Ferdinand and Mike Scott and many others but yesterday the “Pav” suddenly announced on twitter they were closing with immediate effect. No reason was given but venue managers […]

[Audio] Kingsley Hotel reopens

21st July 2014, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The @KingsleyHotel in #Cork reopens today pic.twitter.com/1F9GK4yE1X — David O'Sullivan (@David_OSullivan) July 21, 2014 It’s located on the south side of Cork’s River Lee: the 4-star 131-bedroomed Kingsley re-opens today.The Hotel was flooded in 2009 and guests had to be evacuated, since that time adjacent Apartments re-opened […]

[Audio] Travel the Wild Atlantic Way…. by Bus? Yes you can!

16th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bus Eireann is promoting the bus as a means of traveling the Wild Atlantic Way. The 2,500 kilometre tourist route stretches from Kinsale to Donegal, and already Failte Ireland are promoting it as a driving route for tourists who have their own, or rented cars. Now, Bus Eireann […]

[Audio] Volvo Cork Week begins today

8th July 2014, Tuesday, 7am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s bi-annual sailing regatta Volvo Cork Week begins today with boats leaving Crosshaven for the first of four days racing in, and around, Cork Harbour. Over 100 boats will be taking part. Yesterday (Monday) was a practice day David O’Sullivan reports 0707-CORK-WEEK-05-vcr-from-david-osullivan-CONTAINS-EDDIE-ENGLISH-x2-.mp3

[Audio] Cork will be venue for Celebrity Solicitor Gerald Kean wedding

7th July 2014, 1pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Celebrity Solicitor Gerald Kean has confirmed his forthcoming marriage to Lisa Murphy will take place in Cork Gerald Kean is from Leeside, but has lived in Dublin for many years running a high profile Solicitors firm He regularly features in the social pages, and tabloids. The colourful […]

[Audio] Exclusive – Identity of Mystery Cork food promoter revealed

[Audio] Exclusive – Identity of Mystery Cork food promoter revealed

7th July 2014, 10.10am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie The mystery identity of an innovative person behind a Facebook page promoting Cork food and lifestyle has been revealed! The page called “Alone in Cork City” has attracted more than 10-thousand loyal followers on the social networking site. Journalist David O’Sullivan can exclusively reveal the details […]

[Audio] New Religious Tourist attraction for Cork

1st July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Planning permission has been granted for a 10 million euro tourist attraction in Cork City. It’s called Nano Nagle Place, and will celebrate the Cork born founder of the Presentation Sisters. The Sisters still have a presence across the globe from Latin America to New Zealand, and some […]

[Audio] Cork celebrates it’s fine food

29th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Final preparations are being made for major showcase of Cork’s artisan food producers which takes place tomorrow in the City. It will feature a celebrity chef, several local food producers, a handful of food start-ups, add a “sprinkling” of major retailers! The Cork & Kerry Food Forum is […]