[Audio] Former Lord Mayor Michael O’Connell invited to Royal Event

[Audio] Former Lord Mayor Michael O’Connell invited to Royal Event

7th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor of Cork is making preparations to fly to he UK to take part in the official visit of President Michael D. Higgins to Britain. Labour Cllr Michael O’Connell was Lord Mayor of Cork when Queen Elizabeth visited Ireland in 2011. Now, Cllr O’Connell will head in the […]

Jameson Experience shuttle Bus begins for tourist season

Jameson Experience shuttle Bus begins for tourist season

1st April 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Jameson Experience, Midleton, is reintroducing its Premium Shuttle Bus service from today until mid-October, following huge take-up of the service last year. This year visitors will travel in style on a 36 seater coach thanks to a partnership with a private bus company. The Premium Shuttle Bus […]

[Audio] Pope to visit Cork?

24th March 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Plans to invite the Pope to visit Cork have taken another step forward A Former Deputy Lord Mayor of the City proposed the invitation two weeks ago, and an internal committee – the corporate policy group – have now approved the idea in principal. Fine Gael CITY […]

[Audio] Fundraiser for Cork Journalist

24th March 2014, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A fundraising concert for a well known Cork Journalist will take place in City Hall on Easter Sunday. 43 year old Deirdre O’Reilly reported for the Evening Echo but suffered a massive stroke in December and needs intensive rehabilitation. She’s been left with paralysis of the right […]

[Audio] Jameson Tourists encouraged to visit City also

[Audio] Jameson Tourists encouraged to visit City also

28th February 2014, Saturday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An initiative from Irish Distillers to bring more tourists to Cork City Centre has been launched It’s called the “Cork Whiskey Trail” Every year more than 100-thousand people visit the Jameson Experience, in Midleton in the County, but not all visitors continue on into Cork City. The […]

Accolade for Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

25th February 2014, Tuesday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s newest festivals has just won a prestigious national award. Just three years in existence the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival, based at Shandon has been awarded one of the Irish Hotel Federation top Gathering awards in the Best Arts and Culture category. The announcement […]

[Audio] Cork French Film Festival programme launched

11th February 2014 By Elaine Murphy & David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie The programme for the 25th Cork French Film Festival has been launched. The 7 day event run from a Sunday to a Sunday – March 2nd to 9th – and so is the first “Festival” of 2014 in the City. Festival Curator Paul Callanan says […]

[Audio] Garth Brooks welcome in Cork, if Croker has to say no

11th February 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Cork City Councillor says Leeside would be happy to host Garth Brooks IF two of the country singers concerts have to be moved away from Dublin. At present Garth Brooks is scheduled to play 5 gigs in Dublin’s Croke park, but some local residents are considering a […]

Cork woman collects share of Saturdays 3.5m Jackpot

28th January 2014, 4pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie It may be a cold, wet January day today in Dublin [yes that is true – Editor!] but it certainly brightened up when a lucky Co. Cork woman popped into the National Lottery offices to collect her cheque for EURO 588,144. The happy winner won her prize […]