ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Sky Garden’ opens at Fitzgeralds Park

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Sky Garden’ opens at Fitzgeralds Park

16th May 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The New and Improved Fitzgerald’s Park has opened A full programme of free entertainment will take place over the weekend. Public performance areas for theatrical and musical performances, the award winning Chelsea Garden, new planting, plazas and pathways as well as new play areas are amongst the many […]

[Audio] Should Cork Airport be renamed after Rory Gallagher?

29th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A campaign to rename Cork Airport after the the famous guitarist Rory Gallagher is continuing to gain momentum. More than 10-thousand people have signed a petition. Gallagher passed away in 1995 at the young age of 47. He was one described by Jimi Hendrix as the “world’s greatest […]

[Video] Titanic Memorial Garden opens in Cobh

[Video] Titanic Memorial Garden opens in Cobh

11th April 2014, Friday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today marks the 102nd anniversary of the Titanic arriving into Cork Harbour, and anchoring off Roches Point. To mark the occasion a new Memorial Garden has been officially opened in Cobh. It’s at Cove Fort, in the East of the Town, next to the the Port of […]

[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 […]