400 people run, swim, and cycle in Farran Woods in Musgrave Triathlon

400 people run, swim, and cycle in Farran Woods in Musgrave Triathlon

30 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Musgrave Triathlon took place in Farran Woods, Cork yesterday with 400 participants taking the plunge in this year’s charity triathlon challenge. The Musgrave Triathlon, which is now in its fourteenth year, has raised over €3.7 million for Irish charities to date. The fundraising target for the 2015 […]

Alcohol is good for Cork! – says new report

Alcohol is good for Cork! – says new report

28 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new report by economist Tony Foley, ‘the Contribution of the Drinks Industry to Tourism’, commissioned for the Support Your Local campaign has concluded that the hospitality sector is a significant component of the tourism infrastructure in Cork, with 975 pubs, 65 hotel bars and 275 fully licenced […]

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

25 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What has happened? Kearys was today unveiled as the exclusive agent in Munster to supply and support BMW’s range of electric vehicles, the award-winning BMW i models. Were any famous people involved? Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney T.D., an avid electric vehicle supporter […]

Irish Redhead Convention underway in Crosshaven

Irish Redhead Convention underway in Crosshaven

22 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The sixth annual Irish Redhead Convention got off to a fiery start yesterday afternoon! Hosted in the coastal village of Crosshaven, crowds of gingers from all over the globe arrived, some with their redhead-appreciating friends, to enjoy the weekend red fest. Highlights of the Convention so far include […]

Whitechurch Macra mark 55th year

Whitechurch Macra mark 55th year

21 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Whitechurch Macra na Feirme club is this year celebrating it’s 55th year. To celebrate this milestone, a dinner dance is being held in the Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Cork on 17th October 2015. The event is open to all. Tickets E35, will be soon available through Whitechurch Macra […]

VoxPro sponsor Ballincollig Community Festival

VoxPro sponsor Ballincollig Community Festival

20 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The first ever Music in Community Festival, sponsored by Voxpro, and supported by Cork County Council and Ballincollig’s business community, is a free family festival taking place in Ballincollig Regional Park on Sunday 30th August from 1pm to 6pm, and will be a celebration of Cork’s musical heritage; […]

Aer Lingus doubles Cork Airport services to Tenerife for winter

Aer Lingus doubles Cork Airport services to Tenerife for winter

14 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aer Lingus currently operates a weekly flight to the popular Spanish island every Sunday. The additional service, which will operate every Thursday, will commence from 29th October until end of March 2016. The announcement will mean an additional 7,000 seats are available for holidaymakers in Munster. Speaking about […]

Clonakilty Heritage Week launched

Clonakilty Heritage Week launched

16 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Clonakilty 2015 Heritage Week programme of events, organised by Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage and Cumann Seanchais Chloch na gCoillte was launched at the Clonakilty (West Cork Regional) Museum last Friday by Mayor of Clonakilty, Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin. The combined efforts of both organisations will see no less than […]

Cork Heritage Open Day launched

Cork Heritage Open Day launched

12 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Experience Cork’s heritage and history through free events and open buildings on Cork’s Heritage Open Day From Rory Gallagher walking tours to the hidden treasures of the Masonic Lodge, the diversity of Cork’s unique heritage will be open for all to explore and celebrate on Cork Heritage Open […]

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

10 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The €4.3m 27 acre Asian Sanctuary development at Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork was officially opened this afternoon by Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine & Defence Simon Coveney TD. The Asian Sanctuary is a 27 acre expansion that is home already to some of the world’s […]