Cork Opera House launches Winter programme

Cork Opera House launches Winter programme

16 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Opera House has launched its new programme, speaking to TheCork.ie CEO of the Cork Opera House, Mary Hickson said “This has been a great year for Cork Opera House, made all the more special by our 160th anniversary. Again, variety is key in our next season’s line-up […]

€160,000 for Blackrock Castle

€160,000 for Blackrock Castle

9 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Tourism, Transport and Sport, and Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Tourism, have announced funding of €160,000 for Blackrock Castle. It’s part of a wider €1.2m package, referred to as the “first phase of investment through Fáilte Ireland’s ‘New Ideas in Ancient […]

Everyman Theatre launches Autumn programme

Everyman Theatre launches Autumn programme

9 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As the curtain falls on a highly successful Summer Season on the Everyman Stage, it swiftly rises again to entertain with a diverse and captivating new Autumn programme which was announced this evening. (September 9th) The Everyman’s Executive Director, Séan Kelly said: “I am very proud of the […]

Portmanteau overload in Cork as ‘Toughathlon’ announced

Portmanteau overload in Cork as ‘Toughathlon’ announced

9 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This September come hail, rain, snow or even sun, thousands of people – of all age and fitness level – will be pushed to the limit as they compete in one of Ireland’s leading obstacle course, Toughathlon. The obstacle course, which takes place in the Showgrounds, Curraheen on […]

Midleton Food and Drink Festival expands

9 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Midleton Food and Drink Festival has expanded this year to accommodate a huge variety of events and activities planned in the East Cork town. The festival will run for nearly two weeks this year with the main food and drink festival taking place on Saturday, 12 September […]

University College Cork launches Masters in DIGITAL Business

University College Cork launches Masters in DIGITAL Business

8 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie UCC/Cork University Business School and the Irish Management Institute (IMI) have partnered to develop a new ‘Masters in DIGITAL Business’, which was officially launched by Dara Murphy TD, Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection yesterday. The word DIGITAL is capitalised here for a reason – is it […]

Cork Opera House AGM

Cork Opera House AGM

2 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today, at the 56th AGM of Cork Opera House, the Chairman and Board of Directors presented the Annual Report and audited statements of the company for the financial year ending March 2015. Speaking at the AGM today, Chairman Damian Wallace outlined how Cork Opera House has continued to […]

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 […]