Cork landmark buildings open to public

4 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Open House Cork, a unique event which will exhibit the private and public architectural treasures of the city to the public over the course of a weekend, is reaching out to the people of Cork to get involved in what promises to be a very memorable experience. The […]

Lets go to the dogs!

4 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There’s plenty happening at Curreheen Park Greyhound stadium this month. March sees the with the return of one of their biggest stakes of the year – The 2015 Pat Hennerty Sales Cork Oaks. Heats will kick off on Saturday 14th March with the big final scheduled for […]

Cork’s only senior minister looks at future of Horse Industry

Cork’s only senior minister looks at future of Horse Industry

3 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie File photo of Simon Coveney (centre) The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD is the only Cork-based senior Minister. Today Minister covenet launched the report entitled “Reaching New Heights: Report of Irish Sport Horse Industry Strategy Committee”. The report contains a wide range of […]

Countdown to 2015 West Cork Rally

3 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There are now less than two weeks to go to the Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally and each of the categories (Main Field, Historics & Juniors) are at capacity with over 200 entries received in total. The rally is the second round of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish […]

Cork-born Eoghan Desmond wins Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition

Cork-born Eoghan Desmond wins Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition

3 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Eoghan Desmonds press picture (left) displays certain similarities to Danny Kaye‘s (above). It would be a boost for Cork and the Choral community if Eognan’s career reached the height’s of Danny’s. Cork International Choral Festival has announced that Dublin-based – but Cork-born – Eoghan Desmond is the […]

26th French Film Festival Opens

26th French Film Festival Opens

1 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The 26th Cork French Film Festival has begun. Again this year Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, is Patron. The festival was be officially launched by Cork’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Mary Shields together with our guest of honour Mathieu Amalric. Mathieu Amalric is an internationally acclaimed director […]

Community involvement is at the heart of Cork St. Patrick’s Festival 2015

1 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork St. Patrick’s Festival 2015 this week launched their full programme of events, with Cork Community Artlink’s parade participants from Enable Ireland highlighting a festival full of community involvement and cultural diversity with music, food and street performances. Promising four days of free family fun, the Festival […]

Youghal on the box

Youghal on the box

27 February 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Youghal, East Cork, and its unique heritage will feature in a dedicated episode of Nationwide to be shown on RTE 1 tonight at 7.00pm. A film crew, fronted by Anne Cassin was in the town recently to showcase all the positive developments which have taken place in […]

Royal Cork Yacht Club retains title

27 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven has retained the TYHA 5 Gold Anchor Marina award as well as an ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations) Clean Marina Award. RCYC became the first Yacht Club in Ireland to be awarded this prestigious title in 2011 and further […]