[Audio] SHARE Crib opens

16th December 2013, Monday By Tom Collins news@TheCork.ie The Countdown to Christmas is underway in Cork City The annual “SHARE Crib” is in place, and student collectors are on the streets looking for donations. Reporter was at Daunt’s Square last night 1215-SHARE-05-david-pkg.mp3

Old Beamish & Crawford site rebranded as “The Brewery Quarter”

Old Beamish & Crawford site rebranded as “The Brewery Quarter”

11 November 2013 Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A group of Cork city centre businesses have joined forces to support the redevelopment of the old Beamish & Crawford site as the preferred home for Cork’s new events centre. The project has the full backing of some of Cork’s leading businesses, including restaurant owners, publicans and retailers who today […]

Cork Screen Commission contributes to Film Festival

9th November 2013, Saturday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie We previously spoke with the Cork Screen Commissioner now the Commission is back in the News. As part of its commitment to building the indigenous Screen Industries in Cork and promoting the City & County as a prime filming destination, Cork Screen Commission is holding a series of […]

Corkman updates “Olde Cork” book

Corkman updates “Olde Cork” book

2nd November 2013, Saturday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie It is almost 40 years since Cork native and Galway resident Dr. Chris Coughlan first wrote and published the book ‘Olde Cork’, it is now being republished in an enlarged updated version, with additional chapters. The book was first published in 1975 when he was a teenager and […]

Fota wildlife park names cheetah after Rugby Player

1st November 2013 By The Cork.ie news@TheCork.ie Fota Wildlife Park are delighted to announce that our 1st Northern Cheetah Cub born at the park is to be named ROG in honour of the former Irish and Munster Rugby star Ronan O’Gara. The name choice was tough for the Cork attraction as over 8,000 comments and […]

Franc and Fota Island Resort are excited about Christmas

1st November 2013 By TheCork.ie Entertainment Reporter news@TheCork.ie At Fota Island Resort this Christmas… Peter Kelly aka ‘Franc’ is creating “a world of festive wonder” at the 5-star resort in his own inimitable and stylish way! Under his creative eye the elves are busy preparing for the arrival of a certain gentleman in red, and […]

New xtra-vision and HMV stores open today in Blackpool and Douglas

26th October 2013, Saturday By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie Two Xtra-vision and HMV integrated stores officially open in Blackpool and Douglas in Cork today. The stores are among 28 locations around the country to feature the new dual branded stores. To celebrate the official opening, Xtra-vision say they will be offering “fantastic opening day Door […]

Cork Passports given to Boyband

Cork Passports given to Boyband

19 August 2013 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie JLS received their very own Rebel Passports from Lord Mayor, Cllr. Catherine Clancy on a special visit to Cork City Hall on August 17th. They join the likes of Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Jedward and Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who are now “honourary” Corkonians thanks to their very own […]

New Restaurant/Bar opens at Cork Airport International Hotel

New Restaurant/Bar opens at Cork Airport International Hotel

25 June 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie Last Thursday we attended the opening of Cork’s newest Bar and Bistro, located at Cork International Airport Hotel. More than one hundred guests, locals and members of the business community gathered on what was also the last function attended by outgoing Lord Mayor Fine Gael Cllr John […]