CHRISTMAS IN CORK: 30 metre Ferris Wheel opens in City Centre

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: 30 metre Ferris Wheel opens in City Centre

30 November 2018, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The opening of GLOW today (Friday) kick starts the city’s seasonal celebrations, and with them a promotional drive by Cork City Council and the Cork Business Association to encourage people to come into the city centre and to shop locally in the lead-up to Christmas. Attended by […]

EAST CORK: Extension to Youghal Eco-Boardwalk

EAST CORK: Extension to Youghal Eco-Boardwalk

26 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The allocation of €500,000 for the extension of Youghal Eco-Boardwalk has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Funding is being made available to Cork County Council under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme 2018 operated by […]

NORTH CORK: New cafe in Charleville

NORTH CORK: New cafe in Charleville

22 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Insomnia Coffee Company will open a new store in Charleville, Co Cork today Located in the Charleville Town Centre, this is Insomnia’s sixth store to be open in Co. Cork. Insomnia Coffee Company has become an iconic Irish brand and is well known to coffee lovers across the […]

Three Weekend Getaways for under 100€

Three Weekend Getaways for under 100€

15 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With all the stress that comes from working the 9-5 job, why not consider taking a little break away from it all? Weekend getaways are perfect for a relaxing holiday and they don’t need to cost you much at all. Here are three weekend getaways you can enjoy […]

Corkman Pat Falvey retires from extreme adventuring, and launches book in time for Christmas market

Corkman Pat Falvey retires from extreme adventuring, and launches book in time for Christmas market

11 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s greatest living explorer Corkman Pat Falvey (61) pictured at the Market Cross, Killarney this weekend when he announced that he has retired from extreme adventuring following a lifetime of conquering the world’s highest mountains and most remote regions. Falvey was the first mountaineer in the world to […]