HOME TOURISM: Cork County Mayor promotes ‘Heritage Week 2017’ – 19th to 27th August

HOME TOURISM: Cork County Mayor promotes ‘Heritage Week 2017’ – 19th to 27th August

14 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley is urging the people of Cork to come and enjoy the fantastic line-up of events organised for Heritage Week 2017. The week, which is coordinated by the Heritage Council and part of the wider European Heritage Days Programme, takes […]

WEST CORK BYPASS: Innishannon village is a traffic BOTTLENECK on the main road from Cork City to West Cork

WEST CORK BYPASS: Innishannon village is a traffic BOTTLENECK on the main road from Cork City to West Cork

11 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Innishannon Bypass needed to open up West Cork for commuters and tourists – Murphy O’Mahony Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the Government must start looking at restarting and funding the bypass of Innishannon as a means of opening up West Cork to tourists […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Dancing at Lughnasa at the Everyman Theatre

ENTERTAINMENT: Dancing at Lughnasa at the Everyman Theatre

11 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dancing at Lughnasa By Brian Friel At the Everyman Theatre, MacCurtain Street, Cork From Wednesday 2nd August to Saturday 26th August (Excluding Sundays and Mondays) at 7.30pm This production of “Dancing at Lughnasa” is an innovative and fresh take on the Friel classic. Following the success of Lovers (2015), and The Factory Girls (2016), also directed by the […]

WEST CORK TOURISM: Italian magazine makes Galley Head Lighthouse a cover star!

WEST CORK TOURISM: Italian magazine makes Galley Head Lighthouse a cover star!

9 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 100,000+ Italians read all about Cork’s Wild Atlantic Way in motorcycling magazines Cork’s Wild Atlantic Way has made the cover of an Italian magazine which has about 20,000 readers – or potential holidaymakers for Ireland. A major 26-page article all about Ireland, and in particular our lighthouses, features […]

ENTERTAINMENT: 15th Masters Of Tradition festival takes place in Bantry, West Cork

ENTERTAINMENT: 15th Masters Of Tradition festival takes place in Bantry, West Cork

9 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Bantry Bay will soon come alive to the sounds of the best in traditional music as the 15th Masters Of Tradition festival takes place in the town of Bantry from 23rd to 27th August. Internationally renowned fiddler, and Artistic Director of the festival, Martin Hayes, will be joined […]

MAKING MOVIES: Film In Cork and LEO South Cork six week ‘Start Your Own Business Programme’ starts September

MAKING MOVIES: Film In Cork and LEO South Cork six week ‘Start Your Own Business Programme’ starts September

8 August 2017, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Film In Cork has joined forces the with Local Enterprise Office (LEO) South Cork to offer a six week, Start Your Own Business Programme, specially designed for those working in film, television and animation. The extremely practical course, running one Monday evening per week from September 11th […]

SOCCER: Cork City team news v Shamrock Rovers

SOCCER: Cork City team news v Shamrock Rovers

6 August 2017, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A place in the EA Sports Cup final is at stake, as Cork City and Shamrock Rovers meet at Tallaght Stadium on Monday. City go into the game on the back of a 1-0 win away to Drogheda United on Friday night, while Rovers suffered a 2-0 […]

Cobh is “One of Western Europe’s best cruise destinations” – according to Cruise Critic

Cobh is “One of Western Europe’s best cruise destinations” – according to Cruise Critic

4 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie For the second year running Cobh has been ranked second favourite cruise destination in the British Isles and Western Europe in the 2017 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. Cruise Critic is the world’s leading cruise review site and online cruise community and the awards name the best […]