CORK HISTORY: Henry Ford lecture – part of Engineers Ireland Winter Lecture Series

CORK HISTORY: Henry Ford lecture – part of Engineers Ireland Winter Lecture Series

6 December 2017, Wednesday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Denis McSweeney, former Marketing Director at Henry Ford & Son will deliver the next in the Engineers Ireland Winter Lecture Series on Thursday at 7 pm and it will take palce in the former Ford Factory on Cork’s Centre Park Road. Henry Ford established a company in […]

WEST CORK: Clonakilty Mayoral Council honours 11 heroes at Mayoral Reception

WEST CORK: Clonakilty Mayoral Council honours 11 heroes at Mayoral Reception

5 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A pleasant evening at O’Donovan’s Hotel on Friday 1st December saw the Clonakilty Mayoral Council honouring 11 local people who have excelled in areas of sport, volunteerism and human endeavour and generosity. Over the last few years, the Mayoral Council has organised two such events during the year-long […]

Things to do in Cork

Things to do in Cork

5 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork is the third largest city on the island of Ireland after Belfast and Dublin and it is located on the south coast side making it a perfect holiday destination. First time visitors can tour historical sites like St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral (1870), Fitzgerald Park and Museum, Blackrock […]

HONOURS SYSTEM: Organiser of Cork Person of the Year awards wants Ireland to have a Government backed National Honours System

HONOURS SYSTEM: Organiser of Cork Person of the Year awards wants Ireland to have a Government backed National Honours System

5 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme – which leads to the Cork Person of the Year selection – will mark its 25th Anniversary in January 2018. Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a Civic Reception on Jan […]

PHOTOS: Cast of Beauty and the Beast from the Everyman Theatre visit Cork Airport for surprise perfomance

PHOTOS: Cast of Beauty and the Beast from the Everyman Theatre visit Cork Airport for surprise perfomance

4 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Christmas season isn’t complete without a visit to Cork’s favourite traditional Pantomime at the Everyman. When you think of a rose, a clock, a candlestick, a teapot and Beauty – what have you got? This year’s magical tale of Beauty and the Beast which will bring the […]

Ballincollig Christmas Lights switched on

Ballincollig Christmas Lights switched on

2 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ballincollig celebrated the ‘Switching on of the Lights’ at Castle West Shopping Centre last Friday, December 1st. The little twinkling beacons were ignited by Amy Jones, the Belle of Ballincollig, to the excitement and applause of the gathered crowd. Ninety-eight, fourth class children from Gaelscoil Uí Riordáin provided […]

EAST CORK: Youghal lights up for the Mercy Hospital Foundation this Christmas

EAST CORK: Youghal lights up for the Mercy Hospital Foundation this Christmas

2 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Last Christmas, an incredible €10,455.33 was raised by two very generous Cork families who lit up their homes and shared their displays with their communities over the Christmas holidays in aid of the Mercy Hospital Foundation. This year the Carey family from Youghal, are taking part once again […]

SOCIAL PICS: Marymount Hospice Ball

SOCIAL PICS: Marymount Hospice Ball

2 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Marymount Hospice Ball, the highlight of Cork’s social calendar each year, had guests dancing the night away for a very worthy cause last night at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island. This is the 11th year of the Marymount Ball and, to date, the event has raised […]