ENTERTAINMENT: Seandun Macra na Feirme Host National Final of Creative Challenge at Cork Summer Show

ENTERTAINMENT: Seandun Macra na Feirme Host National Final of Creative Challenge at Cork Summer Show

18 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Seandun Macra hosted the National Final of the Macra na Feirme Creative Challenge last Sunday June 18th at the Cork Summer Show. Three Cork teams took part on the day under the blazing heat of the sun; Knockraha, Carrigaline and Caheragh. Over the course of 90 minutes the […]

GAA: New Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium in Cork WILL open just in time to host All Ireland Quarter Finals

GAA: New Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium in Cork WILL open just in time to host All Ireland Quarter Finals

18 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Blackrock based local Area Representative for the Labour Party Peter Horgan has welcomed confirmation that Pairc Ui Chaoimh will open and host the All Ireland Quarter Finals. “The State investment in this project is not insignificant at €30 million and was approved by my colleague, Labour Party Leader […]

TOURISM: 1.2 million French to read all about Cork

TOURISM: 1.2 million French to read all about Cork

16 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Seven top travel and lifestyle journalists from France have been visiting Cork and Ireland’s Ancient East, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. Representing 14 different online and print publications, with a combined readership of more than 1.2 million, the journalists travelled from Roscoff to Cork with […]

ENTERTAINMENT: New film ‘Twice Shy’ boasts two Cork connections – features former Castlemartyr publican and current comedian Pat Shortt – and Glanmire/Youghal director Fionn Greger

ENTERTAINMENT: New film ‘Twice Shy’ boasts two Cork connections – features former Castlemartyr publican and current comedian Pat Shortt – and Glanmire/Youghal director Fionn Greger

15 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Twice Shy, the coming-of-age-drama written and directed by Tom Ryan will be released on Friday 23rd June. The film boasts two Cork connections: A father figure is plated by former Castlemartyr publican and current comedian Pat Shortt The producer is Cork born Fionn Greger Fionn was born and […]

SUMMER 2017: LEGO Summer Camps to take place in Cork

SUMMER 2017: LEGO Summer Camps to take place in Cork

15 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie From bricks and cogs to skyscrapers and robots, summer camps with Learn It LEGO couldn’t be more fun whilst providing great brain training for young minds over the holiday period. A new series of Learn It LEGO summer camps has been announced for July and August 2017 at […]

TOURISM: Cork Convention Bureau prepares for ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ 2017 expo in UCC next week

TOURISM: Cork Convention Bureau prepares for ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ 2017 expo in UCC next week

13 June 2017, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Keep Cork Meeting 2017 is an annual opportunity for hotels and other tourism service providers in Cork to showcase their work to the corporate market. Five years on from the first Keep Cork Meeting event, Cork Convention Bureau expects to see a 25% increase in exhibitors this […]

EAST CORK: Tribute to the Choctaw Nation to be recognised at Official Dedication on Sunday, June 18th

EAST CORK: Tribute to the Choctaw Nation to be recognised at Official Dedication on Sunday, June 18th

11 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Native American Choctaw and Irish cultures will come together on Sunday, June 18th for the Official Dedication of the ‘Kindred Spirits’ sculpture in Midleton, Co. Cork, which commemorates a donation made by the Choctaw people to Ireland during the Great Famine. The chief of the Choctaw Nation, Chief […]

TRAVEL: Bus Eireann improves service from Cork City Centre to Mahon Point Shopping Centre

TRAVEL: Bus Eireann improves service from Cork City Centre to Mahon Point Shopping Centre

10 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Get straight to the Point with Bus Éireann this summer An excuse for shopping has never been so easy, with Bus Éireann’s extended services direct to the Mahon Point shopping centre. Customers can travel to the front door for as little as €1.60 (single LeapCard fare) on Bus […]