West Cork Duck – wins at International Great Taste Awards #FoodIndustry

West Cork Duck – wins at International Great Taste Awards #FoodIndustry

15 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Dunnes Stores Simply Better collection was once again recognised on an international stage as the brand took home 34 awards at the prestigious 2019 International Great Taste Awards, which are considered the “Oscars” of the food industry. Winning a coveted 2 Star Award for the Dunnes Stores […]

The Top 5 Irish Themed Slots

The Top 5 Irish Themed Slots

15 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Slots have always been some of the most popular games and online casinos love to entice customers to their site by offering a range of themed slots from some of the biggest software houses. As a player, you will be treated to high-end graphics, exciting storylines and some […]

Lucky Cork winner scoops €50,000 with Prize Bonds

Lucky Cork winner scoops €50,000 with Prize Bonds

14 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie We are now firmly in August, and the weather is getting cooler, but in positive news a Prize Bond Star Prize of €50,000 has gone to bond number AKN 787644 held by a person with an address in County Cork. The lucky bond was purchased in 2018. There […]

Top 5 Irish Themed Slots

Top 5 Irish Themed Slots

11 August 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Slots have always been some of the most popular games and online casinos love to entice customers to their site by offering a range of themed slots from some of the biggest software houses. As a player, you will be treated to high-end graphics, exciting storylines and some […]

Cork hotelier attends travel show in Florida

Cork hotelier attends travel show in Florida

11 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Promoting the island of Ireland to influential North American travel professionals Nine Irish tourism companies – including Inchydoney Lodge and Spa – joined Tourism Ireland in Florida recently for the annual Global Travel Marketplace (GTM). GTM Florida is a three-day event, involving a programme of bespoke one-to-one appointments […]

VIDEO: €1.7m rennovation of famous Shakey Bridge

9 August 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City Council, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, is set to begin works on the repair and restoration of Daly (Shakey) Bridge during week commencing 12th August 2019. The estimated €1.7 million works on the city’s iconic bridge will address extensive corrosion and […]

WEST CORK HERITAGE: Lios-na-gCon Ringfort

WEST CORK HERITAGE: Lios-na-gCon Ringfort

8 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Lios-na-gCon is a Ringfort in Darrara, Clonakilty, West Cork, Ireland. It has been reconstructed on its original site. It was previously open as a tourist attraction but has been closed for a number of years. Overview The Excavation of Lios-na-gCon – sometimes anglicised to Lis-na-gun/Lisnagun – the Ringfort […]

Cork Gourmet Trail

Cork Gourmet Trail

6 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Gourmet Trail will take place on Saturday 21st September. The day will start at noon with a drinks reception at the four star Metropole Hotel, before taking off on a culinary tour of Cork, taking in some of Cork’s best restaurants. Some of the Cork restaurants […]