CORK ABROAD: Cork comedian @SallyOLeary appears in Kinder Bueno ‘Adulting’ YouTube based advert

CORK ABROAD: Cork comedian @SallyOLeary appears in Kinder Bueno ‘Adulting’ YouTube based advert

10 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie One of our staff is a voice over artist so we – at TheCork.ie – tend to pay attention to adverts and we were recently pleased to hear an Irish accent on a UK advert. The product was the wonderful Kinder Bueno, and the advert was entitled ‘Adulting’. We all know what […]

BUSINESS: UL bestows Honorary Doctorate on Corkman Michael Buckley

10 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie UL honours two inspirational individuals Books and music formed the backdrop to the UL Honorary Conferrings today as historian and author George Cunningham and Irish Chamber Orchestra (ICO) Chairman Michael Buckley were conferred Honorary Doctorates of Letters at University of Limerick. UL President, Dr Des Fitzgerald said: “The […]

MURDER MYSTERY: Halloween Comedy at the Cork Arts Theatre starring Dominic MacHale

MURDER MYSTERY: Halloween Comedy at the Cork Arts Theatre starring Dominic MacHale

9 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Comedy Improvised Halloween Murder Mystery at the Cork Arts Theatre The Comedy Improvised Murder Mystery Gang are back again with their hilarious ‘off the cuff’ antics for three nights only at the Cork Arts Theatre from Thursday 26th October. Starring: Dominic MacHale (The Young Offenders), Annette Roche, Laura Harte […]

CORK CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL: will take place 24-26 November at the Cork International (Airport) Hotel

CORK CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL: will take place 24-26 November at the Cork International (Airport) Hotel

9 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie On November 24th to 26th 2017, The Cork Chocolate Festival & Baking World in association with La Rousse Foods will take place at The Cork International Hotel. The festival which is the only of its kind in Ireland will see the hotel feature Irelands’ best chocolatiers who will […]

BUSINESS: Legendary cork record store ‘Plugd’ to reopen in upstairs of Roundy Pub, Castle Street

BUSINESS: Legendary cork record store ‘Plugd’ to reopen in upstairs of Roundy Pub, Castle Street

7 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s legendary record store set to reopen this month Cork’s much-loved record shop Plugd, originally founded by Jim Horgan back in 2001, will be reopening for business upstairs at The Roundy, Castle Street, this month. Jim said: “It has been great working with Emma and Frank in the […]

EAST CORK: Garryvoe Hotel cements position as ‘Wedding Hotel’ with another award

EAST CORK: Garryvoe Hotel cements position as ‘Wedding Hotel’ with another award

6 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 2017 has been a good year for East Cork’s Garryvoe Hotel and following the recent Gold Medal Awards, which took place on Tuesday 26th September, it got better. The awards ceremony was held at Kilkenny’s Lyrath Estate and was marked with a black-tie ball, attended by 600 nominees and finalists […]

CORK CITY: When is the IndieCork Film Festival? – October 10th and 11th

CORK CITY: When is the IndieCork Film Festival? – October 10th and 11th

6 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Talent is the backbone of any independent festival. IndieCork, Cork City’s independent film and music festival, is built upon the creativity of Cork and Ireland’s filmmakers. This year’s films, running 8 -15 October, will feature an array of talented stories from shorts about serendipitous meetings in Dublin to a feature […]

EVENT CENTRE: City Council in contact with Government Department about stalled South Main Street event centre project

EVENT CENTRE: City Council in contact with Government Department about stalled South Main Street event centre project

5 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald has confirmed that Cork City Council has supplied legal advice, as requested, to the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs regarding the granting of additional funding, within the existing public procurement process, to the proposed Events Centre, being developed by BAM […]