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 […]

EAST CORK: Whats’s on in Ballymaloe Grainstore in October?

EAST CORK: Whats’s on in Ballymaloe Grainstore in October?

5 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie October is a busy month in Ballymaloe Grainstore with four shows in the Shanagarry, East Cork venue. The one-and-only JACK L performs his new show, ‘Magic Days’, on Friday 6 October.  The concert is based on his new album of the same name which has been deemed his “best work ever” by Hot […]

KINSALE: Bastion Restaurant retains Bib Gourmand status in Michelin Guide

KINSALE: Bastion Restaurant retains Bib Gourmand status in Michelin Guide

5 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Popular Kinsale restaurant Bastion has retained its Bib Gourmand status in the new Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2018 just published. Michelin Bib Gourmand awards recognise those establishments that offer good food at affordable prices of EUR40 or less for a three-course meal. Bastion serves food with […]

CORK: Tourism businesses learn about supports to combat Brexit problems

CORK: Tourism businesses learn about supports to combat Brexit problems

3 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie   Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, is launching a series of regional industry briefings and will be meeting with Cork tourism businesses in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on Tuesday 10th October. The tourism authority will provide local tourism industry members with details about its ‘Get Brexit […]

EAST CORK: Fota Adventure Centre opens

EAST CORK: Fota Adventure Centre opens

2 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Another string to the bow at Fota Island Resort – Fota Island Adventure adds an extra layer of excitement to any visit Hidden in the woods along the shoreline of Fota Island, part of the natural surroundings of Fota Island Resort, Fota Island Adventure is the perfect setting […]

EAST CORK: Local TD welcomes news of Spike Island being named Europe’s leading tourist attraction

EAST CORK: Local TD welcomes news of Spike Island being named Europe’s leading tourist attraction

2 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has extended his congratulations to Spike Island as it was crowned Europe’s leading tourist attraction at the World Travel Awards 2017. Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley attended the awards ceremony at the […]

ACCOMMODATION: Montenotte Hotel Wins ‘Best City Hotel’ at Ireland’s Gold Medal Awards

ACCOMMODATION: Montenotte Hotel Wins ‘Best City Hotel’ at Ireland’s Gold Medal Awards

2 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie It’s three in a row for the Montenotte Hotel. The luxury four-star boutique hotel in Cork city has added the Hotel & Catering industry’s highest award, the Gold Medal Award 2017 for Best City Hotel, to its list of recent accolades. The Gold Medal Awards, in association with […]