The 2020 ‘Hotel Manager of the Year’ is based in… Carrigaline!

The 2020 ‘Hotel Manager of the Year’ is based in… Carrigaline!

28 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s Carrigaline Court Hotel are re-opening their doors with a spring in their step as they were honoured with three prestigious Irish Hotel Awards earlier this week, with general manager Jerry Healy scooping the coveted national Hotel Manager of the Year Award. The hotel, which will open its […]

EAST CORK: €1.7 million investment in Youghal

EAST CORK: €1.7 million investment in Youghal

26 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Youghal is set for another boost to its tourism offering as works get underway on the extension of the current 400-metre boardwalk at Claycastle beach onto Redbarn. The contract for the works, with a total value of €1.7 million, was the first undertaking of newly elected Mayor of […]

100 years ago Queenstown was renamed to Cobh (Town was the last port of call of the Titanic)

100 years ago Queenstown was renamed to Cobh (Town was the last port of call of the Titanic)

25 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of their Commemorations Programme, Cork County Council have provided support to the Cobh 1916 Centenary Committee for their plans to celebrate a very significant anniversary for the harbour town; name change from Queenstown to Cobh on July 2nd, 1920. Although the proposed re-enactment to mark this […]

ENTERTAINMENT: 600 things to do in Cork County

ENTERTAINMENT: 600 things to do in Cork County

24 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As communities begin to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, Cork County Council has created a unique, interactive ‘Rediscover Cork County’ map providinga wide range of information on attractions and activities to avail of across the county. The initiative is part of the Local Authority’s wider Project ACT (Activating […]

COVID-19: County Council to spend €10,000 on artwork

COVID-19: County Council to spend €10,000 on artwork

23 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie €10,000 is on offer to an Irish artist (well, they must be in Co Cork!) to create “a visual representation of the incredible efforts of the citizens of Cork” during the difficult times of COVID19 The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Ian Doyle (FF), has experienced […]

The best selling Irish Whiskey in the world (Jameson) has a new distiller

The best selling Irish Whiskey in the world (Jameson) has a new distiller

23 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Jameson producer Irish Distillers has announced the appointment of Katherine Condon as Distiller at Midleton Distillery. Katherine will report to newly appointed Master Distiller, Kevin O’Gorman, with responsibility for the production process from brewing to distillation. Tasting all distillates daily, Katherine will oversee the quality of all new […]

€6.9m lotto ticket was bought in Togher – Murphy’s Daybreak at Circle K

€6.9m lotto ticket was bought in Togher – Murphy’s Daybreak at Circle K

23 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork retailer overjoyed that a member of an ‘incredibly deserving community’ could have won Saturday’s €6.9 million Lotto jackpot The winning ticket for last Saturday’s Lotto jackpot worth €6,933,904 was sold at a family owned service station in Togher on the outskirts of Cork City. The winning location […]

Safer alternatives to bonfires

Safer alternatives to bonfires

22 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council, Cork City Fire Brigade and An Garda Síochana are asking the people of Cork to be responsible on Bonfire Night (‘Bonna Night), 23 June. In light of current Covid 19 restrictions this year’s Bonfire Night celebrations have been re-imagined. Tune in to Cork City Council’s […]