TOURISM: Spike Island launches ‘Shivs & shanks’ exhibition

TOURISM: Spike Island launches ‘Shivs & shanks’ exhibition

13 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Spike Island Cork has opened a new permanent exhibit entitled the ‘Shivs and shanks’ exhibition, which features improvised weapons confiscated in Irish prisons. Many of the frightening weapons were fashioned from everyday items and show the daily dangers faces by prison officers and the prisoners themselves, with hundreds […]

Cork Racing Punter Chases away Monday Blues With €29,229 Windfall

Cork Racing Punter Chases away Monday Blues With €29,229 Windfall

11 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Cork punter chased away the Monday blues with an incredible €29,229.81 windfall with thanks to their savvy racing bets on Sunday’s cards at Warwick, Musselburgh and Naas. The customer who wishes to remain anonymous, placed a €1 ew accumulator, total stake €2, and a €1 Lucky 31, […]

SOCIAL PICS: Paddy Irish Whiskey holds promotion night in Cork City Centre

SOCIAL PICS: Paddy Irish Whiskey holds promotion night in Cork City Centre

10 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Paddy Irish Whiskey is launching a series of events throughout the country called “The Spirit of Paddy”, honouring a very special Irishman and Corkonian, the namesake of the drink, Paddy Flaherty. As a nod to Paddy’s heritage, the launch event will take place in Cork city, on Wednesday […]

End of Cork French Film Festival

End of Cork French Film Festival

9 March 2019 By Mary Bemingham mary@TheCork.ie With the Irish rugby team preparing to face France on Sunday, the organisers of the 30th Cork French Film Festival will be preparing to bring the curtain down on a hugely successful event on the same day. The Cork French Film Festival kicked off in style last weekend […]

IRISH LIGHTHOUSES: Exhibition in West Cork Arts Centre by Geraldine O’Sullivan

IRISH LIGHTHOUSES: Exhibition in West Cork Arts Centre by Geraldine O’Sullivan

8 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie West Cork artist Geraldine O’Sullivan’s exhibition Light Keepers will be on show at the West Cork Arts Centre in Skibbereen from March 9th until April 10th Light Keepers is a collection of 25 artworks capturing the unique world of Irish lighthouses. Geraldine’s paintings describe the physical structures of […]

Cork is ‘wunderbar’ in Berlin

Cork is ‘wunderbar’ in Berlin

6 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork tourism companies – including Pure Cork and the Celtic Cross Hotel in Rosscarbery – joined Tourism Ireland this week at the largest travel trade fair in the world, ITB in Berlin. Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin is lending his support to the 35 companies from Ireland who are […]

How To Maximise The Return When Selling Your Car

How To Maximise The Return When Selling Your Car

5 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie So, you have decided to sell your car, and you want to know how to get the most amount of money for it. Well, in this article, I will run through the best ways to ensure a good return on selling your car. Sell Your Car Online While […]

A Cork Rose of Tralee?

A Cork Rose of Tralee?

4 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Celebrations begin to mark 60 Years of Rose of Tralee as the search for the 2019 Cork Rose gets underway   There’s never been a better time to apply to be the Cork Rose because, this year, the famous Rose of Tralee International Festival will celebrate 60 years […]

Irish Heart Foundation teams up with parkrun to get the people of Cork moving

Irish Heart Foundation teams up with parkrun to get the people of Cork moving

1 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Walkers will be supported with a six-week walking challenge including video demonstrations, tips on heart health and opportunities for free CPR training 22nd February 2019. The Irish Heart Foundation has teamed up with parkrun in a six-week initiative to get the local communities in Cork moving. People interested […]

TOURISM: Pure Cork announces achievements and plans at Pure Cork Industry Day

TOURISM: Pure Cork announces achievements and plans at Pure Cork Industry Day

1 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Pure Cork is launching a campaign in association with Tourism Ireland to actively encourage more French tourists to choose Cork as a destination. This is part of a wider strategy to extend the tourism season in the region. The announcement was made at the recent Pure Cork Tourism […]