Here’s where you can get the new Limited edition Ballymaloe burger @ballymaloefoods @Coqbull_Cork

Here’s where you can get the new Limited edition Ballymaloe burger @ballymaloefoods @Coqbull_Cork

27 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Ballymaloe Foods has teamed up with award-winning restaurant CoqBull to create a limited-edition burger. The burger will be available in CoqBull restaurants in Cork and Limerick. A team of chefs at CoqBull has produced a rotisserie pulled chicken and beef burger topped with Ballymaloe Fiery Relish, Dubliner Cheddar […]

VIDEO: City Centre mural on side of building remembers Lord Mayor Terence MacSwiney

VIDEO: City Centre mural on side of building remembers Lord Mayor Terence MacSwiney

27 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh and the Lady Mayoress Stephanie, at the Middle Parish Community Association Mural created by artist Peter Martin on Grattan Street, commemorating the wedding of former Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Terence MacSwiney and his wife Muriel funded by Cork City […]

The Art of Living

The Art of Living

27 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library & Arts Service invites applications to be part of a new and exciting project “The Art of Living”. Funded under the Creative Ireland Positive Ageing and Creative Wellbeing Challenge Fund, The Art of Living is a short film about creativity which highlights, showcases and […]

Open Call for Applications for Cruinniú na nÓg County Cork 2021 

Open Call for Applications for Cruinniú na nÓg County Cork 2021 

24 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cruinniú na nÓg, is Ireland’s national day of free creative activity for children and young people up to 18 years of age. The event provides opportunities for Ireland’s 1.2 million children and young people to be inquisitive and curious, to be inventive and innovative, and to learn a […]

Cork History Podcasts

Cork History Podcasts

23 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In recent months Cork County Council’s Local Studies Library has been undertaking a range of different podcasts covering many different aspects of history, including a new podcast on St. Patrick – a fitting podcast for this time of year. Previous podcasts range from Christmas Traditions and Witches to […]

Fried Breakfast, Newpaper, and Garden Seeds – this is what Irish people are buying during #Lockdown

Fried Breakfast, Newpaper, and Garden Seeds – this is what Irish people are buying during #Lockdown

21 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 20% increase in sales of own brand Irish breakfast products. 1,000% increase in non-alcoholic spirits and liqueurs. Newspaper and magazine sales up 3% and 7.5% respectively. Gardening and horticulture receive a boost with 7,000% increase in seed sales. Centra – which is a franchise brand owned by the […]

Aldi spent €68.5M with Cork food and drink producers in 2020

Aldi spent €68.5M with Cork food and drink producers in 2020

21 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Aldi has announced details of its continued significant contribution to County Cork’s economy and the impact of its charity partnerships across the county. The German brand has produced a an Economic Impact Report for Cork (PDF file) In 2020, Aldi sourced €68.5M of locally produced food and drink from […]

Centenary of the Battle of Crossbarry

Centenary of the Battle of Crossbarry

18 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Battle of Crossbarry centenary on the 19th of March 1921 Donnchadh Ó Seaghdha of the Crossbarry & Kilmichael commemoration committee talks to the relatives – Seán Ó Céilleachair son of section commander Tom Kelleher at Crossbarry; Diarmuid Begley son of the piper of Crossbarry; Flor Begley; Murt Ó […]