JAMES BOND’s CORK CONNECTION? ‘Irish International Trading Corporation’ is a real 100-year old business

JAMES BOND’s CORK CONNECTION? ‘Irish International Trading Corporation’ is a real 100-year old business

23 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The world of fiction contains many company names. If you like James Bond films then you may be familiar with ‘Universal Exports’ it acts as a front for the offices of the Secret Service. The suave 007 is often seen visiting his boss in the non-descript offices of […]

New Outdoor Spaces for Millstreet and Macroom

New Outdoor Spaces for Millstreet and Macroom

22 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s Project ACT has recently overseen the addition of new outdoor canopies in Macroom and Millstreet, encouraging locals and visitors to take time to enjoy all that the towns have to offer. Two new street canopies have been installed in Millstreet, one located in the town […]

NEW CORK BUSINESS: Naturally Nourished open Cafe in JCD Group’s Penrose Dock office block

NEW CORK BUSINESS: Naturally Nourished open Cafe in JCD Group’s Penrose Dock office block

21 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Naturally Nourished are opening their second Cafe tomorrow Already located in City Gate Park, next to Mahon Point the new Naturally Nourished outlet enjoys some 2,500 sq ft in JCD Group’s Penrose Dock office block. It boasts an impressive south-facing outdoor seating area at the entrance to the […]

Carrigaline’s ‘The Gallery’ open for Culture Night 2020

Carrigaline’s ‘The Gallery’ open for Culture Night 2020

18 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie ‘The Gallery’ – a temporary pop-up exhibition space that has been transformed and curated by the newly formed Owenabue Arts Collective has opened to the public having been transformed from a vacant retail unit to a bright and beautiful arts space.. Speaking at the launch, founding member of […]

TODAY: Culture Night 2020 in County Cork

TODAY: Culture Night 2020 in County Cork

18 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: Culture Night 2020 When: Friday 18th September, 5pm to 11pm Tickets:  All Free Events Venues: Across County Cork , see CultureNightCorkCounty.ie Culture Night, the annual celebration of culture, creativity and the arts, takes place this evening h offering free tours, exhibitions, readings, performances, and films. There will be drama and poetry, music and dance, […]

Carrigaline woman wins #Ploughing2020 National Brown Bread Baking competition

Carrigaline woman wins #Ploughing2020 National Brown Bread Baking competition

16 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Marie McCarthy from Carrigaline, Co. Cork is the winner of The National Brown Bread Baking Competition, run by Aldi and in association with the National Ploughing Association (NPA) and the Irish Countrywomen’s Association (ICA). Marie will receive a guaranteed cash prize of €15,000 and her bread will be […]

WEEKLY REPORT: from Seandun Macra

WEEKLY REPORT: from Seandun Macra

16 September 2020 By Aisling Walsh PRO of Seandun Macra This week was a busy one for Seandún Macra as we had our first meeting of the year. We had a few loose ends to tie up as we hadn’t yet awarded our PRO and club awards from last year. The first two awards we […]

Culture Night is this Friday

Culture Night is this Friday

16 September 2020, Wednesday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This Friday, 18th September, Cork County comes alive for Culture Night with events, activities and performances taking place throughout the county. From a virtual circus performance in Clonakilty to a dramatic look behind the scenes of a theatrical rehearsal in Charleville, there are scheduled events for a wide […]

Allotment style Food grower from Cobh, Co Cork wins ‘2020 Energia Get Ireland Growing’ grand prize

Allotment style Food grower from Cobh, Co Cork wins ‘2020 Energia Get Ireland Growing’ grand prize

15 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The preschool professional believes in the outdoor classroom, so she transformed her garden into a communal allotment several years ago.  She calls it “Patch na bPaisti” (the Children’s Patch – of ground) and it is a popular weekend activity for many young children. Cobh based Louise O’Connor has […]