Aer Lingus doubles Cork Airport services to Tenerife for winter

Aer Lingus doubles Cork Airport services to Tenerife for winter

14 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aer Lingus currently operates a weekly flight to the popular Spanish island every Sunday. The additional service, which will operate every Thursday, will commence from 29th October until end of March 2016. The announcement will mean an additional 7,000 seats are available for holidaymakers in Munster. Speaking about […]

Clonakilty Heritage Week launched

Clonakilty Heritage Week launched

16 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Clonakilty 2015 Heritage Week programme of events, organised by Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage and Cumann Seanchais Chloch na gCoillte was launched at the Clonakilty (West Cork Regional) Museum last Friday by Mayor of Clonakilty, Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin. The combined efforts of both organisations will see no less than […]

Cork Heritage Open Day launched

Cork Heritage Open Day launched

12 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Experience Cork’s heritage and history through free events and open buildings on Cork’s Heritage Open Day From Rory Gallagher walking tours to the hidden treasures of the Masonic Lodge, the diversity of Cork’s unique heritage will be open for all to explore and celebrate on Cork Heritage Open […]

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

10 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The €4.3m 27 acre Asian Sanctuary development at Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork was officially opened this afternoon by Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine & Defence Simon Coveney TD. The Asian Sanctuary is a 27 acre expansion that is home already to some of the world’s […]

Nurse named as Cork Person is the Month

Nurse named as Cork Person is the Month

7 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Visionary County Cork Nurse, Pat McMahon from Meelin, Newmarket, has been named July Cork Person of the Month to mark his inspirational life and work in India over the past eleven years, especially in his fight against malnutrition. Pat co-founded a free children’s hospital and community malnutrition centre […]

CIT to promote SpringBoard late this month

CIT to promote SpringBoard late this month

7 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Close to three hundred job seekers can avail of places, on eighteen courses, at Cork Institute of Technology under the 2015 Springboard+ Initiative. A Springboard+ Showcase Event will be hosted by the HEA in the Metropole Hotel, Cork, on 20th August, from 1 to 7pm. At the Showcase, […]

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

Cork Craft Month launched

Cork Craft Month launched

5 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Cork Craft Month” got underway at a launch event last night [Tuesday 4 August, 2015] at the James O’ Neill Building in Kinsale, Co. Cork. Now in its sixth year, Cork Craft Month has become a haven for celebrating creativity, and is one of the key events taking […]

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