Free Christmas Parking in Cobh, Co Cork

Free Christmas Parking in Cobh, Co Cork

10 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council can confirm that there will be no charges for parking in Cobh from 8th December 2015 until 2nd January 2016. This will allow residents and shoppers in Cobh to park free of charge in the town centre for up to 3 hours each day. However, […]

Cork Youth Orchestra’s annual Christmas Concert

Cork Youth Orchestra’s annual Christmas Concert

10 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Entertainment Update The Christmas tradition in Cork is now firmly established with a visit to the Cork Youth Orchestra’s annual Christmas Concert during the run up to Christmas. Following on from the success of the ‘Night at the Proms’ Concert in Cork’s City Hall last May, Cork Youth […]

Cork City Marathon seeks Uniformed Service Personnel for ‘Battle of the Badges’

Cork City Marathon seeks Uniformed Service Personnel for ‘Battle of the Badges’

9 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork City Marathon will celebrate a decade of sporting success on Bank Holiday Monday 6 June 2016. In ten years the marathon has grown to be one of the biggest events on the Irish sporting calendar, attracting almost 100,000 runners to participate in the full and half […]

Entertainment Update – Liam Ó Maonlaí, Kevin Burke & Tim Edey to play Triskel Christchurch

Entertainment Update – Liam Ó Maonlaí, Kevin Burke & Tim Edey to play Triskel Christchurch

9 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Entertainment Update Trad fans, it doesn’t get much better than this: Liam Ó Maonlaí, one of Ireland’s most charismatic musicians, sharing a stage with legendary fiddle player Kevin Burke and virtuosic multi-instrumentalist Tim Edey. Specially curated by Music Network, the trio are in concert at Triskel Christchurch, Cork, […]

An Irish situation: Why are primary schools organised along Religious lines?

An Irish situation: Why are primary schools organised along Religious lines?

8 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Jonathan O’Brien TD to introduce bill to ban religious discrimination in schools Deputy Jonathan O’Brien will today introduce legislation that, if passed, would have the effect of “ending religious discrimination” against children entering the school system. The Cork-based Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson said will introduce the Equality in Education Bill […]

Video: Preparations underway already for Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance

8 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Where: City Hall, Cork Sunday 31st January 2016 When: 3.00pm-6pm Who: Evelyn Grant and the Cork Pops Orchestra, Special Guest Keith Hanley Tickets: €10 from Pro Musica Oliver Plunkett St., Cork A January ‘Gathering’ of young and old, from communities all over Cork and beyond who love to dance, will take […]

Women and Whiskey – River Lee Winter Whiskey Club hold inaugural session

Women and Whiskey – River Lee Winter Whiskey Club hold inaugural session

8 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The River Lee Winter Whiskey Club celebrated its inaugural session with a special masterclass recently entitled ‘Women & Whiskey’ led by female distiller Karen Cotter. Gathered with Cotter was a largely female audience who experienced a tasting flight of Ireland’s finest whiskeys on the night, including Redbreast 12 […]

Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium helps raise €2,300 for ‘Movember’

Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium helps raise €2,300 for ‘Movember’

7 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie There was an unusual sight in Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium across November, as numerous hairy upper lips made an appearance – on both men and women! It was of course part of the global Movember campaign, which Curraheen Park and 8 other Greyhound Stadia supported through their ‘Movember […]

Aer Lingus Regional announce new route from Cork Airport to Leeds Bradford

Aer Lingus Regional announce new route from Cork Airport to Leeds Bradford

7 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus Regional, has announced a new route from Cork Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport. Flights go on sale on tomorrow, and the service will begin on 15 March 2016. Aer Lingus Regional will fly up to three times weekly on the route uoperating […]

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