Cork-based Ag Eisteacht charity highlight ‘Hands Up for Children’ initiative

Cork-based Ag Eisteacht charity highlight ‘Hands Up for Children’ initiative

26 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Barnardos CEO Fergus Finlay has delivered the keynote address at an awareness morning for the Hands Up for Children campaign in Cork today. The campaign is a coalition of organisations from around the country, which is calling for preventative and early interventions for children and families to be […]

VIDEO: Drone footage of Cork used to create art exhibition

VIDEO: Drone footage of Cork used to create art exhibition

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork artist Corrine Leland has used drone footage to create painting of Monkstown, and the surrounding areas of Cork Harbour. Her colourful exhibition will take place at the Ivan Wolfe Gallery “Hazelhurst” House Art Gallery, Monkstown village, Co Cork from November 27th until Christmas. Visitors can compare her […]

Crosshaven RNLI to open its doors for special reading of children’s Christmas book

Crosshaven RNLI to open its doors for special reading of children’s Christmas book

25 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Christmas is coming early to children in Crosshaven, Co Cork, with the RNLI hosting a special reading of their children’s Christmas story at Crosshaven Lifeboat Station tomorrow Thursday 26 November from 10am. Approximately 90 children are expected to come to the lifeboat station to enjoy three readings of […]

Clonakilty and Cobh in the running for Fáilte Ireland Tourism town awards

Clonakilty and Cobh in the running for Fáilte Ireland Tourism town awards

25 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anticipation is building ahead of the 2015 Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns awards with the top ten towns from across the country all firmly in the running for this year’s crown. Two overall winners, Best Large Town and Best Small Town, will be announced at a ceremony in the Morrison […]

Heineken Sound Atlas brings a taste of Brooklyn to Cork

Heineken Sound Atlas brings a taste of Brooklyn to Cork

24 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This Friday, November 27th, Brooklyn comes to Cork’s Havana Browns courtesy of HEINEKEN Sound Atlas, the campaign that is ‘your passport to music and cultural experiences from around the globe’. Taking inspiration from one of Brooklyn’s most iconic institutions, ‘The Barber Shop’, the venue will be transformed for […]

Cork City Crafts and Design Fair this week

Cork City Crafts and Design Fair this week

24 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Stars of Irish Crafts and Design from a host of diverse careers will be showcased at the biggest crafts fair outside Dublin, which will be held in Cork this week (26th-29th November). Over €150,000 per day will be spent at the City Hall Crafts and Design Fair which […]

Rugby star Peter O’Mahony is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

Rugby star Peter O’Mahony is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

22 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Corkman Peter O’Mahony has received a Cork Person of the Month award to mark his glittering rugby career to date, including his recent performances in the World Cup before his enforced departure through injury. Peter’s name now also goes forward, for possible selection as Cork Person of the […]

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