Will you shop local in Cork this Christmas? or will you buy your gifts online?

Will you shop local in Cork this Christmas? or will you buy your gifts online?

20 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber has called on the people of Cork to support local businesses in the run up to Christmas. Speaking at the switch-on of the Christmas lights last evening in the City Centre, Conor Healy, Chief Executive of Cork Chamber said, “Cork’s Christmas lights cast a festive glow […]

VIDEO: To Russia with Love – Cork Hoteliers travel to Moscow – to promote Cork tourism

VIDEO: To Russia with Love – Cork Hoteliers travel to Moscow – to promote Cork tourism

20 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A small delegation of Irish tourism businesses, including Hayfield Manor, travelled to Moscow recently, to take part in sales mission – in a bid to grow Ireland’s share of the emerging Russian tourism market. The three-day sales mission – organised by GoodCause Travel and supported by Tourism Ireland […]

‘Live signs’ to display number of available parking spaces in Cork City

‘Live signs’ to display number of available parking spaces in Cork City

19 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork City Council, in collaboration with the City Centre Forum, is working to introduce measures to encourage and facilitate visitors to the city centre during the festive season. To this end, the City Council are delighted to announce the evolution of a number of existing real-time parking information […]

Santa opens Cork office in run-up to Christmas

18 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Elves arrive in County Cork to get ready for Christmas Deliveries in Europe Santa Claus has announced the opening of a North Pole Outpost located in East Cork. Fit out work is underway, and licences are being arranged. On 29 November Santa’s helpers will open the doors of […]

Cork Youth Orchestra Christmas Concerts

Cork Youth Orchestra Christmas Concerts

18 November 20105 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 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 enormous success of the ‘Night at the Proms’ Concert in Cork’s City Hall last May, Cork Youth Orchestra, conducted […]

Cork gets Ireland’s first meatball restaurant, today!

Cork gets Ireland’s first meatball restaurant, today!

18 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland’s first meatball restaurant opens its doors in Cork, todays Wednesday 18th November. Owned and managed by dynamic young couple Grainne Holland and Tony Costello The Meatball Place brings a completely new dining experience to Cork, with a menu inspired by the humble meatball. Located on Carey’s Lane […]

Concert in Ballymaloe for young muscians

Concert in Ballymaloe for young muscians

17 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Entertainment news If you haven’t been to Ballymaloe Grainstore then you should check it out, at least once. Despite the Ballymaloe name, no it’s not a restaurant, it’s an entertainment venue in a beautifully resorted stone building. There’s a new Annual Event Celebrating Emerging Talent in Cork: […]

Cork Convention Bureau staff travel to California to promote Cork

Cork Convention Bureau staff travel to California to promote Cork

16 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork means business in California! B2B events connect Irish companies with US business tourism buyers Cork Convention Bureau joined seven other Irish tourism businesses in California this week, to take part in ‘Meet in Ireland’ events in Los Angeles and San Francisco – aimed at growing business tourism from […]