Cork winners at this years Comhaltas All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil, in Droheda

Cork winners at this years Comhaltas All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil, in Droheda

19 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Competitions, concerts, céilithe, sessions and more at Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019 It was an exciting and successful week of competitions, concerts, céilithe, sessions and more at the 2019 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. Over 500,000 people thronged the streets of Drogheda over the past eight […]

What’s the story with Graham Norton’s Gin?

What’s the story with Graham Norton’s Gin?

19 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Graham Norton’s foray into the drinks business has seen two of his new-to-market gins win gold and silver at the prestigious Gin Masters 2019 competition in London recently. Judged alongside industry peers, in a blind tasting competition, Graham Norton’s Own Irish Gin scooped a coveted gold medal, while […]

Documentary on the bridges of Cork

Documentary on the bridges of Cork

18 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Parliament, Brian Boru, Christy Ring… Every day as you move through Cork City, you will cross the River Lee at least once. To do so, you will use one of the 30+ bridges that are dotted along the river that runs through our city. But have you ever […]

Discover Cork’s Hidden Heritage This National Heritage Week

Discover Cork’s Hidden Heritage This National Heritage Week

17 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Office of Public Works to host range of events across Cork to celebrate Heritage Week 12 August 2019: The history of exotic gardens, archery demonstrations and the technology behind a 19th century gardens are some of the great events being hosted by the Office of Public Works (OPW) […]

Cork couple to star in new Aldi advertising campaign

Cork couple to star in new Aldi advertising campaign

17 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ruth Meade and Rob Armstrong from Riverstick, Co. Cork have been chosen to star in Aldi’s new ‘Swap and Save’ multi-media advertising campaign, which kicks off this week. Reminding shoppers about the saving that can be generated by swapping their weekly shop to Aldi, the campaign will feature […]

Dog Walking Routes in Cork City

Dog Walking Routes in Cork City

16 August 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Dog Fouling Committee of Cork City Council is pleased to announce the launch of two Pilot Dog Walking Routes. The routes, one on the north side (Mayfield) and one on the south side (Togher) are located in areas currently used by dog walkers and are designed to […]

PAPERLESS HOSPITAL? Cork University Maternity Hospital becomes “first fully digital hospital in Ireland”

PAPERLESS HOSPITAL? Cork University Maternity Hospital becomes “first fully digital hospital in Ireland”

15 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH) has recently become Ireland’s first fully digital hospital. All women interacting with CUMH for gynaecology services will have a complete electronic health record, enabling the rapid sharing of clinical information to those providing care for the over 18,000 patients who attend each year. […]

FARMING: €100 million Beef Exceptional Aid Measure

FARMING: €100 million Beef Exceptional Aid Measure

15 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork based Michael Creed T.D. today announced that the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) will open for applications from Monday 19th August; BEAM will open for applications from 19th August to 8th September inclusive. Applications will be accepted online through AgFood.ie. Applications are accepted online only, […]

Cork registered 2,109 new .ie domains in the first half of 2019

Cork registered 2,109 new .ie domains in the first half of 2019

15 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Munster registered 4,775 new .ie domains in H1 2019, according to IE Domain Registry 273,156 .ie domains in the national database at end of H1 2019; database has grown by almost 40% in the last five years Over 80% of all .ie domains are registered by companies and […]