Cork Hotels welcome improves visitor stats

Cork Hotels welcome improves visitor stats

25th February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Hoteliers in Cork have welcomed the strong growth in overseas travel to Ireland announced today (link to CSO figures), with trips to Ireland up 18.4% year on year for the period November 2015 – January 2016. On foot of a record year in tourism in 2015, growth in […]

Redheads fly high at Cork Airport

Redheads fly high at Cork Airport

23 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Historically subjected to witty taunts from ‘ginger nut’ to ‘carrot top’, red hair is being celebrated in a new exhibition of of captivating photographic portraits at Cork International Airport from March 7-31, 2016. Photographer Jörg Köster has snapped over a thousand individual red haired men, women and children […]

Cork County Council to host Cork-China trade delegation

Cork County Council to host Cork-China trade delegation

22 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council will host a high profile trade delegation visiting from Xuzhou, China next week. The delegation will include senior representatives of a number of large, influential companies based in the city of Xuzhou and the wider Jiangsu Province in China. The centrepiece of next week’s visit […]

Cork apprentice solicitor stars in university debate win

Cork apprentice solicitor stars in university debate win

22 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A team representing the Solicitors’ Apprentice Debating Society of Ireland won the Grand Final of the Annual Student Debate, which took place at The Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin at the weekend. Ross O’Mahony (27) from Malahide in Co Dublin and Aaron Vickery (25) from Rosscarbery, West […]

VIDEO: Planning underway for 2016 ‘Redhead Convention’ in Crosshaven, Co Cork, Ireland

VIDEO: Planning underway for 2016 ‘Redhead Convention’ in Crosshaven, Co Cork, Ireland

19 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A public meeting was hosted this week by the team at the Irish Redhead Convention. The meeting was attended by Crosshaven local residents. Organiser Joleen Cronin outlined her plans for the 2016 Irish Redhead Convention, which will take place over a weekend from August 19th-21st this year. If […]

Cork Foundation to support charity with a €120,000 donation to fund suicide awareness programme

Cork Foundation to support charity with a €120,000 donation to fund suicide awareness programme

19 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Three new jobs will be created and a suicide awareness initiative rolled out at Cork Life Centre, following a €120,000 donation from the unique philanthropic fund Cork Foundation. Two new counsellors and one teacher will join the two full-time staff and 70 volunteers at the Sunday’s Well voluntary […]

Ryanair Chief Technology Officer to speak in Cork

Ryanair Chief Technology Officer to speak in Cork

18 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie John Hurley, CTO, Ryanair will speak in Cork in two weeks time about how technology has transformed Ryanair. The IT@Cork talk will take place on 3 March 2016 at 5:30pm in the Rochestown Park Hotel. John leads Ryanair’s world-leading digital and technology strategy, at the Ryanair Labs digital […]

Youth Council calls for investment in Cork City and County young people

Youth Council calls for investment in Cork City and County young people

18 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has called on the next Government to invest in the growing youth population in County Cork City & County. NYCI is asking all parties and candidates to commit […]

Local Events in Cork County Urged to Apply For Community Tourism Diaspora Fund

Local Events in Cork County Urged to Apply For Community Tourism Diaspora Fund

16 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council today announced that applications for funding are now being sought under the Community Tourism Initiative for the Diaspora. The initiative, launched in 2014, builds on the community involvement legacy of The Gathering 2013 and is a joint partnership between Cork County Council, IPB Insurance and […]

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