Festivals this summer on the WILD ATLANTIC WAY

Festivals this summer on the WILD ATLANTIC WAY

2 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie West Cork Chamber Festival (29th June – 8th July) In Bantry, it’s one of the leading chamber music events in Europe.A gathering of music lovers replete with evening concerts, beautiful arrangements by string quartets and workshops from respected figures on the classical music scene. Free and ticketed events. […]

WEST CORK: Bandon Businesses reassured about future of town – at Cork County Council Breakfast Briefing

WEST CORK: Bandon Businesses reassured about future of town – at Cork County Council Breakfast Briefing

1 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Chair of Bandon Kinsale Municipal District, Cllr Rachel McCarthy hosted the fourth Cork County Council Breakfast Briefing in Bandon recently. The briefings to date have set out the pivotal role played by Cork County Council in fostering growth and development across North, West and Metropolitan Cork. This event […]

Tourism Ireland continues promoting Cork to French, Spanish and Italians – encouraged to discover Cork, the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East

Tourism Ireland continues promoting Cork to French, Spanish and Italians – encouraged to discover Cork, the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East

30 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism industry leaders from Cork and the South of Ireland attended a Tourism Ireland event in the Montenotte Hotel in Cork this week, where they heard about new opportunities to grow visitor numbers from France, Spain and Italy. Monica MacLaverty, Tourism Ireland’s Manager Southern Europe, said: “France, Spain […]

CORK FARMING: Extension to summer slurry-spreading deadline a welcome relief for derogation farmers

CORK FARMING: Extension to summer slurry-spreading deadline a welcome relief for derogation farmers

28 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, has said that extending the summer slurry-spreading deadline is good news for derogation farmers. Senator Lombard said: “The one month extension to summer slurry-spreading announced by Ministers Murphy and Creed is good news for Cork farmers. “The deadline by which derogation farmers must […]

Baltimore RNLI assists two vessels aground in West Cork

Baltimore RNLI assists two vessels aground in West Cork

27 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI was called out to assist a yacht which went aground on East Skeam Island off the coast of West Cork this afternoon (Sunday 27 May). The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their inshore lifeboat at 1.45pm following a request from the Irish Coast Guard to assist a […]

PHOTOS: Cork County Council launch ‘Ring Buoy’ Mascot to remind citizens to REBEL against Ring Buoy vandalism

PHOTOS: Cork County Council launch ‘Ring Buoy’ Mascot to remind citizens to REBEL against Ring Buoy vandalism

27 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Shannon Griffin and Erin Pettit-Mee of Ardfield NS, helping at the launch of ‘Rebel’ the ring buoy mascot in Rosscarbery for County Cork, reminding everyone to rebel against ring buoy vandalism. Picture: David Keane.

WEST CORK: Sherkin Islanders prepare for ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ exhibition

WEST CORK: Sherkin Islanders prepare for ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ exhibition

26 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sherkin Island artists, photographers, musicians and craftworkers are preparing for the islands’ annual community exhibition. Part of this year’s West Cork Islands Festival, the exhibition ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ (Summer Together) opens in the Community Hall on Sherkin Island at 2:30pm on Saturday 16th June and will run for […]