2 new outdoor water-based activities Facility Centres for Claycastle #EastCork and Garrylucas #WestCork

2 new outdoor water-based activities Facility Centres for Claycastle #EastCork and Garrylucas #WestCork

18 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 22 new nationwide locations nationwide to be developed including Claycastle, Youghal & Garrylucas Beach, near Garretstown The significant increase in people enjoying outdoor water-based activities such as kayaking, surfing, paddle-boarding and open water swimming is expected to continue to grow year on year, and not just during the […]

West Cork Literary Festival 2021 programme

West Cork Literary Festival 2021 programme

17 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Preparations are underway for the 2021 West Cork Literary Festival and in the meantime, they are delighted to be in a position to offer a programme of online events this spring. Happening online, 7pm Tuesday 20th April, join Paul McVeigh, the editor of Queer Love: An Anthology of Irish […]

WEST CORK: Artisan Clonakilty Coffee brand opens outlet in Rosscarbery

WEST CORK: Artisan Clonakilty Coffee brand opens outlet in Rosscarbery

16 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie CRAFT West Cork is located on the terrace of the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery, West Cork Widely acknowledged as the foodie capital of Ireland, West Cork is home to a multitude of artisan food producers, creating everything from specialist farmhouse cheeses to organic vegetables; Ireland’s finest smoked […]

New Cork Michael Collins documentary released today

New Cork Michael Collins documentary released today

16 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new documentary, ‘The Young Fella’, funded by Cork County Council’s Commemoration Committee and Michael Collins House, is set to premiere today. Much has been said about Michael Collins’ life, but the focus is nearly always on his later years. Biographies of ‘The Big Fella’ tend to focus […]

€136,000 for County Cork Arts organisations and Artists

€136,000 for County Cork Arts organisations and Artists

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 81 Artists and Arts Organisations are set to receive funding totalling €136,000 from Cork County Council Arts Grants Scheme 2021. Following a very difficult year for the Arts Sector, the Council hopes that the funding provided in this year’s Arts Grants Scheme will help to revitalise arts in […]

WEST CORK TOURISM: New Skibbereen Heritage Trail Map Launched

WEST CORK TOURISM: New Skibbereen Heritage Trail Map Launched

12 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A heritage trail asset for Skibbereen, featuring videos and blogs on sites of interest around the town, has recently been launched by Cork County Council. The ‘Skibbereen Heritage Map’ provides in-depth historical and heritage information on more than 60 local sites, researched and compiled by Council-owned Skibbereen Heritage […]

West Cork Chamber Music Festival – 25 July to 4 July 2021

West Cork Chamber Music Festival – 25 July to 4 July 2021

11 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie What: West Cork Chamber Music Festival When: 25th June – 4th July 2021 West Cork Music (WCM) is devastated to announce that, once again, the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, which is due to take place from Friday, June 25th to Sunday, July 4th, has to move online. […]

WEST CORK: ‘Stop Gorse Fires’ Facebook group from Green Party Rep gains popularity following recent Seskin, Bantry fires

WEST CORK: ‘Stop Gorse Fires’ Facebook group from Green Party Rep gains popularity following recent Seskin, Bantry fires

11 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The ‘Stop Gorse Fires’ Facebook group was founded by Green Party South West Cork Rep Rory Jackson way back in 2010 to raise awareness of the issue of land being burned off to increase farmland payments and clear off overgrown pastures. Too much of this has been happening […]

#WestCork COVID vaccines will be given at Clonakilty @GAA and Bantry Primary Care Centre

#WestCork COVID vaccines will be given at Clonakilty @GAA and Bantry Primary Care Centre

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The West Cork Covid-19 public vaccination centre will alternate between Clonakilty GAA club and Bantry Primary Care Centre, and will be one of five vaccination centres in Cork (spread across six locations). Vaccination centres will be gradually stood up as vaccine supply into the country increases, and we […]

CORK BUSINESS: can sign up for 1st ever @Amazon Bootcamp Ireland virtual event

CORK BUSINESS: can sign up for 1st ever @Amazon Bootcamp Ireland virtual event

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Amazon, Enterprise Ireland and Enterprise Nation are calling on SMEs and entrepreneurs in Cork to sign up for the first-ever Amazon Bootcamp Ireland, an online event on Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 April providing free training and guidance to help businesses increase their online sales and reach new […]

Al Fresco Dining for Summer 2021

Al Fresco Dining for Summer 2021

8 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said that a new scheme, delivered in partnership between Fáilte Ireland and Cork County Council, will help tourism and hospitality businesses in Cork develop and increase their outdoor seating capacity. Funding allocated under the scheme will also enable Local Authorities to develop […]