National Digital Week worth €2 million to West Cork economy

National Digital Week worth €2 million to West Cork economy

5 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 4 Days, 71 speakers… 1 inspirational location Ireland’s first ever National Digital Week has kicked off in Skibbereen, and runs until Saturday. Estimated to be worth in excess of €2 million to the local economy, the event is attracting people from all over Ireland, who have an interest […]

Cork communities are vulnerable without a visible Gárda force

Cork communities are vulnerable without a visible Gárda force

5 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Cork County Cllr – Frank O’Flynn – who is Chairman of the Cork County Joint Policing Authority addressed the Cork County public meeting of the JPC in County Hall recently on the theme of Community Policing in County Cork. Cllr. O’Flynn’s stated that the major concerns in […]

Wild Atlantic Way Wins Big at World Responsible Tourism Awards

Wild Atlantic Way Wins Big at World Responsible Tourism Awards

4 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Three tourism businesses located along Ireland’s “Wild Atlantic Way” (the driving route which starts/ends in Kinsale, Cork) were deemed winners at the World Responsible Tourism Awards held at the World Travel Market, London earlier today. Loop Head Tourism, Clare collected the gold award for ‘Best Cultural Heritage Attraction’ […]

Kinsale welcomes Spanish Ambassador to Charles Fort

Kinsale welcomes Spanish Ambassador to Charles Fort

3 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie H.E. Jose Maria Roderiguez-Coso, the Spanish Ambassador to Ireland, laid a wreath at the plaque on Fort Hill, Kinsale, remembering the Battle of Kinsale in 1601. During the famous siege and Battle of Kinsale, 3,500 Spanish troops arrived in Ireland to support the rebellion of O’Neill and O’Donnell […]

Tile Haven officially launches 8,500 square foot flagship store in Little Island

Tile Haven officially launches 8,500 square foot flagship store in Little Island

1 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sandra Forde, Ray O’Leary, manager, and Vivian O’Callaghan, owner, pictured at the official launch of Tile Haven•s new 8,500 square foot flagship store in Little Island, Co. Cork on Thursday 29th October. Since January of this year, the Irish owned, family run company has renovated its existing 4,500 […]

VIDEO: Starring role for West Cork in new tourism film

30 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland invites top travel vloggers to check out West Cork, as part of a series of online films showcasing Ireland Popular travel vloggers (or video bloggers) the Vagabrothers have released a brand new online film – this time called “Kayaking Ireland’s Wild Coast”. It’s the seventh in […]

Clonakilty Community website launched

Clonakilty Community website launched

30 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Mayor Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin recently launched a new website www.Clonakilty.Club on which he encourages all local voluntary organisations, charities, schools, etc. to register their contact details. The website is a joint venture with Matthew Harte, web designer-programmer from Shannonvale. The Mayor said: “This is a completely free […]

Five Cork pubs featured in ‘Michelin Eating out in Pubs guide’

Five Cork pubs featured in ‘Michelin Eating out in Pubs guide’

30 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Five popular Cork pubs have secured listings in the 2016 Michelin ‘Eating Out In Pubs’ Guide just published. They are Mary Ann’s (Castletownshend), Poacher’s Inn (Bandon), Deasy’s (Clonakilty), Cronin’s (Crosshaven) and Toddies at The Bulman (Kinsale). Toddies at The Bulman has also secured an ‘Inspectors’ Favourites’ commendation, described […]

Cork MEP wants more women TDs, Senators and MEPs

Cork MEP wants more women TDs, Senators and MEPs

30 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada – from the Muskerry Gaeltacht on the Cork/Kerry border – has said society must do more to increase women’s representation in government. Speaking after a meeting of the Countess Markievicz Circle of Women for Election in Brussels, Ms Ní Riada said, “The […]

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