Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

12 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Products from 14 Cork based SuperValu producers are among a total of 71 products supplied to SuperValu which have swept the board at this year’s Blas na hEireann National Irish Food Awards. SuperValu suppliers have a strong track record at Blas na hÉireann and this year the quality […]

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

11 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland will today begin showcasing Cork to a group of 40 influential US travel buyers who arrived in Ireland this weekend ahead of the third workshop in a series of six Fáilte Ireland Autumn Sales Workshops, designed to allow Irish tourism businesses to pitch to overseas operators […]

Kinsale Gormet Festival 2015 was a success

Kinsale Gormet Festival 2015 was a success

11 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The 39th Kinsale Gourmet Festival on 9-11 October 2015, hosted by Kinsale’s eleven Good Food Circle restaurants, saw fine food celebrated in appropriate style, with a bevy of visiting gourmets from home and abroad relishing the festive atmosphere. The historic town was packed, with the event fully sold […]

Cork’s Gaeltacht areas would be better under a Sinn Fein Government – says Cork MEP

Cork’s Gaeltacht areas would be better under a Sinn Fein Government – says Cork MEP

9 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork is the home county of three MEP’s (Members of the European Parliament). They are Brian Crowley (Fianna Fail), Deirdre Clune (Fine Gael), and Liadh nia Riada (Sinn Fein). Speaking following the publication of Sinn Féin’s Alternative Budget for 2016 Liadh Ní Riada stated that Gaeltacht areas – […]

Let me tell you about a Festival in Ballincollig

Let me tell you about a Festival in Ballincollig

9 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan Tom@TheCork.ie This October the annual Beer and Food Festival returns to The White Horse in Ballincollig, October 15th – 18th. The White Horse in Ballincollig is hosting a festival weekend filled with craft beer and artisan food, with some livelytunes from of Ireland’s favourite musicians. With twelve events running […]

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

8 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork County Council today confirmed that it has committed €100,000 to support a ‘cooperative marketing programme’ with Cork Airport aimed at increasing inbound tourist numbers. County Mayor Cllr. John Paul O’Shea said that “Cork Airport is on the crest of a wave with recent route announcements demonstrating that […]

Mayor of County Cork congratulates UCC & CIT on third level educational ranking results

Mayor of County Cork congratulates UCC & CIT on third level educational ranking results

5 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has warmly welcomed the announcement that University College Cork (UCC) has been named University of the Year and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) as Institute of Technology of the Year. CIT takes the title for a […]

Kinsale Gourmet wins Ireland’s Most Prestigious Food Award

Kinsale Gourmet wins Ireland’s Most Prestigious Food Award

5 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Kinsale Gourmet has won the most-coveted prize for Innovation at this year’s Blas na hÉireann, the Irish Food Awards which was announced on Friday, October 2nd. The Cork company’s recently launched ‘Meals Made Easy’ was chosen as the overall winner from 90 products that were carefully scrutinised and […]

Father and Son named as ‘Cork Persons of the Month’

Father and Son named as ‘Cork Persons of the Month’

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Two members of the same family, from Model Farm Rd., Cork City, achieved huge personal achievements on the very same week last June. Liam O’Leary won the Over 60’s Talent Competition and his son Cillian won the Cork City Marathon. They have now received Cork Persons of the […]

Cork stakeholders discuss merger of City and County Councils

Cork stakeholders discuss merger of City and County Councils

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A meeting took place at the Ambassador Hotel, Cork last night on the proposed merger of Cork City Council and Cork County Council. Addressing the meeting, Lord Mayor of Cork, Chris O’Leary, political scientist, Dr. Aodh Quinlivan and Cork TDs, Ciarán Lynch and Jonathan O’Brien, laid out their […]