Top Cork Restaurants announced at Irish Restaurant Awards in Stand Hotel Limerick

22 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The third of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Limerick Strand Hotel last night where 60 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 600 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Tuesday evening where the top […]

Ford celebrates 100 years in Ireland – at Cork City Patrick’s Day parade in Cork City

21 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ford celebrated its 100 year milestone at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in Cork City on Friday 17th March. Organised by Cork City Council, the theme of this year’s parade was ‘Cork – A City of Community, Culture and Commerce’. To celebrate the company’s centenary in the […]

Lecture on sunken WW2 German Submarine in West Cork

21 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A German submarine which sank off Glandore Harbour towards the end of World War 2 is the subject of Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage’s lecture next om Thursday – 23rd March – at 8pm at the Clonakilty Parish Centre. The illustrated lecture will be delivered by Brendan Cahill, who has […]

Cork based Minister of State for European Affairs Dara Murphy visits Spain

20 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork based Minister of State for European Affairs, Dara Murphy TD, has been visiting Spain, as part of a ‘Promote Ireland’ programme around St Patrick’s Day. The minister’s busy schedule included a breakfast meeting with leading Spanish tour operators, organised by Tourism Ireland. Spain is an important market […]

Cork Church Bells also to ring out against Racism and Xenophobia

18 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tomorrow – Sunday 19th March – church bells in a number of churches in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross (Church of Ireland) will ring out around the globe in solidarity with immigrants and refugees who are facing increasing racism and xenophobia throughout the world. The […]

CONCERT: Handel’s Acis and Galatea to be performed in St Brendan’s Church, Bantry, West Cork

CONCERT: Handel’s Acis and Galatea to be performed in St Brendan’s Church, Bantry, West Cork

18 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: Handel’s Acis and Galatea Who: Presented by Opera Theatre Company and West Cork Music Where: St Brendan’s Church, Bantry, West Cork When: Wednesday 29th March 2017, 8pm Opera Theatre Company and West Cork Music present Handel’s Acis and Galatea, in St Brendan’s Church, Bantry, for their only Cork performance […]

65 cruise ships will visit Port of Cork in 2017 cruise season

65 cruise ships will visit Port of Cork in 2017 cruise season

18 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Saga Cruises’ MV Saga Pearl 2 will start the Port of Cork’s cruise liner season on 20th March, the first of 65 calls expected to visit Cork this season. Seven new liners will call this season on their maiden call, while Princess Cruises’ MV Caribbean Princess carrying 3,500 […]

30,000 Passengers Expected This Weekend At Cork Airport As It Goes Green For St Patrick’s Day

17 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Airport joins a host of national and international sites for Global Greening Cork Airport sponsoring Cork St Patrick’s Day Parade And Festival Cork Airport is preparing for a busy bank holiday as St. Patrick’s Day approaches this weekend. Almost 30,000 passengers are expected to fly through Cork […]

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