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 […]

Cork County Council St Patricks Day delegation visits New York to promote tourism

17 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Representatives of Cork County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland in New York yesterday (16 March). They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme for 2017, which is in full swing right now. Tourism […]

Ripoff St Patricks Day prices are damaging Irish tourism – warns Cork politician

16 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Don’t kill geese that lay golden eggs – Clunes plea to tourism providers in Cork Ireland South MEP pleads with tourism providers in Cork not to increase prices ahead of the tourist season which kicks off on St Patrick’s Day Ireland South MEP and member of the EU […]

Cork travel agent wins ‘Best Travel Counsellor’ Award

11 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork travel specialist Sarah McCarthy – from Glanmire – has been named as ‘Best Travel Counsellor 2017’. Fellow Cork Travel Counsellor, Ballincollig-based Mary Foyle also collected an award on the night. The black-tie awards ceremony for Travel Counsellors Ireland took place at Fota Island Resort, Cork on Friday, […]

Cork International Choral Festival selects winning composer – John Lonergan

Cork International Choral Festival selects winning composer – John Lonergan

9 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork International Choral Festival is proud to announce it has selected a winning composer, John Lonergan with his piece City Shower; and Michael Doherty, with his piece The Art of Dying and Criostóir Ó Loingsigh, with his piece, Scél Lemm Duib as runners up. The winning composition City […]

Cork TD Micheál Martin ‘red hot’ at 1.44 odds to be Taoiseach after Next General Election

9 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Simon Coveney now at 5.0 With speculation that we will be heading to the polling stations before 2017 is out, BoyleSports report that Micheál Martin remains the red hot favourite at 4/9 (decminal odds 1.44) to be Taoiseach after the next General Election. His nearest rival in the betting […]