Kinsale Macra Capture Seandun Drama Title

5 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie   The Seandun Macra na Feirme One Act Drama final took place in Ringaskiddy Hall on Sunday February 26th. Three teams contested the final. On the night Glanmire performed ‘Bloody Actors’, Whitechurch ‘Exit Right, Running’ while Kinsale performed ‘Victor’s Dung’. The standard was incredibly high and judge Tony […]

Youghal Clock Gate Tower is open for visitors – decade long tourism vision project completed

Youghal Clock Gate Tower is open for visitors – decade long tourism vision project completed

2 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland, along with Cork County Council, today officially marked the completion of over a decade of works at Youghal’s Clock Gate Tower which will see the iconic building open as a visitor experience. Bringing the historical story of Youghal to life, the attraction now promises to transport […]

Celebrity chef Rachel Allen will be Grand Marshal of the 2017 Cork City St Patrick’s Day Parade

Celebrity chef Rachel Allen will be Grand Marshal of the 2017 Cork City St Patrick’s Day Parade

2 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Parade which will be attended by 50,000 people, will take place in Cork City at 1pm on Friday March 17th Lord Mayor, Cllr. Des Cahill said “Cork is renowned internationally as the Food Capital of Ireland and we are delighted that Rachel Allen who is a fantastic […]

New Restaurants to open at Cork Airport in May 2017

1 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie • Cork Airport’s Food & Beverage Outlets undergoing major upgrade • New Food Court due to open in May as part of €4m investment in a series of projects at Cork Airport • Additional security screening space and new fire training ground part of major investment programme Passengers travelling through […]

€8,000 Short Script Award goes to Alan Dunne, writer and director of ‘Earthly Bonds’, which will be produced by Eamonn Tutty

28 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Film In Cork is delighted to announce that after a long and rigorous selection process, a unanimous winner has been selected for the €8,000 Short Script Award 2017. The winning project is ‘Earthly Bonds’, written and to be directed by Alan Dunne, and to be produced by Eamonn […]

Food Tourism on the Menu in North Cork

Food Tourism on the Menu in North Cork

26 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland and Taste Cork have joined forces to encourage over twenty food operators in North Cork to tell their story and help them stand out in the international food tourism landscape. The workshop event, which was held at Longueville House, Mallow, addressed the growing expectations of visitors […]

2017 BIM Young Fishmonger of the Year speaks at Union Hall cooking demonstation

24 February 2017, Friday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “A-fish-ionado Open Day” at The Fish Shop in Union Hall today which featured Conor Sheridan, owner/chef, the Glandore Bistro and Stephen Hurley, 2017 BIM Young Fishmonger of the Year. Stephen talked about what fish are in season, the importance of provenance and preparation and indicated some of […]

Classic, Vintage, and Veteran Ford cars to feature in Cork City St Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

Classic, Vintage, and Veteran Ford cars to feature in Cork City St Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

22 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Organised by Cork City Council, The Cork St Patrick’s Festival will take place from March 17th to March 19th with over 50,000 visitors expected to attend the Cork St Patrick’s Parade on Friday March 17th. Throughout the festival weekend, Cork will be a hive of activity with the […]