Bandon fireman joined by Rob Heffernan to launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ 2018 in aid of Mercy Cancer CARE Centre

Olympic race walker and star of RTE’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’, Rob Heffernan joined Bandon fireman, Dave Crean to officially launch this year’s ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of the Mercy Hospital Foundation. The annual 22km walk will start at 9am on Sunday, July 15th at The Viaduct on the N71, when…

Contractors to begin work next week on the €1.2 million repair and restoration of Cork’s St Patrick’s Bridge

Building and civil engineering contractors, Cumnor Construction are to begin work next week on the €1.2 million repair and rehabilitation of Cork city’s much-loved St. Patrick’s Bridge. An under bridge crane unit – one of three in the country- is already in place and will be used to clean, repoint and repair the stonework on…

Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) programme

Silvia Lopez of Hola Students and Claire O’Connor of East Cork Cookery School as they graduate the Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) programme, run by SECAD in partnership with Ballyhoura Development in Limerick, Cork Institute of Technology`s Rubicon Centre and Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence. Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) programme. The programme is run…

Ballinwillin House & Farm ‘butters up’ guests with good food and mindfulness

Recently, Pat and Miriam Mulcahy welcomed visitors to Ballinwillin House & Farm in Mitchelstown, Cork, to celebrate the Old Butter Roads. A diverse programme of events, which included an outdoor pop up Bao Boi supper, an intimate long table dinner by Bryan McCarthy from Greene’s Restaurant and Cask in Cork and a Slow at Work workshop…

Minister Coveney opens new €5 million UCC Paediatric Academic Unit

The first integrated paediatric academic unit in Ireland was officially opened on June 18 by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, TD. Following a multi-million euro investment by University College Cork (UCC), Science Foundation Ireland and a generous philanthropic donation, the new unit is located in an exceptional tri-location between Cork University Hospital, Cork University Maternity…

Internationally renowned London cocktail bar, Callooh Callay, is popping up in Cork for one night only

Cork is set to come alive this Summer as Cask cocktail bar on MacCurtain Street in the city’s vibrant Victorian Quarter hosts a series of special one-off bar takeovers over the next three months. The first of these events is sponsored by Diageo Reserve and will see globally recognised Callooh Callay from Shoreditch, London, taking…

Tickets are now on sale for 41st Guinness Cork Jazz Festival!

Tickets are now on sale for the the 2018 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, which takes place over the October Bank Holiday Weekend (October 25 to 29) in Cork City and boasts an exciting line-up of world class jazz greats. The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival line-up features Grammy award-winning Maria Schneider and her orchestra for their first-ever Irish appearance,…