Uncovering Cork’s best buildings at Cork Better Building Awards 2018

The search is on for Cork’s best designed and maintained buildings. Cork Business Association (CBA), in association with Cork City Council, have launched the Cork Better Building Awards 2018. The awards congratulate staff, managers, property owners, developers, architects and designers for high standards in design, conservation and creativity, and also salute the window cleaners, painters and maintenance…

Tánaiste Simon Coveney urges Cork clubs to register and avail of multi-million Sports Capital Grants

An Tánaiste Simon Coveney has confirmed that €40 million is available to develop sports infrastructure around the country, and is actively encouraging Cork clubs and sports organisations to prepare for the application process and register online now at sportscapitalprogramme.ie. “I really want to see Cork clubs and organisations benefit as much as possible from this funding, and I’m…

The Metropole Hotel is where it’s at for the Cork Gourmet Trail and Cork Oyster and Seafood Festival!

The hugely popular Cork Gourmet Trail, which takes place on Saturday September 22, has been officially launched! The day will start at noon with a drinks reception at the newly refurbished Met Bar at the Metropole Hotel, before taking off on a culinary tour of Cork, taking in some of Cork’s best restaurants. Some of…

OPEN INVITATION TO COMMUNITY DAY AT CRANN CENTRE (Cork)

L-R back row Pauline O’Neill, Ciara O’Neill, Orla Christian, L-R front row Cathal O’Neill, Michael Barry Photograph ©Crann Centre Action-packed Community Day for those with disabilities and their families at Crann Centre, Ballincollig Cork, 29 August 2018: Supporting those affected by Spina bifida, hydrocephalus and neuromuscular conditions, Crann Centre is hosting a community day on…

Historic Properties in Elizabeth Fort to be launched as tourist lettings

Cork City Council, in conjunction with the Irish Landmark Trust, is  carrying out a restoration project on two former barrack houses in Elizabeth Fort, with a view to launching them as short-term, self-catering tourist letting properties early next spring. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Mick Finn yesterday visited Elizabeth Fort to view the progress…