Mark your calendars; Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me is coming to the Everyman

Decadent Theatre Company are revisiting one of their acclaimed productions, Frank McGuinness’s Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, in a new staging, directed by Andrew Flynn and opening at the Everyman Theatre on Monday, February 19, for three performances only, until February 21 as part of a nationwide tour. ‘We are in a decidedly perilous position, to put it mildly.’ Adam, an…

The Lord Mayor of Cork Tony Fitzgerald honours community groups nominated for the Pride of Place Awards

The Lord Mayor of Cork Tony Fitzgerald hosted a reception to honour community groups nominated for the Pride of Place Awards 2017 in the Council Chambers on Thursday, February 1. The Pride of Place is an all-island competition that acknowledges the work that communities are doing all over Ireland, north and south. The competition is about…

Three of Cork’s heritage bridges are to undergo restoration or significant maintenance works

St Patrick’s Bridge Cork City Council, in conjunction with Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), is to begin preliminary works on the repair and rehabilitation of the iconic St Patrick’s Bridge next week. This bridge is representative of nineteenth-century design and construction and its restoration will be sympathetic to these values, as well as to its unique…

Visit Ballinwillin House in the heart of the Golden Vale for a country adventure

Ballinwillin House sits upon 80 acres of luscious pastureland in the heart of the Golden Vale. The high-quality Mitchelstown accommodation is perfectly positioned to explore the ancient and unspoiled landscape at its heart, with its abundance of significant heritage sites and thrilling outdoor activities.  Not limited to these options, your hosts, Pat and Miriam Mulcahy,…

PICS: Cork Convention Bureau’s Cork Ambassador Awards

Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) last night hosted its annual Cork Conference Ambassadors Awards at the Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig. The prestigious ceremony paid special tribute to 33 ambassadors, including six special category winning ambassadors, who have helped secure more than €13 million for the local economy over the past 12 months and who were instrumental in…