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,…

Opening of Outdoor Gym at Fairfield Park Fairhill by the Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald 15th June 2018

The Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald will today officially open the City’s first outdoor gym at Fairfield Park.( Fairfield Road/Upper Fairhill) The gym was funded by Healthy Ireland Fund, Cork City Council and the HSE. The gym consisting of 15 items of equipment is fully inclusive and suitable for people of all abilities. The equipment…

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall to visit the English Market, Cork City Hall and Crawford Art Gallery today

HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH, the Duchess of Cornwall will visit Cork’s English Market, and Cork City Hall this morning and the Crawford Art Gallery later tonight for an official dinner celebrating British-Irish ties.   The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald said: “The strong and ever strengthening relationship between both of…