Clonakilty International Guitar Festival September 10th – 19th 2021 West Cork, Ireland

Tickets for in-person performances are on sale at www.clonguitarfest.com The Clonakilty International Guitar Festival makes a triumphant return next week, September 10th – 19th, for its 17th iteration, as organisers attempt to once again electrify the streets and crash the internet of the coastal town with the sweet sound of those six strings. For 10 days,…

BALLYMALOE FOODS EXCITED TO BE PART OF CORK ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL Design POP will be the first opportunity to meet customers face-to-face since 2019

Ballymaloe Foods has joined with Cook Architects as part of Design POP Cork, an architecture, design and food festival that runs from August 27th to 29th. The event celebrates creativity, collaboration and Cork city and will see Ballymaloe Foods located in Elizabeth Fort for three days.   Architects Dermot Harrington and Paul Carpenter have designed…

Cork City’s Playful Culture Trail joins in celebrations of International Youth Day by inviting kids to discover, explore and play

This International Youth Day (12th August), Cork city’s museums, galleries and attractions are calling on families to introduce children to culture and heritage from an early age, as they come together to make these spaces more playful and youth friendly. Accessing culture from an early age is beneficial to youth as the culture they inherit…

DESIGN POP LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENT

Cork city’s architecture, design and food festival, Design POP, is set to return to the streets of Cork and online this August 27th – 29th. Enjoy architecture, food, and design through a series of architectural pavilions, events, talks, exhibitions, and conversations. This year’s programme is its biggest yet – the festival has already announced seven…

Fáilte Ireland launches new digital Discover West Cork brochure

Fáilte Ireland has launched a new digital brochure to showcase the very best of West Cork. The digital brochure was developed by the West Cork Tourism Network (WCTN)1, a representative group which includes Fáilte Ireland, Cork County Council, Pure Cork and local tourism businesses.      The Discover West Cork digital brochure will be promoted on Pure Cork’s website and social media channels and the rich content will be used over the summer months on the Discover Ireland…

BREAKING BREAD: BREWDOG UNITE ECO WARRIORS AND DRINKS AFFICONADOS WITH IRISH LAUNCH OF LOST LAGER, THE WORLD’S FIRST CARBON NEGATIVE LAGER

Scottish craft brewery reveal surplus bread as the secret ingredient to new brew as they continue on global sustainability mission Scottish craft brewery BrewDog are continuing their global sustainability efforts as they launch their latest addition to the Irish market, LOST lager. In typical BrewDog fashion, their newest offering steers from the norm, with the…

Minister Ryan announces €5m additional funding for litter prevention and cleaning as Ireland prepares for an outdoor summer

2020 National Litter Pollution Monitoring System Results show cigarette litter, packaging litter, food-related litter and plastic litter to be the main causes of litter in our communities     Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD has today (5 May 2021) announced €5m in additional funding for litter infrastructure and awareness campaigns…

A new West Cork partnership – Stone Valley Coffee is the bean of choice at CRAFT West Cork.

Widely acknowledged as the foodie capital of Ireland, West Cork is home to a multitude of artisan food producers, creating everything from specialist farmhouse cheeses to organic vegetables; Ireland’s finest smoked fish; free-range eggs; chicken, pork, and beef; traditionally cured charcuterie; locally produced honey, preserves and relishes and locally roasted coffee. The kitchen team at…