RYANAIR RESTORES 100% OF CORK’S PRE-PANDEMIC TRAFFIC FOR SUMMER ’22

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (28th Sept) announced a $200m investment in Cork Airport and a full recovery of its pre-pandemic passenger capacity with the reopening of its 2 aircraft base. This investment will bring 20 routes to Cork, including the introduction of new services to Birmingham and Edinburgh which are unserved following the collapse…

Visit your local museum this autumn for a weekend of special events

Museums Now is an all-island initiative taking place on the 11th and 12th of September — A special programme of events will take place in museums, from both sides of the border, over the weekend of the 11th and 12th of September to encourage visitors back into museums. The initiative — titled Museums Now — is being brought to the…

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…

Rebuilding the hospitality sector’ Irish Hospitality Institute welcomes Brian Bowler FIHI as 29th President

The Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI), the professional body for managers within the hospitality and tourism industry in Ireland, is delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Bowler FIHI as the 29th President of the organisation, leading through the next era of hospitality, after what has been a critical time for the industry.   Brian has…

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…

Jobs boost for Cork with investment in aircraft from GREEN REBEL MARINE

GREEN REBEL MARINE TO EXPAND WITH €1.5m INVESTMENT IN SURVEY AIRCRAFT Fifteen additional staff to be hired as Ireland moves closer to building off-shore wind farms Green Rebel Marine has announced the €1.5 million purchase of a DA42 multi-purpose aircraft to conduct aerial surveys off the Irish coast. Thousands of square miles of ocean are…

New look botanical Panorama Terrace at The Montenotte is set to be Cork’s hottest summer spot for al fresco fun!

The Montenotte’s outdoor terrace has undergone a stunning botanical transformation just in time for their reopening this week. The lavish new look ‘Panorama Terrace’, which was created by designer Jane Gilloway, takes inspiration from the hotel’s sunken Victorian Gardens with living walls, lush greenery and a floral symphony.   The space has become a summer…