ACCLAIMED FILMMAKER ALAN GILSENAN AT 64TH CORK FILM FESTIVAL

Acclaimed Irish filmmaker Alan Gilsenan will discuss his career to date in a keynote conversation conducted by Pat Collins at the Cork Film Festival’s annual documentary-focused Industry Day. In partnership with Screen Ireland/Fís Éireann, Doc Day at Ireland’s first and largest film festival this Friday, 15 November, provides a focus on high-quality Irish and international documentary cinema, bringing together film…

It’s time to make your Christmas shopping list as Cork City Council is offering two hours free parking in Douglas

There’s never been a better time to take a trip to Douglas as motorists can avail of two hours free onstreet parking from Cork City Council  from now until the New Year. From today, visitors can check out what’s in the shops for Christmas, grab a bite to eat or catch-up with friends for a…

Cork City is named Ireland’s Friendliest City in this year’s Retail Excellence Awards

Cork City enjoyed fantastic success at the Retail Excellence Awards held in the Great Southern Hotel Killarney at the weekend, being named Ireland Friendliest City for 2020. Two city centre shops also picked up  awards for their commitment to the customer . The Friendliest Place competition is the central part of the Retail Excellence Annual Awards,…

Kinsale Lions Club Charity Concert a Huge Success

The organisers of the Kinsale Lions Club Charity Concert were delighted with the support and collaboration with Kinsale business community and Kinsale Good Food Circle. The huge event was held in St Multose Church, Kinsale and raised funds for the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland. The event was compered by award winning Amanda Neri with Soprano Orla Fogarty and The…

PLANNING APPLICATION LODGED FOR MAJOR CORK CITY CENTRE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

JCD Group today have confirmed it has formally lodged its planning application with An Bord Pleanála to construct a large-scale residential “build to rent” scheme in Cork’s docklands in response to the severe shortage of quality rental accommodation in the City. The development, if approved, will be a purpose built, high quality apartment scheme on…

Renowned Cork artist launching bespoke Christmas Card collection for Cancer Research

Artist Fiona Turley, (centre) with Geri O’Sullivan, Midleton, and Maisy Magee, Tower, with Fiona’s new 2019 Christmas Card designs for Breakthrough Cancer Research ~ 100% Irish, 100% of proceeds to research ~ Renowned textile artist, Fiona Turley, will launch her bespoke 2019 Christmas Cards on Sunday, November 10th at Gallery Crafts in Kilworth, with 100%…