National Famine Commemoration – Saturday, May 12th, at University College Cork (UCC) with Cork City Council

This year’s National Famine Commemoration will take place on Saturday May 12 at University College Cork (UCC).  The event will be hosted by UCC in collaboration with Cork City Council. President Michael D. Higgins and Tánaiste Simon Coveney will attend the State Ceremony on Saturday week as will ambassadors. The President will unveil a plague…

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IRELAND SOUTH MEP DEIRDRE CLUNE ADDS TO PRESSURE ON NORWEGIAN AIR

Deirdre Clune Appeals to Norwegian Air CEO Bjorn Kjos on Cork-Providence Route As a member of the European Transport & Tourism Committee, and Cork native, Deirdre Clune was actively involved in the political will and commitment to the transatlantic Norwegian Air flights from Cork.  In her role as MEP, Clune had advocated at European level for…

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SECAD PARTNERSHIP will shortly roll out an employment focused Personal Development Programme in Carrigaline.

This 6 week programme is for Women who are thinking of returning to work and would like to explore career options, build confidence and update their CV. A career in Healthcare might be one of these options but you can’t decide? Maybe another career is on the horizon but you don’t know where to start?…

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Cork’s Shandon gets a new lease of life with a new plaza and major renovations at the Firkin Crane

One of the most charming and historic parts of Cork City is undergoing a quiet renaissance due to an €500,000 investment in its public spaces, cultural and community offering. A new €38,000 European-style plaza has been developed by Cork City Council in the heart of Cork city’s historical quarter just beneath the Shandon Bells and…

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Cask Bartender Representing Ireland at Top International Cocktail Competition in Mexico City

Bartender Tony Barry from multi-award-winning Cask bar in Cork city is representing Ireland at the global finals of the prestigious Bacardi Legacy Global Cocktails Competition taking place in Mexico City’s Museo Numismatico Nacional from the 29th of April until the 1st of May. A total of 34 countries are taking part in the three-day global finals starting on the…

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Greenes Restaurant Wins Hotel Restaurant of the Year for Munster at the Irish Hotel Awards 2018

Greenes Restaurant in Cork city was awarded Hotel Restaurant of the Year in Munster at the Irish Hotel Awards 2018, which were held on the 24th of April at a banquet in The Heritage Hotel, Killenard, Co Laois. Reacting to the award win, Richard Evans of Greenes Restaurant and adjoining sister venues Hotel Isaacs Cork…

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Cork City Council is organising a “Learning and Sharing Laboratory” for social enterprises

  Cork City Council is organising a “Learning and Sharing Laboratory” for social enterprises. Social enterprises are businesses that trade to provide essential services in their communities; to tackle particular challenges in society or to address environmental issues. Examples in Cork include Cork Deaf Enterprises which has seen members of the deaf community provide upholstering and French…

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