A decade in the making: Cork Craft Month 2019 gears up to celebrate 10 year anniversary

Cork Craft Month, which will officially kick off on Friday, August 2, with the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House, never fails to add a splash of colour to summertime in the Rebel County. Makers and designers from all over the county and beyond come together during this annual four-week…

Giants of Jazz to headline Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Guinness today announced exciting headline acts for the 42nd Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, which takes place over the October Bank Holiday Weekend from Thursday, 24 to Monday, 28 October. Giants of Jazz will join globally renowned artists pushing the boundaries of the musical genre today. The line-up features legendary artists including Grammy Hall of Famer Martha Reeves and the Vandellas,…

Cork Midsummer Festival announce Jane Anne Rothwell Award for female artists

Cork Midsummer Festival announce Jane Anne Rothwell Award for female artists

Cork Midsummer Festival has launched an open call for the inaugural Jane Anne Rothwell Award after one of its most successful editions of the Festival. The Jane Anne Rothwell Award will see a prize of €5,000 awarded annually to an emerging artist — either from Cork, or based in Cork — working in any discipline, who identifies as female.…

Cork County Council host street party celebrating Doneraile Court opening

This Saturday, June 22, Cork County Council is taking the party to the street to celebrate the opening of the newly revitalised Doneraile Court. The refurbishment project is expected to further boost Doneraile Wildlife Park’s position as one of Ireland’s best performing attractions. The Council’s ‘Re-Imagine Doneraile’ festivities, taking place on the street and in Fishpond Lane from 1pm…

A number of interesting literary events are taking place at the Cork Midsummer Festival

Featuring Linton Kwesi Johnson, Kevin Barry, Sinead Gleeson, Emilie Pine, Wendy Erskine, Denise Chaila, and many, many more! The Good Room presents the fourth edition of Crosstown Drift, a trail of tales and scéals across the streets of Cork and beyond, as part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2019. Over two days, this Friday, June 21 and…

Ocean Film Festival World Tour sets course for Ireland this autumn

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is hitting UK and Irish shores this autumn with a brand-new collection of spectacular ocean-themed films. Visiting more than 35 locations, the event involves a selection of short films telling seafaring stories from both above and below the water’s surface. Witness mind-blowing marine life, wild adventures and stunning cinematography…