Trigon Hotels named as one of the best workplaces in hospitality

Trigon Hotels, which includes the Cork International Hotel and the Metropole Hotel, has been recognised as one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces in Hospitality in 2024. The hotel group is one of 51 organisations which were announced by Great Place to Work. In its first year, the industry acknowledgement recognises the top hotels which are paving…

Local producers enhance summer-themed afternoon tea at the Metropole

Chefs at the Metropole Hotel in Cork City have teamed up with local producers to create a new summer-themed afternoon tea.   Head Chef Mark Cronin and Pastry Chef Alicja have curated an exciting menu incorporating a range of locally grown berries.  The chefs have teamed up with Irish strawberry growers from around county Cork.…

FÁILTE IRELAND CERTIFIES CORK INTERNATIONAL HOTEL AS AN OUTSTANDING EMPLOYER

The Cork International Hotel has been served a double helping of accolades this week with the hotel receiving praise from two of the country’s most reputable tourism names.   The hotel, which is located close to Cork Airport, has been listed in TripAdvisor’s top 25 hotels in Ireland. The annual Traveller’s Choice Awards Best of…

Soma Coffee Hits Seven Years of Innovative Brews

Seven years ago, Soma Coffee Company began with a simple yet profound love for coffee and a mission to introduce high-grade specialty coffee to Cork. Starting modestly with just one coffee machine, the founders—Paul, Damien, Alex, and Irene—quickly captured the hearts of Cork’s coffee enthusiasts. Soma Coffee’s journey began at 23 Tuckey Street, where they…

Members of Trigon Hotels’ team complete leadership programme

Developing individual mental toughness and managing equality and diversity in the workplace are among the issues studied by the latest graduates from the Aspire Complete Leader Programme. The programme is designed to develop supervisory and leadership skills in each of the participants. It is run by the Cork College of Further Education and Training (FET)…

Cork International Hotel appoints Paul Ryan as Executive Chef

Cork International Hotel has appointed a new executive chef who is focused on increasing the kitchen’s eco-friendly practices.   Paul Ryan, a native of Mallow in Co Cork, has more than 20 years of expertise in hotels, restaurants and airports where he developed dishes for business and first-class airline catering.  He was also involved in…

Learn the ‘art of the swoon’ on an elegant ‘Bridgerton’ inspired break to The Imperial Hotel

Be the envy of the ‘ton’ and experience what it’s like to be the Season’s Diamond at Cork’s most historic city centre hotel Turn your favourite fiction into reality and live out your regency fantasy with the newly launched ‘Season’s Diamond Package’ from the creative minds at the historic Imperial Hotel, Cork. This season they…

Cork Drinks Businesses Urge Government to Adopt Evidence-Based Policies and Support for Vital Sector

Local drinks manufacturers in Cork believe that policymakers should recognise their vital contribution to the local economy and ensure evidence-based alcohol-related policies which recognise that Ireland’s attitude to drinking has changed dramatically in the last twenty years.   The call will come at the Cork presentation of Pride of Place – Policies for the growth of the Irish…

Diageo Ireland’s World Class Cocktail Competition Semi-Final in Cork City Gaol Marks a Triumph in Mixology Innovation

The semi-final of Diageo Ireland’s World Class Cocktail Competition, held at the historic Cork City Gaol recently, marked a significant milestone for the renowned event. For the first time in its history, the competition ventured beyond Dublin’s borders, embracing Cork’s vibrant culture and showcasing the city’s rich culinary and artistic heritage.   Eight of Ireland’s…

A Suite Deal from InterContinental Dublin

If you’re planning a trip to explore the City this summer why not treat yourself and your loved one to a weekend of luxury at the five-star InterContinental Dublin. Located on two acres of stunning gardens, InterContinental Dublin is the capital’s only true five-star urban resort where traditional luxury meets old-school glamour. Close to the city, and…