PRESS RELEASE BALLYMALOE FOODS SCOOPS MAJOR FOOD AWARDS

Yasmin and Maxine Hyde, Ballymaloe Foods Pic Joleen Cronin Ballymaloe Foods has received two awards at this year’s prestigious Great Taste international awards for its Ballymaloe Pepper Relish and Ballymaloe Steak Sauce with Irish Stout.   The Great Taste awards, run by the Guild of Fine Food in the UK, are known as the world’s…

New food festival announced for Cork City this August to establish Cork city as a vibrant food destination and in support of the Night-Time Economy Initiative

Calling all food lovers! Add a delicious week to your diary as a brand-new 5-day food festival will take place in venues and streets across Cork City centre from August 17-21 – Cork on a Fork Festival. It’s the perfect opportunity for locals and visitors alike to feast on the finest local food, take part in unique culinary…

Fota Wildlife Park announces three new critically endangered Black and white ruffed lemur babies

Fota Wildlife Park announced the birth of three critically endangered Black and white ruffed lemur babies (Varecia variegatea) to 20-year-old mother Cloud and 10-year-old father Paraic.    The three baby lemurs, whose gender is still unknown, were born on the 19th of June after a gestation period of 102 days.    All lemurs are endemic…

Volvo Cork Week leads the way with plastic free event

Volvo Cork Week has introduced significant sustainability measures this year as part of the Royal Cork Yacht Club’s commitment to leading the way in Ireland on low impact events and ocean health. Many events across Ireland have adopted strong recycling measures but organisers of Volvo Cork Week have gone one step further by putting a…

FORMULA 1 CHAMPION JENSON BUTTON RETURNS THIS SUMMER WITH HIS LATEST MOUNTAIN AND ADVENTURE LIFESTYLE EDITS FOR LEADING MULTI-SPORTS DESTINATION DARE 2B

Jenson Button returns with his latest edit for multi-sports retailer Dare 2b. Consisting of two drops; mountain & outdoor lifestyle; the range features a hybrid of premium performance designs and wearable lifestyle pieces, curated for the ultimate adventure. Complete edit of technical outerwear, this collection is a must-have for Summer 2022. The mountain collection includes…

Popscene: Back for Good – VIP event celebrates return of Cork’s best 80’s and 90’s bar

Popscene recently reopened its doors to the public following a two-year absence, with the much-loved 80’s and 90’s throwback bar back to doing what they do best – bringing back the glory days of these golden eras every Friday and Saturday night from 8 ‘til late. In celebration of this, Popscene held an exclusive event…

THE FAMOUS QUAY CO-OP CELEBRATES 40 YEARS AT THE CENTRE OF CORK LIFE

The iconic Cork vegetarian hub has employed 750 people since 1982 and provided a place for feminist, gay, lesbian and environmental groups to meet One of Ireland’s flagship vegetarian restaurants and wholefood stores is celebrating 40 years of being at the heart of some of the most controversial movements in Ireland. The Quay Co-op opened…

Planned monthly spend among consumers in Ireland down by 10% – Deloitte Report

Ireland ranks third highest of those surveyed for concern about inflation. Thursday 12 May 2022: The average planned monthly spend among consumers in Ireland has decreased by 10%, according to Deloitte’s latest State of the Consumer Tracker. The survey found that consumers in Ireland are 10% more concerned about inflation than the global average, with more than…

Volvo Cork Week – an event ‘knot’ to be missed this summer

Minister Simon Coveney and the County Mayor of Cork hoist the sails for the Royal Cork Yacht Club’s world-renowned regatta, which will attract global visitors to Cork this July. Title Sponsors Volvo Car Ireland and key partners are back on board for the highly anticipated week-long sailing event series in and around Cork Harbour. Highlights…