Kinsale Gourmet Weekend 9th-11th of October 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns

With due regard to the safety and health of our members, their staff, leaders, attendees, sponsors and anyone involved in the undertaking of The Gourmet Weekend in Kinsale 2020, we have no other choice than to cancel this event. This highly sought-after festival plays host to creators of excellent food from the members, sponsors of…

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CORK CRAFT MONTH RETURNS THIS AUGUST WITH OVER 70 EVENTS

Over 100 Cork makers will celebrate the importance of contemporary Irish craft as part of Cork Craft Month which returns this August. There are over 70 events and workshops planned across the month — 80% of which are online. The festival, run by Ireland’s largest social enterprise for craftspeople, Cork Craft & Design, kicks off this weekend. Full details…

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Cork-based M&P O’ Sullivan acquires Assets of Brennan’s Caterworld

Cork-based food wholesale business M&P O’Sullivan Ltd. (M&P) has acquired Brennan’s Caterworld assets & trading names, which went into liquidation last month. The undisclosed deal, which merges the trade of two of Cork’s oldest companies, will see the catering supplies business added to M&P’s wholesale portfolio, which also includes Homestead, White Hat and Red Abbey,…

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Kinsale Digital Hub Co-working spaces: an idea from a different age, or one whose time has come?

With huge changes in social and business Covid-19 is driving us to new ways of working.  Working from home has many advantages, you can avoid a commute, save money, and spend more time with family.  But there are disadvantages too, it’s harder to bounce ideas off fellow workers, to establish a company culture, and to…

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Staycation Cover has never been easier for your Irish Holiday

StaycationCover.ie is Ireland’s newest insurance provider for your Irish adventure, brought to you by two of the most trusted Irish insurance providers, Accident & General and Getcover.ie. From bicycle cover to hotel cancellation and everything in between, StaycationCover.ie is here to give you that extra confidence on your travels around this wonderful island. Read on…

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Fin Flynn is off to pastures new

The producing force behind Cork’s highly successful, innovative, and award-winning theatre company, Corcadorca, is leaving for a fresh challenge. Fin Flynn has been Manager of Corcadorca for 17 years, working alongside Artistic Director Pat Kiernan.  During this time the company has built a reputation across Ireland, and beyond, for quality and innovation. The company’s most…

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