Joe Schmidt to be made an ‘honorary Corkman’

Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt will be made an ‘honorary Corkman’ next month. The organisers of the annual Cork Person of the Year Award have decided the popular New Zealander should be given the Cork title at the awards ceremony which takes place at The Rochestown Park Hotel on January 18. Schmidt has become a […]


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€100 Ticketmaster Voucher Giveaway

12/12/2018 Ticketmaster Gift Ideas 2019 Ticketmaster Cork have some amazing gift ideas for you or your loved ones this Christmas. Summer 2019 in Cork City is shaping up to be one to remember with Rod Stewart kicking things off on May 25th in Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Live at the Marquee and Aiken Promotions have announced […]


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Jenny Greene and Aslan announced for Live at The Marquee

Monday, December 10th, 2018 Jenny Greene and The RTÉ Concert Orchestra blew audiences away at the Marquee last year and today it was announced that they are coming back to Cork on Friday 28th June. Tickets are priced at €49.50. Tickets go on sale this Thursday 13th December at 9am from Ticketmaster and usual outlets. […]


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Walking On Cars Announce Cork gig

Walking On Cars are making a return to Cork! The Dingle natives will be joining the bill at the Irish Independent Park series of concerts next summer. They will play the stadium on June 21st 2019. Support for the show will be Tom Walker.


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The Oval Bar is marking its centenary this month

The Oval Bar on South Main Street is celebrating 100 years in business on December 18th. To mark the occasion, for one evening only, the Cork institution is winding back the clocks to 1918 and serving Beamish at 1918 prices. Located on the corner of historic South Main Street and Tuckey Street, the Oval is […]


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Johnny Sexton’s boots fetch €15.5k for seriously ill girl in Cork

A pair of rugby boots worn by world rugby player of the year Johnny Sexton has fetched €15,500 at auction. The father of three donated his boots to raise funds for a seriously ill girl. The Irish out-half’s lucky boots, which he wore playing in Ireland’s Grand Slam and when Leinster won the Pro14 and […]


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10 Things To Do in Cork This Weekend

Looking for a bit of inspiration for things to do in Cork this weekend? Whether its bringing the kids ice skating with Santa, taking in the magnificent views of Cork from a Ferris Wheel or going to an intimate gig with one of Ireland’s most loved singer-songwriters. Whatever tickles your fancy, we have you covered […]


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Franciscan Well celebrates its 20-year journey becoming one of the country’s biggest beer producers

Cork’s famed Franciscan Well brewery has celebrated 20 years in the craft brewing sector. In that time, it has moved from a small operation to one of the country’s biggest beer producers and will brew 90,000 kegs by the end of 2018. Founder Shane Long and his team have worked hard to carve out an […]


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TOTO Announced For Live At The Marquee

29/11/2018 It was announced today that TOTO will take to the stage of Live at the Marquee in Cork on 15 June. Tickets for this dates go on sale this Wednesday 5 Dec at 9am from Ticketmaster and usual outlets. TOTO’s Greatest Hits package titled 40 Trips Around The Sun was released earlier this year […]


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Cork’s Cask bar scoops five Irish Craft Cocktail Awards

Cork bar Cask has stormed the Irish Craft Cocktail Awards, winning in five categories including the biggest honour, Best Overall Cocktail Bar 2018 — the second time in a row it has scooped top prize. The MacCurtain Street bar also won Outstanding Cocktail Menu, Best Bar Team and Best Cocktail Bar in Munster, while Best […]


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Free haircuts for those in need this Sunday at St.Josephs Hair Salon

HAIRCUTS FOR THOSE IN NEED – Joseph’s Hair Salon in Glasheen are doing FREE haircuts for people who need them again this year! This brilliant service is available for men, women and children this Sunday 2nd December 2018.


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The Coronas, Sigrid and All Tvvins Announced For Cork Gig!

Monday, November 26th, 2018. The date is set for Saturday June 22nd 2019 at Irish Independent Park. Joining The Coronas are very special guests Sigrid and All Tvvins.


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Cork City Hall to turn red for ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ campaign

23/11/2018 Cork City Hall to turn red for ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ campaign. Locations around the country are set to be lit red today in support of anti-racism charity Show Racism the Red Card. Cork City Hall and Dublin’s Mansion House are among those turning red, with people encouraged to wear the same colour […]


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10 Things To Do In Cork This Weekend

Looking for a bit of inspiration for things to do in Cork this weekend? Whether its learning about chocolate (and eating it) at a chocolate and baking festival, connecting with your creative side at a poetry weekend or shopping for handmade Irish products at a city centre market. Whatever tickles your fancy, we have you […]


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Extra summer flights announced from Cork Airport to France, Spain and Italy

Ryanair has added over 330 additional return flights to France, Italy and Spain for its Summer 2019 season. Over 54,000 extra seats will be added to routes across Barcelona Girona, Barcelona Reus, Bordeaux, Carcassonne and Milan Bergamo, for travel between June and August 2019. For more info about Ryanair’s flights from Cork and other Irish […]


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David Gray to play Live at the Marquee

Singer-Songwriter David Gray has been announced for the 2019 edition of Live at the Marquee Cork. Tickets will go on sale next Thursday, November 20. Gray will perform on Sunday, July 7.


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Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane part company with the FAI

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane have parted company with the FAI by mutual agreement. The manager and assistant manager of the Irish soccer team are joined by Seamus McDonagh (goalkeeping coach) and Steve Guppy (assistant coach) in their departure. Speculation had been mounting this morning that O’Neill’s departure was imminent, with reports that the FAI […]


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Santa Paws will be visiting some very good boys in Cork next week

No one is higher up on Santa’s ‘Nice List’ than our four-legged friends, so it only seems fair to allow dogs to visit with the man in red himself. Cork’s only dog cafe, Bark & Bumble, is offering a ‘pawfect’ Santa experience like no other in the run-up to Christmas. Santa Paws is coming to […]


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Market Lane launches €3,000 culinary bursary

A scholarship for culinary students at CIT has been launched by the Market Lane group of restaurants. The fund is worth €3,000 and the successful candidate will be announced in January 2019. The Market Lane Group, which comprises of Market Lane Restaurant, ORSO, Castle Café Blackrock and Elbow Lane Smokehouse and Brewery, has won many […]


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Indiependence announces 2019 headline acts

Indiependence has announced its first headline acts for 2019, with Biffy Clyro and Bastille set to perform at the Mitchelstown festival. The two acts are the first to be announced for next summer’s festival, which will take place from August 2 to 4 at Deer Farm, Mitchelstown. Bastille make their return to the festival having […]


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