5 Photos that have us excited for Summer in Cork

We all know that Cork is a brilliant place to live. Yet, when the weather is fine in the rebel county it truly becomes a place of jaw-dropping beauty. Here are five of our favourite shots of Cork in the summer: Shaky Bridge with a Summer Sunset. Photo: @chandanraj Mizen Head Views. Photo: @happy_thetraveldog Courtmacshery […]


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The Cork International Car Show is on this weekend

This Sunday the 7th of April, the Cork International Hotel will host the annual Cork Car Show in association with Cork Airport. The event will take place from 11am to 5.30pm at The Cork International Hotel. Ticket prices are €5 for Adults and kids are free. All proceeds raised are in aid of The Rainbow […]


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Carraig Donn are launching a new store in Merchants Quay Shopping Centre

Carraig Donn are thrilled to announce the opening of their brand new store in Merchants Quay Shopping Centre Cork Opening Friday 5th of April. Customers will enjoy launch offers, discounts & goodie bags with purchases for the opening weekend. The opening will take place from 12 noon to 9p.m.


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Cork’s Graham Norton to host BAFTA TV Awards 2019

GRAHAM Norton is set to host this year’s BAFTA TV Awards – 15 years after he first took on the role. The nominees for the highly-coveted awards were announced last week and the star-studded ceremony is due to be held in London on May 12. In a statement, the comedian and TV presenter said: “It […]


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There’s a Coffee Cocktail Brunch happening for Mother’s Day

Caffeine and cocktails are the perfect brunch combination. That’s why Cask and SOMA Coffee Company are coming together to create a brunch event like no other. The folks at Cask have been busy developing a menu of speciality coffee cocktails made with Black Twist and SOMA coffee. A match made in coffee heaven, which promises […]


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We all know one person that would love this Jäger Easter egg

April fools maybe only days away but this year, it’s not a joke. Jägermeister has created Jäger Easter Eggs. The liquor – that will make you shudder about past experiences but leaves you coming back for more – infused with creme and placed in a chocolate egg. Tim Hawley, Innovation Controller at Jägermeister UK has […]


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This popular Cork restaurant has just released a delicious new menu

The Bookshelf at The Elysian has just released a brand new menu and it looks absolutely delicious. The bright and stylish space is located in one of Cork’s most iconic modern landmarks and is the sister restaurant?of one of our favorite coffee shops in Cork- The Bookshelf on South Mall. . The venue was opened […]


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Bar Pigalle have reopened after refurbishment

Tom Barry opened this beautiful bar way back in 2009. One of the best parts of the bar is you can enjoy you’re drink while enjoying a magnificent view overlooking St. Finbarr’s Cathedral and there was also a lovely outdoor space with heated seats and lamps. Earlier this month Bar Pigalle carried out a complete […]


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Ichigo Ichie wins Best Restaurant in Cork

Congratulations to all the team at Ichigo Ichie who won the Best Restaurant in Cork category at The Irish Restaurant Awards last night. The accolade follows a huge achievement last year when the restaurant was awarded a Michelin Star. Ichigo Ichie is run by?Japanese-born Takashi Miyazaki, who also owns the popular Miyazaki ? a little […]


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Elbow Lane wins Best Casual Dining in Cork

Congratulations to all the team at Elbow Lane who won The Best Casual Dining in Cork at last nights Irish Restaurant Awards. Elbow Lane is located on Oliver Plunket Street in Cork City.


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Good Day Deli named best cafe in Cork

Congratulations to all the team in Good Day Deli who were last night named as the best cafe in Cork at the Irish Restaurant Awards. Good Day deli is a casual cafe known for serving tasty breakfast, brunch and lunch with subtle South Pacific influences from New Zealand and the Cook Islands where co-owner Kristin […]


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Movie memorabilia raises ?22k for planned film hub

A silent auction of rare film memorabilia has raised more than ?20,000 for the creation of a film hub in West Cork. The auction, which included eye-catching pieces such as signed script pages of Star Wars: Rogue One and Hercule Poirot?s moustache, was in aid of the creation of a film centre in Schull. The […]


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Calls for Cork Forest to be made a World Heritage Site

The Gearagh woodlands in the Upper Lee Valley should be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. That is the view of Sinn F?in MEP Liadh N? Riada who was speaking after meeting with UNESCO officials in Paris to make the case for the alluvial forest, the only one of its kind in Europe, to be […]


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Actor Robert Sheehan has stated that Cork is better than Dublin

The Portlaoise man jokingly made the claim during a St Patrick’s Day Q&A for Netflix. He may have made his name in gritty Dublin drama Love/Hate but Robert Sheehan says he prefers Cork. The actor made the claim during a St Patrick’s Day Q&A shared on social media by Netflix UK & Ireland yesterday.


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10 Things to do in Cork this Paddy's Weekend

Looking for a bit of inspiration for things to do this St. Patrick’s weekend. From magicians to the city centre parade, here are a few ideas to cater for all tastes…. KEITH BARRY AT THE EVERYMAN Clonakilty on St. Patrick?s weekend is the place to be with the Clonakilty Park Hotel West Cork Rally attracting […]


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Prestigious literary prize for Cork writer

Cork author, former solicitor and UCC writer in residence Danielle McLaughlin has won one of the most lucrative literary awards in the world, the Windham-Campbell Prize, worth $165,000 (?146,000). Danielle took up writing professionally 10 years ago, at the age of 40, when illness forced her to stop practising law. The UCC writer in residence […]


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An Post are rolling out a genius new service for homeless people

An Post has come up with an initiative that will allow homeless people access services like opening bank accounts. Under the new scheme, homeless people will be offered a fixed postal address at their local post office. This means people in emergency accommodation will have an address to which they can receive mail like medical […]


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This Cork Eatery makes Fast Food Healthy

Have you tried Umi Falafel on Acadedmy Street yet? Regulars?have frequent squabbles over which falafel is the best – the Palestinian falafel pita or the Lebanese falafel wrap! Plus, there’s mezze options like stuffed vine leaves, breaded haloumi cheese sticks, and spinach filo rolls. Check out this pic by @thefoodcontrol


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Irish dates of Michael Jackson History Tour cancelled

All four Irish dates of an upcoming stage show tour celebrating the work of Michael Jackson have been cancelled. The Michael Jackson HIStory Show was due to play four venues in May – Cork Opera House, Vicar Street Dublin, the Royal Theatre and Event Centre, Castlebar and Limerick’s University Concert Hall. However, Cork Opera House […]


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'A Star is Born' sing along Car-aoke is coming to Cork

Get your singing voice ready to sing-a-long with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga from the comfort of your own car. Retro Drive-In Movies are hosting Ireland’s biggest ever caraoke sing-a-long drive-in coming to Cork in March for two nights. Following their sold-out Christmas screenings, the blockbuster movie “A Star is Bron” is coming to Cork […]


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