Author Archives: Seamus O'Murchu

Four Irish hotels named among Europe’s Top 10 resorts

Tweet In a recent readers survey carried out by the prestigious travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler, four Irish hotels were recognised among the Top 10 Resorts in Europe.

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Ireland’s county names… What do they mean?

Followers of both Gaelic football and hurling will be familiar with the counties of Ireland being displayed in the Irish language. But what do these names actually mean? Continue reading

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2015 Cork Film Festival

Tweet Cork Film Festival is gearing up to celebrate its 60th anniversary with the return of the much anticipated festival, running from the 6th until the 15th November. Ireland’s oldest film festival is set to put the spotlight on emerging film … Continue reading

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2016 Georgina Campbell Guide Award Winners

Tweet Winners of the 2016 Georgina Campbell Awards have just been announced. The prestigious awards which are the longest-running of their kind in Ireland saw Gregans Castle named “Hotel of the Year”. Dylan McGrath was additionally named Chef of the … Continue reading

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2015 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Tweet With just over three weeks to go the countdown to the 2015 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is well and truly on!   A must for all music lovers, soak up the electric atmosphere of the Jazz Festival which is set … Continue reading

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First transatlantic flights from Cork to take off in 2016

The first transatlantic flights from Cork Airport are scheduled to take off in early 2016 and will be operated by Norwegian Air International. Continue reading

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Galway International Oyster Festival

Tweet The popular Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival is set to make a popular return from the 25th until the 27th September.

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The National Ploughing Championships 2015

One of Europe’s biggest outdoor events, The National Ploughing Championships, takes place at Ratheniska in County Laois between 22nd & 24th September. Continue reading

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Galway rated friendliest city in the world

The results of a recent survey by US travel magazine, Travel + Leisure, has ranked Galway at the top of its list of the friendliest cities in the world. Continue reading

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A Taste of West Cork Food Festival

A Taste of West Cork Food Festival will be celebrating the best of Irish produce between the 4th & 13th September 2015. Continue reading

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