Category Archives: Cork

Ortús Chamber Music Festival Cork

Tweet Now in its second year the Ortús Chamber Music Festival will once more showcase some of Ireland’s up and coming classical musicians. The festival is based in Cork City and includes artists such as Ruth Gibson and Brian O’Kane which have … Continue reading

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More than 40,000 visitors expected to attend the 2016 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Tweet More than 40,000 musical fanatics are set to sing the blues at this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. Kicking off on October 28th, the highly-anticipated annual music festival will celebrate unique jazzy sounds and voices from all over the … Continue reading

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37th Annual Cork Folk Festival

Tweet If you are taking a vacation in Ireland this weekend, then a visit to 37th annual Cork Folk Festival is a must. The much-awaited festival runs until Sunday the 2nd of October and is set to showcase some of … Continue reading

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Cork Airport sees massive passenger growth

Tweet Passenger traffic at Cork Airport increased by 19.1% in June 2016 compared with June 2015 according to the latest figures released by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA). This represents the largest monthly increase of any Irish airport in June with the volume of traffic handled by … Continue reading

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2+ million French to read all about Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way

Tweet County Kerry will be playing host to seven respected French travel and lifestyle journalists who are visiting The Kingdom, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland, during the first week of April. Representing various online and print publications, with a combined readership … Continue reading

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2016 Cork International Choral Festival

Tweet Cork is set to come alive in the next few days with the arrival of nearly 5,000 singers from all over the world for the 62nd Cork Choral Festival, which kicks off today until the 1st May. As part … Continue reading

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Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine

Tweet The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine returns to East Cork for another year between 20th and 22nd May. The festival takes place at the world renowned Ballymaloe House & Cookery School at Shanagarry with fun filled weekend … Continue reading

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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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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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