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‘Spike Island passes on European Crown’

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‘Spike Island passes on European Crown’

Cork County Council attraction Spike Island will hand over the crown of Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction to the Acropolis of Greece this week, with the Athens attraction succeeding the island as the 2018 award winner at the 25th annual World Travel Awards European Gala, held in Athens Saturday 30th June. The island attraction won the […]

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Cobh Tidy Towns Summer Work

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Cobh Tidy Towns Summer Work

Its been a busy few weeks for Tidy Towns getting ready for the busy Summer season and judging for National Tidy Towns which is undertaken unannounced during the summer months. Painting projects include the ocean blue and white wall at the Rock, the brilliant white at Hartnetts garage, red dog bins, brown benches at Kennedy […]

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Sirius Arts Centre: Dan Graham: beyond walls Curated by Eamonn Maxwell opens 7th July

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Sirius Arts Centre: Dan Graham: beyond walls Curated by Eamonn Maxwell opens 7th July

Opens Saturday 07 July 3pm Runs until 02 September 2018 Saturday 01 September 3pm – Listening to Aspen Brian O’Doherty and Dan Graham have been friends and collaborators for more than fifty years and, at the age of seventy-six, beyond walls will be Dan Graham’s first solo show in Ireland. This exhibition looks at the […]

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Sherlock scorns Heritage Bill pilot of 26 counties as a joke

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Sherlock scorns Heritage Bill pilot of 26 counties as a joke

Cork East TD Seán Sherlock, speaking on the Heritage Bill in the Dáil on Tuesday evening, described Section 8 of the Bill, which would allow hedgerow cutting and gorse burning dates to be extended to run from August to March as an “absolute joke” as it sought to describethe provision as a 26 county pilot. […]

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Volvo Cork Week showcasing the best of Cork Harbour

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Volvo Cork Week showcasing the best of Cork Harbour

Volvo Cork Week is the biennial sailing regatta based around Crosshaven and Cork harbour, this year it runs from Sunday 15th to Saturday 21st July. Over the 40 years of its history, Cork Week has cemented its reputation as a world class sailing experience, flavoured with the key ingredients of friendly competition, varied sailing and […]

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Cobh youth awarded QQI Level 3 Certificates with iScoil

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Cobh youth awarded QQI Level 3 Certificates with iScoil

Last week (27th June), seven young men from Cobh gathered at Feabhas GYDP in Bishop Ahern Close, affectionately known as “the parish,” to receive their QQI Level 3 certificates in the presence of their families and friends in the community. The youth, who are participants in the Garda Youth Diversion Project (GYDP), achieved their QQI […]

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Fota House presents Fandango Duo

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Fota House presents Fandango Duo

On Thursday 12th July Fota House are delighted to welcome Fandango Duo, consisting of vastly experienced musicians David Keating and Colin McLean. The duo are famed for bringing fun, energetic and soulful music to the concert platform. Whether it is the relentlessly rhythmic tangos of Astor Piazzolla, the fiery Spanish dances of de Falla, or […]

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Cork Foundation’s Diaspora Photographic Exhibition moves to Cobh

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Cork Foundation’s Diaspora Photographic Exhibition moves to Cobh

Cork Foundations inaugural Diaspora Photographic Exhibition is on the move once more. Thanks to the Port of Cork, all through the month of August visitors to and from Cobh will be able to view the beautiful images of Cork that were submitted earlier in the year as part of our photographic competition. The three overall […]

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Presentation of Cork County Council School Warden Safe Crossing Certificates

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Presentation of Cork County Council School Warden Safe Crossing Certificates

Pupils of Naíonáin Shóisearacha , Gaelscoil Sheáin Uí Éigeartaigh, An Cobh, proudly display their Certificates of Completion , awarded to them by Caroline Casey, Road Safety Development Officer Cork County Council, for successfully completing the Cork County Council School Warden Crossing Programme. The programme was organised at the school by Cork County Council Maor Scoile, […]

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COBH CARILLON RECITALS

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COBH CARILLON RECITALS

Our 91st Season continues in July with hour-long recitals on Sunday afternoons at 4.30 as follows – 1st & 8th July: Adrian Gebruers, Cathedral Carillonneur; 15th July: Peter Langberg (Denmark); 22nd July: Arsham Makarian (Belgium-Russia); 29th July: Olesya Rostovskaya (Russia). These free recitals are presented by the Cobh Carillon Committee and grant aided by the […]

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