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Fota Island Resort Summer Camps

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Fota Island Resort Summer Camps

Summer holidays are here atlast! The notion of long summer days stretching away ‘til September may make kids smile, but parents’ brows furrow as they struggle to come up with a plan to keep their offspring busy, safe and happy. One easy way to do just that is to take advantage of the fantastic range […]

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Spike Island Exibition

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Spike Island Exibition

The Official handing over of Spike Island to Cork County Council will take place on Sunday 11th July (the date which marks the 72nd Anniversary of Spike Island being handed back to the Irish Government). Spike is an unique island which had an unique way of life which needs to be recorded for posterity particularly […]

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Traditional Tattoo & World Culture Festival

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Traditional Tattoo & World Culture Festival

Tattoo artists from all around the globe are set to hit Cobh over the weeked 10/11th July when local pub, The Marlogue Inn plays host to Ireland’s first ever Traditional Tattoo & World Culture Festival. Organised by Phil Cummins, this event will without doubt be a sellout as tattoo lovers will decend on the town […]

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IRELAND HAS OFFICIALLY COME OUT OF RECESSION – AHERN

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IRELAND HAS OFFICIALLY COME OUT OF RECESSION – AHERN

The news that Ireland has officially come out of recession has been welcomed by Cork East TD Michael Ahern.  The Central Statistics Office has released figures for the first quarter of 2010 which show that the economy grew by 2.7%. “We were actually the fastest growing economy in the OECD between January and March of […]

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Chamber President’s Response To’ Bussing Away The Tourists’

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Chamber President’s Response To’ Bussing Away The Tourists’

The Cobh & Harbour Chamber very much welcome the Cruise Liner visits to Cobh.  They generate a healthy economic impetus to Cobh, Cork and the surrounding areas. There has been a lot of comment regarding the buses that leave the quay wall taking the passengers to other locations. Visiting ships earn a considerable income from […]

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Summer Swing Sunday 4th July

The sun was out and the sky, thankfully, was blue and WE SESSION enthralled the audience as part of the Cobh & Harbour Chamber Summer Swing line up last Sunday. Alex and Trevor Byrne with Katie McGroarty gave a diverse set featuring popular artists such as : The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, Eagles, Neil Young, […]

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Juvenile Tag Rugby

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Juvenile Tag Rugby

In association with Cobh Garda Siochana, Cobh Pirates RFC bring you ‘TAG RUGBY’. Aimed at age groups from 6 to 18 and commencing on 9th August with the finals played on 28th & 29th this event is a must for all. This is a Non-contact game whereby you make a ‘TAG’ by pulling one of […]

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The Cranberries Experience Cobh

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The Cranberries Experience Cobh

Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer with the internationally acclaimed Cranberries experienced the best that Cobh had to offer in a private Titanic Trail Guided Tour and a harbour cruise yesterday. The singer who is the biggest earning female artist in America at the moment was in Cork for a one night performance as part of the […]

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Inflatable Titanic Sparks Outrage

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Inflatable Titanic Sparks Outrage

A bouncy castle version of the Titanic in Switzerland has been slammed by onlookers as “sick.” The 40 foot high slide is a replica of the ill-fated luxury liner which sank on its maiden voyage in 1912, drowning 1,517 passengers and crew. It shows the crippled liner sinking with its keel raised high in the air as […]

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Cobh Town Council Face Of Business 2010

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Cobh Town Council Face Of Business 2010

The Cobh and Harbour Chamber recently launched its annual “Face of Business” competition, which is kindly sponsored by the Cobh Town Council. Recently Cobh has increased its standing in the anti-litter league IBAL and this competition is run to encourage businesses to help Cobh remain in good standing. The competition, which awards businesses who have […]

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