Ring of Cork Heritage Trail

Discover the rich heritage and historic stories in East Cork, Cork Harbour and the greater Cork region with the new Ring of Cork Heritage Trail. In all 36 places to visit ………. round towers and castles, historic cathedrals, military barracks… Read More

New Ring Of Cork Guide out now

New Ring of Cork Guide out Now. Pick up your copy at your local local tourist office or download from www.ringofcork.ie This guide is bursting with information on activities, accommodation, places to see and eat with free map inside too.

Redbarn Beach, Youghal, Flies the Blue Flag for East Cork


Redbarn Beach in Youghal, East Cork today (22nd May 2017) was officially designated with ‘blue flag’ status for 2017.  Redbarn was the only beach throughout the East Cork Coastline to receive the accolade.  The Blue Flag, operated in Ireland by… Read More

2017 Litfest Children’s Art competition winners

As this year’s Litfest – A Food & Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe drew to a close, Rory O’Connell was joined by Slow Food Ireland to congratulate the winners of the Litfest 2017 Slow Food Children’s Art Competition. Each year of the… Read More

Experience the excitement of the Majors at Fota Island Resort in Cork!


For the third year in a row, Fota Island Resort is bringing a taste of the Majors to Cork with a themed series of events for golfers to enjoy over the course of the next three Majors competitions. Fota Island… Read More


Cork’s Spike Island has been nominated for Europe’s leading tourist attraction at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2017.  The awards are the ‘Oscars’ of the travel industry and there is no higher accolade for a tourism site.  The Island joins Buckingham Palace, The Eiffel Tower,… Read More

The Spa at Castlemartyr introduces divine new spa range, Germaine de Capuccini


The Spa at Castlemartyr features a variety of exquisite products, the latest addition to which is deluxe professional skincare and therapies from Germaine de Capuccini. An exciting addition to the Spa at Castlemartyr, with a special launch evening taking place… Read More

Green Light for Youghal Pontoon As Funding Approved


Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton has welcomed the funding announcement of €112,500 for the development of a pontoon and gangway in Youghal. “The announcement is great news for Youghal… Read More

Cobh ready for Chinese tourists

Cobh Tourism is the first destination in the Republic of Ireland to be awarded with a Chinese Tourist Welcome Certification, recognised by tour operators in China. Cobh already attracts Chinese visitors but they wanted to bring their offering to the… Read More

Former ROC Board Member nominated for LAMA Community and Council Awards for 2017


Cobh man and former Ring Of Cork board member Hendrick Verway has been short-listed for his outstanding contribution to his community, at a national awards ceremony. CHRIS DUNNE talks to the father of two about his passion for his hometown WHEN… Read More