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

Ring Of Cork local Sinead Kane becomes first visually-impaired athlete ever to complete World Marathon Challenge

Sinead Kane made history on Sunday as she became the first visually-impaired athlete to complete the World Marathon Challenge – seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. Kane and guide runner John O’Regan began their journey in Antarctica on 23 January and completed their final… Read More

Ring Of Cork 2016 AGM

Yesterday, Ring Of Cork hosted it’s annual AGM for it’s members, launching the Shop Local campaign on our website and Social Media as well. It was a great networking and learning event and was attended by key tourism businesses from:… Read More

Ring Of Cork Shop Local Campaign


John Crotty, General Manager, Spike Island and Aileen Murray, Project Manager, Youghal Clock Gate Tower promoting the Ring of Cork message to shop local this Christmas. 

The Ring of Cork is a network of businesses working collectively to bring visitors  to the East Cork, Cork Harbour and Ballincollig areas and helping growth through training, networking and marketing. 

Photo Joleen Cronin

This year we are promoting local shopping within the Ring Of Cork Region! It is your chance to win big this year! With over €3,000 to be won just by shopping local, you can’t miss out on great prizes by… Read More

Youghal Clock Gate Tower Reopens


It was once a place to be avoided serving as a gallows and jail but on Friday Youghal’s historical Clock Gate Tower opened its doors to welcome visitors. It is hoped the €750,000 refurbishment will boost tourist numbers in the… Read More

Our Favourite Ring Of Cork October Moments in Photos

With Autumn well and truly set it, we took a look at some of the best photos taken within the Ring Of Cork region. Share yours with #ringofcork 10. A traveler visiting Cobh A photo posted by Travel Inspiration 🌎… Read More

Success for Ring of Cork Tidy Towns 2016


Success for Ballincollig, Cobh, Youghal, Carrigaline and Midleton in the recent National Tidy Town Awards. A huge congratulations to Ballincollig & Cobh who won Gold  Medals, to Youghal & Carrigaline who won Silver Medals and to Midleton for winning bronze… Read More

10 things you can only see in the Ring Of Cork

Using the hashtag “#ringofcork” we’ve selected our favourite Ring Of Cork pictures to highlight our region. 10. Stars in the Night Sky Night time shot at my favourite lodge houses at Belgrove, Cobh, Co.Cork #cobh #cork #ireland #ig_cork #ringofcork #irishpassion #skysnappers… Read More

Welcome home to the Ring Of Cork Paralympic Winners!

Welcome home to Orla Barry from Ladysbridge and Niamh McCarthy from Carrigaline who both represented their country and county at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio Janeiro. Both who live within the Ring Of Cork region won silver at the discus event in… Read More

Winners Announced at SECAD & Ring of Cork Food Theatre


The following  prize winners were picked  at the SECAD & Ring of Cork Food Theatre on Saturday September 10th. Congratulations to all and enjoy the wonderful Ring of Cork Prizes: Billy Motherway, Terence J Hoare, Sarah Lochaden, Pauline Cotter, Saoirse Browne, Paul Fitzpatrick,… Read More