Robin Hill House – Best of Both Pamper Package

“Best of Both Pamper Package” Warming foot spa Full body aromatherapy massage Extended foot massage Rejuvenating organic facial Head massage Light refreshments and sorbet €89 Upgrade Overnight stay with continental breakfast  25% discount vouchers for 3 different restaurants in the… Read More

Hundreds of wanna-be elf helpers queue for Beyond’s Dancing with the Elves!

Nearly 600 twinkle-toed helpers queued for the opportunity to be part of Beyond at Fota Island Resort this week, at auditions for elf helpers held in The Kingsley. Answering a call from a certain gentleman in red, hundreds of applicants… Read More

2017 World Travel Awards – Spike Island Nominated

    Spike Island is nominated for Europe’s leading tourist attraction at the World Travel Awards 2017.  The awards are the ‘Oscars’ of the travel industry and the highest accolade for any tourist site.  Up against the Colosseum, the Eiffel… Read More

Fota Island Adventure at Fota Island Resort


Another string to the bow at Fota Island Resort – Fota Island Adventure adds an extra layer of excitement to any visit Hidden in the woods along the shoreline of Fota Island, part of the natural surroundings of Fota Island… Read More

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 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