Author: Elga Ryan

“Staying Ahead & Standing Out” Tourism Seminar

ROCTourism Seminar

€500,000 for Youghal Eco-Boardwalk Extension

The allocation of €500,000 for the extension of Youghal Eco-Boardwalk has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Funding is being made available to Cork County Council under… Read More

VAT for tourism sector to rise to 13.5%

Original Story RTE The rate of VAT in the Tourism and Hospitality sector is to rise from 9% to 13.5%. In his budget address, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said a review of the 9% VAT rate had found that the… Read More

Ring of Cork Travel Series Launched

Ring of Cork have teamed up with On The QT to launch the first ever travel series for the Ring of Cork. There are 10 episodes coming up over the next 10 weeks. Tune in every Monday night at 7:30pm for… Read More

Spike Island: Unraveling the mysteries of ‘Ireland’s Alcatraz’

Spike Island

Original story by Katy Scott, CNN • Updated 20th September 2018 (CNN) — A star-shaped fortress atop a picturesque island off the southwest coast of Ireland once housed one of the world’s biggest prison populations. While today Spike Island welcomes boatloads of tourists — much… Read More

Old Youghal railway line to be re-purposed as greenway

THE disused railway line between Youghal and Midleton will be repurposed as a greenway. A cycle and pedestrian route linking the two towns will be developed which will also connect the villages of Mogeely and Killeagh. The route will be… Read More

“Summer in Youghal” BAGATELLE to headline the YOUGHAL “QUEEN OF THE SEA” FESTIVAL

With the fine weather due to continue BAGETELLE are all set to entertain you in the seaside town of Youghal at the free open-air concert on the GIG RIG for the annual Queen of the Sea festival. The festival weekend… Read More

Midleton wall to honour WWI dead

The memory of 200 East Cork men killed in the First World War will be kept alive by a memorial wall in Midleton. It is the culmination of three years’ work by a small group of locals who sought to… Read More

Fota Island Resort Majors inspired golf experience

Fota Island Resort’s raved-about series of themed golf events to coincide with the Majors is back again– this time channeling The Open and the PGA to bring you to the forefront of the action without actually having to go through the hassle of… Read More

Cruise Ships to visit the Ring of Cork in 2018 Ring of Cork Cruise Ships

Here are all of the latest cruise ships to land within the Ring of Cork in 2018. Please note that this is subject to change. May 2018 Vessel Pax Arrives Berth Departs ROYAL PRINCESS 3604 May 15th at 08:30 Cobh… Read More