Launch of New Exhibition in East Cork

Launch of New Exhibition in East Cork

Leamlara Art Trail is a contemporary art exhibition set in rural East Cork, showing a mix of local and international artists whose works will reflect specifically on the rural setting and community in which they are presented. Its aim is to take contemporary visual...
New Ring Of Cork Heritage Trail Map

New Ring Of Cork Heritage Trail Map

Ring Of Cork have published the new and improved Ring Of Cork Heritage Trail Map. The map is a free, A3, double sided Heritage Trail with pictures, information and lots of historical tales. Its’ a must have for anybody planning to visit the Ring Of Cork. Whether...
Another Step Closer to the Youghal – Midleton Greenway

Another Step Closer to the Youghal – Midleton Greenway

Funding of €8 million has been approved and allocated to the development of a linear, high quality Greenway on the route of the disused railway line between Midleton and Youghal. The project involves the development of the abandoned railway line as a cycle and...
Cobh named one of Europe’s Top 25 Towns

Cobh named one of Europe’s Top 25 Towns

Cobh has been named one of the Top 25 Most Beautiful Towns in Europe Condé Nast, one of the world’s most famous and prestigious travel magazines, has named Cobh as one of the Top 25 Most Beautiful Towns in Europe. Cobh earns its place as the only Irish town on the...
Blue Flag Status returns to Redbarn Beach

Blue Flag Status returns to Redbarn Beach

Redbarn Beach has been awarded the Blue Flag again this year, this is a fantastic start to the 2019 tourism season. Redbarn Beach is unique in East Cork as the only beach with this accolade. The Blue Flag is one of the world’s most familiar eco-labels. At beaches, the...
The Old Thatch, Killeagh Open their new Deli

The Old Thatch, Killeagh Open their new Deli

The Old Thatch Killeagh who have been proudly serving the village of Killeagh since 1650 have just unveiled their brand new Deli as an addition to the existing bar and restaurant! Providing everything from ice cream and hot & cold food, to sandwiches and rolls....
Oriel House Hotel Awarded Irish Hotel of The Year 2019

Oriel House Hotel Awarded Irish Hotel of The Year 2019

The Oriel House Hotel has been awarded Irish Hotel of the Year 2019 and both Munster and Regional 4 Star Hotel of The Year at the The Irish Hotel Awards 2019. Congratulations to the whole team at the Oriel House for this brilliant achievement recognizing the...
Dorothy’s Easter Trail at Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens

Dorothy’s Easter Trail at Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens

Join us for a breath of fresh air this Easter at Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens, one of Cork’s most idyllic locations, on Friday 19th and Sat 20th April. The magnificent Arboretum will be the setting for Dorothy’s Trail, which will bring the history and beauty of...
Haulbowline Island Park set to open in May 2019

Haulbowline Island Park set to open in May 2019

Haulbowline Island Park which is set to open in May as the newest park within the Ring of Cork. The site has had a remarkable transformation within Cork Harbour over the last year with the ongoing project that was signed off 8 years ago to . The 22 acre site was once...
Ballymaloe Awarded World’s Best Trolley of the Year 2019

Ballymaloe Awarded World’s Best Trolley of the Year 2019

In Paris, on Monday 18th February, Ballymaloe House won global recognition as winners of the inaugural food Oscars ‘Trolley of the Year 2019’ award at the World Restaurant Awards. Ballymaloe House and Café Paradiso (in collaboration with Lucy from Gort-na-Nain...
€500,000 for Youghal Eco-Boardwalk Extension

€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 the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme 2018 operated by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

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 23km in length and a planning...
Spooky Town at Fota Island Resort

Spooky Town at Fota Island Resort

Fota Island Resort are delighted to announce the fa-boo-lous Spooky Town, the brand new Halloween experience taking place from October 12th to November 4th. Spooky Town is a friendlylicous, kiddylaughy, scary kinda, funny place for smallies and other family monsters. ...

Coming soon…

Ring of Cork Travel Series Ring of Cork are proud to announce the soon arrival of their very own Travel Series. Several Ring of Cork members will be featuring in the videos as the series will showcase the destinations of Cobh, Youghal, Ballincollig, Midleton,...
FEAST 2018 – East Cork Food & Drink Festival

FEAST 2018 – East Cork Food & Drink Festival

FEAST 2018 – East Cork Food & Drink Festival Since last year, Feast Cork has stepped up onto the solid foundations created by the Midleton Food Festival over the past fifteen years, and started to build a festival that stretches beyond Midleton to the...
Youghal Medieval Festival 2018

Youghal Medieval Festival 2018

Youghal Medieval Festival 2018 On the 19th August this year Youghal will once again celebrate its renowned beauty, heritage, history and welcoming camaraderie with its celebrated and award winning Youghal Medieval Festival. Celebrating National Heritage Week, Youghal...
Mackey Coaches add THREE new minibuses to their fleet!

Mackey Coaches add THREE new minibuses to their fleet!

Mackey Coaches add THREE new minibuses to their fleet! Mackey Coaches are delighted to announce their purchase of three stunning new LDV minibuses. With two 15-seaters finished in pure white and a striking lava grey 17 seater, they bring added comfort and prestige to...
Chase the Sunset with Ocean Escapes

Chase the Sunset with Ocean Escapes

Hop Onboard for an Unmissable Cork Harbour Sunset Cruise A cool ocean breeze on your face, a salty spray on your skin, watching the sparkling water and basking in the beauty of a glorious pink and orange sky as the sun begins to set on the horizon. Doesn’t this sound...

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 identify as many as possible of the area’s war dead. The names have...
Cruise Ships to visit the Ring of Cork in 2018

Cruise Ships to visit the Ring of Cork in 2018

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 Cruise Terminal May 15th at 20:00 AIDAVITA 1582 May 16th...
Cobh Museum 2018 Exhibitions

Cobh Museum 2018 Exhibitions

Cobh Museum are delighted to announce their 2018 Exhibitions which this year feature Anchors Aweigh, the story of the American Navy in Queenstown (Cobh) total of 92 American ships were stationed in Cork Harbour during the last two years of the World War One. Also...
Ring of Cork “Getting On Board” Tourism Seminar

Ring of Cork “Getting On Board” Tourism Seminar

Kevin Cullinane – Head of Communications with Cork Airport was the Guest Speaker at the “Getting on Board” Tourism Seminar at the Radisson Blu, Little Island on the 13th of December 2017. The Seminar was organised by Ring of Cork and it coincided with their AGM....
2017 Ring of Cork AGM / Tourism Seminar

2017 Ring of Cork AGM / Tourism Seminar

The 2017 Ring of Cork AGM and Tourism Seminar take place place on December 13th at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Little Island at 12PM. This year our keynote speaker at our “Getting On Board” Tourism Seminar is Kevin Cullihane Head of Communications at Cork...

Cork comes out on top in YourDaysOut Awards

Well done too, to Quality Hotel and Fota Wildlife on their recent Golds, awarded by YourDaysOut. Well done also to Perks Entertainment Centre and Cork Harbour Boat Hire too on their well deserved Silver. We always knew that Cork is one of Ireland’s top...
Robin Hill House – Best of Both Pamper Package

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...
2017 World Travel Awards – Spike Island Nominated

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...

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