New Ring Of Cork Guide out now

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, 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 An Taisce, is one of...
2017 Litfest Children’s Art competition winners

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 festival there has been...
Green Light for Youghal Pontoon As Funding Approved

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 and will allow for the...
Cobh ready for Chinese tourists

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 next level in...
Ring Of Cork 2016 AGM

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: Fota Island Resort,...
Youghal Clock Gate Tower Reopens

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 East Cork heritage town. The Clock Gate...
Our Favourite Ring Of Cork October Moments in Photos

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 ? (@wise_traveler) on Oct 12, 2016 at 10:37am PDT 9....
Success for Ring of Cork Tidy Towns 2016

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 and...

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...
Welcome home to the Ring Of Cork Paralympic Winners!

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 their respective...
Winners Announced at SECAD & Ring of Cork Food Theatre

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,...
Ring Of Cork to attend the Midleton Food Festival

Ring Of Cork to attend the Midleton Food Festival

Ring of Cork are delighted to be part of the exciting Midleton Food & Drink Festival programme, which has a week long programme of events from September 4th to September 11th. We would like to invite you to the SECAD & Ring of Cork Food Theatre on Saturday...
Youghal Medieval Festival

Youghal Medieval Festival

Youghal Medieval family fun Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary and it takes place this Sunday, 21st August in the stunning and historic gardens of St. Mary’s Collegiate Church. The Festival is one of the key events funded by The Heritage Council of...
Summer Festivals 2016

Summer Festivals 2016

Cork Midsummer Festival 2016 June 17 – 26 Cork’s largest arts festival takes place in venues and unusual locations across Cork City and county on June 17-19, 21, 24-26. With large scale site specific theatre and opera events; the return of family...
Dip your toes in with Cork Harbour Festival!

Dip your toes in with Cork Harbour Festival!

Cork Harbour Festival, taking place June 4-12, features a great programme of Watersport tasters and river tours guaranteed to get your summer off to an adventurous start! Take your pick of sailing, kayaking – by day or night, surfing, and stand-up paddle boarding....
Annual Midleton Five Mile Race 2016

Annual Midleton Five Mile Race 2016

This annual Midleton 5 mile road race is coming up this year on Thursday the 5th of May 2016 at 8pm. This is organised by Midleton AC who are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year.   For further details, please visit Running in Cork...
2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Information

2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Information

Celebrating St Patrick’s Day parade’s in the Ring Of Cork region Ballincollig  Patrick’s Day Parade starts at  3 PM Carrigtwohill Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 1:15PM Main Road Cobh Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 3:30 PM – Low Road...
Ring of Cork at Holiday World 2016

Ring of Cork at Holiday World 2016

It was a fantastic weekend at the RDS in Dublin for Holiday World! We were hard at work promoting the Ring of Cork, but we certainly can’t deny having loads of fun as well! The Ring of Cork Holiday World Competition is drawing to a close, and lucky Winners are...
Cobh, Tourism Town!

Cobh, Tourism Town!

“Cobh has been recognised as a major tourist attraction at an award ceremony in Dublin honouring the leading lights of the country’s tourist industry. The harbour town was unveiled as the fourth largest tourist destination last Wednesday by Minister for Tourism...
What’s on at Fota House

What’s on at Fota House

Fright at Fota House    Have you ever wondered what happens at Fota when the sun goes down?! Join us for a unique Halloween experience for all the family. 28th – 29th October Prices: Tickets €7/ Family Ticket €25 (2 Adults, 2 Kids) From 5.30pm to 9pm both...
Strange Attractor

Strange Attractor

Durational live performance Saturday 3rd October 2015, 1.00 – 4.00pm Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh Admission free, all welcome.   Strange Attractor is a durational, improvised live performance by Anthony Kelly, Danny McCarthy, Irene Murphy, Mick O’Shea and David...
Elizabeth Duffy – Artist Talk

Elizabeth Duffy – Artist Talk

Elizabeth Duffy – Artist Talk Sirius Arts Centre Artist’s Residence, Cobh Thursday 30th July 6.30pm There is no charge for this event but booking is required. Please contact the office on 021 4813790 / info@siriusartscentre.ie Elizabeth Duffy, current artist in...
Elizabeth Duffy at Sirius Arts Centre

Elizabeth Duffy at Sirius Arts Centre

Elizabeth Duffy – Artist Talk Sirius Arts Centre Artist’s Residence, Cobh Thursday 30th July 6.30pm There is no charge for this event but booking is required. Please contact the office on 021 4813790 / info@siriusartscentre.ie Elizabeth Duffy, current artist in...
Special Offer From Robin Hill Clinic

Special Offer From Robin Hill Clinic

ROBIN HILL – SPECIAL OFFERS To help you relax at Robin Hill House we offer a wonderful range of Special Discounted Treatments URBAN SPA PAMPER – 2hrs €85 Warming Foot Spa Dry Body Brushing Soothing Lavender & Salt Glow body scrub Invigorating cleansing shower Head...
The Photo Album of Ireland at Sirius Arts Centre

The Photo Album of Ireland at Sirius Arts Centre

The Photo Album of Ireland Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh 10 July – 09 August Tues-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat-Sun 1pm-5pm, Closed Mon Opens Thursday 09 July 7pm The Gallery of Photography Ireland presents: The Photo Album of Ireland. Photo albums give a fascinating insight into our...
Australia Day in Cobh

Australia Day in Cobh

Australia Day in Cobh Programme of Activities 14th July 2015 All times approximate and subject to change and all in The Promenade unless otherwise stated *Carillon Recital on the bells of St. Colman’s Cathedral 10.30 – 10.45 am* Presented by carillonneur Adrian...
CAMDEN FORT MEAGHER

CAMDEN FORT MEAGHER

CAMDEN FORT MEAGHER, CROSSHAVEN. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS SUMMER 2015 Month Date         June: 13th   Lusitania Exhibition       14th Live Music – Trad Lusitania Exhibition       20th Re enactments Lusitania...
Ballycotton  Lighthouse Familiarisation trip

Ballycotton Lighthouse Familiarisation trip

Things to do in Ballycotton: 1. Ballycotton Cliff Walk The Cliff Walk is from Ballycotton village to Ballyandreen beach along a cliff track where you are flanked by meadows on one side and the ocean on the other. It starts at the end of Ballycotton village (at the y...
Camden Fort Meagher

Camden Fort Meagher

Camden Fort Meaghen Camden Fort Meagher is internationally recognised as being “One of the finest remaining examples of a classical Coastal Artillery Fort in the world”. For almost 400 years the fort played a key role as a strong strategic position for the...
Irish Heritage Trust wins a prestigious EU prize

Irish Heritage Trust wins a prestigious EU prize

Irish Heritage Trust wins a prestigious EU prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Award   The focus of this award is on the Victorian Frameyard at Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens. It is a huge honour to receive this recognition for the many years of effort...
2015 Blue Flag awarded to Redbarn Beach

2015 Blue Flag awarded to Redbarn Beach

2015 Blue Flag awarded to Redbarn Beach MAY 28, 2015 / QUALITY 2013 Redbarn Beach regains its Blue Flag status in the 2015 Blue Flag Awards Quality Hotel Youghal are delighted that Redbarn Beach has been awarded the Blue Flag for excellent water quality this year....

Cruise Schedule 2015

May 2015 Vessel Pax Arrives Berth Departs SILVER WHISPER May 13th at 15:30 Cobh Cruise Terminal May 14th at 17:00 BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS PASSEN May 15th at 06:15 Cobh Cruise Terminal May 15th at 17:00 LE SOLEAL May 17th at 06:30 Cobh Cruise Terminal May 17th at 18:00...

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