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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...

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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....

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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 hotel's...

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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...

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2019 Saint Patrick’s Day Ring of Cork Parades

2019 Saint Patrick’s Day Ring of Cork Parades

Here are some of the photos from the various Saint Patrick's Day parades in the Ring of Cork today. Share your Patrick's Day Parade photos with #ringofcork on Instagram or Facebook Ballincollig The town of Ballincollig celebrated their 10 year parade today....

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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...

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Ring of Cork Travel Series – Episode 9 – Youghal

Ring of Cork Travel Series – Episode 9 – Youghal

We are delighted to share Episode 9 of our Ring of Cork travel series with OnTheQT.ie. This week we are exploring the seaside town of Youghal. We are going to explore the beaches, the famous boardwalk and what Youghal has to offer. We are also going to be exploring...

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