Category: News

Crane Lane brings the World Cup alive!

Packie Bonner, Jack Charlton, Ray Houghton, Robbie Keane… all names synonymous with Ireland’s World Cup campaigns of the past. The boys in green may not be representing our nation in Brazil this summer, but the Crane Lane Theatre is proving to be an ideal spot to watch the games on…Read More »

Craft beer has a natural home in Cork

Sitting in Sin É and taking in a live Irish trad music session recently, my friends & I struck up a discussion with a group of visitors from out of town. In Ireland on a two-week break, the group from Nashville in Tennessee had made the pub on Coburg Street their…Read More »

Cork in the spotlight as 'Kimye' visit

Hands up… …who scoffed out loud when they first heard that American rapper Kanye West and his new bride Kim Kardashian (open ANY magazine if you don’t know the name) had come to Cork for the beginning of their honeymoon – having married in a REALLY extravagant and expensive ceremony (apparently)…Read More »

I can see the best pubs in Cork from up here!

There’ve been some amazing pictures and images of Cork city emerging in recent weeks. We love the city we live in, drink in, and eat out in and we enjoy great nights out around its beautiful streets, but we’re always delighted to see the wider world appreciating our finer points…Read More »

Cork's English Market & the Mutton Lane Inn

It’s often easy to take what you have on your own doorstep for granted. For many years the English Market was something that the people of Cork walked through as a shortcut, a shelter from the rain, a long-held tradition not considered so important by younger generations. Food festivals, the…Read More »

Southern Gothic Music Festival 2014

Southern Gothic is a free Music Festival based  in the Crane Lane Theatre, Cork City. The festival kicks off on the upcoming May bank holiday weekend – Friday, May 2nd to Monday, May 5th, 2014- and celebrates its 5th year in bringing the best blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll acts to…Read More »

Experience a Real Cork Weekend - Off The Beaten Track

Taking inspiration from our last blog post – Cork an underrated city – we decided to look at Cork city with a fresh pair of eyes. If I was somebody visiting Cork for the first time, what are the places that really showcase the heart and soul of the city?…Read More »

Cork An Underrated City

Cork. We love it, and now the greater wide world is beginning to realise the real potential of our beautiful city! This is our first Cork Heritage Pubs blog post. We’ll be celebrating and highlighting everything that is great about Cork, the heritage of our wonderful city and county, and…Read More »