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The Carlow County Museum is an award-winning experience in Carlow Town’s Cultural Quarter. The Museum, found on College Street, distinguishes itself by both being open year round and offering free admission. The Carlow County Council works in association with the Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society (C.H.A.S.) to maintain the four galleries worth of exhibitions
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In celebration of the recent €1.2 million restoration of Cork’s St Patrick’s Bridge over 158 men women and children braved the weather and came out dressed as Saint Patrick to take part in the ultimate St Patrick’s Festival. All of the people gathered had responded to an invitation from Cork City Council for anyone, young […]
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Limerick Jazz Festival is returning to Limerick city for its seventh year running this week. The jazz trail take in four venues across the city, where great music and great international artists will play over four days. The festival has been running since 2012 and continues to attract a host of fantastic line-ups; this year’s […]
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10 HANDS is a craft collective representing County Cork in a showcase at the National Craft Exhibition, China, this November 2018 and May 2019. Cork County Council has supported the collective through the Creative Ireland Programme and has recently welcomed a delegation from the Jiangsu Province of China to Cork; the primary focus of the […]
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The Midleton to Youghal Greenway Greenway has taken a major step forward due to the publication of the Part 8 Planning Application that will allow Cork County Council further the development. This project will involve the creation of a high quality, linear Greenway on the route of the disused railway line between Midleton Train Station […]
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National Geographic and UNESCO have collaborated to create the first-ever web platform dedicated to World Heritage. The web launch will take place tomorrow, September 15th, coinciding with European Heritage Day event in Paris Headquarters. The new travel platform – World Heritage Journeys of the EU – will aim to promote sustainable tourism, and encourage people
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A record number 21,000 people were in attendance at Cork City’s 14th Annual Cork Heritage Open Day. Cork Heritage Open Day is an event which celebrates the unique architecture and history of the Built Heritage in the Cork City Region. Many of these are not usually accessible to the general public. This event opened and […]
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Ireland’s top ‘Foodie Destination’ has been announced and Kilkenny is the triumphant winner. This initiative, run by the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI), sponsored by FBD, is aimed at driving food tourism and irish food enterprise across the country. The ten shortlisted entrants were announced in June and included: Armagh, Boyne Valley Cavan, Derry City […]
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Cork Orchestral Society celebrates 80 years of ceol, as they carry on the legacy of founder Aloys Fleischmann; providing a stage to hear some of the finest live performances that have visited Leeside. The September season will open with a Gala Concert on the 27th, welcoming returning concert fans, and new arrivals.  Internationally acclaimed soprano […]
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Condé Nast Traveller has voted Cork as the third friendliest city in the world in a poll taken this month. Ireland’s second city saw off competition from Dublin and Galway to secure the third spot in this month’s poll.  Some of the reasons given by the magazine’s editors were  Cork’s ‘picturesque, riverfront location’ and ‘cozy pubs […]
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During a ceremony at Dublin Port today, officials announced the ‘Linking People and Places’ investment plan, part of Project Ireland 2040, with details of the nearly €25 billion planned for investment in tourism, transport, and sport over the next decade. Thet plan was announced by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. […]
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Ireland’s top tourist attractions, paid and free, have been revealed in Fáilte Ireland’s annual list of “Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions” for 2017. The Guinness Storehouse once again drew the most visitors, with 1,711,281 people coming through its doors this year. The National Gallery of Ireland, however, received the most significant