Submitted on Friday, 22 November 2013

Fresh and radical thinking is key if law firms are to deliver and improve truly innovative client-centered law services, according to Finbarr O’Leary, Managing Partner at the Cork-based Michael Powell Solicitors practice yesterday.

Submitted on Friday, 15 November 2013

·         Ken Perrott  to MC at Cork’s Switching on of the lights Ceremony on Sunday 17 November

·         Brendan O’ Connor announced to turn on the Christmas Lights

Cork City Council are delighted to announce to that Cork’s 96FM and C103 are this year’s media partners for Glow, A Cork Christmas Celebration.  Festivities will kick off on Sunday (17 November), with the annual highlight of the Christmas calendar, the turning on of the Christmas Lights on Patrick Street, commencing at 6pm – where 96fm’s Ken Perrot will act as master of ceremonies.  

Submitted on Friday, 15 November 2013

Discovery Science Festival Cork 2013, run in partnership with Science Week Ireland, ‘launched’ the first of its schedule of activities this week at Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn, Mayfield with a rocket-making workshop and 3D show.  Robert Hill, Director at the Northern Ireland Space Office spent the day with the enthused primary school students building  launching rockets and then taking a 3D tour of the universe without leaving the classroom.

The festival runs from today, Monday 11th November until Saturday 23rd November. The festival features activities for schools and groups from 11th to 22nd November and Family Days at an interactive Exhibition in City Hall on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November.

Discovery Science Festival aims to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) as subjects and careers to 8-16 year olds through hands-on activities showcasing the very best in education, research and careers in these fields.

Entry to Discovery Science Exhibition at Cork City Hall: Admission €3.50pp/€10 (family of 4). For further information visit, like and follow (@CorkDiscovery).


Submitted on Monday, 11 November 2013

Discovery Science Festival, Cork: 11 - 23 November, 2013.

Grab your lab-coat and transport yourself to Cork from 11 to 23 November as one of the biggest events in the Irish Science calendar gets underway.  In its 9th year, Discovery Science Festival, run in partnership with Science Week Ireland, features a line-up of events at City Hall which is set to excite attendees down to their very molecules!

Submitted on Friday, 8 November 2013

~ A round-up of all to see and do in Cork pre-Christmas ~

For festive fun in the run up to Christmas, head to Cork City for Glow, A Cork Christmas Celebration, which runs from 29 November to December 23rd.

The festival has something for everyone, from a mystical fairy village for kids, from local artisan Food Markets, a 30 metre Ferris Wheel, vintage carousel, fantastic shopping and entertainment galore to a number of Christmas pantos.  You will leave glowing with the feeling of Christmas.  See or Facebook for more information, but for now here’s a roundup of all to see and do in Cork this Christmas...