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Kids get down to buzzzz-ness in Millstreet Country Park
Ireland’s first ever ‘Bug Festival’ is taking place in Millstreet Country Park on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of July, responding to a phenomenal surge in interest in bugs and their buzziness from young enthusiasts. The 500-acre park has grown increasingly popular as a fun-filled family destination and the bug hunt has emerged as an out and out favourite amongst children of all ages. The bright young things of generation Y are ditching their hi-tech gadgets, turning their natural curiosity to the underbrush and, with the help of on-site ecologist Lorna O’Mahony, discovering a fascinating world of creepy crawlies, frogs, damselflies, and other inhabitants of the lush undergrowth.
Breakthrough Cancer Research at the Street Performance World Championships, 20-21 July
Embrace your silly side for a good cause and join Breakthrough Cancer Research at the summer’s most fun filled festival, the Street Performance World Championships, on St. Patrick Street in Cork from 20-21 July.
The charity, which fundraises for ground-breaking research at Cork Cancer Research Centre into new treatment options for difficult to treat cancers, is used to tackling challenges head on and hopes members of the public will feel the same by taking part in a couple of wacky challenges themselves!
Pulses of Tradition, a multi-media traditional Irish music, song and dance production has shot to #1 on Trip Advisor as the top attraction in Cork. On the back of this positive endorsement the show will expand its offering with new matinee performances at 2pm Saturday 3rd, 10th, 24th and 31st August, giving more families and visitors a chance to see the show.
Golfers to have a second swing at Fundraising Golf Classic
~Lee Valley Golf Classic in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research rescheduled for 11th July~
Not even torrential rain could ‘putt’ off Cork Hurling and Football Sports Stars Pa Cronin, Ken O’ Halloran, Patrick Horgan, Anthony Nash & Shane O’Neill from taking a second swing in support of the annual Lee Valley Golf Classic which due to unplayable conditions had to be rescheduled. The fundraiser aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research, who fundraise for research projects taking place at Cork Cancer Research Centre.
Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) Cork designated national centre for food and medicine research excellence
- Investment in the APC supports some key growth areas targeted in the Action Plan for Jobs 2013 and targets research into major social challenges, including Food and Health;
- Directly supporting 109 top-class research jobs;
- Includes investment of €14m from 12 key industry partners in the food and health spheres;
- APC undertakes advanced food science based around microbes which live in the gut.