Square gets Re-Imagined as ‘Free Market’ Pavilion lands in Macroom

As part of its national tour, the acclaimed architectural exhibition, Free Market, arrived in Macroom last weekend, to a very positive response. The County Council supported event explores the vital role that market places play in the life of rural communities. Free Market, was Ireland’s national representation at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, last year. The exhibition won widespread acclaim for its exploration of the unique identity of Irish rural towns.

IRONMAN Cork set to welcome one of the biggest stars of the sport

One of the most recognisable faces of triathlon and the holder of two Olympic Gold medals, Alistair Brownlee will make his full-distance IRONMAN debut at IRONMAN Cork in less than three weeks time in Youghal, County Cork.  The British athlete will join over 2,300 competitors from across the globe for Ireland’s first ever full IRONMAN which takes place on June 23rd.

Speaking at the announcement of Brownlee’s participation, Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy highlighted how IRONMAN Cork is shining a global spotlight on East Cork,

Cork County Council bring Free Public Music Events to West Cork 

The County Council Municipal Districts of West Cork & Bandon-Kinsale are this weekend launching the fourth year of the Special Music Event Scheme, a community initiative which endeavours to bring the business and voluntary music communities together to promote their local town.  
Following on from three very successful years where an excellent standard of music was provided by the various Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann music groups and Brass and Pipe Bands, events this year will occur in various venues in and around Kinsale, Bandon, Bantry, Clonakilty, Dunmanway and Skibbereen.