Dunmanway Community Garden Shortlisted for European Innovation in Politics Awards

Dunmanway Community Garden is one of nine impactful and diverse Irish projects have been shortlisted for this year’s Europe-wide Innovation in Politics Awards. They are among 80 finalists selected by a European Jury of 1,053 citizens. Organised by the Innovation in Politics Institute based in Vienna, the Innovation in Politics Awards aim to recognise groundbreaking political initiatives across Europe at any level of governance that can act as an inspiration to others. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on 17 November 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

Cork exhibition to recognise the role of reuse

AN exhibition featuring some of Cork and Ireland’s most imaginative and innovative upcyclers, reuse initiatives and eco businesses takes place at Cork County Hall on Wednesday October 31. Now in its second year, ‘Reuse Republic’ will showcase products made by organisations and individuals from end of life materials as well as initiatives encouraging reuse.  The exhibition is FREE to attend and members of the public are encouraged to come along.

‘Teen Talk’ TY students encouraged to look after themselves and each other

Almost 600 Transition Year students from 30 schools from around Cork county and city came together in the Radisson Blu, Little Ireland on May 1st for the first ever ‘Teen Talk’ health and wellbeing conference organised by Cork County Council, in association with their Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) and funded under Healthy Ireland.

Fort 2 Fort Charity Cycle 2018 - Sunday, 15th April 2018

This year’s Fort 2 Fort Charity Cycle took place on Sunday, April 15th and raised funds for the Mercy University Hospital Foundation, four Cork City and County Lions Clubs, and Camden Fort Meagher Restoration.

With 3 different routes to choose from (120km, 85km and 65km), refreshments along the way and incredible views of Cork Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world, the 2018 Fort 2 Fort Charity Cycle was not to be missed!

Blackwater Valley Makers Pop-up Shop

Blackwater Valley Makers Pop-up Shop at the Old Ulster Bank Building, Pearse Square, Fermoy, Co. Cork
Blackwater Makers is a collection of Artists, Craftspeople, Illustrators and Designers from County Cork who have come together to share and promote their work.

The Pop-up Shop, which has been supported by Cork County Council through the Creative Ireland Grant Scheme, will be launched at 6pm on Friday 23rd November and it promises to be a very special occasion.

All are welcome to come along and support the Collective.

Christmas Fun in Mallow

Come to Mallow on Saturday for an exciting line-up of events, beginning at 12.30pm with a performance of Christmas carols outside of St Mary’s Church followed by the Wandering Minstrels.


Giant puppets and Santa’s elves will be around town greeting visitors and shoppers