CBA News

Road Closures for SeaFest in Cork City

A number of road closures will be in place during SeaFest, Ireland’s largest free family-friendly maritime celebration. An estimated 100,000 visitors are expected at the Port of Cork in Cork City from 7 – 9 June, with over 100 free events planned for SeaFest 2019. SeaFest will largely be based on Kennedy and Albert Quays, with […]

Great Redevelopment News For Cork City Centre

by Alan Healy, Evening Echo   Cork’s historic Victoria Hotel building on Patrick’s Street is to be converted into a retail unit after planning permission was granted for the changes. The prominent building was a focal point for many political groups and hosted the second-ever meeting of the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1884. Charles Stewart […]

Cork LGBT Pride Festival 2019

  Events and Activations There’s are various activations possible, and we still have availability for title sponsorship of some of our key events, such as the Pride Village in Bishop Lucey Park on Grand Parade on Saturday 3rdAugust. There is also capacity for onstage branding at the main event – the Cork Pride Parade and On […]

Striking The Right Balance

Lawrence Owens commenting for the Cork City of Change supplement published in support of our newly expanded city.    “A new expanding Cork is emerging that is more culturally diverse, more confident in its own skin as a mid sized European city driving the economy of the Southern region. The framework for Cork’s future development […]

Free Family Fun At Cork Midsummer Festival

Cork Midsummer Festival is bigger and brighter than ever with a kaleidoscope of FREE events for families taking place from 13 – 23 June. The 11-day festival will run an extraordinary variety of activities for the whole family, suitable for all age groups, with music, circus, dance, arts and crafts workshops, high-flying performances and spectacular […]

Plebiscite for Directly Elected Mayor

  On Friday 24th May 2019, the people of Cork City and County will have an opportunity to vote in a plebiscite on a proposed directly elected mayor with executive functions (duties). A plebiscite is an electoral poll consulting the public on a proposal. This is an important opportunity for the people of Cork to […]