Creative Ireland Public Consultation Meeting at Skibbereen Library

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL INVITES PARTICIPATION FROM LOCAL GROUPS, ORGANISATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS TO BE PART OF THE COUNTY CORK CULTURE AND CREATIVITY STRATEGY 2018-2022

The Creative Ireland Programme is an ambitious one and is based on the principles of collaboration and communication, community empowerment and internationalisation.

HAVE YOUR SAY!

Skibbereen Library on Thursday 2nd November 
from 2.30pm to 4pm

The Inaugural Creative Ireland County Cork Conference - Youghal

The Inaugural Creative Ireland County Cork Conference will take place in Youghal, County Cork, on the 16th and 17th of November 2017

The County of Cork is home to a wealth of culture and heritage and a most impressive means of expressing this through a number of creative cultural outputs, ranging from Film, Music and Theatre to Literary and Visual outputs. The Creative Ireland Programme seeks to put culture at the heart of everything we do, and provides the County of Cork a great opportunity to enhance and further promote and encourage the cultural undertakings of the County.

Cork Historic Graveyard Management Workshops

Do you have a historic graveyard in your area?  Is your community group or graveyard committee involved in managing the care and conservation of your local historic graveyard or cemetery?  If yes, then you will be interested to hear that a series of training workshops has been developed with the aim of training local communities in Cork to manage their historic graveyards. Cork County Council and the Historic Graves team will be holding public training workshops in Mallow, Skibbereen and Midleton on the 18th, 20th and 21st of November respectively. All are welcome to attend.
 

Christmas Festival in Midleton

To celebrate Christmas, Midleton Chamber are running a Christmas festival with food stalls and a craft fair in the town. 

The library will involved and there will be a storytime at 2:00 pm.

There will be a choir singing hymns in the library and Santa is planning to arrive by train to the town at 3:15 pm.

After making his way downtown, Santa will arrive into the library at 4:00 pm. This will be an autism friendly hour and booking is required. Please contact (021) 4613929 to book.

Primary schools short story competition

PRIMARY SCHOOLS SHORT STORY COMPETITION
Win a trip to Spike Island, pool parties & goodies!

County Cork schools are invited to enter a road safety short story competition for Children’s Book Festival Week 2017. Winning entries can win trips to Spike Island, swimming pool parties, RNLI Station Visits, Safety hampers; and best of all, winning entries will be published in a Road Safety Story Book for primary schools!

Cork Chocolate Festival & Baking World Festival

The Cork Chocolate Festival & Baking World will take place at the Cork International Hotel on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of November 2017. The event will take place on both days from 11am to 5.30pm.

The 2 day event which is being hosted in association with La Rousse Foods, Taste Cork & Cork County Council is the inaugural Chocolate Festival in Cork and the only one of it's kind in Ireland.

Mid-Term Specials at Youghal Clock Gate Tower

To celebrate Halloween, Youghal Clock Tower will open right across the entire traditional school ‘mid-term’ from Saturday 28th October to Sunday  5th November (incl).  Tours will run on the hour, every hour from 12.00 pm through to 4.00pm.   As an added bonus for families, the visitor attraction is offering 20% off all family admission tickets, and in keeping with the best Halloween traditions all visiting children will receive a Youghal Clock Gate Tower Character Mask.  This, of course, will enhance the living experience at the Tower, as each child may tak