Tourist numbers are increasing all the time at Cork County Council-run attractions, with the leading venue, Spike Island, recording a 10,000 increase in visitors last year.
With many abandoned businesses, Youghal in Co Cork has suffered more than most towns, but now plans are being made to boost the area’s fortunes writes Christy Parker
Trish Dromey finds a gardener’s dream tucked away inside the historic thirteenth century core of Youghal.
A scale model representing one of the country’s most historic towns as it appeared in medieval times will be unveiled today.
Tourism in East Cork received a boost yesterday when Michael Ring, the junior tourism minister, advocated Youghal as a likely “capital of the Ancient East”.
When a father ‘gives away’ his daughter on her wedding day, the emotions for both are a mixture of joy and sadness, as it’s a symbolic ending.
Archaeologists working on a church in Cork have discovered three burial vaults dating back to the 1600s, pottery, and coins from that period and a 300-year-old underground central heating system copied from the Romans.
Archaeologists have found a burial vault beneath a floor they were preparing for restoration in a church in east Cork.
A progressive community development organisation is to align with a new municipal body to boost the development of East Cork.
Planning permission is being sought to build supermarkets on two former textile factories in an east Cork town.
Siobhan Cronin discovers some historic gems on the town’s back streets
The people of Youghal in East Cork, who have suffered from the vagaries of relying on multinational firms, are using their local talent and ability to try to beat the recession, writes Claire O’Sullivan
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