Two hundred years ago, a Cork City sugar merchant attempted to take hordes of poor Irish families to a fresh life in a land of plenty, in South Africa. But things didn’t quite work out as planned, explains
Towering ambition, Munster passion and a long-proven New York track record in building skyscrapers and working on Manhattan’s ‘Ground Zero’ rebuild are behind soaring plans for an extraordinary Irish site that’s been dubbed “the key to Cork’s docklands future”.
New Cork theatre company, Scruffy Duck Productions, stages its debut show, The Last Five Years, at the Stack Theatre in the CIT Cork School of Music this week. The musical is by Tony Award-winning playwright, Jason Robert Brown and runs until Saturday.