A monthly newsletter updating the businesses and people of Cork about the events and activities happening in our wonderful city centre!


 Step up to the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon

Sunday 2nd of June

On your marks, get set, REGISTER! Both pro and budding runners, walkers and everyone in between are encouraged to register their entry for the 2019 Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon!

Race organisers are encouraging individuals of all fitness levels and running ability to step-up to this fun sporting challenge and take their position on the starting line of the Full, Half, Relay or Youth Challenge on Sunday 2nd of the June.

Register or find out more at www.corkcitymarathon.ie. For helpful training tips or to share your Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon journey, follow them on Facebook and Instagram\corkcitymarathon or on Twitter @TheCorkMarathon #MoreThanAMarathon

To learn more click here


Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 

Sunday 7th – Sunday 14th April

Corks Lifelong Learning Festival returns from 7 April with a series of unique and exciting events that are free to attend and open to all.

The exciting programme includes performances, poetry, workshops, walks, displays and demonstrations, and really does have something for everyone. The only limit is your appetite to try something new! Some events can be in high demand so check the programme to see if you need to book in advance!

Click here to see the programme of events.


Cork World Book Fest
23rd – 27th of April

Cork World Book Fest returns from 23 – 27 April to celebrate its15th year!

Highlights from this year’s programme include translation workshops with Keith Payne and children’s workshops on mask art and story craft.

To any budding writers in the making, why not stop by the ‘First Page Pitch’ – an event inviting emerging writers to read their first page to the audience with
constructive feedback from literary agents.

You can also expect a showcase of some of the best booksellers in
the country at the Book Fest market on the Grand Parade on Saturday 27,
as well as the best of Cork food-to-go,
art installations by Cork Community Artlink and entertainment through words and

Find the full programme at corkworldbookfest.com. See you there!

Local Enterprise Office  

Check out LEO Cork City’s upcoming courses which will be of interest to owners/managers of small businesses in the city.

You can choose from a wide range of courses like the Brexit Advice Clinic, the Food Starter Programme, and Human Resources for Small Business Owners/ Managers.

To find out more Click here