Chinese New Year 2019 Cork

Cork Chinese New Year 

Nano Nagle Place & Cork Chinese Esoteric Buddhist School are delighted to host Corks First Chinese New Year Festival on the 4th of February 2019.

Launched with the support of Cork City Council, this festival promises to be a special celebration of Chinese Culture in Cork.

To learn more, please visit their website.


Quarter Block Party 2019

Quarter Block Party

Quarter Block Party is a three day music and arts festival on North and South Main Street, Cork City, taking place from the 8th to the 10th of February.

Wander the exciting range of pop-up and public art events in the shops and outdoor spaces to discover some of the freshest high-calibre artists in music, theatre and dance.

For tickets & more info please click here.


Cork Lord Mayor's Tea Dance 2019

The Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance 

A January ‘Gathering’ of young and old, from communities all over Cork and beyond who love to dance, will take to the floor in City Hall, to the ‘Savoy Hotel’ style music of Evelyn Grant (RTÉ Lyric fm) and the Cork Pops Orchestra. The Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance, hosted by Cllr. Mick Finn, Lord Mayor of Cork, is a not-for-profit initiative organised by a local committee of people from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Tickets €10 Pro Musica Oliver Plunkett St., Cork

For further information, please click here


2019 Burger Festival

Cancel your plans, burger fans!

Ireland’s annual Burger Festival is back for 2019, with a week of belly-busting events, tastings and demonstrations.

Kicking off on January 28th, 2019 and running until February 3rd, Burger Fest 2019, in association with Ballymaloe Foods is asking venues across Ireland to be creative and adventurous, celebrating everything burger-related all week long, inside your own venue!

Entrants in every town and village in Ireland will be competing to be named Ireland’s Best Burger!

For updates click here


Lord Mayor's Charity Spring Ball 2019

The Lord Mayor’s Charity Spring Ball

Dust off your dinner jackets and polish those dancing shoes as Lord Mayor, Cllr. Mick Finn has launched the 2019 Lord Mayor’s Spring Ball in Cork City Hall.

The black tie ball will be held in the Concert Hall on 23 March and will feature performances from Cork’s local talent, including local crooner The Loungeman, RedFM DJ Colm O’Sullivan and more!

Proceeds from the Lord Mayor’s Charity Ball will go to local charities.


The Lord Mayor’s Charity Spring Ball will be held on 23 March 2019 in the Concert Hall. Tickets for the event are priced at €100 or a table of 10 for €1,000 and can be bought from Council Services by contacting Sarah O’Callaghan on: 021-4924364 or by email:
To find out more please visit here


New City Centre Fund Launched

Are you interested in helping improve the uniqueness of Cork City Centre for locals and visitors alike? Share your vision with us!

Cork City Council have launched a new fund for your ‘placemaking’ ideas, that welcomes applications for grants of up to €10,000.

We are looking for projects that improve public space, inspire visitors & enhance the city centre experience…

Greening projects, parklets, street art and unique events are just some of the projects welcomed to apply to the new fund.

For more information and to download an application form, please click here.

Applications are due in by 25th February 2019.

St Patrick’s Festival – open for entries!

With St Patrick’s Day just around the corner, Cork St. Patrick’s Festival are inviting people interested in taking part to submit their application form!

If you would like to register to participate in the Cork St Patrick’s Day Parade, an application form is available at or from the Cork City Council Arts & Events Office at 021 492 4096. Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday February 18th, 2019.

The Cork St Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Sunday March 17th, 2019

To find out more please visit here