Cork City Centre July Newsletter

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

Nano Nagle Place
The fantastic Nano Nagle Place on Douglas Street will open up on July 5th with its fascinating heritage centre beautiful gardens and design shop.

Corks Cruise Ambassadors
Tourism ambassadors have, for the first time, begun selling Cork city’s visitor attractions to passengers on board the luxury cruise ships calling to the Port of Cork in a bid to capture a slice of an estimated €12m market. Check out this video on twitter where you get to meet two of this years ambassadors!

Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular
Free Festival in Fitzgerald Park. Ireland’s biggest & most-loved summer festival comes to Cork’s Fitzgerald Park on July 15th & 16th 2017.

Cork Cycle Festival
Cork Cycle Festival is entirely free to the public, welcoming all ages and walks of life with a special focus on family-friendly events. This year’s festival has over 30 events with something for everyone. Day, lunchtime and evening cycles.

Feel Good Friday
Feel Good Friday is back again this Friday June 30th. Retailers, Cork Business Association (CBA) ,Cork Chamber and the City Council come together to host Feelgood Friday, an exciting event that takes place throughout the streets of Cork city centre on the last Friday of every month.  Keep an eye on our #hashtag for details and offers! #FeelGoodCork

Cork LGBT Pride Festival
The Cork LGBT Pride committee are happy to announce that Cork LGBT Pride 2017 Festival will take place from the 30th of July to the 6th of August. Please check out their Facebook and Twitter to be first to receive updates on news and events.

Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan 2017
Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan 2017 will be hosted in Cork City. This will be the first occasion in which the Munster Fleadh has been staged in a city centre and is expected to bring 15,000 into the city. The action-packed programme of events for the 2017 Munster Fleadh including a wide selection of outdoor entertainment, concerts, céilithe, workshops, sessions, and competitions.

Transport for Cork
Transport for Cork City is designed to create an attractive, accessible and sustainable city centre environment for residents, workers, shoppers and visitors through more efficient management of traffic on central city streets. See for up to date news.

Local Enterprise Office courses
New for Autumn 2017, this short retail programme is designed to give retail businesses expert advice and strategic focus. Delivered by James Burke of James Burke & Associates, Food & Retail Business Advisors, the programme comprises of a 3-hour early morning seminar with participants also receiving a 2-hour site visit / audit.
Note: the programme is for business owners/managers i.e. not for frontline staff. For more info