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What’s On - Easter 2024 Magazine

What’s On in West Cork - Easter Edition

Welcome to the Eater edition of the What’s On In West Cork, Our history consultant explores the traditions that are associated with Easter.

Chef Ann Marie Butler of the Wild Garlic in Dunmanway has given us some fun recipes for the smallies to make for Easter.

Look out for our sister publication Irish Foodie in the shops and usual outlets now.

Happy Easter and try not to eat too many Easter eggs

News, History and Articles

UCC Singers pictured at the launch of the Cork International Choral Festival at Cork City Hall.

Experience the Magic of Music at the Cork International Choral Festival 2024

The city of Cork will be alive with music this May bank holiday weekend as the Cork International Choral Festival returns from 1st – 5th May. Organisers are gearing up…

Enibas - Croí álainn healing pendant

Enibas Unveils Heartfelt Pendant to Support Mater Heart Patients

Tuesday, 2nd April 2024: Schull-based fine jeweller enibas has today launched a new special-edition pendant in support of heart patients in the Mater Public Hospital. This beautiful new piece, designed…

Cork City Marathon Challenge - Running the Marathon

Will you take the 10K Challenge at Cork City Marathon?

With 10 weeks to go there is still time to sign up and train to run on 2nd June! However registrations are filling up quickly so sign up before it’s…

Anselm McDonnell Wins Prestigious Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition with Captivating Rory Gallagher Inspired Work

Anselm McDonnell Wins Prestigious Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition

Anselm McDonnell has been announced as this year’s winner of the prestigious Seán Ó Riada composition competition. The competition invites submissions of new works annually from Irish composers and is…

The 67th Cork International Choral Festival will be opened by an exclusive Gala Concert celebrating G.F. Handel’s masterpiece, the Messiah

International Choral Festival – Cork will be singing this May Bank Holiday Weekend

Thousands of singers and visitors expected to Cork for the 69th International Choral Festival – programme highlights announced. The city of Cork will be hitting a high note this May…

The Everyman - Imelda May in The Everyman Theatre - Mother of all the Behans

The Everyman Unveils Exciting Programme of Drama, Music, Comedy, and more for Spring and Beyond!

Imelda May, Frankie Boyle, Ricky Tomlinson, Dan Butler (aka Bulldog from hit TV show Frasier) and local legends Karen Underwood, Chris Kent and Tadhg Hickey are just some of the…

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Every inch of West Cork is filled with it’s own hidden gems, you can click on the images above to see each town, things to do there, places to stay, a range of dining opportunities as well as some of the retail options in these towns.