The Cork International Travel Fair 2020


The Cork International Travel Fair returns for its fourth year to the Cork International Hotel, on the 1st and 2nd of February. Each year the event attracts over 3,000 attendees and over 40 different exhibitors who include expert travel agents, tour operators, airlines, hotels, tourist attractions. Everything anyone could want when preparing to book a holiday. This year the event will run over a Saturday an Sunday from 11am to 5.30pm. 

Anyone who attends the Fair can enter into a draw to win a variety of flights, to Amsterdam, Dubrovnik, plus many more to be announced.

The Cork International Travel Fair is being run in association with Cork Airport.

It will be the largest holiday show in Cork and one not to be missed.

Up She Rises Build-a-Brand Bootcamp on January 26th 2020


Cork Women have been invited to “Rise and Shine” with the Cork International Hotel at a Build-a-Brand Bootcamp on the 26th of January. Up She Rises, an Irish community of ambitious women are holding a bootcamp in the Cork International Hotel on the 26th of January. The event will focus on giving women the steps and tools involved in building a brand and growing a business online. 

Topics covered on the day will range from mindset, motivations and brand storytelling, to developing more practical skills such as Facebook and Instagram advertising, and public relations. 

The event will host several inspirational contributors including Irish influencers Bebelle, Sandra in the City, and Maeve Dennehy from Love Cherish Boutique. Kim O’Mahony from This Is Ethos and Muriel Foley, a Digital director will be featured as guest speakers on the day. The event will also serve as a fantastic networking opportunity for those attending to connect with like minded individuals in a similar space. 

Tickets for the event are only €49 and can be purchased on or through Eventbrite:


The Cork French Film Festival 2020


The Cork French Film Festival will return for its 22nd year on the 16th of February 2020. Each year the festival is praised for its unique 35mm feature film screenings, documentaries, short films and educational films. Alongside, there are lectures, master classes and workshops throughout the week, many featuring internationally renowned film-makers. 

There is a big effort made to reach out to the local community, with an education programme for both school and university students, and a good range of events that will appeal to children and families.

Events take place at various locations around Cork city in obvious venues, like the Gate Cinema, and less obvious ones such as Fin Barres Cathedral. This year there also be some events out of the city, at Ballymalloe.

Date and details for 2020 are yet to be confirmed. Stay tuned.