THOUSANDS of hurling fans were left disappointed when the computer system used to sell tickets for the upcoming Munster Hurling Final between Cork and Limerick crashed. An additional 4,500 tickets for the match in Páirc Uí Chaoimh were made available through tickets.ie which could be purchased in person at some SuperValu and Centra stores as well as online.
THE wait is finally over and booking for this summer’s West Cork Chamber Music Festival opens on Tuesday 9th April. More than one hundred musicians will take to the stage in Bantry House and St Brendan’s Church from 28th June to 6th July and with tickets in demand for these intimate performances early booking is advisable to avoid disappointment.
FOLLOWING the huge success of last year’s event, this year’s President’s Dinner will be held on Saturday, October 6th in the Burlington Hotel, Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 4.
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED Thanks to the West Cork Development Partnership, West Cork Times has a pair of tickets worth €100 to give away for the Offsite Technology Event at the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery on Thursday, September 27th next.
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED WINNER: Margaret Forde, Rockmount, Drimoleague. Father Ted is coming to Bantry in the shape of an hilarious Dinner show at the Martime Hotel on Friday and Saturday, September 21st-22nd. We have a pair of tickets to give away for the Friday show which gets underway at 7.30pm.
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED Thanks to our friends at Murphy’s who are hosting their second “Little Big Weekend” of 2012 at the Beamish & Crawford site in Cork on on August 25th – 26th we have no less than three pairs of tickets to giveaway. We have one pair to see Peter Hook & The Light + support from Dead School (Saturday night). One pair to
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED THE Clonakilty Waterfront Festival takes place From August 2nd – 5th this year and promises to be the biggest and best festival yet. Big name acts already confirmed include Scouting for Girls, The Kanyu Tree, Relish, Republic of Loose, The 4 Of Us and Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas who will set off the Full Moon Party on the Sunday night with his headlining
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED THANKS to our friends at the Cork Opera House we have a family pass to give away for two adults and two children worth €100 to see The Sound of Music on Wednesday, August 8th. To be in with a chance of winning email your answer and contact details to the following question to: email@example.com
BERE Island Heritage Centre are looking for people who are interested in selling books of raffle tickets on behalf for the upcoming “Big Raffle”. The books do not need to be bought in advance and anyone who sells a book of 10 tickets will get two free tickets to themselves to avail of the opportunity of winning one of the fabulous prizes.
DUE to demand an extra date has been added on July 4th 2012 for Olly Murs at Cork’s Live at the Marquee. Tickets go on sale on Thursday March 1st at 9am. Olly Murs released his second album, In Case You Didn’t Know in November 2011 with its first single, ‘Dance With Me Tonight’, going to number one in the Irish airplay charts. Olly performed ‘Dance With Me Tonight’ on