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December 15, 2017
Selling out within minutes, tickets for the prestigious Cork Chamber Annual Dinner.

Announced on Friday, 15 December 2017 by Cork Chamber, the headline sponsor is the recently awarded Ireland’s ‘Best City Hotel’ Montenotte Hotel.

The Cork Chamber Annual Dinner is largest corporate gathering in Munster, attracting over 1,000 business guests, decision makers and political dignitaries.

“Every year, the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner is undoubtedly the best business networking event in the corporate calendar. Like Cork Chamber, we, at the Montenotte Hotel, are keen to provide businesses in the Region, large and small, with the best environment in which to do business. We feel very positively about Cork’s business opportunities and development in 2018, and look forward to being involved as headline sponsor at this year’s Annual Dinner on 2nd February at Cork City Hall,” said Frankie Whelehan, Proprietor of the Montenotte Hotel.

Speaking at the announcement, Cork Chamber Chief Executive Conor Healy said, “As the iconic business event of the year, the Annual Dinner attracts the largest business audience to any single event outside Dublin offering a diverse range of businesses an opportunity to connect and network. We are delighted to be working with the award winning Montenotte Hotel for the second year as headline sponsors, along with all of the supporters and supplier who help to make this event so special”.

Caption:

Recently awarded Ireland’s ‘Best City Hotel’, the Montenotte Hotel has been announced as this year's headline sponsor of the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner 2018. Attracting almost 1,000 guests.

The event was held at City Hall Cork on 2nd Feb 2018. Pictured at the announcement are Brian Bowler, General Manager Montenotte Hotel, Leigh Gillen, Events Manager and Barbara Anne Richardson, Director at Cork Chamber and Frankie Whelehan, Montenotte Hotel Proprietor. "

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SCULPTURE EXHIBITION

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SCULPTURE EXHIBITION

Yes… the largest Sculpture Exhibition in Ireland is now open at The Montenotte Hotel

By Ray Kelleher – Director of Sales & Marketing

A stunning Sculpture Exhibition has been installed at our hotel this week, here at The Montenotte Hotel, in the sunken Victorian Gardens and will be on-site for the next four weeks, in association with the prestigious amazing The Kildare Gallery.

In keeping with our company’s commitment to support Irish art and culture, 38 sculptures by 18 Irish artists, including Bob Quinn, Stephanie Hess and Donnacha Cahill have now adorned the gardens. The works range in themes, scale and materials including ceramic, bronze, bog oak and copper steel.

With so many events, including showcase events like Bloom, cancelled, our exhibition is now the largest outdoor exhibition of its kind in Ireland this year!

We now encourage as many locals and visitors as possible to visit the Sculpture Exhibition and wander around the wonder of these secret gardens, which were only recently rediscovered and restored to their former glory of 100 years ago.  Your body and mind will truly relax as you peruse the art, breathe in the aromatic scents of lavender, myrtle and rosemary, and listen to the soothing sounds of the water fountain.

You can also take in the spectacular views of the exhibition, Victorian Gardens and Cork city from a high from the recently refurbished Panorama Terrace. We just ask that you pop to the hotel reception and register your details to gain access.

For myself, I am only just with the hotel less than 2 weeks and there is no doubt that this is one of Ireland’s most instragrammable hotels and the sculpture exhibition enhances this.

We hosted a press call to launch the exhibition with the Lord Mayor Cllr Joe Kavanagh and the Lady Mayoress Stephanie this week and our General Manager Brian Bowler commented , “We are delighted to host such a magnificent Sculpture Exhibition in association with the Kildare Gallery, after a hugely successful inaugural event in 2019.  It’s part of our ongoing ethos to support Irish artists, and it has never been more important to do, as the arts community has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. To see these incredible sculptures against the backdrop of our re-discovered sunken Victorian gardens is a stunning sight to behold”.

It was also great to meet Ruth Liddle from the Kildare Gallery who is the curator of the exhibition. I feel my artistic knowledge has grown since I arrived at The Montenotte Hotel.

The Sculpture Exhibition will run until September 26th.  All of the pieces are available to purchase with The Kildare Gallery and for more information about visiting the exhibition see here

Ray Kelleher
Director of Sales & Marketing
The Montenotte Hotel
rkelleher@themontenottehotel.com
@raykellehercork

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 CALL & COLLECT AFTERNOON TEA

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CALL & COLLECT AFTERNOON TEA

ANOTHER WAY TO ENJOY AFTERNOON TEA

~ Launch of our call and collect ‘Pure Cork Afternoon Tea’ ~
~ This special treat is perfect for cocooning loved ones and will support local producers and charity Our Hospital Heroes ~

Does lockdown have you pining for dainty finger sandwiches, fluffy scones and mouth-watering desserts? If you have a special occasion coming up, want to treat cocooning loved ones, or host a small socially distanced garden gathering when restrictions are eased, fear not, as Cork’s we have put Afternoon Tea back on the menu with the launch of a new call and collect service - available from Saturday 16th May! Orders will be taken from Friday 14th May. 

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FIFI'S FOOD BLOG REVIEW

MY MONTENOTTE EXPERIENCE

This Saturday, on February 1st, I ventured down to Cork for a weekend break in the picturesque and beautifully modern, Montenotte Hotel.
As they say, January is the only month with twice as many days as the rest. Maybe it’s the post-Christmas, back to reality, dark at 4pm aspect, but January really does drag. The first day of Spring was the perfect time for a trip away. Matt drove and we arrived to check-in at 2pm, bringing the total journey time to just under 3 hours.

As always, if anyone has any questions regarding the stay, please do let me know. I am always happy to answer!
All my foodie love,
Fifi
@fifisfoodblogdublin

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