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June 04, 2018
JUNE IN CORK CITY

This June sees Cork alive with festivals throughout the city and county.  To help you plan your break in the award-winning Montenotte Hotel we have compiled a list of wonderful experiences for you to enjoy during your time with us.

Let’s kick off with Live at the Marquee, celebrating 13 years of great music in an incredible ‘Big Top Marquee’ which takes place over multiple dates.  This years’ acts include Kodaline, The Coronas, A-ha, Don McLean, Tommy Tiernan, Bell X1, Dara O'Briain, Gavin James, Jenny Greene & The RTE Concert Orchestra, The Script, Christy Moore, Nathan Carter, Picture This and many more!

Cork Midsummer Festival is one of Ireland's leading international multi-disciplinary arts festivals. It is an annual festival which transforms the city of Cork for two weeks every June with a programme of local, national and international events including theatre dance, music, opera, visual arts and street arts, as well as ambitious participatory projects and an extensive programme of free events.

In no particular order, check out our list of the top 21 things to do in Cork, click here. These experiences will make your stay truly unique, including amazing attractions like Spike Island, winner of Europe’s Leading Attraction Award and second place in the World Travel Awards 2018.  The Jameson Experience, take a tour of the famous distillery at Midleton with more than two centuries of tradition and craft to appreciate. Getting to taste the various whiskies is, of course, also a very good reason to visit.

If we can help you plan your #PureCork experience, please feel free to contact us and if you find a hidden gem that we should share be sure to let us know #SharingIsCaring!

Shouild you have any questions please feel freel to call us on 021 4530050, email us or click here to view our special offers.

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POWER OF BREATH

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POWER OF BREATH

POWER OF BREATH

By Jennifer McCarthy, The Bellevue Spa Manager

Modern research is showing us that making even the slight adjustments to the way we inhale, and exhale can halt allergies, asthma and autoimmune disease and even rejuvenate internal organs and improve overall health.

What is considered as medically normal today is anywhere from twelve to twenty breaths a minute. The key to optimum breathing for our health, endurance and longevity benefits is to practice fewer inhales and exhales in smaller volumes. We need to practice slow breathing and aim for 5.5 breaths per minute.

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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.

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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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