Good news for Fota – 10 new Jobs at Fota Wildlife Park

Good news for the Fota area as Fota Wildlife park have announced they are to create 10 new jobs. This is due to the recent announcement of the park expansion that we informed our readers about a few weeks ago.

Just recently we received official news from the popular tourist attraction in Cork that the park has been given €600,000 to build an indoor animal care and conservation centre for endangered species.The project is expected to be completed by August of this years giving visitors the chance to see a wider range of exotic animals. Continue reading

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Fota Island Resort voted ‘website of the week’

The Cork Independent has voted Fota Island Resort as the ‘website of the week’. The website for the Cork hotel was rated across a number of categories.

The results were as follows:

  • Appearance: 5/5
  • User-friendliness: 4/5
  • Usefulness: 5/5
  • Rating: 14/15

Well done to fotaisland.ie.

Sick Cork Children to experience some Christmas Magic!

Young patients who attend Cork hospitals will experience some Christmas magic this week as they will be invited to visit Santa at the now unrecognisable Fota House, which has been transformed into a festive wonderland. Over 240 children are expected to experience the Christmas magic on Thursday, December 6th and Friday December 7th thanks to the Cork City Hospitals Children’s Club (CCHCC) volunteers.

The invitation has been sent to children from Cork University Hospital, The Mercy University Hospital, Cork Deaf Association, Edel House and St. Gabriels who will be transported to Fota house in various fancy cars including limousines and mini coopers by local gardaí, the Cork City Fire Brigade and of course the army. Continue reading