New for 2019 at Cork Heritage Pubs

Happy New Year from us all here at Cork Heritage Pubs!

We would like to say a big thank you to all our customers that supported us over 2018 and wish you the very best for 2019!

We have plenty of good news and a packed schedule of events lined up between now and St. Patrick’s day and to keep the good times rolling across the Cork Heritage Pubs!


Rising Sons Brewery

2018 was another record breaking year at Rising Sons Brewery, with unprecedented wins in both the International Beer Challenge and the World Beer Awards the crescendo for the brewery saw two of the finest collaboration brews to date!  Rising Sons collaborated with Wexford based YellowBelly beer to brew GRAND PARADE, a juicy session IPA, launched on December 15th it is now available across some of the Cork Heritage Pubs and from this month available in cans from a selection of off licenses around the country! Secondly, one of the latest editions to the Corkonian coffee masters Soma coffee company, have joined up with us to produce SOMA stout infused with a single origin coffee bean roasted on Tuckey street by Alex & Matt! This rich coffee stout launched on December 18th and is available in a selection of bars around Cork City.

Our city famous pizza & pint for €12 deal continues every week Sunday – Thursday! Enjoy a pint of award winning beer with a “made by humans” pizza in front of Cork’s biggest HD screen!

8th Day Launch –  a hoppy session IPA with lower strength but extraordinary flavour. Available at Rising Sons, Mutton Lane Inn, Oval Bar and Sin E from February 14th at 6pm see February 14th for more info

Sin é

“A good Trad session is for life – not just for Christmas” – Benny McCabe 2019. As the winter season rolls on so too does the 630pm sessions in Sin é! join us for Cork’s longest running traditional Irish music session 7 nights a week at 630pm on Coburg Street


Our 2 for €10 cocktail of the weeks continues into 2019! join us  for some of the tastiest cocktails in the city and every week we hand craft a new recipe especially for our 2 for €10 deal Sunday – Thursday! Pint and Shots of the week also available 3 for €10



January 15th – Crazy Hat Day

Have you got a hat sitting at home that simply cannot wait until halloween to be shown to the world? Rising Sons are embracing the crazy and offering a complimentary pizza & pint for the craziest hat worn! want to make it a team effort? we will also be offering a double pizza & pint for best couple’s efforts!

January 16th – Spicy Food Day

Enjoy Cork’s spiciest pizza at Rising Sons Brewery! with hand rolled dough, RockSteady hot sauce, spicy chorizo, cajun potatoes, jalepeno chilis, all topped off with chilli flakes! can you handle the heat?

The Old Town Whiskey Bar will be ramping up their wing game offering you the chance to crank up the heat on their delicious wings – simply ask your server on the day.

January 20th – Cheese Lovers Day

Are you a turophile (a connoisseur of cheese)? well then we have just the thing to do! on January 20th Mutton Lane will be serving a selection of hand picked cheese direct from the English market! enjoy these culinary delights with some local bread on a lazy Sunday afternoon in one of Cork’s finest pubs

Rising Sons brewery will be serving up a special quattro formaggi (four cheese) pizza on the day, and a very special flight of beers with 3 artisanal Irish cheeses.

January 23rd – World Hot Sauce day

this year we’re celebrating this one a day late with a very special event in Crane Lane . RockSteady Food Co. host “Hot Wans” in aid of Cork Arc Cancer Support House. On the night 10 contestants will tackle 8 hot chicken wings – each wing hotter than the last! on the night we’re going to try and raise as much money as possible for Arc House! if you would like to sponsor one of the participants head on over to the sponsorship page here JustGiving - Sponsor me now!

January 24th – Beer Can Appreciation day

Have you tried a “Man Can” of Rising Sons beer yet? well now is you chance! join us on January 24th as we celebrate Beer Can Appreciation Day with a “buy one get one half price” offer! that’s two big cans of award winning beer for €10.50!

January 25th – Burns Supper Trail

We are big fans of the poetry of Robert Burns here at Cork Heritage Pubs! over the last two years the annual Burn’s supper has proven to be so successful we’ve decided to extend it to a few more of the whiskey loving venues!

On Friday 25th the trail starts in Arthur Mayne’s with poems, haggis, pipers and of course a wee dram or 2!

From there the trail moves to Mutton Lane, The Old Town Whiskey Bar and the final stanza winds up in The Oval which has it’s own distinctly Scottish connection! the venue was custom designed by an Edinburgh-based firm of architects on behalf of the Beamish and Crawford brewery in 1918 and recently celebrated 100 years in business.


Vegan Cuisine Month

Rising Sons Brewery will be serving a very special Vegan pizza on special all month long!

Friday 1st Feb –  Wear Red Day
First ten people head to toe in red get a Rising Sons product on the house (available in Rising Sons only
Friday 1st Feb – Working Naked Day
Feeling a little naughty? head on down to the Oval on February 1st and check out the very special aprons the staff have lined up for the day!
February Sat 2nd – Sat 3rd – Six Nations Rugby
Watch every game live on Rising Son’s recently upgraded HD screen – Cork’s largest! more info to follow
Tuesday 5th Feb – Nutella Day
Enjoy a Nutella calzone in Rising Son Brewery
Sat 9th – Sun 10th Feb – Six Nations
Watch every game live on Rising Son’s recently upgraded HD screen – Cork’s largest! more info to follow
Thursday 14th Feb – Valentines Day – 8th day launch
Arthur Mayne’s – details to follow
Mutton Lane –  enjoy a glass of prosecco and English Market chocolate for €9 – first 10 people to order will get a complimentary glass of Rising Sons 8th Day!
Oval Bar – enjoy a beefeater pink gin and tonic with strawberries and mint. or enjoy a prosecco with strawberries. 8th day beer launch
Sin é – Live music from the Velvetones – enjoy a pint of 8th day – for every 2 pints bought you get a free tarot card reading between 8 and 9.30pm.
Rising Sons – guided Beer and Dessert Tasting in Rising Sons – €10 Pre-book only, max 20 people
Thursday 21st Feb – International Mother Language Day
Rising Sons Brewery – celebrate your mother tongue! first 20 people to order a pint as gaelige and utter cúpla focail get’s a pint on the house!
Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th Feb – Six Nations Rugby 
Watch every game live on Rising Son’s recently upgraded HD screen – Cork’s largest! more info to follow
Wednesday 27th Feb – Pokemon Day

Rising Sons -February 27 is the date that the original Pokemon games were released in Japan. It has since been dubbed Pokemon Day, and celebrated as a special day for the franchise. Over the past few years, Nintendo and Pokemon have used this day to unveil new content, games, and merchandise.

If you’re a pokémon nut and are looking for a social hub for the day we’re having a pokémon party at the Rising Sons. Expect Pokemon Tournaments, Pizzas, Movies, Games and a few freebies. There are 3 pokéstops in the Cornmarket Area, so we’re making sure there’ll be active lures from dawn ’til dusk on Wednesday



Sunday 3rd – National Anthem Day from 12 noon – Rising Sons Brewery

First 5 people that sing the Irish national anthem in full get x3 Rising Sons products on the house.

Tuesday 5th – Mardi Gras/Pancake Tuesday

Come and celebrate the the wonders of Mardi Gras before lent begins!

Rising Sons – masquerade mask competition – design a beer-inspired Mardi Gras Mask and be in with a chance of winning a Brewery Tour for 4 followed by a Pizza & Pint for 4 people. Special mardi gras pizza and the best in big band music over the sound system.

Tuesday 12th  – Friday 15th – Cheltenham race festival

A highlight on the calendar each and every year in Sin é! watch each race live with an atmosphere to rival the festival itself! enter the annual Mick Wil Buster and don’t forget to get your horses in before noon!

Lady’s Day on Wednesday 13th in Sin é is a must – get your glad rags on and join us for a day of glamour, racing, great craic and a glass of bubbles on Coburg Street!

Rising Sons Brewery Whether you’re a hard-core horse head or occasionally like an oul’ flutter, enter our Cheltenham buster. The legendary Cherrifaye will take the reins for what promises to be four days of festival fun.

It’s €10 and you can now enter at the bar, we’ll even throw in a complimentary pint on entry. Top prize is €500 so how could you refuse?!

Sunday 17th – St. Patrick’s Festival

When the whole world turns green! join us across the Cork Heritage Pubs group in celebrating St. Patrick’s festival with lots of great live music, food, entertainment and general craic! 

Crane Lane Theatre  

St. Patrick’s festival brings yet another packed week  of live music and DJ’s to the Crane Lane Theatre leading up to the big day on the 17th and all the way through March.

Every year we celebrate  St. Patricks day with the best live music and DJ’s,beginning this year on Friday 15th and running until 2am on Sunday 17th, the stage is set so prepare to party.  FREE  live music & DJ’s from 3pm – 230am all weekend!

BDSM/Vicarstown Paddy’s Weekender 

Cork’s favourite alternative venue plays host to a big line up of local talent all weekend long! we’re open late all weekend with no door tax to worry about! not in the mood for Traditional Irish Music? join us Sunday for a Reggae Spectacular in the garden! 

The Poor Relation

Live music all weekend long on Parnell Place! we’re right on the parade route and we’re open bright and early on Paddy’s day to celebrate! 


The Old Town Whiskey Bar at Bodega

March 25th – Tolkein day at Rising Sons

join us in celebrating the work of JRR Tolkein for a Got Game?! special in Rising Sons Brewery 

March 31st – Mothers day

Old Town Whiskey Bar at Bodega

Mother’s day brunch – free glass of bubbles for your mum  

Monday 1st April – April Fool’s Day
Fool the bartender – win a pint at Rising Sons Brewery 
Thursday April 11th – Pet Day
Bring your pet for a pint to Rising Sons and we’ll buy you a pint! 
Saturday April 13th – Scrabble Day
Scrabble Tournament at Rising Sons
Wednesday April 17th – Make a Haiku Day
Make a competent Haiku involving the themes of beer or the rising sons and win a brewery tour.
April 19th – 21st – Easter Celebrations at Cork Heritage Pubs – more info to follow 
Tuesday 23rd April – German Beer Day
x10 Sunbeams to giveaway from open


Other cool stuff worth checking out – 

Wandering around Cork city you will stumble across lots of really cool stuff! some of our favourite free attractions on the island are as follows 

Crawford Art Gallery 

Crawford Art Gallery is a National Cultural Institution and regional art museum for Munster, dedicated to the visual arts, both historic and contemporary. The collection comprises almost 4,000 works, ranging from eighteenth century Irish and European painting and sculpture, through to contemporary video installations. At the heart of the collection is a collection of Greek and Roman sculpture casts, brought to Cork in 1818 from the Vatican Museum in Rome. 

Through its exhibitions and Learn and Explore programmes, the Crawford Art Gallery is committed to fostering recognition, critical assessment, and acknowledgement of historical and contemporary Irish and international art practice. Located in the heart of Cork city, the gallery is a critical part of Ireland’s cultural and tourism infrastructure, welcoming almost 230,000 visitors a year. Admission to the Gallery is free.


Cork Museum – Fitzgeralds Park

The present Museum was opened in 1945 under the administration of University College Cork and was grant aided by Cork Corporation and Cork County Council. The museum has been administered by Cork Corporation since 1963.

The collections cover the economic, social and municipal history of the city and surrounding area from the Mesolithic period onwards, with particular emphasis on Civic Regalia and the trades and crafts of the 19th and 20th centuries. Of special significance are the very fine collections of Cork Silver, Cork Glass and Youghal needlepoint Lace.

Glucksman Museum