Category Archives: Events

  1. HomeSense Coming to The Capitol in Cork City


    April 26, 2017 by Evin

    If you’re a fan of TK Maxx homewares, then you will love HomeSense, their dedicated store offering domestic awesomeness for …
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  2. Road Closures in Cork City on Saint Patrick’s Day

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    March 17, 2017 by Evin

    Cork city is known for its splendid family-friendly parade and the route is lined with crowds, so it is understandable …
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  3. American Thanksgiving at Electric

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    October 26, 2016 by Evin

    Thanksgiving at Electric in Cork City | 40 Shades of Life

    Electric on South Mall has noticed over these last few years that people’s habits and expectations for socializing are evolving. …
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  4. American Thanksgiving at the Cork Aiport Hotel

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    October 25, 2016 by Evin

    Thanksgiving 2016 at Cork Airport Hotel | 40 Shades of Life

    As an American abroad, Thanksgiving is very important to me. It is a tradition (which sometimes can be seen as …
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  5. Happy Anniversary, Sketchers Opera Lane!

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    April 14, 2016 by Evin

    Skechers Retail Store located on Cork’s Opera Lane is about to embark on a weekend of celebrations to mark its first …
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  6. Warm and Woolly campaign for the Simon Community

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    November 15, 2015 by Evin

    Olann and announces the launch of the Warm and Woolly campaign for the Simon Community

    Lora Millar and Deirdre McArdle of Ireland’s fibre and craft magazine Olann and announced the launch of the Warm and Woolly campaign in association with the Simon Community.

  7. October Bank Holiday Jazz Weekend Cork City Brunch Options


    October 23, 2015 by Evin

    Cork Jazz Weekend on 40 Shades of Life ©2010 Evin O'Keeffe

    In the mood for a little city time this bank holiday weekend? Why not brave the Jazz Weekend crowds for …
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  8. Electric Mall Mixer

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    October 23, 2015 by Evin

    Mall Mixer hosted by Electric and open to all

    One of my favorite things about when I lived in Washington, D.C. was happy hour. Once a week, my colleagues …
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  9. YES for Marriage Equality. YES for Ireland.

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    May 21, 2015 by Evin

    This guest post is written by my friend Stephen Spillane. Here’s a photo of us together. My little introduction and any notes …
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  10. Putting Money Where My Cake Goes – Cake Club at Electric in Support of L’Arche

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    April 10, 2015 by Evin

    Many of you know I self-published my first book this past November and it is completely devoted to baking, knitting, …
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