Coronavirus leading to event cancellations across Cork 

Coronavirus leading to event cancellations across Cork 
Picture David Creedon / Anzenberger

The following regular and one-off events have been suspended, postponed or cancelled due to concerns about the ongoing spread of COVID-19.

In many cases organisers hope to reschedule as soon as possible and people are advised to check with the organising groups, watch and check social media for further updates.

All Sanctuary Runners' regular runs suspended 

Cork Children's Easter Egg Appeal 

Blankets of Hope Monday and Thursday morning Knit and Natters 

March 12 The launch of the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 

March 12 Service of Remembrance for families who have experienced the death of a child, held by Children’s Services at Cork University Hospital (CUH) and Mercy University Hospital (MUH)

March 15 The Ball Run on Patrick’s Hill 

March 15 Fundraiser at the The Hibernian Hotel Mallow for the Irish Community Rapid Response air ambulance Rathcoole


March 21 The Marketing Institute of Ireland Cork (MII Cork) Maritime Ball 2020 

March 22 CUH Charity Mother’s Day Lunch Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island (postponed to September 6) 

March 29 - April 5 - The Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2020 

April 19 Sponsored Walk organised by the Parents Association of Bishop O’Brien NS 

April 22 and 23 IERC 9th Annual Conference 2020 at the Maryborough House Hotel

As the coronavirus situation is rapidly evolving, more cancellations can be expected and people are advised to check if an event is going ahead before making arrangements to attend.

An updated list of event cancellations and postponements will be available on

If you have an update you would like us to share with the Cork public, please email with full details.

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