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THE PANCAKE RACE OF YEARS GONE BY IS RECREATED AT THE METROPOLE HOTEL

Cork businesses gathered at the Metropole Hotel this morning to recreate a famous pancake race. The pancake race was once held on McCurtain Street by Thompsons Bakery every year on Shrove Tuesday.

In addition to this, the Metropole Hotel is holding a Charity Pancake Sale in aid of Enable Ireland today (Tuesday 5th March) from 12 noon to 2pm. All pancakes will be €2 and proceeds are going to Enable Ireland.

Roger Russell, General Manager at the Metropole Hotel said: “We are very excited about Shrove Tuesday at the Metropole Hotel. This year we decided to recreate a pancake race that once took place at the hotel and get the local business community involved. We are also running a pancake sale in aid of our charity partners this year – Enable Ireland.”

“We are delighted that so many businesses in the Victorian have said they will take part in the race today. The businesses in this area are passionate about collaborating and making sure all work together to make this a must-visit location in Cork.”

The Metropole Hotel is part of the Trigon Hotel Group, which has 334 guest rooms across three hotels in Cork. The group comprises of the Cork International Hotel, The Metropole Hotel and the Cork Airport Hotel.

 

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For more information please contact:

Niamh Hennessy of Healy Communications, 0863110156, niamh@healycommunications.ie

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