International Beers, Intimate Gig with Mundy & Over 400 Guests!

International Beers, Intimate Gig with Mundy & Over 400 Guests!

11 June 2010

Over 400 invited guests attended the Official Re-Launch Party at The White Horse, Ballincollig on Thursday 10th June. Cork music lovers, Ballincollig residents and business people came out in droves to celebrate the fantastic new look Gastro Pub and Music Venue where owner/ manager, Joe Carey of Cork band Jodavino fame, and his team at The White Horse treated guests to an event full of great food, quality world beers and surprise guests.

The event kicked off in the newly renovated front bar at The White Horse, now light filled and decorated with colourful artwork from Kinsale artist Eoin O'Connor, as well as photographs of visiting musicians. Guests were invited to sample the fantastic selection of World Beers and were treated to canapés from the new Gastro Pub menu. DJ Gary Baus provided the entertainment in the front bar with his swing jazz hits.

On the night, "Upstairs at The White Horse", a unique and intimate music venue, played host to a very special surprise musical guest, Mundy. The popular singer-song writer entertained the crowd with his hits like "July", "Mexico" and he finished of his set with a crowd pleasing rendition of "The Galway Girl". A great line up of musical acts which will perform "Upstairs at The White Horse" was announced and includes acts like De Danann on July 15th.

Following Mundy's intimate performance, guests were invited to move back downstairs for a BBQ in The Kasbah, the newest and coolest party area in Ballincollig, which boasts a fabulous enclosed courtyard filled with mosaic tiles and mood lighting. The musical theme continued with a special performance from Elly O'Keeffe on vocals and guitar, and Edel Curtin on piano.

Speaking at the event, Joe Carey said "We're delighted with the support we've received tonight, and it's great to see such a mix of people flocking back to Ballincollig's most established and popular watering hole."

For further information on The White Horse visit or call (021) 4871388.