USA Corporation buys Ireland’s tallest building – Elysian Building in Cork – Apartments and Commercial units

USA Corporation buys Ireland’s tallest building – Elysian Building in Cork – Apartments and Commercial units

13 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Competition and Consumer Protection Commission clears proposed acquisition by Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc., through KW Investment Funds ICAV, of sole control of the Elysian Building situated in Cork The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the “Commission”) has today cleared the proposed acquisition whereby Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc., through its wholly […]

Over 70 International Food Buyers Visit Cork – Bord Bia hosts largest ever international food buyer event in Ireland

Over 70 International Food Buyers Visit Cork – Bord Bia hosts largest ever international food buyer event in Ireland

11 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This week, over 70 international buyers visited leading food suppliers in Cork, as part of Bord Bia’s Marketplace International. In total, almost 550 food buyers, from 50 countries around the world, will participate in the week-long trade development event, the largest of its kind ever to take place […]

INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT: What’s happening in Cork City?

INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT: What’s happening in Cork City?

23 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie More than €700 million is currently being invested in Cork’s city centre by private and public sector organisations. The developments, which include a number of multi-functional sites encompassing retail, office, education, culture and tourism, are driving growth and confidence in Ireland’s second city. Matching this financial investment, traders, […]

Cork wins at ‘Irish Restaurant Awards’

Cork wins at ‘Irish Restaurant Awards’

22 March 2018, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The second of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Radisson Blu, Little Island, Cork, last night where 91 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 500 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Wednesday evening […]

Ireland must reject EU digital tax proposals – McGrath

Ireland must reject EU digital tax proposals – McGrath

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has said Ireland must reject the European Commission’s digital taxation proposals published today. Deputy McGrath commented, “The proposals published by the European Commission today encroach directly into an area – corporate tax – that is a national competence under EU law. […]

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that businesses up and down North Cork are at risk of going under as a result of the crippling costs of business insurance. Deputy Moynihan was commenting ahead of a Fianna Fáil Dáil motion on the issue […]

WEST CORK: Ireland’s first Rum launches from Kinsale

WEST CORK: Ireland’s first Rum launches from Kinsale

15 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Blacks Distillery in Kinsale Launches Ireland’s First Ever Rum Black’s Distillery in Kinsale, Co Cork has announced the launch of their Blacks Spiced Irish Rum. They have been working on the product for several years and are delighted to be Irelands first and only (for now) Irish Rum. […]

WEST CORK: Junior Minister Jim Daly visits New Zealand for St Patrick’s Day

WEST CORK: Junior Minister Jim Daly visits New Zealand for St Patrick’s Day

15 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister Jim Daly lends a hand to boost tourism from New Zealand Junior Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly TD, is in New Zealand this week, as part of a ‘Promote Ireland’ programme around St Patrick’s Day. The minister’s busy schedule included an event organised by Tourism Ireland, […]

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