FARM SAFETY: Don’t let standards slip during warm weather – says Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

FARM SAFETY: Don’t let standards slip during warm weather – says Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

21 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister Creed urges farmers to prioritise farm safety The recently reappointed Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, has issued a fresh appeal to farmers and contractors alike to prioritise farm safety as the current warm weather sees a large amount of farm activity taking place throughout the […]

CORK NEEDS MOTORWAYS AND BROADBAND: otherwise the jobs and business battle with Dublin will be lost

CORK NEEDS MOTORWAYS AND BROADBAND: otherwise the jobs and business battle with Dublin will be lost

21 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ibec makes submission to the Mid-Term review of Government’s Capital Plan Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has called upon Government to increase investment in regional infrastructure, claiming that failure to adopt a more ambitious capital plan would accentuate the growing imbalance between the regions and the […]

FREE FOOD: New healthy deli ‘Freshly Chopped’ offers promo of free salads next week in Spar, Eastgate Business Park, Little Island, Cork

FREE FOOD: New healthy deli ‘Freshly Chopped’ offers promo of free salads next week in Spar, Eastgate Business Park, Little Island, Cork

21 June 2017, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A healthy food deli called Freshly Chopped has today announced the opening of a counter in Little Island, Cork. Freshly Chopped Little Island will be followed by a second Cork outlet later in the year. As a promotion Freshly Chopped will serve free salads in its Little […]

TOURISM: Cork Convention Bureau prepares for ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ 2017 expo in UCC next week

TOURISM: Cork Convention Bureau prepares for ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ 2017 expo in UCC next week

13 June 2017, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Keep Cork Meeting 2017 is an annual opportunity for hotels and other tourism service providers in Cork to showcase their work to the corporate market. Five years on from the first Keep Cork Meeting event, Cork Convention Bureau expects to see a 25% increase in exhibitors this […]

POLITICS: Compromise on local authority merger makes sense for Cork City and County – says Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin

POLITICS: Compromise on local authority merger makes sense for Cork City and County – says Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin

9 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork South Central TD, Micheál Martin has welcomed the “ditching” of the proposed merger of Cork City and County Councils by the Government. “For nearly two years, I have been warning that this proposal would be bad for Cork, and bad for the entire South West region. “Common […]

CHARITY: KBC Bank staff fundraise for Alzheimer Society of Ireland with nationwide relay race which includes Cork

CHARITY: KBC Bank staff fundraise for Alzheimer Society of Ireland with nationwide relay race which includes Cork

9 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie KBC Bank Ireland has announced its new Charity Partner of the Year is The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) as staff get set to take part in a gruelling 600km relay race across Ireland. More than 60 KBC colleagues will join forces for The Alzheimer Society of Ireland […]

GENTRIFICATION: €50m investment in Metropole Hotel in Cork City ‘Victorian Quarter’

GENTRIFICATION: €50m investment in Metropole Hotel in Cork City ‘Victorian Quarter’

8 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Plans for a €50 million investment in the Metropole Hotel by Trigon Hotels Limited – the owners of the Metropole Hotel, Cork International Hotel and Cork Airport Hotel – represent a unique development opportunity, signaling a renaissance in Cork city’s historic Victorian Quarter. Trigon Hotels Limited will shortly submit […]

BUSINESS: Cork based Musgrave Group appoints Chris Pilling as Non-Executive Director

BUSINESS: Cork based Musgrave Group appoints Chris Pilling as Non-Executive Director

8 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Musgrave Group – based off Airport Hill and on the Tramore Road – have announced the appointment of Chris Pilling as Non-Executive Director on the board of Musgrave Group plc. Chris succeeds Brian Flanagan, a Non-Executive Director since 2013. Chris Pilling has a background in retail […]

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