Metropole Hotel, Cork City marks 120 years in business

Metropole Hotel, Cork City marks 120 years in business

28 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Metropole Hotel Cork was opened in 1897. The property was designed by architect, Arthur Hill and built by John Delaney & Co Builders, who were previously awarded the building contract to build the sweetshop behind the hotel. The Metropole Hotel was built to the highest standards and opulence […]

FARMING: West Cork end of year dairy bonus welcomed by IFA

FARMING: West Cork end of year dairy bonus welcomed by IFA

27 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman today welcomed the decision by all four West Cork Co-ops to provide, in addition to the 1c/l Carbery end-of-year bonus on 2016 supplies, a bonus from their own resources for all milk produced by suppliers last year. North Cork Co-op are also paying […]

HUMAN RESOURCES: CareerWise Recruitment sponsor CIPD breakfast in Cork with Prof Paddy Gunnigle as key speaker

HUMAN RESOURCES: CareerWise Recruitment sponsor CIPD breakfast in Cork with Prof Paddy Gunnigle as key speaker

26 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan (Assoc CIPD) david@TheCork.ie The CIPD Southern Region Committee held another in their series of breakfast meetings this morning. It took place at 7:30am in the Maryborough House Hotel, and was sponsored by CareerWise Recruitment. The Guest Speaker was author and lecturer Prof Paddy Gunnigle. His address was entitled A critical evaluation of […]

BREXIT: Enterprise Ireland ‘Brexit Roadshow’ at Maryborough Hotel, Cork

BREXIT: Enterprise Ireland ‘Brexit Roadshow’ at Maryborough Hotel, Cork

26 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Enterprise Ireland have announced details of the first in a series of nationwide ‘Prepare for Brexit’ roadshows, which will take place at the Maryborough Hotel, Cork on Wednesday, 3 May from 8.00-10.30 am. Part of Enterprise Ireland’s #PrepareforBrexit campaign, the Cork roadshow will feature speakers from SMEs, large […]

The English Market gets a facelift

The English Market gets a facelift

25 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The English Market, Ireland’s oldest indoor food market, officially revealed its new look today. The world renowned market has stepped into the 21st century by giving its main entrance, the Grand Parade facade, a new and improved look in keeping with the Market’s new logo and branding. With […]

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Returns to Family’s Ancestral Home – Ballinascarthy, West Cork – to Mark Centenary of Ford in Ireland

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Returns to Family’s Ancestral Home – Ballinascarthy, West Cork – to Mark Centenary of Ford in Ireland

20 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Great-grandson of Ford Motor Company founder, Henry Ford, to participate in civic reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of Cork City, attended by 300 current and former Ford employees Ford factory founded in Cork, Ireland, was established in April 1917 – the first purpose-built Ford Motor Company factory […]

Cork Chamber of Commerce says M20 Motorway between Cork and Limerick would 1) enhance economic linkages, 2) improve safety, 3) reduce congestion

Cork Chamber of Commerce says M20 Motorway between Cork and Limerick would 1) enhance economic linkages, 2) improve safety, 3) reduce congestion

20 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Red C survey: Overwhelming support for motorway, which will stimulate economic development along Atlantic corridor Businesses in the Munster region have given their overwhelming support to the proposed M20 motorway, with 98% stating it will enhance economic linkages between Cork and Limerick. Initial findings from a Red C […]

Cork Minister Simon Coveney CAN allow elected Councillors to reduce commercial rates – says Labour Party

Cork Minister Simon Coveney CAN allow elected Councillors to reduce commercial rates – says Labour Party

18 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Commenting on the plans of Minister Simon Coveney (Fine Gael) to introduce a new law to allow local authorities to reduce commercial rates, Labour Party spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan has called on the Minister to act on the powers he already has under the Local Government (Rates) Act 1970. […]

FARMING: ‘Coillte Premium Partners’ offers Cork landowners opportunity to earn ANNUAL income from forrestry

FARMING: ‘Coillte Premium Partners’ offers Cork landowners opportunity to earn ANNUAL income from forrestry

14 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D., Coillte Chairman, John Moloney and Coillte Chief Executive, Fergal Leamy were in Macroom, Co Cork this week to launch Coillte Premium Partners, a new private forestry partnership product by the national commercial forestry company. Coillte Premium Partners provides […]

BUSINESS: Cork firm ‘Treemetrics’ signs €1m agreement with Coillte – to increase forestry profitability using technology

BUSINESS: Cork firm ‘Treemetrics’ signs €1m agreement with Coillte – to increase forestry profitability using technology

13 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Coillte, Ireland’s national forestry company, today announced a major €1 million contract agreement, with Cork-headquartered Treemetrics to roll out a pioneering real-time satellite communications and data-analytics platform for forestry harvest control.  An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D was joined by  Coillte Chief Executive Fergal Leamy and Treemetrics CEO and co-founder […]

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