EAST CORK: Agri Minister Creed welcomes planned €77m Norwegian investment in Mogeely Dairy Facility

EAST CORK: Agri Minister Creed welcomes planned €77m Norwegian investment in Mogeely Dairy Facility

8 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister Michael Creed today welcomed the announcement by the TINE Group, Norway’s largest dairy co-operative, of a planned €77 million investment in a new production facility with capacity to produce up to 20,000 tonnes of the famous Norwegian cheese brand Jarlsberg® annually. The facility is to be located […]

CORK AIRPORT: Celebrates 4% increase in passenger numbers in November

CORK AIRPORT: Celebrates 4% increase in passenger numbers in November

8 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has welcomed an increase of 4% in passenger numbers during November, compared to the same month last year. The figure is representative of 152,000 passengers flying into or out of Cork Airport last month compared to 146,000 in November 2016, an increase of 6,000 additional passengers […]

SOCCER: Aspira continues sponsorship of Cork City FC

SOCCER: Aspira continues sponsorship of Cork City FC

8 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Aspira, the Cork-based consulting and enterprise IT services company, has announced the renewal of its principal sponsorship of Cork City FC for the 2018 season. The sponsorship deal will see the Aspira logo continue to adorn the back of the players’ new Adidas jerseys, which are set to […]

€44m investment in Environmental Research Projects at University College Cork

€44m investment in Environmental Research Projects at University College Cork

7 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland faces significant challenges to meet EU targets and global agreements in relation to energy, climate change, biodiversity and sustainability. Many of these challenges also represent commercial opportunities for Irish businesses in the coming years to develop new technologies and services to help us transition to a zero […]

Cork tourism operators attend Tourism Ireland launch for 2018

Cork tourism operators attend Tourism Ireland launch for 2018

6 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie  Cork tourism operators attend Tourism Ireland launch for 2018 Major push in Mainland Europe and North America to grow tourism revenue to €6 billion in 2018 Tourism Ireland launched details of its marketing plans to promote the island of Ireland overseas in 2018, at an event attended by […]

NORTH CORK BUSINESS: EPS ‘Going for Gold’ at Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards 2018

NORTH CORK BUSINESS: EPS ‘Going for Gold’ at Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards 2018

6 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Malow based EPS has been shortlisted to receive the Gold accolade at the Deloitte Best Managed Companies (BMC) Awards 2018. The recognition comes after the company, which employs 410 people in Ireland, retained its status as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies for the third consecutive year in […]

HONOURS SYSTEM: Organiser of Cork Person of the Year awards wants Ireland to have a Government backed National Honours System

HONOURS SYSTEM: Organiser of Cork Person of the Year awards wants Ireland to have a Government backed National Honours System

5 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme – which leads to the Cork Person of the Year selection – will mark its 25th Anniversary in January 2018. Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a Civic Reception on Jan […]