Former colleagues reunite to create new law firm ‘Foley Turnbull Solicitors” Cork

Former colleagues reunite to create new law firm ‘Foley Turnbull Solicitors” Cork

1 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Solicitors Fiona Foley & Co., from today have joined forces with the long established Cork Law Firm, Barry Turnbull & Co., to create a new mid-sized practice with seventeen staff including six very experienced Solicitors. Fiona Foley, Managing Partner of the new firm Foley Turnbull Solicitors, began her […]

140 jobs announced at GE Healthcare Carrigtwohill (a.k.a. Carrigtoohill), Cork

140 jobs announced at GE Healthcare Carrigtwohill (a.k.a. Carrigtoohill), Cork

1 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie GE Healthcare today announced a $40 million investment in its manufacturing facility in Carrigtwohill, Cork. Employment at the Cork facility, which currently stands at almost 500 people, is expected to increase by 140 people. The investment which is supported by IDA Ireland, will double the Carrigtwohill facility’s production […]

Cork MEP Deirdre Clune urges air travellers to claim their entitlements

Cork MEP Deirdre Clune urges air travellers to claim their entitlements

1 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fewer than 5% of people are claiming their entitlements – says the Cork MEP As we approach Christmas, our airports will be operating at capacity. Delays and overbooking are common occurrences. Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune, a member of the Transport Committee of the European Parliament has called […]

Carrigaline TD says Banks were “let off the hook over breaches of mortgage arrears code”

Carrigaline TD says Banks were “let off the hook over breaches of mortgage arrears code”

30 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Financial penalty is the only language lenders understand, says Carrigaline based Fianna Fail Finance Spokesman Michael McGrath TD Michael McGrath has said that he is extremely disappointed with confirmation to him that no fines or other financial penalties have been imposed on banks found in breach of the […]

Do ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers work? In Cork they do, apparently

Do ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers work? In Cork they do, apparently

30 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie I personally believe that so called paper ‘Junk Mail’ has a purpose. Unsolicited commercial communications are part and parcel of business. However, now that Irish residents have to pay for waste collection it can be galling to have to dispose of someone elses rubbish on your own dime! […]

Cork Minister Coveney opens Agriculture trade talks with Nigerian counterpart

Cork Minister Coveney opens Agriculture trade talks with Nigerian counterpart

30 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Carrigaline based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. marked the first day of his trade mission to West Africa today with a number of promotional events for Irish companies in the agri-food, education and ICT sectors in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. The Minister also […]

Cork Minister Simon Coveney leads Ireland’s largest trade mission to West Africa

Cork Minister Simon Coveney leads Ireland’s largest trade mission to West Africa

29 November 2015, 9am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan “Africa a Key Trading Partner for Ireland” The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Mr. Simon Coveney TD, departs today (Sunday 29th) on a weeklong trade mission to West Africa. Speaking before his departure, Minister Coveney said: “This Trade Mission provides a key foundation on which […]

West Cork Government TD says “economic recovery continues”

West Cork Government TD says “economic recovery continues”

28 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “Fine Gael’s plan to keep the economic recovery going will bring significant benefits to Cork” according to Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington. “The increase in people returning to work means the Government has more revenue to invest in better services here in Cork. It also […]

A Bank branch is opening in Cork

A Bank branch is opening in Cork

27 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Wow, a bank that is opening a new branch surely not? Yes!, KBC Bank Ireland will officially mark the opening of its new retail banking hub in Wilton Shopping Centre at 11am on Saturday, 28th November. That said, the Bank’s Cork connections are diluted somewhat by the address of the […]

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