Cork Chamber make submission for national budget

Cork Chamber make submission for national budget

14 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber today released its submission ahead of Budget 2016. The primary focus of this document is on innovative solutions which the Chamber believes will aid continued economic growth and job creation whilst fostering a positive environment for start-up enterprises and increasing consumer confidence. Discussing the launch of […]

Oliver Plunkett Street in running for award

Oliver Plunkett Street in running for award

6 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Academy of Urbanism in London has named Oliver Plunkett Street as the only Irish Finalist in the ‘The Great Street Award 2016’ – 200 years after the street was first laid out. The street is one of three finalists to be named by the Academy and will […]

Illegal tobacco seized at Dunmanway Horse Fair

Illegal tobacco seized at Dunmanway Horse Fair

5 August 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Offices from Revenue’s Customs Service today, with assistance from An Garda Síochana, (05/08/15) seized 6kgs of ‘roll your own’ tobacco and 4,800 cigarettes with a retail value of over €5,000 in Co Cork. The ‘Richman’ and ‘MG’ cigarettes and ‘Amber Leaf’ and ‘Golden Virginia’ tobacco were discovered when […]

Business Confidence increases in Cork

Business Confidence increases in Cork

5 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber’s second quarterly economic trends survey of 2015 paints a positive picture for Cork-based businesses with high levels of business confidence and positive increases in employment amongst the main findings. Confidence figures are strengthened by reported and projected increases in turnover and net profit. Survey findings regarding […]

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

Brazil appoints new Honorary Consul in Cork

Brazil appoints new Honorary Consul in Cork

31 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The South American country of Brazil has appointed a new representative in Cork. Mr Brendan McAuliffe who has offices at Grattan Court, Washington Street West, Cork City is the new “Honorary Consul of Brazil” with responsibility for Cork. What is an Honorary Consul? The part-time role of “Honorary […]

Cork company creates jobs in Dublin

Cork company creates jobs in Dublin

30 July 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork-based investments firm, BlackBee Investments is to create an additional 5 jobs in the next 12 months, having doubled in size since its establishment in 2014. The company, which celebrated the official opening of its Cork offices this week, has grown from 6 to 14 employees in one […]

Cork towns fair shortlisted for Failte Ireland award

Cork towns fair shortlisted for Failte Ireland award

30 July 2015 By Declan O’Leary declan@TheCork.ie The Cork towns of Clonakilty, Cobh and Youghal have been shortlisted for the Failte Ireland Tourism Towns Awards 2015. 15 towns are included in the shortlist which has been released by Fáilte Ireland. The competition, now in its fourth year, is designed to recognise Irish towns and villages […]

VIDEO: Cork’s Capitol Cineplex to reopen – as part of €50m redevelopment

VIDEO: Cork’s Capitol Cineplex to reopen – as part of €50m redevelopment

28 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Listen to this article Good news today for Cork City business. The granting of planning permission by Cork City Council for the €50 million redevelopment around the old Capitol cineplex, the 0.63 acre city centre site with frontage to both St. Patrick’s Street and the Grand Parade and […]

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

28 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber Business School, BiznetCork Skillnet, has confirmed that nominations for the Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2015 will open on 10th August next. This is a fabulous opportunity for Cork businesses to showcase their innovative use of digital marketing and get recognition for their online engagement in an […]

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