Cork’s Alternative Bread Company marks 20 years in English Market

Cork’s Alternative Bread Company marks 20 years in English Market

24 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This coming Saturday 25 November, the award-winning Alternative Bread Company celebrates its 20th anniversary in the heart of the historic English Market on Grand Parade, and will be marking the occasion with a fundraising day for the Cork Simon Community. ABC will be donating the day’s profits to […]

CORK CITY NEEDS MORE CCTV: says Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn

CORK CITY NEEDS MORE CCTV: says Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn

23 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn says the value of community based CCTV schemes cannot be ignored in the debate on the future of these programmes. The Data Protection Commissioner has confirmed that the office will look into concerns which have been raised about the scheme. The Community Based […]

SPORT: Mardyke Arena (University College Cork) will host 2018 Basketball ‘FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries’

SPORT: Mardyke Arena (University College Cork) will host 2018 Basketball ‘FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries’

22 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Basketball Ireland today announced the venue for next summer’s FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries. The event will take place at the Mardyke Arena, University College Cork from June 26th to July 1st, 2018. “This is fantastic news for the Irish basketball community,” said Secretary General of […]

CORK CITY HALL: Eco-friendly Fastnet Rock t-shirt to feature at Crafts and Design Festival

CORK CITY HALL: Eco-friendly Fastnet Rock t-shirt to feature at Crafts and Design Festival

22 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Eco-friendly t-shirts of Cork’s Fastnet Rock, made from recycled plastic bottles and organic cotton, have been specially designed for the biggest-ever City Hall Crafts and Design Fair in Cork from Friday to Sunday (Nov 24-26). With 85 exhibitors, this year’s fair promises to be a bumper celebration of […]

FINANCE: Right of borrowers to appeal bank veto prioritised in new FF bill – McGrath

FINANCE: Right of borrowers to appeal bank veto prioritised in new FF bill – McGrath

21 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bill will help unlock appeals process following Court decisions Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance, Michael McGrath has today introduced legislation that would explicitly empower borrowers with the right to appeal a bank’s veto over a Personal Insolvency Arrangement. Fianna Fáil’s Personal Insolvency (Amendment) Bill 2017 has been drafted […]

MONEY: Gurranabraher Credit Union Members benefit from ‘CUInsured’ financial advice

MONEY: Gurranabraher Credit Union Members benefit from ‘CUInsured’ financial advice

21 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Gurranabraher Credit Union, Corks’ Northside’s largest Credit Union has recently joined forces with brokerage CUInsured to provide members with independent Financial advice. This service will cater for the needs of Gurranabraher Credit Union members with the provision of on-site financial services from their Bakers Road Offices. The completely […]

TOURISM PROMOTION: Cork businesses travel to London’s West End

TOURISM PROMOTION: Cork businesses travel to London’s West End

21 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Forty-seven top British meetings and events professionals enjoyed a taste of Cork, at the annual ‘Ireland Meets the West End’ event in London. The B2B event saw the buyers meet, and do business with, some 34 tourism businesses from Ireland, including Cork Convention Bureau and Hayfield Manor Hotel. […]

Extension of invalidity pension to self-employed people will help create jobs in Cork – Burke

Extension of invalidity pension to self-employed people will help create jobs in Cork – Burke

20 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke, for Cork North Central, has said that the extension of the Invalidity Pension to the self-employed is a great support to small businesses owners and will help to create jobs in Cork. My Fine Gael colleague, the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social […]

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