a Bakery in the English Market has been awarded the title of “Cork’s Friendliest Business”. The award comes from J-C-I Cork, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce, Evening Echo, and Silver-springs Hotel. 32 small businesses were nominated by readers of the Echo. and mystery shoppers then visited each and graded their experiences. The “Alternative […]

Cork Opera House General Meeting – Positive Contribution in Challenging Times

** ** ** Speaking at the Annual General Meeting of Cork Opera House yesterday (Wednesday 6th September 2012), Chairman Damian Wallace stated that the recent financial year had been challenging, and the tough economic environment had impacted on the Opera House; but despite general economic difficulties Cork Opera House had done well in relative terms, […]

Cost of home insurance could increase for all, but it would help neighbours

Fine Gael Cork South West Deputy, Jim Daly, has called for an insurance scheme to be established for victims of flooding who are being refused cover due to repeated flooding. The scheme which would be based on the national solidarity principle, along the lines of that which is used by Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland […]