Minister officially opens Carbery Group’s new manufacturing and technology centre in Brazil

The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, this week (Tuesday 9 October 2012) officially opened a new manufacturing and technology centre for Carbery Group’s taste and flavour division Synergy Flavours in Brazil, during Enterprise Ireland’s Trade Mission to the country. The new facility includes flavour creation and applications laboratories and flavour manufacturing capability […]

Marine Research Week at UCC

October 9-12 promises to be a fascinating week for marine research on the UCC campus where the best of local, national and international marine-related research will be showcased. As part of its Marine Research week event, the University is hosting three research conferences and workshops over a period of four days with 180 delegates expected […]

Clonakilty Flooding Last Night

Clonakilty Town Mayor, Cllr. Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin responding to last night’s flooding of the town for the third time since the end of June, is calling on the Council officials to “get the finger out now and commence relief works”. The Mayor praised the swift response of the Gardaí, Civil Defence, Town Foreman and Council […]

DID Electrical to create 15 jobs in Bandon, West Cork

Flor Griffin recently announced the closure of their various electrical shops in Cork; including in Bandon. Now DID Electrical are to open their 22nd store in Bandon. Bandon Councillor Gearóid Buckley has welcomed the news. “The news that DID Electrical are to open a new store in Bandon is fantastic news. With the closure of […]

Lord Mayor leads Delegation to three cities in China

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. John Buttimer finalised the Itinerary for his forthcoming visit to China between October 11th and October 18th 2012. The Lord Mayor said: *“I will visit three cities – Hangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai – and, working with local partners University College Cork and Cork Chamber, will raise Cork’s profile in […]

Launch of ‘Cork Company of the Year’ Awards 2013

Cork Chamber in partnership with Vodafone is actively looking for Cork based companies that have demonstrated significant achievement and success. The ‘Cork Company of the Year’ awards are open to businesses, across varying sectors and sizes, from the SME to the large multinational. Now in its 16th year, the ‘Cork Company of the Year’ awards […]

Cuts hitting most vulnerable teachers hardest â

“Cuts hitting most vulnerable teachers hardest” – says Deputy Jonathan O’Brien Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson Jonathan O’Brien , TD, has said he shares the concerns of the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) that government cutbacks are leading to increasing levels of income poverty amongst teachers. The Cork North Central TD was commenting on the plight […]

Medical Emergency for Crosshaven RNLI

Medical Emergency for Crosshaven RNLI

A “Pan Pan” radio call to Valentia Coast Guard resulted in the Crosshaven Lifeboat being tasked to a medical emergency on board a Yacht. At 1.30pm on Sunday afternoon, the volunteer crew of Crosshaven RNLI had their pagers activated and informed that an adult Male was suffering chest pains on board a yacht, South of […]

Europol has benefited Cork says Buttimer

Europol has benefited Cork says Buttimer

Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central Jerry Buttimer has said that information from Europol and international information sharing on serious crime have benefited Cork. Deputy Buttimer was speaking in the Dáil on Thursday (5 October 2012) during the second stage of the Europol Bill 2012. “Locally, in Cork we have seen the benefits of […]

M50 barrier free tolling operator extends contract with Cork call centre

7th October 2012 By David O’Sullivan BetEire Flow, the company who operates the barrier free tolling system on the M50 on behalf of the National Roads Authority, has announced a contract extension with its business process outsourcing partner Abtran. The contract has been extended for three years. BetEire Flow operate the barrier free system […]

32 redundancies for Cork Airport

Cork Airport has announced plans for a wide-ranging initiative designed to reduce operating costs, reverse significant ongoing losses and position the Airport for sustainable future growth. The initiative, which was announced by Cork Airport Director, Niall MacCarthy and his management team to employees today (October 5), follows recommendations by consultants, Ernst & Young, for delivery […]

Assessment of Need for Public Invstment in Event Centre in Cork

Cork City Council will discuss at it’s Council meeting on the 8th of October, a proposal to undertake an independent assessment to determine if there is an economic case for public investment in a multifunctional large scale event centre for Cork City. The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr John Buttimer said that “The proposal to […]