Cork Airport needs Dublin link – says IT industry

“The development of Cork’s economy is being hampered by a lack of air
transport links”

That’s the warning from E-M-C

The Irish arm of the multinational employs employs three thousand people

Vice President and Managing Director Bob Savage says air access is a “big
problem” for his firm,
and the Cork region.

There have been no direct flights between Cork and Dublin since 2011 when
Ryanair deemed the route uneconomic.
The alternative – the Dublin-Cork train – is too slow according to Mr
Savage.

The EMC executive says as a result it can be a challenge sometimes to
convince visitors that it’s worth the
effort to visit.

meanwhile…

The Director of industry group “IT @ Cork” Ronan Murphy agrees that
restarting the
Cork-Dublin airlink would make doing business easier

0328 AIRLINK 01 ronan murphy from smarttech also dir of it at cork.mp3

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