Coca Cola Ireland to give €125,000 to charity

Coca Cola Ireland to give €125,000 to charity

23 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie €125,000 is available from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund for projects “that reflect new ideas to get people more active, more often”. Cork athlete Derval O’Rourke, Coca-Cola ‘Thank You Fund ambassador’, said: “I’m hoping to uncover some fantastic community initiatives that make it possible for the public to […]

Alcohol is good (for economy) says industry

Alcohol is good (for economy) says industry

23 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan It’s easy to criticise the drinks industry, but what Irishman or woman did not work in a pub at some stage? This week local small business owners in the hospitality industry are enthusiastically asking the people of Cork to “Support Your Local” and choose a trip to their […]

Carrigaline TD wants to support Credit Unions

Carrigaline TD wants to support Credit Unions

23 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has called for a concerted policy initiative on behalf of the State to ensure the full potential of the credit union sector in Ireland is realised. McGrath is based in Carrigaline and was speaking ahead of a Fianna Fáil Private Members motion […]

Massive crowds at Cork Summer Show

Massive crowds at Cork Summer Show

22 June 2015 David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Scorching sunshine, national and international agricultural competitions, an incredible music and entertainment line up and intense management by Munster Agricultural Society contributed to making the 2015 Cork Summer Show a real record breaker. Attendance at the Cork Summer Show is expected to be over 60,000 people, which is an […]

Mater Private Cork to Sponsor Men’s 800m

Mater Private Cork to Sponsor Men’s 800m

20 June 2015 By David O’Sulllivan david@TheCork.ie This year’s Cork City Sports International Athletics Meet will be the 64th. The event will take place on 7 July. Mater Private Cork have announced sponsorship for the 800m men’s race. Anna Fitzgerald CEO, Mater Private Cork, said “we are delighted to sponsor the men’s 800m race at […]

Think Visual CEO Naomi Fein to speak to UK trade delegation

Think Visual CEO Naomi Fein to speak to UK trade delegation

17 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Are you a Cork business looking to export your product or service to the UK? A trade delegation from the UK Midlands will visit Cork next week, and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) at Cork Chamber is offering SMEs the opportunity to make connections. Enterprise Europe Network helps […]

Derval O’Rourke has a message for non-profits

Derval O’Rourke has a message for non-profits

17 June 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Olympic athlete Derval O’Rourke today called on Cork voluntary and non-profit organisations to apply for funding before the June 29th deadline. €125,000 is available from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund for projects that reflect new ideas to get people more active, more often. Above: Pic: Derval O’Rourke and […]