Cork City Council promotes use of twitter today to highlight its work

Cork City Council promotes use of twitter today to highlight its work

2 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today Cork City Council will be using the hashtags #ourcouncilday and #ÁrLáSaChomhairle on Twitter to talk about some of the services they provide. The objective is to increase engagement with the public, who are the ‘customers’ and also the raison d’etre for the Council. This is the second […]

Epic week of enterprise launched by Local Enterprise Office (LEO) South Cork

Epic week of enterprise launched by Local Enterprise Office (LEO) South Cork

2 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Local Enterprise Office (LEO) South Cork has launched a series of exciting events aimed at stimulating business growth and employment in Cork as part of Local Enterprise Week which will run from March 7th to 11th. LEO South Cork’s week-long schedule is part of the first nationally co-ordinated […]

EU approves merger of EMC and Dell (both of which have Cork offices)

EU approves merger of EMC and Dell (both of which have Cork offices)

2 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune – who is based in Cork – has said that the European Commission has just approved the acquisition of EMC by computer technology company Dell, under the EU Merger Regulation. Dell employs around 2,500 workers at sites in Limerick, Cork and Dublin. EMC […]

Cork hotel prices per night rose 11% last year (and the Hotel industry thinks that is good)

Cork hotel prices per night rose 11% last year (and the Hotel industry thinks that is good)

2 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Hotel rooms in Cork rose in price by 11% in 2015 according to the latest Hotels.com Hotel Price IndexTM (HPI). The average room rate paid for the full year of 2015 was €103 which is €15 below the national average of €118. The HPI is a regular […]

Cork MEP Deirdre Clune welcomes Commissioners comments in Washington regarding Cork-USA direct flight

Cork MEP Deirdre Clune welcomes Commissioners comments in Washington regarding Cork-USA direct flight

2 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed comments by EU Commissioner Violeta Bulc on an official visit to Washington DC where she reiterated Europe’s concern regarding Norwegian Air International (NAI) pending request for a foreign air carrier permit from the U.S. authorities. “I have spoken to the Commissioner’s […]

White Smoke for Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition at the Cork International Choral Festival

White Smoke for Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition at the Cork International Choral Festival

2 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork International Choral Festival is proud to announce Offaly-born Amanda Feery as the winner of the 2016 Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition. As winner of the competition, her piece Changed Utterly, will receive its world premiere in the spectacular surrounds of St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral on Friday 29th […]

Cork TD Micheál Martin now 7/4 to become Taoiseach

Cork TD Micheál Martin now 7/4 to become Taoiseach

1 march 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie BoyleSports reports further support for Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin to become the next Taoiseach. Having been available at 11/2 over the weekend continuous support has seen his odds slashed into 7/4 with Fine Gael’s Enda Kenny remaining favourite at 4/9 having drifted from 1/10. BoyleSports can also report […]

Pallas Foods trade-only roadshow to be held in Rochestown Park Hotel

Pallas Foods trade-only roadshow to be held in Rochestown Park Hotel

1 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Pallas Foods, have announced that their trade-only Inspiration Show, “a must-attend fixture in the Irish hospitality calendar”, will take place in The Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on Tuesday and Wednesday, the 8th and 9th March 2016. Now in its 6th year, the Pallas Foods Inspiration Show is one […]

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