Supporting SME’s and the self-employed a key priority – Murphy O’Mahony

Supporting SME’s and the self-employed a key priority – Murphy O’Mahony

15 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The new Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South-West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said supporting the self-employed and small to medium sized businesses will be one of her top priorities in the months ahead. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony pointed out that Fianna Fáil has a detailed jobs plan which aims […]

SOCCER: Preview: Cork FC v Longford Town

SOCCER: Preview: Cork FC v Longford Town

14 March 2016, 9am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City will be looking to bounce back from Friday night’s defeat to Derry City, as they welcome Longford Town to Turner’s Cross on Monday night. A second half Ronan Curtis goal was the difference at the Brandywell, to consign City to their first away league defeat […]

Fota house and Gardens in East Cork are being promoted in Philadelphia

Fota house and Gardens in East Cork are being promoted in Philadelphia

14 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland, together with tourism companies from around the island of Ireland, including Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens, is mounting a major presence at this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show, to target the growing number of Americans interested in visiting our gardens. The Philadelphia Flower Show is the world’s […]

Out of Self – 18th BIS Anthology unveiled in UCC

Out of Self – 18th BIS Anthology unveiled in UCC

14 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Each year the Business Information Systems (BIS) programme in UCC invites students to showcase some of their creative work, and to express those sides of themselves less visible in their academic work, in an annual anthology publication. This year’s Anthology, the 18th edition, titled ‘Out of Self’, which […]

Cork Airport attends world’s largest travel fair in Berlin

Cork Airport attends world’s largest travel fair in Berlin

11 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The largest travel trade fair in the world, ITB in Berlin, is taking place this week. Twenty-two (22) tourism companies from Ireland and Germany have joined Tourism Ireland at the fair, in a bid to grow Ireland’s share of the German travel market – the world’s third-largest outbound […]

The Grafton Barber opens new branch on 23 Princes Street, Cork City Centre

The Grafton Barber opens new branch on 23 Princes Street, Cork City Centre

11 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie One of Irelands leading hair brands, winners of an Ulster Bank Business Achievers award in 2015, are today opening a second branch in Cork City. With 30 locations around Ireland including Dublin, Dundalk, Galway, Kildare and Cork, The Grafton Barber describes itself as “the destination barber for gentlemen […]

Cork PR firm ‘AM O’Sullivan PR Ltd’ celebrates first year in business

Cork PR firm ‘AM O’Sullivan PR Ltd’ celebrates first year in business

11 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork PR firm ‘AM O’Sullivan PR Ltd’ is today celebrating its first year in business with an exciting new expansion phase ahead. Founder and Chief Executive, Ann-Marie O’Sullivan, FPRII, paid tribute to the consultancy’s team and clients for their ongoing support. “Twelve months ago as the country began […]

AUDIO: County Council Grants Planning for Cork Education and Training Board Gaelcholáiste Carrigaline

AUDIO: County Council Grants Planning for Cork Education and Training Board Gaelcholáiste Carrigaline

11 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Listen to this story being read aloud! Cork County Council has granted planning permission to Cork Education and Training Board (CETB) for the development of a three-school campus at Gortnaclohy, Carrigaline. This eagerly awaited development will include a state of the art Gaelcholáiste, Gaelscoil and SONAS Junior Primary […]

Port of Cork To Promote Cork Region at Global Cruise Event

Port of Cork To Promote Cork Region at Global Cruise Event

11 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Port of Cork is set to attend Seatrade Cruise Global, the Cruise Industry’s Premier Global event next week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Seatrade Cruise Global is one of the key events in the cruise calendar and guarantees to bring together every facet of the business including cruise […]