Founders of ‘I Wish’ are Cork Persons of the Month

Founders of ‘I Wish’ are Cork Persons of the Month

3 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie March’s ‘Cork Person of the Month’ title has been awarded to three businesswomen and social entrepreneurs: Gillian Keating, Ruth Buckley and Caroline O’Driscoll. The women founded ‘I wish’ in 2014. Gillian Keating is a partner at Ronan Daly Jermyn Solicitors, Ruth Buckley is Head of ICT & Business Services […]

Irish Water haven taken on responsibility for administration of Co Cork business water accounts since the end of March

Irish Water haven taken on responsibility for administration of Co Cork business water accounts since the end of March

3 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie 16,703 business customers in Co Cork to have one point of contact for all water queries Irish Water has  begun the process to take in charge the administration of 16,703 business customer accounts in Co Cork. The change will see responsibility for account administration for existing business customers in […]

It’s official – someone has created a “Blackpudding Sausage” – and it’s the famous Clonakilty Blackpudding Company themselves

It’s official – someone has created a “Blackpudding Sausage” – and it’s the famous Clonakilty Blackpudding Company themselves

3 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Clonakilty Blackpudding Company has unveiled a new product. It is the Clonakilty Blackpudding Sausage! It appeared on the shelves before the weekend in a select number of Tesco stores, and independent shops across Ireland. Using a recipe first created in their Clonakilty Town centre butcher shop – […]

Cork Minister Housing Coveney comments on house price increases

Cork Minister Housing Coveney comments on house price increases

3 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government Mr. Simon Coveney, TD, today commented on the latest reports published by Daft.ie and MyHome.ie. “The report shows that demand is strong, driven by economic growth and increasing numbers of households. We have created the environment to increase housing […]

MAP: Housing Minister Simon Coveney turns sod on new 800 house development ‘Janeville’ in Carrigaline, Co Cork

MAP: Housing Minister Simon Coveney turns sod on new 800 house development ‘Janeville’ in Carrigaline, Co Cork

3 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Groundbreaking takes place at €300 Million Housing Development by Astra Construction in Co Cork Minister for Housing, Planning, Local Government and Community Simon Coveney, T.D. performed the official turning of the sod today (Monday) at Janeville, a new housing development worth €300 million in Carrigaline, Co. Cork. Astra […]

KINSALE: Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town roadshow visits town on Friday and Saturday

3 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Over €1.2 million invested in Bank of Ireland’s 2017 Enterprise Town Programme Bank of Ireland has announced that Enterprise Town is coming to Kinsale, Co. Cork, on Friday, April 7th, from 6pm-9pm, and Saturday April 8th, from 10am -1pm. Taking place in Sáile Community Hall, the event features […]

WEST CORK: Dunmore House Hotel to hold wedding open day on Easter Monday

WEST CORK: Dunmore House Hotel to hold wedding open day on Easter Monday

3 April 2017 Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dunmore House Hotel, West Cork are to host an event in celebration of being named Irish National Wedding Venue of the Year at the inaugural Irish Wedding Awards 2017. The 4 star hotel, third-generation family business is currently owned and run by husband-and-wife team Richard and Carol Barrett Richard and […]

WEST CORK: Official opening of Schull Community College refurbishment

WEST CORK: Official opening of Schull Community College refurbishment

3 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie   Schull teachers and students of Coláiste Pobail Scoil Mhuire (Schull Community College) were excited to open the doors on their newly revamped college on Friday. Schull Community College, who offer a comprehensive programme of education, opened in 1983 catering for 180 pupils, and is the sole provider […]