Rising cost of business insurance damaging competitiveness and risking jobs – Kelleher

Rising cost of business insurance damaging competitiveness and risking jobs – Kelleher

23 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s Business Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher has said that rising insurance costs for businesses is having a devastating impact on the competitiveness and profitability of SMEs in this country. “Let’s be upfront here – Ireland is sliding down the competitiveness rankings, and the Government neither have the understanding […]

How to get cheaper insurance prices in Ireland? – Reduce fraudulent claims

How to get cheaper insurance prices in Ireland? – Reduce fraudulent claims

21 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Amend 2004 Act to direct DPP to investigate fraudulent claims Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation Billy Kelleher has introduced a bill to clamp down on false insurance claims which is leading to rocketing premiums and adding to the rising cost of living for citizens. The […]

1 MINUTE READ: US Cybersecurity company ‘Forcepoint’ opens Cork City Centre office #Jobs #OneAlbertQuay

1 MINUTE READ: US Cybersecurity company ‘Forcepoint’ opens Cork City Centre office #Jobs #OneAlbertQuay

21 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today formally opened a new Center of Excellence in Cork, Ireland. The investment, supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland, will focus on new product development in the cloud and endpoint cybersecurity technology space. This all-new facility will enable Forcepoint to accelerate its […]

BIG DATA: Seán Kelly MEP hosts GDPR Conference at University College Cork

BIG DATA: Seán Kelly MEP hosts GDPR Conference at University College Cork

20 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) incentivise businesses to innovate and develop new ideas, methods, and technologies for security and protection of personal data, Seán Kelly MEP and Leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament told a major conference at University College Cork last week. Mr Kelly […]

County Cork Mayor Hurley meets Minister for Transport Shane Ross

County Cork Mayor Hurley meets Minister for Transport Shane Ross

20 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The outgoing Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley met for the second time during his term with Minister Shane Ross to continue the discussion on much needed investment in Cork Roads. Top of the agenda was the requirement of transport infrastructure investment for Cork in […]

Encouraging Millions of Spaniards to Visit Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way

Encouraging Millions of Spaniards to Visit Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way

19 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Iberia Express Madrid to Cork service to operate twice weekly from Cork Airport Fáilte Ireland, in conjunction with partner Tourism Ireland, welcomed a group of Spanish media at Cork Airport, over the weekend. The Journalists were in Cork thanks to Iberia Express airlines; to explore Cork and Kerry […]

WEST CORK: Annual “Battle of the Big Cross” commemoration in Clonakilty

WEST CORK: Annual “Battle of the Big Cross” commemoration in Clonakilty

18 June 2018, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Annual “Battle of the Big Cross” commemoration in Clonakilty Tuesday 19th June marks the 220th anniversary of the “Battle of the Big Cross” – the only engagement in the whole of Munster between the United Irishmen and Crown Forces in 1798. The “Big Cross” is located just […]