EAST CORK: 75 new jobs – SECAD Partnership Hosts Jobs Fair

EAST CORK: 75 new jobs – SECAD Partnership Hosts Jobs Fair

17 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bringing together a diverse range of employers in Cork county, the SECAD Jobs Fair will take place on Thursday, 20 September at the Midleton Park Hotel, Cork. With job opportunities in engineering, coding, IT, hospitality and catering, tourism, project management, healthcare and retail, there is a role for […]

AUDIO: Cork has a Presidential Candidate – Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ni Riada

AUDIO: Cork has a Presidential Candidate – Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ni Riada

16 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Liadh Ní Riada (51) is the Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South, and today SInn Fein confirmed speculation that she is the parties Presidential Candiadate. Personal Profile Raised in County Cork’s rural Múscraí Gaeltacht, she is a native Irish speaker and the youngest daughter of iconic composer and […]

NEW OFFICE BUILDING: 85 South Mall is fully let

NEW OFFICE BUILDING: 85 South Mall is fully let

16 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The new 85 South Mall development enters its final phase of construction, as the scaffolding was recently removed from the South Mall façade, revealing how well it integrates with the existing streetscape. The Developers, JCD Group, have confirmed that the 46,000 sq ft Gold LEED designed office building […]

EU Fisheries mission visits Cork City and West Cork

EU Fisheries mission visits Cork City and West Cork

15 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said she is looking forward to the fishing communities of Ireland and Munster being able to voice their concerns directly to the EU Fisheries Committee. The Ireland South MEP was speaking ahead of an official Committee mission to Cork next week. […]

FAIRPLAY: “Ireland’s first fairtrade town” Clonakilty marks 15 year anniversary

FAIRPLAY: “Ireland’s first fairtrade town” Clonakilty marks 15 year anniversary

15 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Everyone is invited to celebrate the 15th birthday of Clonakilty Fairtrade town at a “Fair and Local Gala Dinner” at Fernhill House Hotel on Sunday evening 16th September. Clonakilty became Ireland’s first Fairtrade town on 22nd September 2003 when a five-person committee made up of three reps from […]

Ryanair pilots will be trained in Cork at ‘Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA)’

Ryanair pilots will be trained in Cork at ‘Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA)’

14 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ryanair today announced a major new training partnership with Cork-based international flight school, Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA), to deliver a Ryanair/AFTA Mentored Pilot Programme. An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney, officially launched the partnership in Cork this morning, which will ensure Ryanair continues to attract highly trained professional pilots […]

Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland encourage foreign Journalists to promote Cork abroad

Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland encourage foreign Journalists to promote Cork abroad

14 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism agencies Fáilte Ireland, together with Tourism Ireland, are this week showcasing a select number of top attractions in counties Tipperary, Waterford and Cork to a group of overseas media who are in Ireland on a ‘Discover Munster’ press trip to see what the area has to offer […]

Cork City Council seeks public consultation on draft waste byelaws

Cork City Council seeks public consultation on draft waste byelaws

13 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is seeking the views of business and residents around new draft byelaws on the storage, segregation and presentation of household and commercial waste in Cork City. Cork City Council Environment and Recreation Director of Services, Valerie O’Sullivan said: “Cork City Council spends €6.7 million keeping […]

€86m will buy you Wilton Shopping Centre

€86m will buy you Wilton Shopping Centre

12 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Savills has launched Wilton Shopping Centre to the market on behalf of York Capital, guiding in excess of €86m which comprises €76m for the Shopping Centre – producing a net initial yield of 6.75% – and €10m for a mixed-use development site. The sale offers an exciting investment […]

400 International Emergency Professionals Attend Annual Gathering in Cork City

400 International Emergency Professionals Attend Annual Gathering in Cork City

12 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The event brings together emergency service workers from around the world The annual Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Gathering 2018 is taking place in Cork City from 11th to 13th of September. Over 400 emergency medical professionals are expected to descend on Cork City for three days for this […]

9% VAT rate must be retained

9% VAT rate must be retained

12 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The 9% VAT Rate is essential for continued growth in the tourism and hospitably sectors across rural Ireland. That’s the message from the Irish Hotels Federation, and its a message that Cork Seantor Tim Lombard (Fine Gael) agrees with. Related photograph: Hotels and guesthouses across Cork are backing […]