€194,000 in funding announced for festivals in Cork City & County

€194,000 in funding announced for festivals in Cork City & County

25 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €194,000 in funding has been allocated to festivals here in Cork, as part of its 2019 Regional Festivals & Participative Events Programme. Cork North Central, Senator Colm Burke said this will boost tourist numbers and should increase the footfall to our local businesses here in Cork. “This […]

SuperValu stores invest in ‘energy upgrades’ #CarbonFootprint #MakeCents

SuperValu stores invest in ‘energy upgrades’ #CarbonFootprint #MakeCents

25 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Stores Upgrade Energy Efficiency & Donate Over €100,000 To Local Cork Charities Cork SuperValu stores; Quish’s Ballincollig, Hurley’s Midleton, Riordan’s Fermoy, along with Musgrave MarketPlace Cork, are “leading the charge in energy conservation” following completion of a series of energy upgrades to their stores, increasing their energy efficiency […]

Cork’s 96FM faces increased competition from Newstalk and Today FM with opening of Cork studio

Cork’s 96FM faces increased competition from Newstalk and Today FM with opening of Cork studio

24 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Newstalk and Today FM have announced the launch of a new broadcast studio at ‘Republic of Work’ which is a shared building hosting offices and breakout areas for modern businesses. The three-year partnership with Republic of Work will see both national stations broadcast regularly from the purpose-built facility […]

Minister must publish report on insurance practices in aftermath of Storms – McGrath

Minister must publish report on insurance practices in aftermath of Storms – McGrath

24 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath TD has expressed serious concern over reports that insurance companies underpaid customers in the aftermath of storms Emma and Ophelia and has called on Minister of State Michael D’Arcy to publish the report immediately. Deputy McGrath commented, “According to a report […]

Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute

Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute

24 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s 2019 annual national conference, themed From Idea to Reality, will take place in Cork for the first time on 28 February, at Fota Island Resort. With headline sponsors EY and Microsoft, early bird tickets for Ireland’s largest annual conference for project […]

Self-employed in Cork encouraged to avail of Treatment Benefit scheme

Self-employed in Cork encouraged to avail of Treatment Benefit scheme

23 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South West Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that the number of self-employed people availing of dental treatment, optical exams, and medical appliances is on the increase across Cork. Senator Lombard encouraged self-employed people to continuing using the scheme, which is proving to be a major success. “In […]

NORTH CORK: €42k Community fund for Doneraile opens for applications

NORTH CORK: €42k Community fund for Doneraile opens for applications

22 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Castlepook Wind Farm Community Fund now open for applications Castlepook Wind Farm near Doneraile in Co. Cork is pleased to announce the fourth round of its community fund. The fund is valued at over €42,000 this year. Applications can be made on-line at http://www.windfarmcommunityfunds.ie/ until Friday 15th March […]

Rebel Chilli expands to 137 Aldi outlets nationwide

Rebel Chilli expands to 137 Aldi outlets nationwide

21 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Rebel Chilli has secured a listing with Aldi to supply them for 12 months with their Red Chilli Sauce. The award-winning product will be available in every outlet around Ireland from Monday 21st of January. The Cork company will be joined by four other Irish brands: Café Velo, […]

Flytipping and illegal dumping will not be tolerated in Cork North West – Moynihan

Flytipping and illegal dumping will not be tolerated in Cork North West – Moynihan

21 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Local Fianna Fáil TD, Michael Moynihan has expressed concern that despite a Government initiative to tackle illegal dumping, rubbish is being left in public spaces and on roadsides in isolated rural parts of the region. Deputy Moynihan said, “It seems to be the case that following the busy […]