Cork Airport Is The First Airport In Ireland To Roast Its Own Coffee Beans

Cork Airport Is The First Airport In Ireland To Roast Its Own Coffee Beans

27 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie New sustainable café concept, Blue Bird Coffee Roasters opens at Ireland’s fastest-growing and most punctual airport Cork Airport is the first airport in Ireland to roast its own coffee beans as it welcomes the opening of a new sustainable café concept, Blue Bird Coffee Roasters. Opened by KSG […]

Feeling Stuck? Here are Top 6 Finance Careers to Transition Into

Feeling Stuck? Here are Top 6 Finance Careers to Transition Into

27 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie It’s not uncommon for people to become disinterested in their jobs as the years go by. At times, this can make you want to transition into an entirely new field. However, for many people, jumping careers midcourse might be tricky. So is there recourse? If you are in finance, […]

Amazon Customer Services celebrate Christmas

Amazon Customer Services celebrate Christmas

24 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The team at the Amazon Customer Services Centre in Cork is joining in the festive cheer in the run up to Christmas with a two-month-long series of activities, fun events and special surprises. Party games, prizes, festive food giveaways and Christmas Jumper Day are just some of the […]

Ireland aiming for improved medal haul at 2020 Olympic Games

Ireland aiming for improved medal haul at 2020 Olympic Games

24 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With well under a year to go before the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo get underway, hopes are high that Ireland can improve on its medal tally from four years ago. Ireland performed below expectations at Rio 2016, picking up just two silver medals to finish 62nd in […]

‘Hands off’ approach of Ministers to insurance crisis astounding – McGrath

‘Hands off’ approach of Ministers to insurance crisis astounding – McGrath

24 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance – Carrigaline based – Michael McGrath TD has described as astounding the hands off approach adopted by key Ministers in the Fine Gael-led government in relation to the escalating insurance crisis. Deputy McGrath commented, “At a time when creche facilities, businesses and community […]

Air show for Cobh (Cork Harbour) postponed from 2020 to 2021 #CobhAirSpectacular

Air show for Cobh (Cork Harbour) postponed from 2020 to 2021 #CobhAirSpectacular

24 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The inaugural Cobh Air Spectacular, scheduled for 13th July 2020, has been postponed until August 2021. Organisers say it is “to facilitate expanding what promises to be the largest air show ever seen in the history of Cork Harbour.” Organisers said they were bowled over by the level […]

PRIZE BONDS: Someone in Cork has actually won €50,000

PRIZE BONDS: Someone in Cork has actually won €50,000

23 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Last week’s Prize Bond Star Prize of €50,000 goes to lucky Prize Bond number AMH 016943 held in County Cork. The lucky bond was purchased in 2018. There were over 4,900 prizes awarded in this week’s Prize Bond Draw, amounting to over €312,000. In addition to a €1 […]

Minister Creed Announces Funding of €2,906,000 to Animal Welfare Organisations

Minister Creed Announces Funding of €2,906,000 to Animal Welfare Organisations

21 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork-based Michael Creed T.D., has announced record funding awards of €2,906,000 to 106 animal welfare organisations throughout the country. The payments will be made with immediate effect. The Minister said “it gives me great pleasure in awarding this funding, which […]

#Cork International Choral Festival announces Peter Stobart as new Artistic Director

#Cork International Choral Festival announces Peter Stobart as new Artistic Director

20 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie New Director of Cork International Choral Festival announced following the retirement of long-term director John Fitzpatrick The appointment was confirmed at a meeting of the festival’s Board of Management last night, following the retirement of its long-term artistic director, John Fitzpatrick, who held the position for 26 years […]