Suspected Human Trafficking: Gardai search premises in Charleville/Mallow, County Cork

28 July 2020, 3pm By Bryan Smyth Gardaí in Cork carry out searches in relation to suspected human trafficking An intelligence-led operation took place on 26th July 2020 in relation to suspected human trafficking in the Cork North Garda Division. Two premises in the Charleville/Mallow area were searched on foot of warrant and 24 […]

How to improve small business social media

28 July 2020 By Tom Collins Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has called on the European Commission to ensure that small and family-run tourism businesses in Cork are supported during this difficult time, especially when it comes to enhancing their digital skills. MEP Clune was speaking during a debate on the future of tourism […]

@CorkChamber consider how Cork business will survive COVID19

27 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth Despite confidence in the Irish economy resting at 48% among members of the business community, and notwithstanding the pandemic, Brexit and climate change, sentiment remains high and businesses remain resolutely focussed on a positive future for Cork says a major report launched today by Cork Chamber of Commerce. […]

€1,900 for 7 day Cork to Dublin Train luxury train, with plenty of stops #SimilarToOrientExpress

27 July 2020 By Tom Collins Cork, Cobh and the village of Blarney are to be visited by holidaymakers travelling on a new deluxe train, coach and accommodation tour soon to be operated by Dublin-based Railtours Ireland in association with Iarnród Éireann. Marketed under the title of ‘The Emerald Pullman’, the tour will visit […]

52% of Septic Tanks Tested in Cork Failed Inspection in 2019

26 July 2020 By Tom Collins Call on Government to roll out awareness campaign on grant support and nationwide training programme for homeowners and planning authorities More than 1 in every 4 domestic waste water treatment systems nationwide inspected in 2019 were a risk to human health or the environment, and even though the […]

Irish Rail adds extra carriages on Dublin Heuston <> Cork Kent service

24 July 2020 By Tom Collins In response to increased customer demand at weekends. Irish Rail have announced that additional services will operate on the busy days of Friday to Sunday inclusive on the following routes Dublin Heuston <> Cork Dublin Heuston <>Limerick/Ennis Dublin Heuston <>Tralee Dublin Heuston <> Galway A “special” (i.e. reduced) timetable […]

How has Horse Racing Changed over the Last Century?

24 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth Horse racing is a sport which is very rich in both history and tradition. It dates all the way back to ancient times too. The main thing that you have to remember is that it has changed a lot over the centuries and has also evolved considerably in […]

Brittany Ferries launch new Rosslare-Cherbourg route for 2021 while also increasing capacity on Cork-Roscoff route

24 July 2020 By Tom Collins New Rosslare – Cherbourg route to open in March 2021 Additional mid-week sailing added to Cork – Roscoff service Cherbourg route launch is in response to demand from Irish and continental hauliers Brittany Ferries has announced plans to increase services both out of Rosslare and Cork in 2021. […]