BUSINESS NEWS: Govt injects extra funding into COVID19 ‘Restart grants’

BUSINESS NEWS: Govt injects extra funding into COVID19 ‘Restart grants’

29 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has been supporting and assisting businesses in County Cork to deal with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic through the Restart Grant Scheme. A total of €33.9m has been allocated to the local authority by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation for the Restart […]

RACING: Ladbrokes Champion Chase

RACING: Ladbrokes Champion Chase

29 October 2020 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Down Royal Racecourse in Ireland is the venue for the Ladbrokes Champion Chase this weekend (31st October 2020), the race a target for many of the best chasers in the UK and Ireland. This Grade 1 contest is run over 3m with fifteen jumps to negotiate and names […]

Ryanair cancel ALL flights from Cork Airport for a 4-week period from mid-Nov to mid-Dec

Ryanair cancel ALL flights from Cork Airport for a 4-week period from mid-Nov to mid-Dec

28 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director at Cork Airport said: “The news that Ryanair will be cancelling all flights from Cork Airport for a four week period from mid-November to mid-December is a further body blow to the Irish aviation industry and to Cork and the South of Ireland in […]

LONG READ: The #BookOfLismore has been donated to University College Cork

LONG READ: The #BookOfLismore has been donated to University College Cork

28 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 15th-century medieval manuscript donated to UCC by the Trustees of the Chatsworth Settlement, the book contains some of the greatest masterpieces of medieval Irish literature The Book of Lismore, created in the late 15th century, has been donated by the Trustees of the Chatsworth Settlement to University College […]

€80,000 for Cork projects which promote integration of immigrants

€80,000 for Cork projects which promote integration of immigrants

28 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Community groups in Cork will benefit from funding to support integration projects during the pandemic, a Cork North Central Fine Gael Deputy said. Deputy Burke said: “I am delighted that 17 organisations in Cork will benefit from €80,239 through the 2020 Communities Integration Fund to support their activities […]

€200,000 for 3 Cork sustainability projects, including @Refill_Ireland

€200,000 for 3 Cork sustainability projects, including @Refill_Ireland

28 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Three projects promoting sustainability in Cork through environmental awareness, community inclusion and employment have been awarded supports to the value of €200,000 from a fund created by Rethink Ireland in partnership with Cork Chamber of Commerce and the Department of Rural and Community Development. The Sustainable Cork Fund […]

Cork brand ‘Zenflore’ launches ‘Mind your mates’ campaign #COVID19 #MentalHealth

Cork brand ‘Zenflore’ launches ‘Mind your mates’ campaign #COVID19 #MentalHealth

28 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Zenflore is a product of Cork firm ‘PrecisionBiotics’ (with offices in the Cork Airport Business Park) who were recently sold to a Danish biotech firm The Zenflore  brand has now launched a ‘Mind Your Mates’ campaign, which is a national drive to encourage people to “remain connected, maintain […]

21,396 Cork people/businesses could win €10,000 in cash

21,396 Cork people/businesses could win €10,000 in cash

28 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie To mark its 20th anniversary, the .IE domain registry (now rebranding as simply ‘.IE) have launched a €20,000 prize fund for .ie domain holders/customers with an established .ie website, and ‘.IE’ is calling on the 21,396 .ie domain holders in Cork to enter with a chance to win […]

Prestigious RIAI award for ‘Nano Nagle Place’ Architects

Prestigious RIAI award for ‘Nano Nagle Place’ Architects

28 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Leading Cork Architects & Conservation Consultants, JCA Architects (based in the Courthouse Chambers, Washington Street) have won Prestigious Award for Urban Design and Master Planning renewal project for the former City Centre Convent now known as Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street, Cork. The annual RIAI Awards are one […]

APC Microbiome Ireland partners with Kraft Heinz in developing novel cultures for food use

APC Microbiome Ireland partners with Kraft Heinz in developing novel cultures for food use

28 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie APC Microbiome Ireland and the Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) have announced a new collaboration aimed at developing new natural cultures for food fermentations. Fermented foods are created using controlled microbial growth, facilitated by microorganisms or microbial communities, usually in the form of starter cultures, adjuncts or probiotics. The […]