How to use TikTok to market your brand

How to use TikTok to market your brand

25 February 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Our society is rapidly growing thanks to the advent of technology. One of the most recent game-changers is the rise and integration of social media platforms. Arguably, the most prominent one today is the surprising dark horse, TikTok, which has garnered over 1 billion users worldwide in the […]

What to do grow your business using Twitter

What to do grow your business using Twitter

25 February 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Are you running a small business and looking for new ways to market your brand to a different audience? Have you ever thought about using social media, Twitter specifically, to do this, or does it just seem like a bit of a farfetched idea? It is a well-known […]

#WestCork Businesswoman of the year awards launched

#WestCork Businesswoman of the year awards launched

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Network Ireland West Cork launched their Businesswoman of the year awards 2021 with an inspiring line up of speakers. The theme for the evening was Awarding Change and how nothing captures the spirit of Embracing Change more than involving yourself in an awards process. Hosted by Marie Wiseman, […]

EU pushing mobile manufacturers to adopt a standardised phone charger

EU pushing mobile manufacturers to adopt a standardised phone charger

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie In the past, mobile telephones were only compatible with specific mobile telephone chargers. I can well remember when Nokia switched from the wide pole plug to the narrower one! An estimated 500 million mobile phones were in use on 2009 in all EU countries. The chargers used often […]

Streetscape improvements in Mitchelstown #NorthCork & Cobh #EastCork

Streetscape improvements in Mitchelstown #NorthCork & Cobh #EastCork

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council continues to progress a range of projects across the county, having recently awarded the contract for the development of a new 50-space car park in Mitchelstown and currently seeking tenders for the Cobh Municipal District Footpath Contract 2021. Triur Construction Ltd were awarded the contract, […]

West Cork Literary Festival: online chat with Douglas author Billy O’Callaghan

West Cork Literary Festival: online chat with Douglas author Billy O’Callaghan

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Billy O’Callaghan’s new novel Life Sentences is the sweeping and immersive story of one ordinary family in Ireland, and their extraordinary journey over three generations and more than a century of famine, war, violence and love. At sixteen Nancy leaves her small island for the mainland, the only member of her […]

Extra €10m in funding for mental health services

Extra €10m in funding for mental health services

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Dáil Health Spokesperson and Cork North Central Deputy, Colm Burke TD, has highlighted that an additional €10 million has been made available by Government for mental health services. Deputy Burke said: “In announcing the updated plan for managing our way through the pandemic, ‘The Path Ahead’, […]

The Irish Premier League? The Impact of Irish Supporters on the EPL

The Irish Premier League? The Impact of Irish Supporters on the EPL

24 February 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie The Republic of Ireland might have its own footballing identity, but there’s no doubt that the English Premier League is a popular attraction for many sports fans. The All-Ireland SHC and SFC finals might command huge audiences that are in the hundreds of thousands, as does the Six […]

Cork Chamber comments on uncertainty about business re-opening times from Government

Cork Chamber comments on uncertainty about business re-opening times from Government

23 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Deepening and extension of supports must be matched by the acceleration of vaccine rollout Paula Cogan, Cork Chamber President said, “The announcement today from Government does not provide enough clarity on sectoral reopening timelines. Ongoing ambiguity will cause further frustration for the businesses that have been desperately working […]

Irish Distillers fined €40,000 following employee fatality

Irish Distillers fined €40,000 following employee fatality

23 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Today, Tuesday 23 February 2021, at Cork Circuit Court, Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin imposed a fine of €40,000 on Irish Distillers Ltd following guilty pleas to breaches of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work General Application Regulations […]

CUH and Mercy Hospitals will host #online service of remembrance for families that have experienced the death of a child

CUH and Mercy Hospitals will host #online service of remembrance for families that have experienced the death of a child

23 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork University Hospital and Mercy University Hospital to host a ‘digital’ service of remembrance for families that have experienced the death of a child: “Remembering With Love” The Children’s Services at Cork University Hospital (CUH) and Mercy University Hospital (MUH) are holding a Service of Remembrance for families […]