Cork Airport to rebuild runways during downturn

Cork Airport to rebuild runways during downturn

4 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Airport is progressing at pace its critical long-term capital infrastructure programme this year given the decimating impact the COVID-19 global pandemic has had on the aviation industry. With passenger numbers currently down 99% it makes prudent business sense to fast-track major capital investment projects now, while the […]

New profession of ‘Conveyencer’ could remove Solicitors monopoly on buying and selling of properties

New profession of ‘Conveyencer’ could remove Solicitors monopoly on buying and selling of properties

4 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, has today written to the Legal Services Regulatory Authority to ask that they prepare and submit a report on the Creation of a New Profession of Conveyancer. Currently, only Solicotrs can perform conveyancing, and it is typically an area of business with […]

Absolunet chooses Cork for its first European office

Absolunet chooses Cork for its first European office

4 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Absolunet’s European activities will be led by Chandan Raj, Senior Program Director. Previously, Raj led Global Digital IT Delivery at Johnson Controls and managed Cork University Business School’s digital transformation. Absolunet, a professional services firm that has helped some of North America’s most iconic brands with their digital […]

WEST CORK NEWS: €146,205 for Gallanes Walkway in Clonakilty

WEST CORK NEWS: €146,205 for Gallanes Walkway in Clonakilty

4 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Outdoor recreation in west Cork has received a major boost, Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed an allocation of €146,205 for Gallanes Walkway in Templebryan South, Clonakilty. Senator Lombard said, “it is brilliant to see our local amenities, which are vital for our local communities, supported by […]

Over 230 renters in Cork contacted Threshold about Landlord not returning deposits in 2020

Over 230 renters in Cork contacted Threshold about Landlord not returning deposits in 2020

4 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Deposit retention queries to Threshold increased by over 40% in 2020 National housing charity Threshold has called for the introduction of a rental deposit scheme, ten years on from the government’s initial commitment to establish such a scheme. The appeal comes as Threshold has revealed that queries from […]

Water off in Cork City

Water off in Cork City

4 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water and Cork City Council wish to advise customers that planned essential works will be carried out on Western Road this evening between 7pm, Thursday 04 March and midnight tonight. While these essential works are underway, customers on the Western Road, College Road, O’Donovan’s Road, Deerpark and […]

‘Senior Activity packs’ distributed on Southside of Cork City

‘Senior Activity packs’ distributed on Southside of Cork City

4 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Senior Activity packs, an initiative of Playful Paradigm and Age Friendly Cork, were distributed Southside last week bringing smiles in the Spring sunshine. Each community area response team across the city received an allocation but Ballyphehane Togher CDP with the support of Cork Kerry Community Healthcare purchased additional […]

#WestCork Business: Clonakilty Minke Sloe Gin Named Best in Class at The World Gin Awards @ClonDistilery

#WestCork Business: Clonakilty Minke Sloe Gin Named Best in Class at The World Gin Awards @ClonDistilery

3 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The good news keeps on coming for the team at Clonakilty Distillery after winning the latest in a long list of allocates for 2021. The West Cork based distillery recently announced they won Best Irish Sloe Gin at the World Gin Awards in London. Following a blind tasting […]

Cork pharma firm BioMarin is focused on cures for rare diseases

Cork pharma firm BioMarin is focused on cures for rare diseases

2 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Global biopharmaceutical company BioMarin lights up for Rare Disease Day BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. last week illuminated its sites in Shanbally, Cork and Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin to signify the Company’s commitment to supporting rare disease patients. Across the globe, buildings were lit up in support of Rare Disease Day […]

Gurranabraher #CreditUnion & @SampleStudios Shortlisted for Business to Arts Award @GurranCU

Gurranabraher #CreditUnion & @SampleStudios Shortlisted for Business to Arts Award @GurranCU

2 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Gurranabraher Credit Union, in partnership with Sample-Studios and Cork City Council Commemoration Fund have been shortlisted for a major national Arts Award, the Business to Arts Award for Best Small Sponsorship for their Community Photography Project, PhotoGo. PhotoGo launched on Culture Night 2020 and invited Corkonians to take […]

Irish Naval Service escorts Belgian Fishing Vessel to Castletownbere #WestCork

Irish Naval Service escorts Belgian Fishing Vessel to Castletownbere #WestCork

1 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie LÉ James Joyce (P62) Detains Belgian Registered Fishing Vessel 65 Miles South-East of Mizen Head Yesterday afternoon (28 Feb 21) the Naval Service Vessel LÉ James Joyce (P62) detained a Belgian registered fishing vessel approximately 65 nautical miles South-East of Mizen Head. The detention was in relation to […]

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