Ryanair pilots will be trained in Cork at ‘Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA)’

Ryanair pilots will be trained in Cork at ‘Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA)’

14 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ryanair today announced a major new training partnership with Cork-based international flight school, Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA), to deliver a Ryanair/AFTA Mentored Pilot Programme. An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney, officially launched the partnership in Cork this morning, which will ensure Ryanair continues to attract highly trained professional pilots […]

Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland encourage foreign Journalists to promote Cork abroad

Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland encourage foreign Journalists to promote Cork abroad

14 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism agencies Fáilte Ireland, together with Tourism Ireland, are this week showcasing a select number of top attractions in counties Tipperary, Waterford and Cork to a group of overseas media who are in Ireland on a ‘Discover Munster’ press trip to see what the area has to offer […]

Cork City Council seeks public consultation on draft waste byelaws

Cork City Council seeks public consultation on draft waste byelaws

13 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is seeking the views of business and residents around new draft byelaws on the storage, segregation and presentation of household and commercial waste in Cork City. Cork City Council Environment and Recreation Director of Services, Valerie O’Sullivan said: “Cork City Council spends €6.7 million keeping […]

€86m will buy you Wilton Shopping Centre

€86m will buy you Wilton Shopping Centre

12 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Savills has launched Wilton Shopping Centre to the market on behalf of York Capital, guiding in excess of €86m which comprises €76m for the Shopping Centre – producing a net initial yield of 6.75% – and €10m for a mixed-use development site. The sale offers an exciting investment […]

400 International Emergency Professionals Attend Annual Gathering in Cork City

400 International Emergency Professionals Attend Annual Gathering in Cork City

12 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The event brings together emergency service workers from around the world The annual Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Gathering 2018 is taking place in Cork City from 11th to 13th of September. Over 400 emergency medical professionals are expected to descend on Cork City for three days for this […]

9% VAT rate must be retained

9% VAT rate must be retained

12 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The 9% VAT Rate is essential for continued growth in the tourism and hospitably sectors across rural Ireland. That’s the message from the Irish Hotels Federation, and its a message that Cork Seantor Tim Lombard (Fine Gael) agrees with. Related photograph: Hotels and guesthouses across Cork are backing […]

Upgrade complete to Cork Recording and TV Studio

Upgrade complete to Cork Recording and TV Studio

11 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Half-Light Post Production, on the Marina, has unveiled recent development works which were carried out in order to cater for the studio’s continued growth and the demand for high end post production services for the film and television industry in Cork and further afield in Munster. In addition […]

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI called out to search for a missing swimmer

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI called out to search for a missing swimmer

11 September 2018, 8.20pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI was called out this morning (Tuesday 11 September) to a swimmer who was reported missing on a swim from Skibbereen to Baltimore, West Cork. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their inshore lifeboat following a request from the Irish Coast Guard at 9.42am to search the […]