Port of Cork celebrates busiest cruise season

Port of Cork celebrates busiest cruise season

7th October 2013, Monday By TheCork.ie Marine Correspondent news@TheCork.ie The Port of Cork welcomed MV Albatross, the final cruise liner of the 2013 season to Cobh today following what the Port of Cork confirmed as the ‘busiest cruise season on record for Cork’. In total, 62 cruise liners called to the Port of Cork, home […]

Cork based VoxPro expands to San Fran

Cork based VoxPro expands to San Fran

7th October 2013, Monday By TheCork.ie Technology Reporter news@TheCork.ie Voxpro has announced the opening of a new office in San Francisco. The company has experienced significant growth this year and turnover for 2013 is set to increase by €5 million. International business now represents more than 80% of the company’s overall turnover. The new office […]

Cobh FF figure welcomes retention of Seanad

7th October 2013, Monday By TheCork.ie Reporter news@TheCork.ie Ken Curtin who is hoping to contest the 2014 local elections in the Cobh local electoral area has welcomed the NO vote in the referendum to abolish the Seanad. Ken played a lead role in the campaign to save the Seanad both online and offline through his […]

Bus service restored on Northside after public pressure

7th October 2013, Monday By TheCork.ie Council Reporter news@TheCork.ie On the Northside of Cork City Buses linking the Glen to Blackpool will be back on the road this morning after a climbdown by Bus Eireann on the axing of the bus connection in the face of community protests. Socialist Party councillor Mick Barry this morning […]

[Politics] Cork Labour TD unhappy with Bank of Ireland

[Politics] Cork Labour TD unhappy with Bank of Ireland

4th October 2013, Friday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Labour TD, and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Ciaran Lynch has given a measured welcome to news that Bank of Ireland are lowering their interest rate on split mortgages, but stated he believes the bank needs to go even further so its approach is consistent with other […]

New MD appointed at Heineken Ireland

New MD appointed at Heineken Ireland

4th October 2013, Friday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie *New MD:* The headquarters of Heineken Ireland are in Cork at Lady’s Well Brewery, and the company has today announced the appointment of a new Managing Director. Maggie Timoney succeeds David Forde who was appointed Managing Director at HEINEKEN UK in May. *Profile of Maggie Timoney:* A […]

DJ Jazzy Jeff to ‘shake the room’ at Havana Browns

4th October 2013, Friday By TheCork.ie Entertainment Reporter news@TheCork.ie The DJ Series @ Havana Browns, presented by Heineken on Friday, 11th October, will see the magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff hitting the decks. Tickets for the gig are on sale on-line in advance of the gig for a discounted €10 from www.havanabrowns.ie or on the door […]

Cork Independence Day planned for October 16th 2013

4th October, 2013 By TheCork.ie news@thecork.ie History will be made on Wednesday October 16th, as the People’s Republic of Cork will finally be granted its long, sought after independence (for one day only) during Cork Rebel Week. Cork Independence Day will be celebrated around the city and county with a thrilling line-up of events, honouring […]

Topaz to open new Motorway Service Station on Cork-Dublin M8

Topaz to open new Motorway Service Station on Cork-Dublin M8

1st October 2013, Tuesday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Topaz, Ireland’s largest convenience and fuel retailer has announced details of an €8m investment in two new motorway sites on the Dublin Cork and Dublin Waterford motorways. One of the stations will be located at Junction 3 on the Dublin Cork motorway (M8) near Ballacolla in County Laois. […]

Michael Collins called a “Langer” in brochure gaff

Michael Collins called a “Langer” in brochure gaff

1st October 2013, Tuesday, 6am By David O’Sullivan twitter.com/david_osullivan 100-thousand leaflets advertising “Cork Rebel Week” are to be withdrawn because they refer to Michael Collins as a “Langer” A number of Cork City Councillors noticed the gaff last night at what was supposed to be informational meeting promoting the October 14th to 20th event.   […]