New parking initiatives will boost trading in Cork city centre

Cork Business Association fully supports Cork City Council’s announcement on 8th October to implement a number of parking initiatives that will encourage consumers into the city centre, and boost trade for struggling businesses. > > > Cork City Council and Cork Business Association have been working closely together on this initiative over the past few […]

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan – Title Defence Announced At Tyson Event.

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan – Title Defence Announced At Tyson Event.

Cork’s Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan was a VIP guest of honour for heavyweight legend Mike Tyson’s visit to Thomond Park in Limerick last night, and took the opportunity to announce that he will be defending his WBO International Middleweight title at London’s ExCeL Arena on December 15th. O’Sullivan was interviewed onstage by RTÉ’s Darragh Maloney and […]

Mallow Science and Maths Fair

The country’s largest community-based Science and Maths Fair will be held on Sunday, October 14th, at Mallow GAA Complex. The event is being organised for the second successive year by the National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning (NCE-MSTL) and Mallow Development Partnership. The list of Fair participants reads like a […]

The Savoy, Cork, to Re-Open, Creating 65 New Jobs

Following a refurbishment and re-design investment of over €3 million, the Savoy Theatre in Cork will be re-opening shortly, as a state of the art clubbing and live venue. The venture is set to create 65 new jobs, 40 of those will be permanent positions, 15 of which will be full time. The further 25 […]

Minister officially opens Carbery Group’s new manufacturing and technology centre in Brazil

The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, this week (Tuesday 9 October 2012) officially opened a new manufacturing and technology centre for Carbery Group’s taste and flavour division Synergy Flavours in Brazil, during Enterprise Ireland’s Trade Mission to the country. The new facility includes flavour creation and applications laboratories and flavour manufacturing capability […]

Marine Research Week at UCC

October 9-12 promises to be a fascinating week for marine research on the UCC campus where the best of local, national and international marine-related research will be showcased. As part of its Marine Research week event, the University is hosting three research conferences and workshops over a period of four days with 180 delegates expected […]

Clonakilty Flooding Last Night

Clonakilty Town Mayor, Cllr. Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin responding to last night’s flooding of the town for the third time since the end of June, is calling on the Council officials to “get the finger out now and commence relief works”. The Mayor praised the swift response of the Gardaí, Civil Defence, Town Foreman and Council […]

DID Electrical to create 15 jobs in Bandon, West Cork

Flor Griffin recently announced the closure of their various electrical shops in Cork; including in Bandon. Now DID Electrical are to open their 22nd store in Bandon. Bandon Councillor Gearóid Buckley has welcomed the news. “The news that DID Electrical are to open a new store in Bandon is fantastic news. With the closure of […]

Lord Mayor leads Delegation to three cities in China

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. John Buttimer finalised the Itinerary for his forthcoming visit to China between October 11th and October 18th 2012. The Lord Mayor said: *“I will visit three cities – Hangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai – and, working with local partners University College Cork and Cork Chamber, will raise Cork’s profile in […]

Launch of ‘Cork Company of the Year’ Awards 2013

Cork Chamber in partnership with Vodafone is actively looking for Cork based companies that have demonstrated significant achievement and success. The ‘Cork Company of the Year’ awards are open to businesses, across varying sectors and sizes, from the SME to the large multinational. Now in its 16th year, the ‘Cork Company of the Year’ awards […]