Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

12 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Products from 14 Cork based SuperValu producers are among a total of 71 products supplied to SuperValu which have swept the board at this year’s Blas na hEireann National Irish Food Awards. SuperValu suppliers have a strong track record at Blas na hÉireann and this year the quality […]

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

11 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland will today begin showcasing Cork to a group of 40 influential US travel buyers who arrived in Ireland this weekend ahead of the third workshop in a series of six Fáilte Ireland Autumn Sales Workshops, designed to allow Irish tourism businesses to pitch to overseas operators […]

Sinn Fein TD in Cork East to step down, and Cllr to run in General Election instead

Sinn Fein TD in Cork East to step down, and Cllr to run in General Election instead

11 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sandra McLellan not to run Sinn Féin Leader, Gerry Adams TD, has commented today on the decision made by Sandra McLellan TD not to run in the General Election. Teachta Adams said: “I was sorry to hear that Sandra McLellan decided not to contest the selection convention for […]

Cork’s Gaeltacht areas would be better under a Sinn Fein Government – says Cork MEP

Cork’s Gaeltacht areas would be better under a Sinn Fein Government – says Cork MEP

9 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork is the home county of three MEP’s (Members of the European Parliament). They are Brian Crowley (Fianna Fail), Deirdre Clune (Fine Gael), and Liadh nia Riada (Sinn Fein). Speaking following the publication of Sinn Féin’s Alternative Budget for 2016 Liadh Ní Riada stated that Gaeltacht areas – […]

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

8 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork County Council today confirmed that it has committed €100,000 to support a ‘cooperative marketing programme’ with Cork Airport aimed at increasing inbound tourist numbers. County Mayor Cllr. John Paul O’Shea said that “Cork Airport is on the crest of a wave with recent route announcements demonstrating that […]

Mayor of County Cork congratulates UCC & CIT on third level educational ranking results

Mayor of County Cork congratulates UCC & CIT on third level educational ranking results

5 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has warmly welcomed the announcement that University College Cork (UCC) has been named University of the Year and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) as Institute of Technology of the Year. CIT takes the title for a […]

Father and Son named as ‘Cork Persons of the Month’

Father and Son named as ‘Cork Persons of the Month’

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Two members of the same family, from Model Farm Rd., Cork City, achieved huge personal achievements on the very same week last June. Liam O’Leary won the Over 60’s Talent Competition and his son Cillian won the Cork City Marathon. They have now received Cork Persons of the […]

Cork stakeholders discuss merger of City and County Councils

Cork stakeholders discuss merger of City and County Councils

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A meeting took place at the Ambassador Hotel, Cork last night on the proposed merger of Cork City Council and Cork County Council. Addressing the meeting, Lord Mayor of Cork, Chris O’Leary, political scientist, Dr. Aodh Quinlivan and Cork TDs, Ciarán Lynch and Jonathan O’Brien, laid out their […]

Simon Coveney welcomes home L.É. Niamh to Cork

Simon Coveney welcomes home L.É. Niamh to Cork

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie After a successful 12 week deployment to assist in the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean, the Irish Naval vessel L.É. Niamh returned today (Friday) to the Naval Base and Dockyard, Haulbowline in Cork. L.É. Niamh was the second naval vessel to be deployed to the Mediterranean to assist […]

Low VAT rate creates 2,500 Cork jobs – says Restaurants Association

Low VAT rate creates 2,500 Cork jobs – says Restaurants Association

29 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie According to a report published by the Restaurants Association of Ireland, 2,520 new jobs in the Food, Tourism and Hospitality sectors have been created in Cork since the reduced VAT rate of 9% was introduced in July 2011. Speaking about the launch of the Report and the success […]

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