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11 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Convention Bureau, along with seventeen (17) other Irish tourism businesses, took part in a ‘Meet in Ireland’ workshop and networking event in Munich – to highlight the island of Ireland as a world-class conference and business tourism destination. At the event, the Irish delegation had the... Read More
11 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Taoiseach, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and IDA Ireland, the foreign direct investment agency of the Irish Government, welcome today’s significant announcement that Apple will be expanding its campus in Hollyhill, Co.Cork and adding a new building that will provide new office space and room for... Read More
10th November 2015, 8pm By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ‘Outstanding Achievement in Business’ awarded to Hugh Mackeown, Musgrave Group Former Managing Director, Chief Executive and Chairman of the Musgrave Group, Hugh Mackeown, was presented with an Outstanding Achievement in Business Award at Cork Chamber’s Dublin Dinner, held in partnership with EY at the DoubleTree Hilton... Read More
9 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.,ie Members of Cork County Council have voted by a substantial majority, 42 votes in favour with eight against, to adopt the Annual Budget 2016. Not since 2008 have commercial rates levied by Cork County Council been increased and the adoption yesterday by Council of the Annual Budget for... Read More
5 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Cork County Cllr – Frank O’Flynn – who is Chairman of the Cork County Joint Policing Authority addressed the Cork County public meeting of the JPC in County Hall recently on the theme of Community Policing in County Cork. Cllr. O’Flynn’s stated that the major concerns... Read More
1 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sandra Forde, Ray O’Leary, manager, and Vivian O’Callaghan, owner, pictured at the official launch of Tile Haven•s new 8,500 square foot flagship store in Little Island, Co. Cork on Thursday 29th October. Since January of this year, the Irish owned, family run company has renovated its existing... Read More
30th October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This year’s coveted eir Spider Grand Prix has been awarded to NewsWhip; the global social media monitoring company that created a technology platform called Spike to track activity across a range of channels, in an effort to determine what stories are generating the most online discussion. The eir... Read More
29 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A successful weekend was had at the Rally in the Lee Valley last weekend. Hosts, Muskerry Macra, organised a fantastic weekend of entertainment, competitions and the annual young farmers conference alongside sponsors Coopsuperstores.ie. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister Simon Coveney announced a top up payment for... Read More
29 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cllr John Paul O’Shea, Mayor of the County of Cork, on a beautiful autumnal morning, ably led out this year’s participants in the Big Bike Ride 2015. The event, which aims to promote a healthy lifestyle for Cork County Council staff while also highlighting the Cork County Council... Read More
25 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Up to €230m in business was up for grabs at the Meet in Ireland 2015 – a five day programme bringing over 100 top international meeting planners face to face with Irish businesses to scope out future opportunities for corporate meetings and incentive travel. Meet in Ireland... Read More
25 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The organisers of the Cork Person of the Year have expressed their sadness on hearing of the death of actress Maureen O’Hara. The Irish-American hollywood legend attended the awards twice in recent years, as a Person of the Month winner and later as a Guest of Honour.... Read More