CORK BUSINESS: can sign up for 1st ever @Amazon Bootcamp Ireland virtual event

CORK BUSINESS: can sign up for 1st ever @Amazon Bootcamp Ireland virtual event

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Amazon, Enterprise Ireland and Enterprise Nation are calling on SMEs and entrepreneurs in Cork to sign up for the first-ever Amazon Bootcamp Ireland, an online event on Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 April providing free training and guidance to help businesses increase their online sales and reach new […]

Ex-Debenhams workers mark one year anniversary of strike action

Ex-Debenhams workers mark one year anniversary of strike action

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein TD for Cork North Central, Thomas Gould, has today sent solidarity to the ex-Debenham’s workers today one year on from the closure of Debenhams Ireland stores and the laying off of workers without a fair redundancy. Teachta Gould said: “Today is a stark reminder of the […]

LISTEN: Cork TD has Dail proposal to help workers when employer goes into liquidation #Debenhams

LISTEN: Cork TD has Dail proposal to help workers when employer goes into liquidation #Debenhams

9 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry was yesterday given the green light by the Oireachtas to move a bill which aims to improve the position of workers in liquidation situations. The news comes as ex Debenhams workers mark the 1-year anniversary of their struggle today with a […]

HAVE YOUR SAY: Cork Business Attitudes survey – how has COVID affected your business?

HAVE YOUR SAY:  Cork Business Attitudes survey – how has COVID affected your business?

8 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork group of Social Democrats branches have launched a survey for business owners based in Cork City and County, calling on the business community to share their experiences of keeping their businesses afloat during the pandemic. The survey asks business owners in Cork what their experiences of […]

Fire Safety Packs Delivered to Homes Across Cork County

Fire Safety Packs Delivered to Homes Across Cork County

6 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Home Fire Safety Information packs are currently being distributed throughout Cork County by Cork County Council’s Fire Service, with the assistance of the HSE Home Support Service, Meals on Wheels and An Garda Síochána. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, Cork County Council’s Fire Service has been unable to […]

Burying 350 metres or River Bride under culvert is not the best solution to #Blackpool floods – says #CorkCity opposition group

Burying 350 metres or River Bride under culvert is not the best solution to #Blackpool floods – says #CorkCity opposition group

5 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Opposition continues to OPW plan to culvert one of the few remaining open-air tributaries of the River Lee, near Cork City In May 2019 Ireland declared a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency. Save Our Bride Otters are urging the OPW to “take this to heart, and to start treating […]

Cork County Council “Spray Safe” Pesticide Awareness Campaign

Cork County Council “Spray Safe” Pesticide Awareness Campaign

4 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is to launch a “Spray Safe” pesticide awareness campaign on Monday 5th April. The campaign seeks to engage with occasional users of pesticides, such as householders, gardeners, and small-scale farmers. Commenting on the campaign, Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley commented, […]

TaxAssist Accountants expand into Blackpool, Blarney, Little Island, Glanmire

TaxAssist Accountants expand into Blackpool, Blarney, Little Island, Glanmire

4 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Terry O’Donovan, a Ballincollig native and ACCA qualified Accountant with over 15 years’ experience, has recently joined the TaxAssist Accountants network. Terry will set up in Cork North Central servicing Blackpool, Blarney, Little Island, Glanmire and surrounding areas. Speaking about opening his own business Terry said “I had […]

LISTEN: Cork needs more new homes. Supply is not meeting demand

LISTEN: Cork needs more new homes. Supply is not meeting demand

3 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “A lack of stock coming to the market remains an issue” says Michael O’Donoghue of REA O’Donoghue & Clarke, Cork. The price of the average second-hand three-bed Semi-D in Cork city has increased by 1.6% to €325,000 in the last 12 months, according to a national survey by […]

ARTS JOBS: Cork Council seeks “Historian-in-Residence”, “Creative Producer-in-Residence”, “Writer-in-Residence”, and “Filmmaker-in-Residence”

ARTS JOBS: Cork Council seeks “Historian-in-Residence”, “Creative Producer-in-Residence”, “Writer-in-Residence”, and “Filmmaker-in-Residence”

30 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library and Arts Service is announcing four new creative residencies for 2021 with support from Creative Ireland and the Arts Council. The residencies aim to facilitate access to creativity and culture for adults, children and young people in County Cork. The Historian-in-Residence will be invited […]